About the Race

POREČ TRIATHLON 2018

REGULATIONS OF INTERNATIONAL MIDDLE DISTANCE TRIATHLON RACE T 14.10.2018.

 


POREČ Triathlon is situated in the capital of Croatian tourism which does not live merely by sun, sea and perfect tourist brand image but also reveals its sporting heart. The historic city of Poreč has recognized its excellent geographical location and transport links with neighboring countries in order to develop sports tourism. Microclimate of Poreč guarantees sunny days even when it rains in the surrounding areas. Long hot summer provides neoprene-free swimming until October. Swimming in most Beautiful Poreč Lagun, cycling through inland vineyards on the undemanding cycling track, running at the Lungo mare provide a memorable experience for each competitor. Accommodation will satisfy even the most demanding, and the blue sea and blue flag beaches will make you spend your time o utdoors.

Swibir Triathlon Club which organizes the race in cooperation with the Tourist Board of the City and Happy Time is well known for the quality organization of the races such as “Mljet Half International”, “KRK3ATLON” and the organization of the national championships from Olympic to long triathlon. POREČ Triathlon is a race with a excellent location, good date of event, microclimate conditions, undemanding but beautiful cycling tracks and accessible entry fee for all participants.

Do you want to end your triathlon season with an unforgettable image of sunset over the sea horizon? Porec Triathlon Race is here for you!


RACE ORGANIZERS

Triathlon club Swibir, Zagreb, Croatia
Poreč Tourist board, Croatia
Happy Time, Poreč, Croatia

 

TRIATHLON RACE LOCATION

City of Poreč, Istra, Croatia
Zelena laguna (parking - Laguna hotel Parentium ★★★★)

 

DATE OF RACE

SUNDAY 14.10.2018.


RACE SCHEDULE

FRIDAY 12.10.2018.

  • Cycle official training: Group with an escort moves in from the bike course start at 09.00 am

SATURDAY 13.10.2018.

POREC TRIATHLON
  • Open info desk: 11.00 am - 7.00 pm
  • Applications: The application and picking-up numbers 11.00 am - 7.00 pm
  • Swimming official training: 09.00 am - 11.00 am
  • Running official training: 03.00 pm - 5.00 pm
  • Applications: The application and picking-up numbers 11.00 am - 7.00 pm
  • Meeting with the competitors: VIDEO all day 11:00h-19.00h INFO PULT
  • BIKE CHECK IN: 16:00h-19:00h

SUNDAY 14.10.2018.

POREČ TRIATLON
  • Zone opening: 06.50 am
  • Wheel stop zone opening: 06.50 am - 07.50 am
  • Street wear tent open 07:00
  • Zone closing: 07.50 pm
  • Ensuring the transition zone and equipment: 07.50 am - 5:00 pm
  • Start: 08.00 am
  • Pasta party: start at 2.00 pm until 4.00 pm
  • Winner announcement: 4.30 pm
  • Street wear tent closing 4.30 pm

The organizer reserves the right to change the schedule with prior notice at www.tkswibir.hr website and race bulletin board.


CATEGORIES

1. APSOLUTE OVER ALL M/F (18+)

 

2. AGE GROUP

M/F 18 18 do 24 2000 do 1994
M/F 25 25 do 29 1993 do 1989
M/F 30 30 do 34 1988 do 1984
M/F 35 35 do 39 1983 do 1979
M/F 40 40 do 44 1978 do 1974
M/F 45 45 do 49 1973 do 1969
M/F 50 50 do 54 1968 do 1964
M/F 55 55 do 59 1963 do 1959
M/F 60 60 do 64 1958 do 1954
M/F 65 65 do 69 1953 do 1949
M/F 70 70 do 74 1948 do 1944
M/F 75 75 do 79 1943 do 1939
M/F 80+ 80+ 1938 and older

 

 

POREC TRIATHLON RELAY RACE CATEGORY
  • MIX (MEN-WOMEN) RELAY RACE CATEGORY, but must have three members older then 18.

MEN RELAY RACE CATEGORY: all MEN but must have three members older then 18.

WOMEN RELAY RACE CATEGORY: all WOMEN but must have three members older then 18.

 

 


POREC TRIATHLON RACE COURSE DESCRIPTION

SWIMMING - 1900m, 1 lap

  • Expected sea temperature around 19 - 20°C, according to the regulations it is allowed to use race neoprene suits for sea temperature below 22°C for ELITE and for AGE GROUP is allowed no mather of temperature).
  • Start in waves:
    1st wave WOMEN start 08:00 am
    2nd wave MEN start 08:10 am
    3rd wave RELAY start 08:15 am
  • Mandatory swim cap supplied by the organizers
  • Security in kayaks (in front of the first and last), the judges in the boat
  • Time limit: 1:15 h from the wave start. Competitors who did not arrive within the time limit will be disqualified (DSQ written in the results), competitors can continue race entirely at their own risk!

 

WE ARE WORKING ON A NEW BIKE COURSE !!!

 

BIKE: 4 laps / 93km, 1000m total elevation gain, (2,5 + 4x22 + 2,5)

  • Stop for refreshments at each lap
  • Refreshment contains water and bananas
  • Wheel stop is located at the beginning of each turn (2,5km from the Zone)
  • Traffic will be regulated during the first part of the route (2,5km), while the section (4 x 22km) will be closed for traffic
  • An organized police escort
  • Marshals visit the track on a motorcycles
  • Stewards are placed at the critical points
  • Drafting is not allowed and will be penalized
  • Penalty stop is placed at the beginning of the circle I in the Zone
  • Helmet is mandatory
  • Time limit: 5:45h from the wave start. Competitors who  who do not finish within the time limit will be disqualified (DSQ written in the results), competitors can continue race entirely at their own risk!

RUNNING: 4 laps / 21km, 100m above sea,

  • Refreshment points at: start, 2500m, 5000m, 10000m, 12500m, 15000m, 17500m, finish line
  • Refreshment shall include cups and bottles of water, isotonic drinks and bananas and oranges
  • Time limit: 8h from the start, until 4:00 pm. Competitors who did not arrive within the time limit will be disqualified (DSQ written in the results), competitors can continue race entirely at their own risk!

The organizer is not responsible for the insurance of the track and insurance of the competitors after the time limit.

 

Timing and data processing

  • Chip timing
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POREC TRIATHLON PRIZES

In absolute (Over all) category - sponsor award

 

  • Cup for the absolute winners, and medal for the 1st – 3rd place by category
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SPECIAL AWARDS

A competition for special awards includes all the triathletes who participate in the individual category and finished the race in a time limit.

  • Fastest time in swimming M/F – sponsor award
  • Fastest time in cycling M/F – sponsor award
  • Fastest time in running M/F – sponsor award

ENTRY FEE

For all participants who have booked their accommodation in hotels/app. with our partner Blue Lagoon are entitled to a discount on the entry fee. To make a reservation you will receive a promo code that you enter when registering and thus you pay price with discount of the entry fee. More about accommodation see at "Where to stay?" section.

 

If you wish to receive a discount on the entry fee  YOU MUST first book and pay for accommodation and then register to the race with a promo code. A subsequent application for a discount are excluded.

 

POREČ TRIATHLON

 

WITH LICENSE - with national triathlon federation licence

(must present during race packet pick up)

 

1 TIER IS COMPLETED!

1 TIER 01-50 COMPETITORS

WITH LICENCE   90,00 EUR  with promo code 45,00 EUR

WITHOUT LICENCE 110,00 EUR with promo code 65,00 EUR

RELAY 150,00 EUR with promo code 105,00 EUR

 

2 TIER IS OPEN!

2 TIER 51-250 COMPETITORS

WITH LICENCE 110,00 EUR  with promo code 65,00 EUR

WITHOUT LICENCE 130,00 EUR with promo code 85,00 EUR

RELAY 170,00 EUR with promo code 125,00 EUR

 

3 TIER 251-500 COMPETITORS

WITH LICENCE 130,00 EUR  with promo code 85,00 EUR

WITHOUT LICENCE 150,00 EUR with promo code 105,00 EUR

RELAY 190,00 EUR with promo code 145,00 EUR

 

 

REGISTRATION WON'T BE POSSIBLE AFTER 01.10.2018.!

 

By signing up you accept the following:

  • If you cancel your registration til 31.08.2018 you wil have refund of your starting fee (deducted bank costs).
  • If you cancel your registration til 30.09.2018 you wil have 50% refund of your starting fee (deducted bank costs).
  • We will not accept cancellations after 30.09.2018 – no refund 
  • You can pass on your sign up until 30.09.2018
  • In case of cancellation or changes of sign ups please email us on tkswibir@tkswibir.hr 
  • Please note, we are unable to validate discount code after the sign up! Thank you for your understanding.

 

After you completed registration form,  you will be on the start list as soon as you make a payment. Your registration is valid for 72 hours, during that time you must make a payment.

 

Entry fee includes

  • Start the POREČ TRIATHLON 2018 race
  • Swim cap
  • 2 Transition bag
  • Official race HOODY
  • Official race Backpack
  • Finisher medal
  • Pasta Party for the competitors in the period from 4.00 pm – 6.00 pm

Payment details

TRIATLON KLUB SWIBIR

Address: Sv. Mateja 120, Zagreb
Identification number: 1819267
PIN: 96866297102
SWIFT: HAABHR22
IBAN: HR23 2500 0091 1011 58002

Bank: Addiko Banka, Koturaška 47

IMPORTANT

Description: Please, enter participant's full name!


REGISTRATION

  • Registrations must include name and surname, year of birth, gender, country, club, address and contact information (cell and e-mail), license YES/NO,T-shirt size
  • Registrations should be made through the registration form at www.porectriatlon.com website
  • The maximum number of participants is 500
  • By the registrations competitors and clubs confirm that the competitor is medically examined and capable of competing and are responsible for their own health
  • Registration is valid after payment of the entry fee
  • The organizer reserves the right to refuse the competitors registration

Competitor while registration and picking-up start numbers on Saturday 13.10.2018. signs certificate that confirms the understanding of the rules and regulations of the race and confirms performance at his own risk.


OFFICIAL MEDICAL STAFF

  • Ada Komen Čorić, MD
  • Emergency medical service of Poreč

HOW TO REACH POREČ

Arrival by car:

  • From the north: Ljubljana - Črni Kal - Požane border crossing - Buzet - Vižinada - Poreč or Ljubljana - Kopar - Kaštel or Plovanija border crossing - Buje - Novigrad - Poreč or Trst - Kopar - Kaštel / Plovanija - Buje - Novigrad – Poreč
  • From the east: Zagreb - Rijeka - Učka tunnel - Pazin - Baderna – Poreč
  • From the south: Pula - Vodnjan - Bale - Sv.Lovreč – Poreč

Arrival by bus:

  • From the north: Ljubljana - Črni Kal - Požane border crossing - Buzet - Vižinada - Poreč or Ljubljana - Kopar - Kaštel or Plovanija border crossing - Buje - Novigrad - Poreč or Trst - Kopar - Kaštel / Plovanija - Buje - Novigrad – Poreč
  • From the east: Zagreb - Rijeka - Učka tunnel - Pazin - Baderna – Poreč
  • From the south: Pula - Vodnjan - Bale - Sv.Lovreč – Poreč
  • Poreč bus station, Rade Končara 1, tel: +385 52 432 153 - local, intercity and international (opening hours 5.20 am - 10.00 am every day).

Arrival to Poreč by plane:

  • Choose the fastest way to your favorite destination. Poreč and Istra are attractive airline destinations thanks to the nearness to the international airport Pula, only about 50 kilometers from Poreč. Numerous lines of famous airline companies will surely and quickly lead to nearby airports.

Arrival to Poreč by train:

  • If you are arriving by regular train lines, only a few dozen kilometers away from Poreč, you can arrive from Ljubljana via Divače to Buzet or Pula. Following a timetable schedule, you can arrive from Zagreb via Rijeka in the nearby Pazin, only thirty miles away from Poreč.

Arrival to Poreč by boat:

  • If you are visiting Poreč by boat, you can dock at Pula, Rijeka and Koper, and if you are coming by a private boat, sail into the idyllic Marina of Poreč, equipped with the most modern facilities. Apart from Poreč, Istrian sea border crossings are located in Umag, Novigrad, Rovinj, Pula and Rabac port.

PARKING


INFORMATION

Any additional information can be viewed on the website www.porectriatlon.com or you can contact the organizers on the cell phone or e-mail:

Goran Vrus
Race director

  • Mob: +385 98 1623 437
  • E-mail: goran.vrus[AltGr+V]gmail.com

Marko Miličić
Technical race director

  • Mob: +385 99 2222 772
  • E-mail: marko.milicic[AltGr+V]tkswibir.hr, tkswibir[AltGr+V]tkswibir.hr

Triatlon klub Swibir

THE ORGANIZER RESERVES THE RIGHT TO CHANGE THE REGULATIONS WITH PRIOR NOTICE AT WWW.PORECTRIATLON.COM WEBSITE AND RACE BULLETIN BOARD AND THE ORGANIZER RESERVES THE RIGHT TO REFUSE REGISTRATION