Morzine-Montriond Triathlon

Sunday 2 September 2018 will see Buzz Events, with the support of Morzine Immobilier, the Montriond Marie & Tri Montagne, host the inaugural Morzine-Montriond Triathlon at Lac Montriond

Could this be the worlds most beautiful triathlon? Swim in a stunning alpine lake, ride on smooth closed roads and finish off with a scenic trail run .

MORZINE-MONTRIOND SPRINT TRIATHLON

750m

20km

5km

EVENT INFORMATION:

Start-Finish: Lac Montriond

Start Time: 8.00

Course Description:

Swim: 1 x 750m lap in Lac Montriond. The start of the event will have separate start lines for men and women. Wetsuits will be optional.

Bike: 2 x 10km laps. On completely closed roads, the 20km course with 450m of climbing leaves the lake, turning right out of transition to the first turn around point at Ardent. U-turn to come back to Montriond for the second turning point and return to the lake signifies the end of the first lap. Continue past transition to complete a second lap. On completion of the second lap return to transition.

Run: 1 x 5km lap of the lake in an anticlockwise direction.

Entries: Entries are available online and the event is limited to 130 individual entries and 20 teams. Participants must be 16 years or older in 2018.

Registration & Number collection: Saturday 1 September 2018. Com up to Les Linderets Village for lunch, register between 12.30 and 15.30. Participants will require photo ID to complete registration.

Event Briefing: 7.45 at the swim start on Sunday 2/8

Transition Area: Open to competitors only on Sunday 2/8 at 6.30 and closes at 7.30. The collection of bikes after the event will be at the discretion of the race organisers.

Time Keeping: There is no official timing keeping for the pilot event.

Fuel Stations: There will be a drink station half way on the run course.

MORZINE-MONTRIOND TriStars Junior TRIATHLON

100m

2km

1km

EVENT INFORMATION

Start-Finish: Lac Montriond

Start Time: 9.45 with a rolling start

Course Description:

Swim: in the small lac at Lac Montriond

Bike: on the paths of Lac Montriond

Run: on the paths of Lac Montriond

Entries: Entries are available online and the event is limited to 100 entries.

Registration & Number Collection: Saturday 1 September 2018. Come up to Les Linderets Village for lunch, register between 12.30 and 15.30.

Transition Area Set Up: 8.30-9.15

Event Briefing: 9.30

Time Keeping: The TriStars event is fun based and everyone that finishes is considered a winner. No times are recorded and each participant receives a medal when they cross the finish line. We encourage caregivers to be positive and supportive to all participants.

MORE INFORMATION

Road Closures (please read athletes and supporters):

The D228, Route de Montriond from Montriond to Ardent will be completely closed to traffic from 7.45. Access to the race via this road will be impossible by car after this time.

You can still access Lake Montriond via the side Route du Dravachet and parking will be available at the lake prior to 7.45am. We are expecting to open roads again at 10am. Thank you for your understanding and ensuring that you make arrangements for getting to the event on time.

Volunteers:

Triathlons don’t happen without the kind support of volunteers. If you are available to assist with the Morzine-Montriond Triathlon on Saturday 1 or Sunday 2 September, please email info@buzzperformance.com with your details.

Race Rules:

Race rules are in compliance with the general 2018 ruling of the F.Tri.F.(Fédération Française de Triathlon) & the International Triathlon Union (ITU) . A full list of rules are available on the Federation website. By registering for this event the competitor automatically implies its acceptance of and compliance with the FFTri’s rules.

Important rules to remember include:

  • The triathlon is a individual event. No outside assistance throughout the entire course is allowed.
  • Wetsuits are optional for the swim leg.
  • There is no drafting between competitors allowed on the bike leg.
  • Chest must be covered for bike and run legs.
  • Helmets must be on and clipped up before taking the bike from transition. On return to transition, bikes must be racked before removing helmet.
  • No littering.

Contact:

For information regarding the Morzine-Montriond Triathlon please contact us;

Email: info@buzzperformance.com

Phone: Joe +33 64250 3874 (English) or Helen +33 65945 3230 (French)

Event Supporters