RULES

The Pirene Xtreme Triathlon Terradets / Port del Comte regulations are governed by the rules of the Spanish Triathlon Federation, with points that differentiate it and make it an extreme test.

It is mandatory that all participants meet the following requirements:

SWIM

Age of participants: Athletes must already be 20 years of age.

The use of neoprene, buoy and cap provided by the organisation will be compulsory. Gloves and socks are optional.

IMPORTANT: If during the swimming event you decide to abandon or need help, you must gesture with your arms to the nearest kayak.

BIKE

It is compulsory to carry the GPS provided by the organisation from T1 to the finish line.

It is also compulsory to have a mobile phone and only use it in case of emergency.

The athlete will wear stickers on the bike, helmet and race number.

The athlete will not be allowed to get into the support car to do part of the route or to stock up on supplies.

Respect the traffic rules, paying special attention to the points marked as dangerous by the organisation.

It is compulsory to wear a helmet approved by the E.C. during the whole route and suitable boots.

It is compulsory to carry front and rear lights on the bike.

It is not permitted to change bikes or wheels during the route, unless it is impossible to continue and the organisation must be informed.

In case of stopping due to mechanical failure, you must inform the organisation.

At T2, your support team will take charge of the bike and must transport it in their vehicle.

The route runs on a road open to traffic.

It is forbidden not to follow the traffic rules.

It is forbidden to obstruct traffic during the refreshment posts and you must ride on the right.

It is forbidden to use mobile devices or music on the bike.

Drafting with another athlete or motor vehicle is prohibited.

TRAIL

It is a road open to traffic.

It is forbidden to use music or mobile devices while running.

At T2, a person from the organisation will check your survival equipment. It will take two minutes, don’t worry. Please remember that we are doing this for your safety.

No littering

To start the Trail Race it is compulsory to carry:

– Head torch with batteries, whistle.
– Windbreaker or waterproof jacket
– Survival blanket (220×140)
– Water bottle or hydration system (Camelback) of at least 0.5L.
– Charged mobile phone and external battery. It will be checked that you have the race track downloaded.
– Map provided by the organisation on a mobile device.
– GPS provided by the organisation.
– Trekking poles (optional but recommended).
– The support runner must carry the same material.

BAGS / REFRESHMENTS

For athletes who participate WITHOUT support equipment, here you have the description of all the points where you will find support bags (provided by the race for you to put your own material) and the refreshment provided by Pirene.

All the BAGS will have to be handed in at the CHECK-IN (between 04:15 and 05:00 at Hotel Terradets on Saturday 20th May).

BAG RED TRANSITION 1 / HOTEL TERRADETS:

In this bag you will put everything you need to start the BIKE segment and you will leave it next to your bike during the CHECK-IN. It is important that you keep in it everything you have used during the swim. The organizers will collect your bag when you leave T1 and take it to the finish line. Everything must be inside the red bag.

We will not collect anything that is not in the bag.

REFRESHMENTS BIKE 42 km – COLL DE COMIOLS: 

Here you will find liquid refreshments (water, coke, isotonic).

BAG GREEN BIKE 88 Km – COLL DE BOIXOLS:

In this bag you can put water bottles, food and clothes that you think necessary (jacket, windbreaker, mackintosh…). 

Here you will find liquid refreshments (water, coke, salty snacks).

REFRESHMENTS BIKE 134 Km – Tour de France Monument:

Here you will find liquid refreshments (water, coke, isotonic).

REFRESHMENTS BIKE 163 Km – COLL DE JOU:

Here you will find liquid refreshments (water, coke, isotonic).

BAG BLUE TRANSITION 2 La Coma i la Pedra Municipal Swimming Pool.

In this bag you have to put everything you need to start the TRAIL. Remember that to start the TRAIL sector it is compulsory to have THE EQUIPMENT DESCRIBED IN THE REGULATIONS.  In it you must keep everything you have used in the BIKE and leave it next to your bike. The organizers will collect your bike and the blue bag and take it to the finish line.

Here you will find liquid refreshments (water, coke, salty snacks).

REFRESHMENTS TRAIL 12 Km Piscina Municipal la Coma i la Pedra:

Here you will find liquid refreshments (water, coke, salty snacks).

REFRESHMENTS TRAIL 19 Km – Sant Llorenç de Moruny:

Here you will find liquid refreshments (water, coca.cola, isotonic)

BAG BLACK TRAIL 25 Km TRANSITION 3 – COLL DE JOU:

In this bag you can leave clothes for the last part of the TRAIL and the nutrition you think you need to finish the race.

Here you will find liquid refreshments (water, coke, salty snacks).

Remember that this is the last refreshment point of the organization.

FINISH LINE BAG – PORT DEL COMTE:

This is your personal bag, for which we will give you a sticker with your athlete number. In it you have to put everything you need when you have finished the race: spare clothes, shoes, etc. We will give it to you when you have crossed the finish line.

Remember that you must get to the Hotel Terradets (starting point of the race) by your own means.

ALL BAGS / BIKE will be delivered on Sunday 21 May at the HOTEL PORT 1730  from 09:00 to 10:00 in Port del Comte.

On Sunday 21 May at 11:30 am, a shuttle service will depart from the Hotel L’Avet, where the awards ceremony will be held, which will take you back to the Hotel Terradets, only for athletes who come without a support person.

 

SUPPORT RULES

At least one of the members of the support team must be able to communicate with the organisation in Spanish or English, and must always be available on their mobile phone.

It is compulsory that the person from the team who will accompany the athlete on part of the trail must be present at the collection of material and at the briefing.

It is forbidden not to respect the rules of the road and cause a risk of danger to other users.

The vehicle will always carry on its rear window a sticker provided by the organisation with the number of the athlete they are supporting.

One of the members of the support team must wear, at all times, a T-shirt provided by the organisation.

There will only be one support vehicle per athlete. It is advisable to refuel whenever possible.

All the provisioning and support to your athlete will be given from outside the vehicle while they are parked. Refuelling from the car window is forbidden.

It is forbidden to park your vehicle on one side of the road and cross to the other side on foot to refuel.

All rubbish generated by the athlete must be kept in a bag and disposed of in an appropriate place.

It is not allowed to follow the athlete while following him/her. You will have access to the race track and will be able to follow your athlete at all times.

It is advisable to establish a team strategy before the day of the race, where athlete and team will know at all times the stops to make and the necessary supplies. Unforeseen events are always possible, but the more organised you are, the more peace of mind you will all have.

In the trail race, you will only be able to stop at the places marked by the organisation.

From the 25th km of the trail, there is no other place where you will be able to take refreshments.

You can reach the finishing area in Port del Comte in your vehicle.

RESPONSIBILITY

The athlete and the person from the support team who will accompany him/her during the race day, must sign a Release of Liability document before receiving their race bib number.

You can find it in the race manual or on the day of the material collection.

INFRACTIONS

Any breach of the regulations described here will be penalised at the discretion of the organisers or may result in elimination from the race.

May 20, 2023

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