of "Alfa-Bank Minsk Triathlon - 2019" Competition
Race Alfa-Bank Minsk Triathlon – 2019 (thereinafter called "Race" or "Competition") is the official sports event listed in the Republican Calendar of Sports Events in Belarus in the Year 2019.
Objectives of the Race
Race is held with the aim of:
– Promoting a healthy lifestyle and involvement of various groups of population in active physical education and sports,
– Development and strengthening sports relations between countries and organizations,
– Development of mass sports and encouraging people to lead active lifestyles, as well as improvement of sports skills of professional and amateur triathlete.
Organizer and organization of the Race
2.1. General leadership and organization of the Race is carried out by the Organizing Committee (hereinafter referred to as the “Organizers”), which include representatives of the Ministry of Sport and Tourism, Sports and Tourism Department of Minsk Executive Committee, Sports and Tourism Department of Minsk Regional Executive Committee, the title sponsor Alfa Bank Belarus, and the Belarusian Triathlon Federation, Belarusian Cycling Federation. The direct and main organization of the Competition is entrusted to the (NGO) Tristyle Triathlon Club from Minsk.
Date and place of the Race
3.1. The Competition will be held on July 20-21, 2019. The start of the race (swim course) is planned at the Base of the Belarusian Sailing Federation (Minsk region, Minsk district, Zarechie district). The cycling course will be carried out along: road H9036, Pobiediteli Avenue. Run course will be held on bicycle lane and park lane in the Pobiedi Park. Course details will be shown at the race site not later than on 21.06.2019. Race Finish in the area Dvorec Sporta.
4.1. Competition will be held in 4 formats:
– main start: distances
(1/8 IRONMAN) (475 m swimming + 22.5 km bicycle race + 5.25 km run) course;
(1/4 IRONMAN) (950 m swimming + 45 km bicycle race + 10.5 km run) course;
– corporate / team relays
(1/8 IRONMAN) RELAY :
(1/4 IRONMAN) RELAY :
– children Aquathlon TRIKIDS 11-13: distance 100 m swim + 1 km run, course;
– children Run TRIKIDS 6-10: distance 500 m run, course.
4.2. Participation in the competition at a distance of 950 m swimming + 45 km bicycle race + 10,5 km running is open to anyone at the age of 18 old and older.
4.2.1. Participation in the competition at a distance of 475 m swimming + 22.5 km bicycle race + 5.25 km running is open to anyone at the age of 14 old and older.
4.3. Participation in the competition at a distance of 100 m swimming + 1 km running, is open to anyone at the age of 11 to 13 years old.
4.4. Participation in the run competition at a distance of 500 m is open to anyone at the age of 9 to 10 years old
4.5. The age of the participant is determined at the time of the actual date of the Competition – July 21, 2019.
4.6. By taking part in the Competition, the participant confirms that he regularly undergoes medical examinations, does not have any medical or other health restrictions that may jeopardize or limit his participation in the Competition, including no contraindications to prolonged physical exertion and his health condition allows him to participate in the Competition, and that he assumes all the risks and negative consequences associated with the violation of this condition.
4.7. With regard to minors, all the risks associated with the violation of the conditions listed in paragraph 4.6 are taken over by their parents or their legal representatives.
4.8. The total limit of participants at all distances is 1000 people.
5.1. Electronic registration of the participants of the Competition will be open on the site 42195.by from 01.02.2019 – 12:00 am to 19.07.2019 – 24:00 pm.
5.1.1. At registration the participant is obliged to indicate personal data in accordance with his passport.
5.1.2. The participant is considered registered if he filled out the registration form and paid the registration fee,
5.1.3. The participant’s registration is canceled if he indicates false or incomplete data. Funds are not returned in case of the registration cancellation.
5.2. Additional registration of participants to the Competition will be held during the issuance of start packages on July 20, 2019.
5.3. Additional registration for the Competition on the day of the Competition, July 21, 2019, will not be effected.
5.4. Registration fee for the Competition is not refundable in case the participant cancels his participation.
Change of distance / Re-registration for another participant
6.1. Already paid registration for one distance can be changed to another distance only before the closure of the electronic registration on July 19, 2019 if slots to other distances are still available. To change the distance, it is necessary to send an application to the e-mail address firstname.lastname@example.org.
6.2. Changing the distance after the end of electronic registration and on the day of issuing the participant’s start packages will not be performed.
6.3. The registered participant may re-register the registration to a third party who earlier did not register to the Competition, only until July 19, 2019.
6.3.1. To re-register the registration, the registered participant must fill out the application form and send it to the address: email@example.com.
Admission to the Competition. Age groups
7.1. The participant is allowed to take part in the Competition and can receive his starting package by collecting it in person form the Organizers.
Following documents are needed:
– original identity card/ Passport;
– the original medical certificate that contains the stamp of the medical institution, the signature and stamp of the doctor, the date of issue (not earlier than June 21, 2019), the name of the participant and the conclusion that the participant is admitted to the Competition (or has no contra-indications for participation in triathlon competitions) , or, for participants over 18 years old, original and signed declaration of their own personal responsibility for their health during the Competition;
– for foreign participants, medical certificate should be provided in English;
– for participants aged under 18: the original consent from participant’s parents stating that they allow their child to participate in the Competition, prepared in line with the specimen available under the following link
7.2. The medical certificate provided to the Credentials Committee is not refundable. A photocopy of the medical certificate is accepted by the commission only upon presentation of the original.
7.3. In the absence of a medical certificate for participants under 18 years old, the participant will not be allowed to compete. In this case the starting number and the starting package of the participant will not be handed out.
7.4. Personal classification will be conducted in the following groups:
Men Open M (male 18 and older);
Women Open W (women 18 and older);
Y 16 (boys, girls 14- 16 years old);
Y 18 ( Juniors: boys, girls 16- 18 years old);
Women Open W (women 16 and older);
M 18-24 (men from 18 to 24 years old);
M 25-34 (men from 25 to 34 years old);
M 35-44 (men from 35 to 44 years old);
M 45-54 (men from 45 to 54 years old);
M 55+ (men from 55 years and older);
W 18-24 (women 16 to 24 years of age);
W 25-34 (women from 25 to 34 years of age);
W 35-44 (women from 35 to 44 years old);
W 45-54 (women from 45 to 54 years old);
W 55+ (women 55 years and older).
7.5. Group classification will be conducted in the following groups: men’s, women; mixed, family relay teams.
7.5.1 Relay teams are formed from among all participants. The age of participants should not be less than 14 years (for the 1/8 “Ironman” distance) and not less than 18 years (1/4 “Ironman” distance
7.5.2 Family relay involves: a father, mother and child of any sex aged 14-17 years old.
7.6. Depending on the number of registered participants, the Organizers reserve the right to establish additional groups or a combination of existing ones.
7.7. The costs of awards are covered by the organizing committee of the Competition, sponsors and partners.
8.1. Participation in the Competition is not free. The collected funds will be used to cover organizational expenses and for the formation of a prize fund for the Race winners. The organizing committee of the Race is responsible for collecting the funds and covering Race spending.
8.2. Registration fee for the distance (1/4 IRONMAN) is:
– 70 rubles for the first 50 paid registrations;
– 80 rubles for 51-150 paid registrations;
-90 rubles for 151-250 paid registrations;
– 100 rubles for 251-300 paid registrations;
8.3. Registration fee for the distance (1/8IRONMAN) is:
– 50 rubles for the first 50 paid registrations;
– 60 rubles for 51-150 paid registrations;
-70 rubles for 151-250 paid registrations;
– 80 rubles for 251-300 paid registrations;
8.4. Registration fee (for the whole team) for participation in corporate relay at a distance of 950 m swimming + 45 km bicycle race + 10,5 km run is:
– 100 rubles for first 10 relays ;
– 150 rubles for relays 11-20;
8.5. Registration fee (for the whole team) for participation in corporate relay at a distance of 475 m swimming + 22,5 km bicycle race + 5,25 km run is:
– 90 rubles for first 10 relays ;
– 120 rubles for relays 11-20;
– 150 rubles for relays 21-30;
8.6. Registration fee for the participation of children in at a distance of 100 m swimming + 1 km run is:
– 30 rubles for 25 paid registrations
– 40 rubles for 26-50 paid registrations
8.7. Registration fee for the participation of children at a distance of 500 m run is – 15 rubles
8.8. Disabled persons of all groups are allowed to participate in the Race free of charge
8.9. Payment of the registration fee by electronic payment is carried out on the site 42195.by.
8.10. Payment of the registration fee means that the participant is guaranteed: electronic timing; cap for swimming stage; food and water at a distance; finisher’s t-shirt; medal of the finisher; food after the end of the Race.
General Competition Rules
9.1 The set of Competition rules, presented below is intended to familiarize the participants with the rules governing the Race, with the purpose of keeping them safe and ensuring fair refereeing.
9.2 When registering for the Competition, the participant accepts the regulations and rules set out in this document. Observance and acceptance of these rules is the basic requirement for participation in the Competition. If the rules specified in this document contradict some of the rules of holding other ITU triathlon competitions, then the rules specified in this document are given priority. The main rules specified in this document will also be announced at the pre-launch briefing.
9.3. The main principles of the Competition are fairness and compliance with the rules. Athletes are prohibited from gaining an advantage over other athletes in violation of the rules. Athletes can not hinder or threaten other competitors, or interfere with the work of the Organizers of the Race. Athletes should be polite towards other athletes, volunteers, judges and health professionals. Athletes are required to comply with traffic rules and follow the instructions of the Organizers, judges and medical personnel. Athletes should show respect for the environment and avoid littering and contamination.
9.4. Any participant who poses a danger to other participants may be removed from the Competition by the decision of the Main Judge.
9.5. The use of doping is prohibited.
9.6. The Organizer reserves the right to change the rules and regulations regarding the conduct of the Competition at any time. If changes are accepted, this will be announced on the official website of the Competition – this will be an official notification.
Ensuring the safety conditions
10.1. The organizer together with УГАИ (UGAI) in the Minsk region provides closure and regulation for the car traffic, as well as control over the correct movement of vehicles in the designated sections of the roads, to ensure the safety for all Race participants during bicycle and running stages of the competition. In the event of unforeseen or force majeure circumstances, alternative types of security for participants at a distance will be adopted.
10.2. Each athlete himself is responsible for the condition and technical safety of his sports equipment and must ensure that when using it other athletes, volunteers and spectators will not be exposed to any danger.
10.3. If the equipment of an athlete does not meet the safety requirements, then the athlete is not allowed to compete. It will be necessary for him to eliminate this discrepancy before the start of the Competition in the transition zone.
10.4. During the competition it is prohibited to use technical devices, which in any case can be described as “means of communication and entertainment.” These include mobile phones, communicators, pagers, mp3 players, camcorders, etc. Failure to do so may result in the disqualification of the athlete.
10.5. The Competition Organizing Committee and distance referees have the right to remove the athlete from the Competition.
10.6. Providing of medical assistance to participants of the Competition is entrusted to the Organizing Committee.
10.7. Participants will be accompanied by escort boats. In the event of an unforeseen situation (cramp, choking, general deterioration of condition), the participant should stop, wave his hand over his head and using his voice draw the attention of the nearest escort boat.
10.8. If a competitor enters an escort boat, this does not lead to his automatic disqualification. In the boat, he can rest, regain strength and continue to participate, if the judges in the boat decide that further swimming will not damage his health.
Rules related to distances
11.1. There are two ways for the participation of athletes in the Race: (1) personal; (2)group (relay race). In the case of personal participation, each athlete independently overcomes the entire triathlon distance. In the case of group participation, three athletes subsequently overcome each stage of the Competition.
11.2. The transfer of the relay after swimming is performed in a special zone before the entrance to the transition zone. The participant who took the relay (electronic chip) from the previous member of the relay, puts it on immediately, still before the transition zone. Before crossing the timing line, the chip must be fixed on the participant’s left foot for reading.
11.3. The participants of the teams performing at the bicycle stage should expect the transfer of the relay in a special zone before the entrance to the transition zone from the side of the swimming stage. At the same time they should not be wearing a helmet. The participant who performed at the swimming stage passes the chip to the participant of the bicycle stage who must put it on his left leg before entering the transition zone, so that the chip can be read when crossing the time line. The participant of the bicycle stage enters the transition zone, runs up to the bicycle rack, puts on the helmet and leaves the transition zone in line with the traffic plan.
11.4. The participants of the teams performing at the running stage should wait for the participants of the bicycle stage in a special zone from the side of the start of the bicycle stage. Participants of the bicycle stage on their return must enter the transition zone, place the bicycle on the rack, leave the bicycle helmet there and exit the transition zone, so that the chip is read when crossing the time line. Already outside the transition zone in a special area, the participant of the bicycle stage must remove and transfer the chip to the participant of the running stage who is waiting for him outside the entrance to the transition zone. The participant of the running stage immediately puts on the chip on his left foot and goes to the running route.
11.5. The swimming phase takes place in the water area called the Zaslavsky Reservoir (the Minsk Sea). The scheme of the swimming stage is available on the official website of the Competition http://minsktriathlon.by/sxemy/en.
11.6. Swimming caps are provided by the Organizers. They must be worn before the start of the swimming stage. Use of other swimming caps, as well as swimming without a cap – is prohibited.
11.7. Personal belongings of the participant are added to the Deposit package, which can be delivered to the storage room next to the Race Area. When the package is delivered to the storage room, it must be marked with a special sticker with the participant number from the launch kit.
11.8. It is prohibited to put on the participant’s number for the swimming stage. It is designed for cycling and running.
11.9. The start is made from water.
11.10. The water temperature at this time of the year can range from + 20C to + 25C. The use of wetsuits is allowed at temperatures up to + 24 ° C. At temperatures above + 24С, wetsuits are prohibited.
11.11. Participants can overcome the distance using any convenient style of swimming. It is forbidden to use any improvised means that facilitate swimming (fins, armlets, gloves, etc.).
11.12. In case of impossibility of carrying out the swimming stage due to the occurrence of force majeure circumstances (flood, wind speed over 15 m / s, contamination of water by substances hazardous for the health of athletes, etc.), the Race will be held in the format: Running stage 5 km – Bicycle stage 45 km – Running stage 10.5 km ; “Running stage 2.5 km – Bicycle stage 22.5 km – Running stage 5.25 km ». In this case, the participant has the right to refuse to participate in the Competition, but the paid entry fee will not be returned.
11.13. After the end of the swimming phase, all accessories used in it (wetsuit, glasses, hat, etc.) should be placed in Bike bags in a specially designated area.
11.14. The bicycle stage is carried out along the road H9036, Pobiediteli Avenue. The scheme of the cycle stage is available at http://minsktriathlon.by/sxemy/en. Responsibility for the knowledge of the route of the race lies solely on the participant. In the event that a participant does not follow the race route, he may be disqualified.
11.15. The route of the cycle is even, without a difference in altitude. The entire distance is covered with asphalt.
11.15.1. Participants can overcome the cycle stage only on a bicycle of a traditional design, driven only by the muscular strength of a person’s legs (using mopeds and mokiks is strictly prohibited). The use of road bikes is recommended, road and MTB are also allowed.
11.16. At the bicycle stage, the athlete must always drive his bicycle with other bicycle users. In the event of a bicycle crash, one can continue the race by running or walking, but only when holding the bicycle and without interfering with the movement of other athletes.
11.17. Specific technical requirements for the bicycle:
11.17.1. The front wheel must have spokes, use of discs (“full wheels”) on front wheels is forbidden. For the rear wheel, discs are allowed, the rear wheel can be either with spokes or with a disc;
11.17.2. It is forbidden to use any mechanisms that enhance or artificially support the rotation of the wheel;
11.17.3. It is forbidden to fix any mirrors on a bicycle or helmet;
11.17.4. The length of the bicycle can’t exceed two meters, and the width – 75 centimeters;
11.17.5. On each wheel there must be at least one working brake.
11.17.6. The use of any non-standard equipment on a bicycle must be explicitly authorized by the judges.
11.18. Throughout the entire bicycle phase, participants must be in a bicycle helmet. The bike helmet strap must be fastened tightly under the chin. It is allowed to remove the bike helmet only at the end of the bicycle stage in the transition zone and only after the bicycle is installed in the bicycle rack.
11.19. Drafting (riding in the slipstream close behind someone’s rear wheel) is prohibited. The distance between the athletes must be at least two meters to the right and left, and at least twelve meters forward and backward. In the event of overtaking, the athlete is given 25 seconds, during which these distances may be less. In case of violation, a yellow card will be given. The athlete who is overtaken can’t be in the drafting zone (2m – 12m) for more than 20 seconds. If necessary, he should slow down to exit the drafting zone.
11.20. To make a double overtaking (that is, overtaking a participant who is currently overtaking) is prohibited.
11.21. It is forbidden to overtake on the right.
11.22. At the bicycle stage, the competitor’s number should be located on the rear to be visible to the judges and volunteers. It is recommended to use special race belts.
11.23. The number sticker should be placed on the bicycle frame on the left side and be visible to the judges and volunteers.
11.24. The number sticker on the helmet should be placed on the front of the helmet and be visible to the judges and volunteers.
11.25. It is forbidden to ride a bicycle with a bare torso.
11.26. In the event of a breakdown, participants must repair their bicycles using their spare parts. Help from spectators, trainers is carried out only in special technical zones located near food point areas.
11.27. Assistance from other participants is allowed.
11.28. It is forbidden to use escort vehicles, as well as receiving assistance from them.
11.29. After the completion of the cycle stage, the athlete must put all the things that were used at the bicycle stage into the RUN bag and leave it in the transition area in a specially designated place.
11.30. The running route is located at the bicycle lane and park lane (Pobiediteli) The route of the running stage can be found at http://minsktriathlon.by;
11.31. The running route is hard-surfaced (asphalt, flagstone)
11.32. The surface of the running route is even with small terrain elevation
11.33. Along the running route, there will be a food serving point
11.34. The athlete can overcome the running stage running or walking. It is forbidden to use any motor vehicles (rollers, bicycles, scooters, etc.)
11.35. At the running stage, the competitor’s number must be placed in front to be visible to the judges and volunteers. It is recommended to use special belt belts
11.36. It is forbidden to participate in the running stage with a bare torso
11.37. Consuming athlete’s own food is allowed only in the food serving area
11.38. Help (including giving food to athletes) from the audience is forbidden. Assistance from other competitors is allowed.
11.39. Friends, family members and other spectators are prohibited from crossing the finish line or entering the finish corridor with the competitor. The consequence of violation of this rule is disqualification
11.40. The Competition provides a control time, which is considered for the swimming and bicycle stages at the time of exit from the transition zone to the next stage: the swimming phase must be completed no later than:
• 30 minutes after the start for the 1/8 “Ironman” Distance (475 m swim);
• 45 minutes after the start for the 1/8 “Ironman” Distance (950 m swim):
the bicycle stage must be completed no later than:
• 1 hour 30 minutes after the start for the 1/8 “Ironman” Distance (22,5 km bicycle course);
• 2 hours 45 minutes after the start for the 1/4 “Ironman” Distance (45 km bicycle course);
the run stage must be completed no later than:
• 2 hours 30 minutes after the start for the 1/8 “Ironman” Distance;
• 4 hours after the start for the 1/4 “Ironman” Distance;
11.42. In case the participant does not keep within the time limit, he/she withdraws from the Competition for safety requirements due to the fact that the Organizers can’t provide security after the reopening of the public traffic on the route of the Competition
12.1. Entrance to the transition zone is allowed only for participants with bracelets. The bracelets are put on by all participants when receiving the starting sets and must be worn on their hand until the end of the Competition.
12.2. Only athletes who left their bicycles in the transition zone, volunteers and Organizers can stay in the transition zone. Trainers, relatives and spectators cannot stay there.
12.3. Traffic within the transition zone is strictly defined. When moving it is necessary to follow the transition zone scheme, painted signs and instructions of volunteers.
12.4. The entrance and exit from the transition zone are separate.
12.5. All of the athlete’s belongings must be put in special bags: Deposit – a bag for things that were worn by the athlete before the start and / or may be needed after the finish; Bike is a bag for things that are necessary at the bicycle stage, things are put in this bag after the swimming stage (wetsuit, cap, glasses); Run – a bag for things that are needed in the running phase, things are placed in this bag after the bicycle stage. All bags with things should be placed on special stands strictly in accordance with the number. The marking of bags in any way other than that provided by the organizers of a sticker with a number is strictly prohibited. Athletes must collect and put things themselves in bags.
12.6. Dressing must take place in specially designated areas for dressing.
12.7. After changing, all things from the previous stage should be placed in a bag, which should be placed in a specially designated area. Failure to comply with this rule is subject to a fine.
12.8. Bicycle shoes (if attached to pedals) and a helmet are allowed on the bike. However, in the event of possible unfavorable weather conditions (strong wind, rain, etc.), Organizers can at their discretion introduce a requirement for placing bicycle shoes and a helmet exclusively in a SWIM bag.
12.9. The bicycle is located on the bicycle rack strictly in the place designated by the participant number. The bicycle is hung over the saddle.
12.10. After passing the swimming stage, athletes must find their own bicycle in the transition area and remove it from the bicycle rack.
12.11. Riding on a bicycle within the transition zone is prohibited, athletes can only move walking or running alongside the bicycle. Athletes can get on a bicycle only outside the transition zone. The place of start is marked with a line on the ground, next to it there will be a volunteer who will inform about the end of the transition zone.
12.12. Similarly, riding a bicycle in the transition zone is prohibited. Before entering, you need to get off the bike and go into transition zone wheeling the bicycle next to you.
12.13. After passing the bicycle finishline, the bicycle must be placed in the transition zone on the bicycle rack from which it was earlier taken.
12.14. During the race two transition zones will be set up: T1 Base of the Belarussian Sailing Sport and T2 Area of the Dvorets Sporta.
13.1 The system uses electronic timing. Each participant before the start will need to collect his personal electronic chip which will be issued during the collection of a start package.
13.2. The participant is responsible for the issued chip and must take it to the competitions after receiving it.
13.3. The chip must be fixed in the lower part of the left leg with an elastic band (provided by the Organizers) and not removed during the entire Competition.
13.4. In case of chip loss, the participant must immediately notify the Organizers of the Competition. Further participation of the athlete is possible only upon the positive decision of the members of the organizing committee. In this case, the participant will be obliged to compensate the Organizers for the cost of the lost chip in the amount of 80 rubles.
13.5. At the entrance to the transition zone or when leaving the Race participants are obliged to return the chip to the Organizers.
13.6. To further control the progress of the participants of the Race, it is possible to use other methods of timing.
14.1. In case of non-observance by the participants of the above rules of the Competition, participants will be fined.
14.2. The numbers of the participants who received a penalty are submitted by the judges to a special zone (penalty zone), which is located in the area of the running stage. The numbers of participants who received a fine are listed on a special board in the penalty zone.
14.3. The participant himself is responsible for indicating his penalty time in the penalty zone. A participant can stop at the penalty zone during any round of the running stage. After the participant spends the penalty time in penalty zone, his number is removed by the Organizers from the list of penalty numbers published on the special board.
14.4. In the event the athlete does not spend his penalty time in the penalty zone, he is disqualified.
14.5. The system of penalties in the competitions is as follows: an oral warning does not result in any punishment, it serves to correct the actions of athletes with minor violations;
the first violation (yellow card) – stop for:
• 20 seconds (for the 1/8 “Ironman” Distance) and
• 1 minute (for the 1/4 “Ironman” Distance);
the second violation (yellow card) – stop for:
• 1 minute (for the 1/8 “Ironman” Distance) and
• 2 minute (for the 1/4 “Ironman” Distance);
the third violation (yellow card) – disqualification; major violation of the rules (red card) – an instant disqualification.
14.6. The levels of severity of the fines in each competition are as follows:
14.6.1. Swimming stage:
fine (yellow card): false start, cutting off the distance, do not swimming beyond the buoys (depending on the scale of the violation – yellow or red card), not using the swimming cap, wearing the starting number under the wetsuit;
fine (red card): use of prohibited improvised means facilitating swimming (flippers, armlets, gloves, etc.), deliberate rudeness towards other athletes, spectators, volunteers, judges, ignoring the demands of the judges.
14.6.2. Bicycle stage:
fine (yellow card): violating the rules on the prohibition of drafting, riding a bicycle with a bare torso, using a phone, player, navigator, headphones, throwing litter outside the food serving areas;
fine (red card): deliberate cutting off the distance, riding a bicycle without a helmet, ignoring the demands of the judges, using technical and other assistance not approved by the Organizers, using prohibited equipment, deliberate rudeness towards other athletes, spectators, volunteers, judges.
14.6.3. Running phase:
fine (yellow card): use of the phone, player, navigator, headphones, participating in the running stage with a bare torso, using technical or other assistance not approved by the Organizers;
fine (red card): deliberate cutting off the distance, ignoring the demands of the judges, deliberate rudeness towards other athletes, spectators, volunteers, judges.
14.6.4. Transition zone:
penalty (1 minute in the penalty zone): full nudity, riding the bicycle in the transition zone;
fine (red card): ignoring the demands of the judges, deliberate rudeness towards other athletes, spectators, volunteers, judges
15.1. In case the participant disagrees with the results of the competitions, penalties imposed on him, disqualification, actions of judges and for other reasons, he has the right to appeal to the organizing committee.
15.2. The appeal shall be submitted in writing together with a cash payment (appeal fee) of 100 (one hundred) rubles no later than one hour after the announcement of the results.
15.3. Appeal commission consisting of a representative of the organizing committee, the chief judge and the technical delegate of the Competitions, will examine the appeal of the athlete.
15.4. If it is possible to issue a prompt decision, the appeal commission satisfies or does not satisfy the athlete’s appeal and closes the Competition.
15.5. If it is not possible to issue a prompt decision, the appeal committee will consider the appeal within three days after the end of the Competition. At this time, consideration of additional materials for decision-making on the appeal of the athlete is possible.
15.6. Official results are posted on the official website of the Competition. The official results of the Race are final and can’t be disputed.
15.7. The Organizing Committee reserves the right not to react to remarks and appeals from the athletes in the event that they are expressed in an inappropriate or insulting way.
15.8. In case of satisfaction of appeal claims, the appeal fee is returned in full.
16.1 The participants in the following categories are awarded with prizes from the Organizers, sponsors and partners:
Children up to 10 years old, who took 1-3 places in the absolute classification;
Children under 12 years old, who took 1-3 places in the absolute classification;
Boys 11-13 years old, who took 1-3 places in the absolute classification;
Girls 11-13 years old, who took 1-3 places in the absolute classification;
Men who took 1-3 places in the absolute classification;
Women who took 1-3 places in the absolute classification;
Men who took 1-3 places in their age categories;
Women who took 1-3 places in their age categories;
Men’s teams, ranked 1-3 places;
Mixed teams that took 1-3 places;
Family teams that took 1-3 places.
All participants who completed the Race are rewarded with honorary medals of finishers and finishing t-shirts.
16.1 All expenses related to the organization of competitions are covered by the Organizers, sponsors and partners.
These provisions constitute official Regulations of the Competition.