You have never done a triathlon and you want to live an incredible experience? This event is for you!

200M - 13KM - 2.7KM


The Openlakes Champagne MY FIRST TRIATHLON EXPERIENCE will take place on Sunday June 23, 2024.
The departure is at 11:35 am.

Athlete's Guide

Find all the information you need for our event in our athletes guide.
The 2023 athletes' guide : 


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General information

  • The start will be given at 11:35 am from the banks of the Lac du Der under the "Rolling Start" format.
    • Rolling start = 5 athletes will start every 10 seconds.
  • IMPORTANT: All bicycles are allowed, provided they comply with safety standards.
  • DISTANCES: 200m - 13km - 2.7km
  • Minimum age: 16 during the current year.
  • At the time of registration, athletes will have to present their identity card as well as a medical certificate mentioning the aptitude to do a triathlon in competition.
  • You can download a sample certificate by clicking on this icon: 
  • No limit of bibs


​FRIDAY, JUNE 21, 2024:
14h00-20h00 : Opening of the Openlakes village
16h00-20h00 : Opening of the race secretariat (number collection)
14h00-15h00 : Swimming training
17h00-18h00 : Swimming training

SATURDAY, JUNE 22, 2024:
08h00-20h00 : Opening of the Openlakes village
16h00-18h00 : Opening of the race secretariat (number collection)

SUNDAY, JUNE 23, 2024:
07h00-20h00 : Opening of the Openlakes village
09h00-11h00 : Opening of the race secretariat (number collection)
10h30-11h15 : Bike check-in
13h30 : Prize giving


No time limit to finish the race.

Swimming - 200m

  • Departure in several waves from the banks of the Lac du Der.
  • 1 loop of 200m.
  • La combinaison de natation est autorisée si la température est inférieure à 24.5°C.
  • Wetsuits are mandatory below 16°C.
  • No warm-up in the water is allowed before the start.

Cycling - 13km

  • All bicycles are allowed, as long as they meet the safety standards.
  • Time trial bikes and extenders allowed (for more information, consult the sport rules)
  • 1 loop of 13km around the Lacs du Der.
  • Course partially closed to traffic.
  • The rules of the road apply to all participants.
  • Closing of the bike park at 17:00

Running - 2.7km

  • 3 laps of 900m around Lac du Der.
  • 1 refuelling station per lap
    • 1er ravitaillement : KM 0.7
    • 2ème ravitaillement : KM 1.7
    • 3ème ravitaillement : arrivée

Collection of race numbers

  • Friday, June 21 from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm
  • Saturday June 22th from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
  • Sunday, June 23 from 9:00 am to 11:00 am
  • The withdrawal of the number can only be done by the athlete himself.
  • Athletes licensed with a triathlon federation MUST show their license when picking up their number.
  • Athletes not affiliated to a triathlon federation MUST provide a medical certificate specifying their ability to compete in triathlon (valid for 6 months)
  • At the time of collection of the number, the athlete MUST be in the presence of his identity card.
  • At the time of registration, the non-licensed athletes will have checked the one-day license (additional registration cost varying according to the distance). If not, the amount will be claimed at the time of withdrawal of the number.
  • You need to know your bib number: check your bib number on the registration list before picking yours up.

Medical certificate

You can download a model of medical certificate by clicking on this icon:

Regulations to be respected

Athletes will be required to respect the rules of the French Triathlon Federation. We invite you to consult the rules in click here.

Any questions?

Consult the FAQ or contact us specifying your event and your distance.