1500M - 40KM - 11.5KM


​The Openlakes Champagne OLYMPIC Distance will take place on Sunday June 23, 2024. The start is at 2:30 pm.

Athlete's Guide

Find all the information you need for our event in our athletes guide.
The 2024 athletes' guide : 


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General information

  • The departure will be given at 14:30 from the banks of Lac du Der.
  • The deposit of the bike and the equipment in the transition park will be done exclusively on the day of the race between 13:00 and 14:15.
  • DISTANCES : 1500m - 40km - 11.5km
  • Minimum age: 18 during the current year.
  • At the time of registration, non-licensed athletes will have to show their identity card and provide a medical certificate mentioning their ability to compete in a triathlon.
  • You can download a sample certificate by clicking on this icon  : 
  • Licensed athletes must present their identity card and a valid triathlon license from an international federation.


​FRIDAY, JUNE 21, 2024:
16h00-20h00 : Opening of the Openlakes village
16h00-20h00 : Opening of the race secretariat (number collection)
2:00-3:00 p.m.: Swimming training
5:00-6:00 p.m.: Swimming training

​SATURDAY, JUNE 22, 2024:
16h00-18h00: Opening of the race secretariat (number collection)

​SUNDAY, JUNE 23, 2024:
07h00-20h00 : Opening of the Openlakes village
09h00-14h00 : Opening of the race secretariat - Olympic Distance
13h00-14h15: Check-in bike 
18h00 : Awards ceremony


  • Departure 2:30 pm
  • Swimming : 0:50 (15h20)
  • Swimming + cycling: 2:30 (17:00)
  • Closing time of the race: 4:30 (19:00)

Swimming - 1500m

  • Departure in a single wave from the banks of the Lac du Der.
  • A 1500m lap.
  • Wetsuits are allowed if the water temperature is below 24.5°C.
  • Swimming suit is mandatory if the water temperature is below 16°C.
  • The maximum time is 0:50
  • Warming up in the water is allowed up to 30' before the start, in the area dedicated to this purpose only (outside the start area).
  • All athletes must be out of the water 10 minutes before the start.

Bike - 40km

  • Non-Drafting race
  • Time trial bikes and extenders allowed (for more information, consult the sport rules)
  • 2 rounds of 20km around the Lac du Der.
  • D+ : 140m
  • Course partially closed to traffic.
  • The rules of the road apply to all participants.
  • The maximum time is 3:00 (Swim + Bike).
  • Closing of the bike park at 17:00

Running - 11.5km

  • 2 rounds of 6.25km mostly along the Lac du Der.
  • D+ : 30m 
  • The course is 95% asphalt and 5% road.
  • 4 HIGH5 feeders
    • 1er ravitaillement : KM 1.3
    • 2ème ravitaillement : KM 4.8
    • 3ème ravitaillement : KM 6.6
    • 4ème ravitaillement : KM 10.1
  • The maximum time is 4:30 (swim + bike + run).
  • Closing of the race at 22h00.

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 2:00 pm
  • 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.


Prize money for the first 3 men and women of the general classification

The athletes awarded are as follows:

  • DO : the first 3 women of the scratch ranking
  • DO : the first 3 men of the scratch ranking
  • DO: the top 3 men and women in each category

Awards for the podiums in each category:

  • Juniors (18-19ans)  
  • Espoirs (20–23 ans)   
  • Seniors (24-39 ans) 
  • Masters A (40-49 ans) 
  • Masters B (50-59 ans) 
  • Masters C (+60 ans)
  • Masters D (+70 ans)

NOTE: Athletes who do not attend the awards ceremony will not be eligible for their awards and/or prizes.

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 by clicking here.

Any questions?

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