1500M - 42KM - 10KM

There is a limit of 1170 participants for this event. Early registration is recommended.


​The Openlakes Belgium OLYMPIC Distance will take place on Sunday 22 September 2024. The start is at 14:30.


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General information

  • The departure will be given at 2:30 pm from the banks of the Centre d'Accueil de la Plate Taille at Lacs de l'Eau d'Heure.
  • 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 - 42km - 10km
  • Minimum age: 18 during the current year.


14h00-20h00 : Opening of the Openlakes village
14h00-15h00 : Swimming training
17h00-18h00 : Swimming training

16h00-18h30 : Opening of the race secretariat (number collection)

07h00-20h00 : Opening of the Openlakes village
12h00-14h00 : 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: 3:00 (17:30)
  • Closing time of the race: 4:30 (19:00)

Swimming - 1500m

  • Departure in a single wave from the banks of the Centre d'Accueil de la Plate Taille.
  • A 1500m lap.
  • Swimming suit authorized 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 at most 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.

Training allowed only on Friday 20/09 from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm and from 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm.

Bike - 40km

  • Non-Drafting Proof
  • 2 rounds of 21km around the Lakes of Eau d'Heure and Falemprise.
  • Course with relief including 340m of positive difference in altitude per lap.
  • Bike route closed to traffic.
  • 1 refueling per lap HIGH5
  • The maximum time is 3:00 (Swim + Bike).
  • Closing of the bike park at 17:30

Running - 10km

  • 2 tours of 5km mainly along the Plate Taille lake.
  • Course including 25m of positive difference in altitude per loop.
  • The course is 100% asphalt.
  • 2 feedings per lap HIGH5
  • The maximum time is 4:30 (swim + bike + run).
  • Closing of the race at 19h00.

Collection of race numbers

  • Saturday, September 21 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
  • Sunday, September 22 from 12:00 to 14:00
  • The withdrawal of the number can only be done by the athlete himself.
  • 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 in the general ranking

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

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

Regulations to be respected

Athletes will be required to respect the rules of the Belgian Triathlon League. We invite you to consult the rules by clicking here.

Any questions?

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