500M - 20KM - 5KM


The Openlakes Champagne PROMO Distance will take place on Sunday June 23, 2024.
The start is at 09h00 for men and 09h10 for women.

Athlete's Guide

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The 2023 athletes' guide : 


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General information

  • The departures will be given at 09h00 (Men) and 09h10 (Women) from the banks of the 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 7h30 and 8h45 am.
  • DISTANCES: 500m - 20km - 5km
  • Minimum age: 16 during the current year.
  • When picking up their number, non-licensed athletes will have to show their identity card and provide a medical certificate mentioning their ability to compete in a triathlon.
  • Licensed athletes must present a valid license from an international triathlon federation.
  • You can download a sample certificate by clicking on this icon: 


​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:
08h00-20h00 : Opening of the Openlakes village
16h00-18h30 : Opening of the race secretariat (number collection)

​SUNDAY, JUNE 23, 2024:
07h00-20h00 : Opening of the Openlakes village
07h00-08h30 : Opening of the race secretariat (number collection)
07h00-08h45: Bike check-in
13:30 : Awards ceremony - Promo distance


  • Start time 09:00 (men) and 09:10 (women)
  • Swimming : 0:30
  • Swim + bike: 1:45
  • Closing of the race: 2:30

Swimming - 500m

  • Departure in a single wave from the banks of the Lac du Der.
  • A 500m lap.
  • Wetsuits are allowed if the temperature is below 24.5° and are mandatory below 16°.
  • The maximum time is 0h30
  • Warming up in the water is allowed between 8:30 and 8:50 a.m., in the area dedicated to this purpose only (outside the starting area).

Bike - 20km

  • DRAFTING not allowed
  • ​Time trial bikes and extenders allowed (for more information,see the sport rules)
  • 1 tour of 20km around the Lacs du Der.
  • Flat course without relief.
  • Course partially closed to traffic.
  • The rules of the road apply to all participants.
  • The maximum time is 1:45 (Swim + Bike)

Running - 5km

  • 1 lap of 5.88 km mainly along the Lac du Der.
  • Flat course.
  • Course composed of 95% asphalt and 5% road.
  • 1 HIGH5 supply
    • 1 ravitaillement : KM 1.3
  • The maximum time is 2:30 (swim + bike + run).

Bibs withdrawal

  • Friday, June 21 from 2:00 pm to 8:00 pm in the Openlakes village.
  • Saturday, June 22 from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm in the Openlakes village.
  • Sunday June 23 from 07:00 to 08:00 in the Openlakes village.
  • 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.


The athletes awarded are as follows:

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

Awards ceremony for the podiums of 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.