eagleXman X-OLYMPIC - RULES & REGULATIONS 2024

Changes log:

  • 29th November 2023 – Shuttle bus on race day information added
  • 06th August 2023 – New emission for 2024 edition
  • 17th July 2023 – Cut OFFs modification
  • 27th June 2023 – opened the race office in the start area also the race day (only for X-Olympic)
  • 10th June 2023 – revisioned mandatory and recomended equipment 
  • 25th April 2023 – Added the bus shuttle option for those they are without a support team

1. PREMISE

Flipper Triathlon is proud to present the eagleXman X-Olympic extreme race: 1500 meters swimming, 48 km road biking and 6 km running.

This regulation is an integral part of the registration and defines the main points relating to participation at the race.

Each participant undertakes to accept the following regulations by completing the online registration form, and consequently giving their consent on it.

The organization keeps the right to make changes to the regulations.

2. REQUIREMENTS FOR PARTICIPATION

Only and exclusively athletes who have reached 20 years of age can participate at the event.

The participant must be aware that participation in the event requires a huge physical effort.

All those who, after completing and signing the registration form available on the WEBSITE, are registered for the FITRI starting from the Senior 1 category or for other International Triathlon Federations can participate at eagleXman X-Olympic, and in compliance with the competition year also with medical certification or who sign up for the FITRI Daily Membership (30 €), with an Italian  medical certificate (certificato agonistico) for the Triathlon– due to the difficulty it may occur to make a medical visit in Italy, we strongly suggest to purchase an annual membership in your country (also USA Triathlon memberships are accepted).

3. COMPETITION RULES

• WETSUIT: The wetsuit for swimming is mandatory for the swimming course. Participants without a wetsuit will not be allowed to compete.

• BICYCLE: it can be used both road and time trial bikes.

• WHEELS: all types of wheels are allowed including the lenticular wheels.

• The EAGLEXMAN X-Olympic is a NO DRAFT race.

 EXCEPTIONS: In case you have a different material than the mandatory and/or required one (for example, a sleeveless wetsuit), it is possible to request permission from the RACE REFEREE to compete under an exception to the regulations. The RACE REFEREE will grant approval after checking the meteorological/environmental conditions.

• DISQUALIFICATIONS: The Referee reserves the right, at any time, to stop or disqualify the participants, if at its own discretion, for either safety reasons or any other unproper participants conduct at the event or any other reason. No reimbursement will be due if the Participant has acted negligently, maliciously, with intentional misconduct, without due care and attention towards the Event or the other participants, such as to cause his removal / disqualification.

• RULES OF THE ROAD: All competitors must compulsorily observe the rules established by the Italian Road Code. During the cycling term the traffic will NOT be controlled, so it is the responsibility of each participant to pay the highest level of attention, drive safe and cope with the rules of the road.

• REGISTRATION: Race material collection including BIB must only be done by the athlete  registered for the competition the day before the event. Bibs will not be delivered on the day of the event.

SUPPORT TEAM – SUPPORT CAR

The personal support team is allowed.

At the end of the swim course all the given material should be collected by the support team. The organization will provide a swim material collection only for those without a support team.

For the entire bike course, the support car is optional. The athlete who does not have a support car must have all the material, both food, bike repair and clothing, with him.

For the run course, a support person is optional  on the final 6km run to Campo Imperatore square where the finish line is.

4. EQUIPMENT 

 MANDATORY AND RECOMMENDED EQUIPMENT

    4.1 MANDATORY EQUIPMENT

  • SWIM: the wetsuit is mandatory unless otherwise decided by the referee.
  • BIKE: the following are mandatory:
    •  rear light,
    • GPS tracker (provided by the organization),
    • fully charged mobile phone,
    • approved helmet
    • bib clearly visible from the rear,
    • food,
    • tyre repairing kit.
  • RUN:
    • Buff
    • Mobile phone, which guarantees autonomy of at least 10 hours: the runner must be reachable at any time before, during and after the race.
    • GPS tracker (provided by the organization at bike check-in on race morning) 
    • Reusable cup (glasses will NOT be given to run refreshments)
    • Water reserve
    • Survival sheet
    • Whistle
    • (1)Waterproof * and breathable ** windbreaker with hood, suitable for bad weather conditions in the mountains (GoreTex material highly recommended; * minimum 10,000 mm of water column; ** RET less than 13)
      • the jacket must necessarily have an integrated hood
      • the seams must be watertight
      • the jacket must not have parts with permeable fabric

(1)The athlete estabilish, according to his own criteria, if his jacket complies with the regulations and therefore suitable for bad weather in the mountains; in any case, in the event of checks, only the employees of the organization will be able to decide if accept or not the jacket

    4.2 RECOMMENDED EQUIPMENT

  • BIKE: the following are recommended
    • Front bike light
    • Bike gloves
  • RUN: the following are recommended
    • Long-sleeved thermal shirt
    • Fully charged headlamp
    • long Pants
    • Thermal hat
    • Food reserve

    4.3 ADDITIONALS

The athlete’s  equipment can also be carried by the support person.

Further information on the equipment:

  • Complete bike clothing change (recommended)
  • Trail running shoes for the last 6km are allowed and recommended

5. GATES (maximum times)

• Maximum swimming time 1 hour

• Maximum time lap swimming + cycling 7 hours

• Maximum time to pass the cable car check-point at Fonte Cerreto at 3:00 PM

• Maximum time to arrive at the finish line at 6:00 PM

The management of the race reserves the right to modify the route at its sole discretion for reasons related to improving the road system and the safety of the athletes. Any changes will be promptly reported to the athletes and on the event website.

The organization reserves the right to reduce or limit access to the routes during the race in the event of adverse weather conditions.

7. METHOD AND REGISTRATION FEES

Registrations can be made at the following link:

EAGLEXMAN X-OLYMPIC REGISTRATION LINK

The athlete will be registered for the race only after registering and having paid either by credit card or by bank transfer within 10 days from the date of registration to the following IBAN:

FLIPPER TRIATHLON ASD

BPER Banca Popolare Emilia Romagna
IBAN: IT07L0538713504000042053969

To obtain definitive confirmation of your registration it is mandatory to have made the payment within 10 days after registration.

After 10 days, the athlete will not be entitled to have its own bib or to maintain the quota in force at the time of registration.

Online registrations will be open until the maximum number of registered athletes set at 50 participants is reached, and in any case no later than 23.59 on 12th july 2024, after this date it will no longer be possible to register.

The registration fee is fixed in

€. 70.00 1 to 10 registrants or until 31.12.2023

€. 90.00 11 to 30 registrants or from 1.01.2024 until 31.03.2024

€. 110.00 31 to 50 registrants or from 1.04.2024 until 12.07.2024

Cancellation: the participant that for any reason can’t join the 2024 race can posticipate the registration to the 2025 edition whitin 23.59 of 30.06.2024, it is also possible to opt for a total registration price refunding (bank commissions excluded) whitin 23.59 of 31.03.2024. To chose the race cancelation, please, write an e-mail to info@eaglexman.com. After the mentioned dates the raceoffice will not answer to the requests.

The registration fee includes:

• Race pack including a technical gadget with the race logo (only guarantee to whom complete the registration within 23th June 2024)

• Athlete race bib

• Supporter team race bib

• adhesive kits, bike, helmet, bags, support car

• Swim cap

• Timing Chip

• GPS tracker [SUPPLIED AT THE BIKE CHECKIN THE RACE DAY]

• 1 credential for food pasta parties at the Ostello “Lo Zio” hostel

• 1 voucher one way for the cable car

IMPORTANT: AT THE TIME OF REGISTRATION, YOU CAN SELECT THE SHUTTLE BUS OPTION AT THE COST OF €20. THIS SERVICE IS SPECIFICALLY ORGANIZED FOR ATHLETES WHO NEED TRANSPORTATION TO THE STARTING ZONE BEFORE OR AFTER THE RACE, OR AFTER FINISHING THE RACE TO REACH THEIR OWN VEHICLE.

Shuttle Bus Details: On race day, for those athletes who have purchased the service in advance, buses will depart from the cable car base (Piazza Fonte Cerreto) to the starting zone (Lago di Campotosto). There will be a total of 4 trips: the first one in the morning at 6:00 (for race start), and the others for those athletes who finished, at 3:00 PM, 5:00 PM, and 7:15 PM (last cable car descent at 7:00 PM). The bus will depart when fully occupied, so those who have booked the service are requested to be prompt for the appointment. STARTING FROM THIS EDITION, THE TRANSPORT OF BICYCLES AND BAGS IS ALLOWED. Any subsequent retrieval of bicycles and other equipment at T2 must be done by 9:30 PM.

8. TIMING AND RANKINGS

The timing will be carried out by an Official Timer with technology based on the use of “timing-chips”. Each participant will be provided with a timing chip, which must be returned at the end of the race. Personnel will be in charge of collecting the chips and checking their status. In case of non-return, € 30.00 will be charged. The timing chip is provided by a neoprene anklet to be positioned on either right or left leg. Failure or incorrect use of the chip will result in non-inclusion in the ranking and non-attribution of the official race time.

Please note: the aim of this race is not to finish first, but to live an extraordinary experience! The ranking has to be considered as a finisher list.

9. AWARDS

Each finisher will receive an award at the finishline in Campo Imperatore.

10. HEALTH ASSISTANCE

The use of ambulances with doctors and nurses is foreseen, which will be communicated at the race briefing

11. REFRESHMENTS

For the BIKE course nr. 01 refreshment point where food and drinks will be provided to the athlete.

The accompanying car will only be able to supply the athlete at the predetermined points, except in emergencies. Each manoeuvre must take place with the car stationary and parked in safe points, subject to immediate disqualification of the athlete.

For the RUN course, nr. 01 refreshment points where food and drinks will be provided to the athlete + 01 tap water points.

All the refreshment points will be communicated to the athlete in the race briefing.

12. NON-PARTICIPATION AND SUBSTITUTIONS

In case of non-participation, the registration fee paid will not be returned.

It is possible to TRANSFER your registration to the next edition no later than June 30th, 2023. In this way, the sum paid for registration will be kept valid for the following year edition, with a charge of € 20.00 for administrative stuff.

It is also possible to transfer the registration to another person by sending an email to info@eaglexman.com with full details of assignee to be entered

The registration moved to the following year is automatic.

The registration moved to the following year is not transferable to third parties.

DEADLINE

After the 30th of June 2023 at 23:59 is not possible to make any replacement or any other request whatsoever

13. RACE CANCELLATION

If the race has to be cancelled due to Covid-19, the participation fee will be refunded by deducting only 25 Euro fees for administrative stuff. Alternatively, the registration may be moved to the following year edition.

In the event that the race is cancelled and / or postponed to another date, or in any case, not carried out due to force majeure and / or reasons not attributable and / or not related to the Organization itself, including the revocation of the authorization to carried out by the competent public bodies, the applicant will have nothing to claim from the Organizing Committee, neither for the return of the registration fee, nor as a reimbursement of any expense incurred or to be incurred. The submission of the registration application has the value of acceptance of this clause and express waiver of any claim resulting from the cancellation and / or postponement of the race.

14. RACE PACKAGES DISTRIBUTION AND EVENT SCHEDULE

Friday the 19th of July 2024

POSITION: LAT 42.4261623, 13.5272450

–> BRING ME THERE WITH G-MAPS <–

From 15.00 to 18:30 race packs delivery in Fonte Cerreto (AQ).

From 18:30 to 19:15 Compulsory briefing in Italian in Fonte Cerreto (AQ).

From 19:15 to 20:00 Compulsory briefing in English in Fonte Cerreto (AQ)

Saturday the 20th of July 2024

POSITION: LAT 42.5282208,  LON 13.3688218

–> BRING ME TO START WITH G-MAPS <–

06:00 to 07:30 race office in start area for bib collection

07:00 am Transition area opening for bike delivery, and bike  equipment check.

07:45 am Transition area closes

08:00 am Race Start

03:00 pm Check-point T2 CUTOFF

 

THESE TIMES SCHEDULE MAY SUBJECT TO CHANGES

Race pack collection subject to the delivery of copy of the registration receipt and an identity document.

The race pack can also be collected by third parties by presenting a copy of the registration form.

15. PRIVACY AND IMAGE RIGHTS

Pursuant to the Italian law in therm of privacy (“Consolidated Privacy Act”) we inform you that the personal data collected will be used only to prepare the list of participants, the ranking and the historical archive , to provide the services of the event, to send information or advertising material of the “EAGLEXMAN X-OLYMPIC ” or its partners.

By registering for the “EAGLEXMAN X-OLYMPIC “, the athlete expressly authorizes the organizers, together with the media partners, to use the fixed or moving images, in which he may have been filmed during his participation in the competition on all media, including promotional and / or advertising materials, all over the world and for all the maximum time provided for by the laws, regulations, treaties in force, including any extension that may be made to the envisaged period.