The Ultra category offers athletes the full challenge of “Lion Heart” – swimming, cycling and running. The legs are in this sequence and the only requirement is to fit within the checking time. In case the participants cannot conform to these times, they will be disqualified in view of their personal safety.
Perla Beach, Primorsko
05:00 – 06:45
The event starts with a technical conference the day before the start of the race. During the conference, each competitor must provide the necessary documents for admission to the race – a declaration, a participation contract printed, hand-written and signed, as well as a medical note from GP and personal insurance. At the conference, each participant will receive his starting package and detailed instructions for the race. In the event that a participant is prevented from attending, he/she may provide the necessary documents and receive his/her starting package during the registration on the day of the race on (from 05:00 to 06:45).
Details for the time and location of the briefing will be announced further.
The event begins one and a half hours before the start with an equipment check. After registration, the lion hearts have time to prepare themselves in the transition zone. Every participant will have his own place in the transition area to prepare the equipment and bicycle. All legs pass through the Lion heart base camp. For more information please see below.
The zone opens at 05:00. Changing clothes happens in the transit zone. Taking the equipment and the bike out of the transit zone before the competition finishes is forbidden.
The competitors hop on and off the bikes immediately after passing trough the ark!
Each stage passes through the transit zone of Lion Heart base camp.
Timing and tracking devices will be provided by Sport Events Organization System and Loggator. Every checkpoint will mark the split time of each participant before going forward. In case a device is lost, the athlete needs to inform the volunteers on the following checkpoint. In case one fails to do so, one will be disqualified from the official race, but will have the right to finish it.
*All lost tracking and timing devices will be paid in full by the athlete/team who lost it to the provider for which a payment document shall be provided.
Checking time: 2 hours
Checking time: 8 hours
Checking time: 3 hours
goggles, swimming cap
helmet, gloves, water vessel of min. 750 ml., spare tire 1 Pcs., pump, tire stickers, tool set;
proper shoes, water container for at least 0.5 liter
sun protective cream, proper swimming suit
anti-sweat band, biking shorts, sunburn crème. Highly recommended is configuration of 2 containers (2 x 750 ml or 750ml + 500ml) OR a Camelbak.
CamelBak, long soaks or compress sleaves, anti-sweat band or buff, sunglasses, a hat with a net against flies
*Due to the high average water temperature in the gulf Perla, it is NOT recommended to wear full body wetsuit.
Every competitor receives 2 sport numbers:
1 for the body with a chart and map of checkpoints
1 for the bicycle
You will receive additional stickers with numbers and instructions for use.
The personal number is obligatory for the cycling and running legs. In case the athletes do not have a biking/running belt, Lion heart will provide safety pins for attachment.
FOOD AND CHECKPOINTS
*Please throw your waste only on the dedicated places around the checkpoints!
Every mobile team includes medical personnel and mountain rescue teams. Every checkpoint is equipped with medical accessories and could give first aid. At base camp “Lion heart” there will be a physician and specialized therapist (AMBULANCE) to help the competitors if need be.
If you recognize symptoms of overstrain, hyperventilation or hypoglycemia in yourself or another participants, immediately step away, give first aid to the sufferer and inform the organizers.
Every athlete is required to present a medical note by a GP, stating that the athlete is in an appropriate physical form to compete in the Lion Heart ultra cross triathlon.
Every competitor, taking any kinds of medicine, should advice on his participation in the Lion Heart competition with a physician. At “Lion heart” base camp there will be a specialized medical team, who can give advice. If you happen to be excluded from the competition due to a statement of this team, you will receive a voucher for free participation for next year.
All equipment, which will not be used in the competition, should leave the transit zone before 06:45. There will be a dedicated area for private belongings on personal responsibility. The organizers do not bear responsibility for lost things.
Personal, supporting cars are not allowed on the route of the competition. There will be viewing areas for visitors and live tracking of the athletes in the “Lion heart” base camp. It is recommended for the viewers to cheer around the more challenging parts of the route. Running with pacers is allowed.
The organizers provide a group insurance for all participants according to the specifications of Lion heart. Individual insurance is obligatory. Personal medical notes stating the athlete in question is fit for the Lion Heart challenge from GP are also obligatory.
Usage of hard stimulants is forbidden. If you take a medicine by prescription, you have to notify the organizers and to take advice from a sport doctor about your participation.
Any claims and money reimbursements will not be accepted. The participation fee for athlete, who cannot take part due to medical reasons, can be transferred to another competitor up to 1 week before the start.
The winners will receive their awards at the official ceremony on 02.09.2018. In case it is not possible for the athlete to stay until the ceremony, he will receive his/her award immediately after finishing or via post.
Last instructions will be e-mailed to every participant several days prior to the competition.