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WELCOME TO THE secondTriStar111 Lyon

TriStar Philosophy Star Events are focused on Fun Environmental Protection Social Responsibility

Environmental Protection In cooperation with the 4vita program we take action for the environment and health Get involved and…  Act 4vita: respect the Ecozones, reduce and sort waste…  Put the eco responsibility sticker on your race number to show your commitment 

Social Responsability We support « La Ligue contre le Cancer » : Join us and…  Show you commitment to « the research against the cancer » 

Briefing contents Before the Race Race Day After the Finish Regulations

Before coming to Lyon Don’t forget Everything you need for the Race Photo ID Valid License from your Federation Or 30 Euros for your Day Licence


La Confluence 69002 Lyon Star&Co Village Registration Check-in Relax and meet friends Discover the TriStar partners

Star&Co Village It takes place Bvd de la Mer closed to the Club 2010 in Lyon Opening hours:  Friday  Saturday  Sunday

10:00 – 19:00 09:00 – 18:00 08:00 – 18:00

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Bib Number pick up Opening: Friday 13 July | 13h00 – 18h00 Saturday 14 July | 9h00 – 13h00

Warning: There is no Bib Number pick up on Sunday 15 July

Registration  In the Star&Co Village  Know your start number  Show your photo ID  Show your triathlon yearly licence or buy a day licence  Check your data  You will receive your athlete wristband  Pick up your Starter pack + Gift

Starter Pack Contents 1 swim cap 2 start numbers 2 transition bags - BIKE & RUN 1 STREETWEAR bag 3 stickers for the bags 1 bike sticker and 3 for the helmet 1 Athlete guide

Starter Pack Contents Relay 1 swimcap 3 start numbers 3 STREETWEAR bags 3 stickers for the bags 1 bike sticker and 3 stickers for the helmet 1 Athlete guide

Options during Registration ď‚ŤYou will receive extra prepaid Tickets for Star Night or VIP program if you purchased them during online-registration ď‚ŤAdditional Tickets for the Star Night and VIP program will be available from the Information booth



Check In Info Check in is obligatory for all athletes! You must check in your bike and your transition bags. Otherwise those items will not be available on Race Day Non-checked material can not be used in the Race The check-in is close at 18:00 (6pm)

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Preparations for Check In Put the 3 small stickers on your helmet (in front an on both sides) Put the remaining sticker on your bike Put the 3 large stickers on your Transition Bags

Check In Process  Bring your Bike, Bike bag and Run bag  Come to the Bike Park Entrance  With your helmet on your head, chinstrap closed  Brakes will be checked  Helmet will be checked  Rack your bike (you can have you shoes clipped onto your bike – nothing else!)

 Deposit BIKE & RUN bags  Do not bring your STREETWEAR bag on Saturday

Transition Bag BIKE Contains everything you need for the BIKE Race number + Belt Helmet Glasses Bike Shoes (if not clipped on the bike) Nutrition

Transition Bag RUN Contains everything you need for the RUN Race number Cap Glasses Socks Shoes Gels

ATTENTION You do not have access to your bags on Race Day morning!

Race Day

Sunday 15 July 2012 Before the race During the Race After the Finish

Thank you! For choosing TriStar111 Lyon !

Before the race Have a good breakfast Bring along the things you need for the swim Don‘t forget your STREETWEAR bag Don‘t forget your timing chip

06:30 – 07:45 Bike Park is open Enter the Bike Park Pump your tyres Get ready Toilets in the Bike Park You must exit the Bike Park at 07:45 Do not leave anything on the ground in the Bike Park

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Before Start  Hand in your STREETWEAR bag from 07:15 to 08:00 (keep your swimcap and your goggle with you!) in the Star&Co Village  Go the the start area  Briefing at 8:15 in the start area cours Charlemagne  Wear your Swimcap  Place yourself in the Start section corresponding with your swim level (Pros ahead in the first row)  Sandals / Shoes are not allowed in the Start Area

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Before the start... For the cyclist and the runner ď‚ŤIf needed, hand in your STREETWEAR bags in the Star&Co Village

ď‚ŤGo the Relay area and wait for the arrival of your team mate

08:30 Start Swim 1km Start 1km of Swimming Starting line is in the water behind the kayaks Cut Off time: 00h45 race time (09:15)

1km SWIM map

Transition 1 Swim  Bike Pickup your BIKE bag Change in the tent You must put your wet items in your BIKE bag yourself When leaving the tent, DROPOFF your bag with the wet items in the DROPOFF zone

Transition 1 Swim  Bike Close the chinstrap of your helmet Pickup your Bike Push it to the Exit Mount your Bike once you left the bike park

BIKE 100km Drive on the right side of the road 4 Energy Stations No personal aid station Bike Service car Cut Off time: 05h25 race time (13:55)

100km BIKE map

Hot spots BIKE KM0,2 : stay on the left side of the road until the Kitchener Bridge (road closed to traffic) KM3,5 : Be careful! Stay on the right side of the road in the aquarium crossroad KM6 : Narrow and winding descent KM14 : roundabout in both direction of movement (beginning and end of the course), respect the highway code KM18 : Messimy village, right turn with low visibility

Hot spots BIKE KM49: dangerous right turn KM60-70 : winding and fast descent, don’t cut the turn! KM79 : roundabout in both directions of movement (beginning and end of the course), turn left by going aroun the roundabout KM89 : go on the left side of the road just before the La Mulatière crossroad KM92 : keep your right for crossing the Kitchener bridge

BIKE Energy Stations Water Energy Drink Energy Bars

ECOZONES Throw your bottles and packaging away only in the ECOZONES at the beginning and the end of each Energy Station Otherwise you‘ll be disqualified

Transition 2 Bike  Run Dismount your bike before entering the Bike Park Push your bike to the volunteer waiting for you in front of an empty rack – he will rack it for you in order of arrival Pickup your RUN bag, change in the tent Put your Bike gear in the RUN bag and DROPOFF your bag when leaving the tent Start the Run

Run 10km  4 loops  1 Energy Station passed 4 times

 Get a wristband at the end of the 1st, 2nd and 3rd loop  Cut Off time Swim + Bike + Run: 07h30 race time (16:00)

You RUN bag is not there? If your bag is not on the rack you received a penalty during the BIKE Go to the PRISON and wait for the end of your penalty (the penalty will start once you stop arguing with the marshalls) The prison is located behind the transition tent After the penalty: take your run bag & start the run race!

RUN Energy Stations Water Energy Drink Cola Gels and bars



Enjoy your last metres on the Finishline!

Relaxing Zone Get your medal Get your Finisher T-Shirt Enjoy Massages Eat at the Energy Station For your comfort and your security, no friends & family in the Relaxing Zone, only Finishers!

Check Out

Sunday 14:00 – 17:00 Bike Park & Transition Area

Check Out Process  You need your Start Number + Athletes Wristband to check out  At the Transition Area Entrance, check your bike arrival time  Pickup your Transition Bags first  Then get your Bike (racked in order of arrival!)  When leaving the Park, hand in your timing chip  No Chip* = No Bike! *Lost a chip will be charged 40€

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Chips information  Taking special care of your chip, is essential for your race !

How to get the chip? What is its function? Before/After the race  The chip will be given to you upon check-in, only when leaving your bike  The bike will be returned upon check-out, only in exchange of the chip

During the race  No chip, no timing!  Lost Chip = risk of disqualification  If it is lost during the race, ask for another in the transition area (near the Penalty Box) * For a lost chip 40€ will be charged

Star Night Awards Sunday 18:30


Remise des prix Meeting at 18:30 at the Docks 40 Prizes for the top 3 in each age group Buffet, Animations Enjoy your race with your family and friends (your entry is included, you can buy extra pass for your supporter on the Info Booth)

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Rules & Regulations For a safe & Fair race

General Rules It is forbidden to: Cut or fold your start number Get help from third parties Get race provisions outside of the official Energy Stations

SWIM Rules ď‚ŤIt is mandatory to swim without your race number ď‚ŤThe wet items must be taken to the transition area

BIKE rules  Drafting is forbidden  The helmet must be worn at all times with the chinstrap closed  The race number must be visibly worn on your lower back  Respect the rules of the road  Keep on the left and Do not cut corners  Escorting (car, motobike, bike, ...) and assistance is forbidden

No Drafting  The distance between two athletes (Drafting zone) is 3x7m (front tyre to back tyre)  If you enter in this zone, you will receive a black card  You have to stay 4 minutes in prison if you don’t to be disqualified  A referees decision shall be final

Penalties / Cards = warning (get back into conformity) = 4 minutes penalty in Prison = 8 minutes penalty = disqualification


RUN rules Wear the race number visibly on your front If you use a start number belt, wear it on your waistline You must not run topless Escorting (bike, roller, runner, ...) and assistance is forbidden

What if... Questions and Answers

If... You lose your timing chip, get a new one at the penalty tent in the transition area You have to give up, let a refereee know you give up. Your family might ask us at the Info point – you are obliged to tell us what happened  Also

let us know if you return to the race area or if you‘ll be back at your hotel

You have questions? ď‚ŤBefore coming to Lyon: please contact us at ď‚ŤOn spot: please come see our team at the Information booth at the Star&Co Village

Sponsors / Partners

And also… Aqua Sphère / Vittel / Trimag / Docks 40 / Novotel La Confluence / La Ligue contre le Cancer

Thank you! Thank you for looking at this Race Briefing Have a safe trip to Lyon Looking forward to seeing you there!

Race Briefing TriStar111 Lyon 2012 (english)  

Race Briefing TriStar111 Lyon 2012 in English.