Enea Bydgoszcz Triathlon QUADRATHLON 2020 / WQF World Quadrathlon CUP 2020

“This race forms part of the World Quadrathlon Federation World Cup series and
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towards the overall trophies (male or female) and your age group. Your best four
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– General Info
Bydgoszcz Triathlon QUADRATHLON (or BT QUADRATHLON) event will take place
July 5th, 2020 (Sunday):
In the afternoon hours starts of BT QUADRATHLON distance (475 m swim, 22 km
bike,4 km Kayak, 5.5 km run)
A detailed time table of the event, an hourly division of start waves and an
assignment of athletes to individual start waves will be available on the event
website at least 3 weeks before the start date. The start and the finish line are going
to be located in the proximity of Łuczniczka Sports and Concert Arena in Bydgoszcz.
The athletes are to swim 475 m similar as for the super short distance or 1/8 IM

The athletes taking part in the competition on the BT QUADRATHLON will swim
downstream the Brda River.
Expected water temperature in July: 18-21°C.
— 21 km for the BT QUADRATHLON (one loop)

The length of one loop is 21 km. The route is flat, fast, running primarily on wide,
asphalt roads. Poland is a country with right-hand traffic; it is forbidden to enter the
opposite lane. Route length is marked every 5 km. All types of bikes are allowed.
Our competition is a non-drafting event, during with helmets are mandatory.
During biking competition, no headsets for receiving sound signals are allowed.
Every participant is obligated to follow the rules of the road and be careful during
the biking stage.
Penalties will be applied to athletes who violate non-drafting regulations. First
violation – the participant will be stopped marked by referee. Second violation – the
participant will be marked by the referee plus a five-minute time penalty, which
will be added to the final result. Third violation – the participant will be stopped
and disqualified.
— 4 km km for the BT QUADRATHLON distance (one loop on the BRDA river)

— 5.5 km for the BT QUADRATHLON distance (one loop)
The length of one loop is 5.25 km. The route runs alongside the picturesque
boulevards of the Brda River bank and the streets of Bydgoszcz’s Old Town. The
rout is mainly covered with asphalt, with few parts covered with paving bricks.
Time limits on routes:

— Swim – 30 minutes

— Swim + Bike – 120 minutes
— Swim + Bike + Kayak– 180 minutes
— Swim + Bike +Kayak + Run – 300 minutes
The transition area (both T1 and T2) will be located in the Łuczniczka Sports and
Concert Arena.
The transition area T3 will be located in the BTW Marina ( Zupy 2 Str.) approx. 600
m west from main event or T1/T2 area

Food stands
On the bike routes: in the beginning of the loop, about 400 m away from the
transition area. For the BT QUADRATHLON there will be only one pass through the
buffet zone in the
beginning of the bike route, about 400 m away from the transition area.
On the running route, at least two stands on every loop, on average every 2.5 km.
The stands will offer isotonic drinks, non-carbonated mineral water, bananas,
oranges, watermelons.
Bathroom facilities
Portable toilets will be located in the proximity of the swim start area, in the
transition area,
in the buffet zones on the route.
Complete bathroom facilities, locker rooms and showers are located in Łuczniczka
and Artego Arena.
Time measurement
Electronic with the use of a chip, which will be given to every athlete in the starter

Age Classifications and Categories
Participants will be classified according to their birth year.
Individual Open
– Youth 16-17 years
– Juniors 18-19 years
– U23 20-22 years
– Elite 23-39 years
– Master 40-49 years
– Master 50-59 years
– Master 60-69 years
– Senior 70 years and older

1. The latest 15 minutes before starting of the awards ceremony, results of
podium places of all classifications and age categories will be displayed on
the scoreboard in front of the stage, along with times and clubs in order to
prepare female and male athletes to enter the podium.
2. 1st-3rd place winners OPEN men and women classification, will receive
commemorative statuettes and small awards at main stage (next to Lucznika
Dome) after Triathlon awards ceremony.
3. 1st-3rd place winners in the categories – will be decorated in separate award
ceremony in T3 zone 30 min after main stage ceremony for Triathlon.
4. The organizer reserves the right to introduce additional awards in select
5. The condition to receive awards is to finish triathlon/quadrathlon, personal
acceptance during awards ceremony and negative result of doping control.
6. Awards in OPEN and age categories do not double.
Terms of participation
1. Only persons who on the start day are 18 and older, who will sign a
statement on no medical contraindications can participate in the event.
Persons age 16 to 18 can participate in the event at super short distance (1/8)
or BT QUADRATHLON , with the approval in writing from their parents or

legal guardians, submitted in person via a special form available in the event
2. The organizer is not responsible for injuries suffered by event participants.
All participants starting in Enea Bydgoszcz Triathlon 2020 / BT
QUADRATHLON are liable on their own, being fully aware of their health
and possible contraindications to perform this type of extreme effort.
3. The athletes starting BT QUADRATHLON are obliged to place their bikes into
the transition area (outside Lucznika dome) one day before the start date.
4. The athletes starting BT QUADRATHLON have an option to place their
kayaks into the T3 transition area (Kopernik Marina) either one day before
the start date or the same day of the start takes place. Hours and cut time
will be confirmed in the Racebook distributed week prior to the start date.
5. Athletes of the BT QUADRATHLON have an option to rent Kayak on site of
the Event. For details please contact .
Registration and entry fee
1. Enrolment to Enea Bydgoszcz Triathlon 2020 QUADRATHLON will be
accepted through the entry form available at
2. Online registration will be accepted until July 21st, 2020, or when the limit of
participants is reached. After this deadline, registration will be possible only
at the Event Office during its working hours.
3. Registration is understood as delivery of properly filled entry form and
signed statement along with payment of the entry fee (with the exception of
persons exempted from the entry fee).
4. The organizer reserves the right to close enrolment earlier when the limit of
participants is reached.
5. The entry fee for participation in BT Quadrathlon 2020 depends on the time
of payment:
 until December 31st, 2019: 239,99 zł
 until February 29th, 2020: 269,99 zł
 until April 31st, 2020: 299,99 zł
 until June 21st, 2020: 339,99 zł
 after June 21st, during the working hours of the Event Office: 399,99 zł

6. Payments can be made only via online payment system connected with the
enrolment form.
7. The proof for acceptance of entry fee is appearing on the list of persons with
confirmed payment.
8. Invoices (other than VAT) will be issued at participant’s request made within 7
days from entering the payment.
9. During acceptance of the starter package, participants have to have a photo
ID in order to verify personal information and age.
10. It is not possible to transfer payment to another participant or another year..
11. Within the entry fee, every participant of Enea Bydgoszcz Triathlon receives: –
start numbers, – cap, – commemorative Bydgoszcz Triathlon finisher T-shirt,
– beverages (water, isotonic drinks) and energy supplements, fruit at food
stands and in the finish line area – medal in the finish line area, – meal
voucher during Pasta Party – gifts from sponsors and partners of the event, –
massage after competition. Persons paying the entry fee after June 10th,
2020 do not have a guarantee of receiving a full starter package (T-shirt,
medal) from the Organizer.
12. Transfer of the starter package with Organizer’s approval. When the limit for
accepting applications for a given distance is reached, and a person with a
start number wants to withdraw from participation in the event and has a
substitute for its start number, then the Organizer can approve such
replacement, but no later than until June 24th, 2020. In such case, the person
buying the starter package from another participant has to submit an
approval in writing from the person selling the kit.
13. Final Comments
1. All participants of Enea Bydgoszcz Triathlon/ Quadrathlon have to follow
these rules and regulations.
2. The Organizer reserves the right to conduct an interview with every
participant, to take photographs and make films for advertising and
promotional purposes, to use them
online or radio and television broadcast, or for other commercial purposes.
3. The Organizer reserves the right to free worldwide usage of any
photographs, film materials, interviews and audio recordings presenting
triathlon participants. They can be used by the Organizer by their placement
on media such as CD-ROM, DVD, catalogs and other media, websites,
newspapers and exhibitions, and for promotional –
advertising purposes related to activity conducted by the Organizer.

4. It is forbidden to bring narcotic drugs, illegal substances, performance
enhancing drugs and any kinds of alcoholic beverages to the event.
Participants are banned from using such substances both before and after
the event, otherwise they will be withdrawn from it. When it is confirmed that
the participant violates the above mentioned ban, then the Organizer
reserves the right to withdraw him/her from participation in the event or
exclude him/her during the event.
5. By submitting to the Organizer a properly filled and signed entry form, the
participant agrees and allows to use his/her personal data for the needs of
sending to the participant
information about future events, commercial products, and for internal
administrative and analytical needs, in accordance with the Personal Data
Protection Act of August 29, 1997, Journal of Laws no. 33, art. 883. The participant
has the right to withdraw from such approval and can do it anytime by sending a
letter to the Organizer’s mailing address.
6. Any information regarding participants obtained by the Organizer and
contained on the entry form will be saved electronically and in every case it
will be used in accordance with the Personal Data Protection Act of August
29, 1997, Journal of Laws no. 133, art. 883. The Organizer will not reveal such
information to any third parties.
7. Every participant of the event is obligated to participate in the event in the
cap provided in the starter package, to place his/her start number during
biking: on the back over the buttocks, under the saddle and on the bike
helmet (in front and on the left side); during the run: in front, at the waist
level – under the penalty of disqualification.
8. The Organizer provides emergency medical care on the route and on the
finish line of the event.
9. The Organizer provides security on the water (WOPR) during competitions
held in water.
10. The Organizer provides locker rooms with showers and a deposit.
11. The Organizer is not responsible for things lost during the event.
12. After finish of triathlon, random doping control can be conducted, and every
appointed by the Commission has to go through the process.
13. Results will be published on the website of the event at
and transferred to the media.

14. The Organizer reserves the right to cancel the event without giving any
Triathlon will be held regardless of the weather. When it is not possible to
carry out any
of the events, the Organizer will decide on the formula to conduct
15. The participant starts on his/her own and bears the risk related to it. All
participants are aware of the fact that participation in the event is related to
physical effort and entails natural risk and threat of accident, possibility of
bodily injuries and physical harm
(including death), as well as material damages and losses.
16. Any cases not regulated by these rules and regulations are solved by the