Classes, distances and start times 2020

The Käringsund – relay will this year be a supersprint i.a 400m swimming, 10km cycling and 2,5km running. One team consists of three participants, each team member completes one part of the triathlon.The relay has  four different classes-  elite- (men- and mixed team togehter) , women-, company- or family classes (men-, women- and mixed team togehter).
In the companyclass all three members must be employees at the same company. In the Familyclass the members must be related to each other as children, siblings, husband/ wife and grandparents. If three generations are represented in the same team they will get a 10min deduction of their total time.

The race enthusiasts are offered a serious competition in men’s and women’s general categories in  olympic- and halfdistance and for young people in supersprint and sprint.
The olympic distance offers the competition classes M/W 19, M/W elite, M/W 30-39, M/W 40-49, M/W 50-59, M/W 60-69 and M/W 70+.
Half-distance have the following competition-classes M/W -24, M/W elite, M/W 30-39, M/W 40-49, M/W 50-59, M/W 60-69 and M/W 70+.
In Supersprint there are completion classes for M/W 13, M/W 15 and in sprint M/W 17 and general M/W
The happy amateurs can participate in open classes in both olympic- and half-distance and in the sprint and supersprint. According to the rules and requirements for the open classes the contestant shall wear e.g. an approved helmet and safe equipment.

For younger children (up to 11 years) there are both toddlers’ and kids’ starts. Käringsund Aquathlon Special is meant for children and adults who have some form of mental retardation or special needs. In Aquathlon participants swim and run, no biking. In Aquathlon you first swim with the equipment you need and then you run (or cycling, wheelchair – optional aids allowed)

 New for 2020 there is a 1900m open water – swim challenge that starts from M/S Michael Sars.
The ½ distance participants continues to have their start offshore, and also the competition classes in the olympic distance will this year start from M/S Michael Sars!
Real open water swimming!
The start is 1500-1900m off the beach and the swimming beginns with 900-1300 m swimming in really open water west of Åland, which means
that the conditions can be rough  – it depends on what the weather gods decide! The last about 600m takes place in the calm and beautiful bay of Käringsund, Eckerö.

 

 

In 2020 you can choose from the following categories:

Käringsund-relay

1 x supersprint distance – 400m swimming, 10km cycling och 2,5km running, one course for each contestant.
Start Friday 28.8.2020 at 17.00
Classes:
Elite-, women-, company- and familyclasses.

Minitriathlon

Toddlers
Approx. 20m swimming/ wading, 300m cycling and 300m running. No timing, no age-limit.
Start Saturday 29.8.2020, kl. 12.00
No agelimit

Kids boys & girls 9-11 (born 2010 or later/ 2008-09)
100m swimming, 3km cycling and 1km running
Start Saturday 29.8.2020, kl. 14.00
Classes:
boys/girls 9 (born 2011 or later), boys/girls 11 (born 2009-2010)

Supersprint, M/W 13-15

400m swimming, 10km cycling and 2,5km running
Start Saturday 29.8.2020, kl. 16.45
Classes: M/W 13 (born 2007 or later), M/W 15 (born 2005-06)

Drafting is allowed with road bikes, other non-drafting!

Supersprint, open class

400m swimming, 10km cycling and 2,5km running
Start Saturday 29.8.2020, kl. 16.50
Classes:
Open class (men/ women)

Sprint, M/W 17 and general M/W

750m swimming, 20km cycling and 5km running
Start Saturday 29.8.2020, kl.14.20
Classes: M/W 17 (born 2003-2004) and general M/W

Drafting is allowed with road bikes, other non-drafting!

Sprint, open class

750m swimming, 20km cycling and 5km running
Start Saturday 29.8.2020, kl.14.25
Classes: Open class (men/ women)

Käringsund Aquathlon Special

100m swimming, 1km running (or cycling, wheelchair – optional aids allowed)
Start Saturday 29.8.2020, kl.13.00
Classes:
Fitness

Olympic distance, competition classes

1500m swimming, 40km cycling and 10km running
Start Saturday 29.8.2020, kl.10.30 (from M/S Michael Sars)
Note! Meet up at Eckerö linjen- terminal in Berghamn at 10.00!
Classes: M/W 19, M/W elite, M/W 30-39, M/W 40-49, M/W 50-59, M/W 60-69 and M/W 70+

Olympic distance, open classes

1500m swimming, 40km cycling and 10km running
Start Saturday 29.8.2020, kl.14.25
Classes: Open class (men/ women)

Half distance, competition- and open classes

1900m swimming, 90km cycling and 21km running
Start Saturday 29.8.2020, kl.9.30 (from M/S Michael Sars)
Note! Meet up at Eckerö linjen- terminal in Berghamn at 8.45!
Classes: M/W -24, M/W elite, M/W 30-39, M/W 40-49, M/W 50-59, M/W 60-69, M/W 70+ and open class (men/ women)

Käringsund Open Water

1900m swimming
Start Saturday 29.8.2020, kl.9.35 (from M/S Michael Sars)
Note! Meet up at Eckerö linjen- terminal in Berghamn at 8.45!
Classes: General M/W