Swimrun Bologna is organized by
Via Accatà 12 - 40133
San Giovanni in Persiceto - BO
With the cooperation of :
Via Porrettana n° 335 - 40037
Sasso Marconi (BO)
You have to race in a team consisting of two peaple that are at least 18 years old and able to swim.
Each team member needs to have an Agonistic Medical Certificate valid on race day
It is allowed to change one team member of the same gender.
No external sales of your entry is allowed
The race course is marked
The participants must follow the marked course
The participants that do not follow the marked course will be disqualified
The entry and exit of each swim leg will be clearly marked by flags and/or banners
There will be at least two medical points (one on each lake) where participants can get help if needed
To identify these points you can check the course description page
There will be a number of water/food checkpoints throughout the course. To identify these points you can check the course description page
Mandatory equipment that the organisation will supply
Race numbers (either bib number or arm and leg tatoo) must be visible all the time during the race
Swimcaps must be worn visible during all the swims. The two memebrs o the same team will have cap with different colour
Equipment that is NOT allowed
Floatation help (apart from pullbuoys)
The time is from the start until the finish line
The team has to pass all timing checkpoints and the finish line together
Throughout the course there will be one cutoff gate at the first Lake Suviana Swim Entry where the teams need to pass not later than 2h30’ from the start. If a team miss this cutoff has to abandon the race and come back to the start.
Time limit for the whole course will be 6 hours
The participants must know the rules and follow these
The participants shall respect other participants, organisation, spectators and the people living in the race area.
The participants are not allowed to use unfair methods to get advantages
The participants are obliged to help in case of emergency if the organisation is asking for it.
During the race
The participants are participating at their own risk and can not hold the organisation responsible for any accident during the race.
The teams are obliged at their best ability to help another team that have been injured or being sick.
A team that has abandoned the race shall report it as soon as possible to the organisation.
The participants are not allowed to throw trash in the nature. If a team is doing so they will get disqualified.
It is not allowed to receive assistance from other people than the race organisation.
General safety rules
The two members of each team has to stay together at all time and can not be more than 10 metres apart.
The race organisation can refuse a team to continue if they judge them not capable caused by fatigue or being in such bad physical condition.
Race jury, Protests, Disqualifications, further regulations
You can refer to Swim run CSEN National Rule Book
Pictures and film free rights
The participants gives the race organisation the right to use pictures and film material taken during the race to be used free of rights in marketing, press material, internet, television and movie.
All images and rights from the event are reserved. All unauthorized commercial use of images will be legally adressed.
Accepting the rules
By entering the race each team member accepts the rules in full.