Last important information for the main competitions
All competitions for Saturday (XTERRA, O-SEE Classic, O-SEE Team, O-SEE Reduced) are booked out as far as possible. Only a few starting places can be allocated on site. The late registrations are Friday, 16.08.2019 from 13 o’clock possible. If you are still thinking about participating, you should make a note of this.
Starting places for the Sunday competitions of the O-SEE X’Kids and O-SEE Light are still available, entries on site from Friday – Sunday are still possible. The valid schedules and information about the supporting program Friday/Saturday/Sunday can be found here. The map of the competition area and the fairground area with all important information (parking, infopoint, registration tent, check-in, gastronomy etc.) can be found here.
Weather forecast 16-18 August Temperatures from 17 to 23 °C are predicted. The probability of precipitation is low.
Directions and parking facilities Access to the leisure oasis Olbersdorfer See only via Äußere Weberstraße. A sufficient number of parking spaces are available there. These are subject to a charge. Access via Südstraße Olbersdorf is not possible, it is closed.
Competition instructions 2 dates: Friday: 17.00 o’clock and Saturday 10.00 o’clock The briefing takes place for elite athletes and Agegrouper together in front of the stage Festplatz. For elite starters there will be additional contact persons for special questions. The most important information you will find in our presentation.
Water temperature and quality The quality of the water is without complaint. A current water analysis is available. The water temperature is currently 22°C. A final decision as to whether a neoprene ban will be imposed will only be made on Saturday morning.
Bicycle washing area You can find the bicycle wash at the water rescue building nearly the beach! Washing bikes in the O-SEE is strictly forbidden. Violations will result in a subsequent disqualification.
Bicycle stand on the fairground area This year we will set up designated bicycle stands on the fairground. There is a parking possible, these must be secured with own locks. Attention It is forbidden to connect the bikes to the boundaries of the competition tracks, as the spectators have no opportunity to see and cheer on the athletes. Important note: Please do not leave bicycles unattended or outside the vehicle. There is a risk of theft. As soon as the bicycles are placed in the transition zone, they will be guarded by the organizer. Outside the transition zone, the organiser does not assume any security guarantees or claims for damages due to theft.
Check-in/Check-out It is requested that the times stated in the Race Schedule (https://www.xterragermany.de/en/competition/race-schedule/) for check-in to the transition zone are strictly adhered to. From 11.30 am onwards access to the transition zone is no longer possible. Please remove the bikes from the transition zone after the race until the time limit shown in the race schedule (https://www.xterragermany.de/en/competition/race-schedule/). The bikes will only be handed over on presentation of the start number (run).
Swimming Bathing caps are issued at the start of the swim.
MTB routes On the MTB tracks there is a risk of slipping and rolling on loose, sandy ground. Old ruts are hard and sometimes dangerous to ride. There are some track changes to 2018 for all tracks. Please take enough liquid with you. Please do not throw away empty gel packaging etc. on the way. We take care …
running tracks This year there will be an additional station for food and refreshment. There was some irritation with the number of laps and junctions on the new running tracks last year. XTERRA, Classic and Team have to run 2 laps of 5 km each. Reduced one lap. Please note!
Finish and award ceremony Adequate catering in the finish area is guaranteed. Massage facilities and medical care are available in the finish area. Award ceremonies according to Race Schedule (https://www.xterragermany.de/en/competition/race-schedule/) from 16.00 for the O-SEE categories, from 18.00 for the XTERRA category.
After Race O-SEE Open Air “Warmly” recommended. Always a highlight with the wonderful flair at the lake under the huge sun sail. Several bands and DJ´s provide a party feeling. Admission free.
Opening O-SEE Challenge/XTERRA Germany The opening takes place on Friday 20.00 o’clock after the Pastaparty in the presence of the patron, DSV vice-president Heiko Krause. During the opening there will be the presentation of the TopTen athletes of the XTERRA European Tour, who will start at the XTERRA EM. The presentation of the Rookies 2019 will also take place. The whole thing will be framed by show and live music.