Delta Rowmania ETU Triathlon Junior European Cup (28 August 2016) – a spectacular race on a beautiful course which goes along the shores of Danube river and Ciuperca lake, in Tulcea, the main gate to the Danube Delta.
The triathlon is part of RowmaniaFEST - The International Rowing Boats Festival, already at its sixth edition, an unique event in the Central and Eastern Europe, an authentic Danube Delta experience and an opportunity to discover the natural Danube Delta through its own landmarks: entertainment, tradition, culture and sports. The Festival takes place during 26-28 August 2016, three days of paddling contest, rowing tours, triathlon, concerts on the Danube’s promenade, debates, film projections, Slow-Fish gourmet moments, presentations of social projects covering eco-tourism, slow-tourism and responsible tourism, expeditions in the Danube Delta etc. Rowmania Fest is initiated by Mr. Ivan Patzaichin, one of the greatest athletes of Romania, born in Mila 23, a village in the Delta. Mr. Patazaichin is dedicated to the Danube Delta’s conservation and its future sustainable development as the most important eco-destination in Europe.
In a nutshell this is an opportunity to be part of a triathlon, to row and have fun for an entire weekend together with other 10,000 visitors of our festival, triathletes, canoeist and rowing amateurs and professionals from all of the Danube’s countries.
Event Information: Entry Fee: € 70 (Price includes access to the Delta Party, Fish Party, a short cruise on the Danube, participation kit, post race massage and free access to all events under RowmaniaFest)
Prize Money: Junior men and women: 1st. 375 EUR 2nd. 225 EUR 3rd. 150 EUR
Schedule: Saturday, 27 August 2016 15:00 – 16:30 Swim Familiarization 16:30 – 17:00 Escorted tour of the bike course (TBD) 17:00 – 19:00 Registration 19:00 Junior Athlete’s Briefing 20:00 Pasta Party
Sunday, 28 August 2016 08:00 ETU Triathlon European Championships Junior Men, Sprint Distance 09:30 ETU Triathlon European Championships Junior Women Sprint Distance 11:00 - 15:00 Delta Rowmania Triathlon (Olimpic, Sprint, Supersprint etc) 11:00 – 15:30 pasta, massage, RowmaniaFest activities (rowing) 15:30 Junior Women and Men Awards 20:30 Fish Party
Distances: 750 m swim 22 km bike 5.1 km run
SWIM COURSE A 750 m loop in Ciuperca lake. Start – from the water.
BIKE COURSE Urban circuit, in the center of Tulcea city - the bike course will start on the main street, then climb up 1000 m distance. Athletes will then turn back down on the same way. Completely free of traffic. 22km (5 loops) / 55 m of elevation gain.
RUN COURSE The run course is flat and goes on the main street. 5.1 km (3 loops). Completely free of traffic.