Announcement 2017

Race Days:

Friday, September 1, 2017 through Sunday, September 3, 2017

Presented by:

Jeschke & Friends Veranstaltungsservice

With friendly support:

- NRWTV
- KölnTriathlon e.V., Triathlon Team ASV Köln, Mach 3, RTC Frechen, Tri Cologne, SV Wuppertal, Nonstop Köln e.V., Triathlon-Abteilung TVR Rodenkirchen

Start/Transition:

Cologne, Lake Fühlingen, WC Rowingarea Colognehttp://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ruder-Weltmeisterschaften

Finish:

Friday, September 1, 2017:
CologneKids
Lake Fühlingen

Saturday, September 2, 2017:
CologneSmart
Deutsche Meisterschaft Sprint (AK)
CologneSmart (Relay) Staffel
CologneOlympic 
Lake Fühlingen

Sunday, September 3, 2017:
Cologne226
Cologne Hawaii-Special
Cologne226 half

Downtown Cologne (Deutz)

Shuttle Bus:

A shuttle bus will operate free of charge between the following race locations:
On September 3, 2016 between the car park and start/transition area at Lake Fühlingen.
On September 3, 2016 between Lake Fühlingen and Cologne City Center

Race Distances:

Friday, September 1, 2017: (approx. 500 participants)
CologneKids (start approx. 17:00 p.m.)
Age/Distances:
8-9 years: 50-2.000-500 m
10-13 years: 150-4.000-1.000 m
14-17 years: 250-6.000-2.500 m
CologneKids Relay 250-6.000-2.500 m (only one distance for all ages!)

Saturday, September 2, 2017:
CologneSmart: 0,7-26-7 km (start approximately 09:15 a.m.)
German Championship Sprint (AK): 0,75 - 20 - 5 km
CologneSmart (Relay): 0,7-26-7 km
1. leg of Cologne226 extreme+: 0,7-26-7 km
CologneOlympic: 1,5-40-10 km (start approximately 13:10 a.m.)

Sunday, September 3, 2017:
Cologne226: 3,8-180-42,2 km (start approximately 7:00 a.m., max. 1.200 participants)
Cologne Hawaii-Special: 3,8-180-14 (start 08:30 a.m., cut-off time: swim+bike max. 8 hours)
Firefighter226
Cologne226 half: 1,9-90-21,1 km (start approximately 12:30 p.m., max. 1.500 participants)
2nd leg of Cologne226 extreme+ and Cologne226 half extremeChampionchips: Handicap-Championchip

Special ratings:

Sub Series:

Cologne226 “Sub 9 - Male” = Men must finish in less than 9 hours

Cologne226 “Sub 10 – Female” = Women must finish in less than 10 hours

Cologne226 half “Sub 4:15 – Male” = Men must finish in less than 4 hours and 15 minutes

Cologne226 half “Sub 4:45 – Female” = Women must finish in less than 4 hours 45 minutes


If you register for the Sub-Series and finish successfully within the required time limit your start fee will be refunded. Maximally the “normal rate” is refunded to the Sub participants. If you win prize money the Sub-Series will omit. (For refund please write an e-mail with you IBAN and BIC to info@willpowerraces.de)

Handicap rating (if you are interested in the Handicap rating, please write us an e-mail to info(at)willpowerraces.de)

Team ranking for the Cologne226: at least 3 starter have to register for the same club (must be also equal written). The best three athletes are automatically counted for the team ranking. The first three teams are part of the Cologne226 award ceremony (on Monday after the race) and get prize money.

Athletes may only participate in one classification competition.

Age Restrictions:

CologneKids: 8 - 17 years
CologneSmart and CologneOlympic: 18 years and older
Cologne226 half, Cologne226: 20 years and older

Super Early Bird Registration 01.07.-04.09.2016 / Fees (incl. 19% VAT):

01.07.-04.09.2016
CologneKids: € 5,- (sponsored by TriFinanz)
CologneKids Relay: € 5,- (sponsored by TriFinanz)
CologneSmart: € 41,-
RVK Company Team Cup (Smart Relay): € 55,-
CologneOlympic: € 54,-
CologneOlympic Relay: € 69,-
Cologne226 half: € 135,-
Cologne226 half Relay: € 155,-
Cologne226: € 279,-
Cologne Hawaii-Special: € 214,-
Cologne Hawaii-Special Relay: € 260,-
Cologne226 Relay: € 325,-
Firefighter226: € 279,-
CologneOlympic extreme: € 84,-
Cologne226 half extreme: € 155,-
Cologne226 extreme+: € 315,-

Early Bird Registration 05.09.-30.09.2016

05.09.-30.09.2016
CologneKids: € 5,- (sponsored by TriFinanz)
CologneKids Relay: € 5,- (sponsored by TriFinanz)
CologneSmart: € 49,-
RVK Company Team Cup (Smart Relay): € 65,-
CologneOlympic: € 64,-
CologneOlympic Relay: € 79,-
Cologne226 half: € 155,-
Cologne226 half Relay: € 175,-
Cologne226: € 299,-
Cologne Hawaii-Special: € 234,-
Cologne Hawaii-Special Relay: € 285,-
Cologne226 Relay: € 345,-
Firefighter226: € 279,-
CologneOlympic extreme: € 95,-
Cologne226 half extreme: € 175,-
Cologne226 extreme+: € 345,-

Normal Rate October 1, 2016 through April 30, 2017:

01.10.2016-30.04.2017
CologneKids: € 5,- (sponsored by TriFinanz)
CologneKids Relay: € 5,- (sponsored by TriFinanz)
CologneSmart: € 59,-
Deutsche Meisterschaft Sprint (AK): € 59,-
RVK Company Team Cup: € 75,-
CologneOlympic: € 79,-
CologneOlympic Relay: € 90,-
Cologne226 half: € 194,-
Cologne226 half Relay: € 210,-
Cologne226: € 373,-
Cologne Hawaii-Special: € 308,-
Cologne Hawaii-Special Relay: € 335,-
Cologne226 Relay: € 399,-
Firefighter226: € 292,-
CologneOlympic extreme: € 115,-
Cologne226 half extreme: € 209,-
Cologne226 extreme+: € 399,-

Late Booking Rate from May 1, 2017:

01.05.-15.08.2017
CologneKids: € 5,- (sponsored by TriFinanz)
CologneKids Relay: € 5,- (sponsored by TriFinanz)
CologneSmart: € 64,-
German Championship Sprint (AK): € 64,-
Company Team Cup (Smart Relay): € 86,-
CologneOlympic: € 84,-
CologneOlympic Relay: € 95,-
Cologne226 half: € 219,-
Cologne226 half Relay: € 229,-
Cologne226: € 429,-
Cologne Hawaii-Special: € 362,-
Cologne Hawaii-Special: € 390,-
Cologne226 Relay: € 459,-
Firefighter226: € 292,-
CologneOlympic extreme: € 125,-
Cologne226 half extreme: € 225,-
Cologne226 extreme+: € 459,-

Online Registration:

Closes August 15, 2017 or once maximum starter number is reached

In case of non-attendance registration fee will not be refund. 

Withdrawal/Substitution regulations: 

Until March 30, 2017 70% of the registration fee can be refund. 

Until June 30, 2017 50% of the registration fee can be refund.

After the Juli 1, 2017 the registration fee cannot be refund at all!

Any bank service charges will be addinional costs for the participant, so will be reversal debit.
The right for a starting place will be valid after receipt of payment.

You may however elect a substitute participant. If you wish to do so, please inform us either in writing before August 12, 2017 via email OR in person at the start number distribution area on race day. A substitution fee of €10 will apply.

The organizer reserves the right to reject applications for important reasons or to pronounce a start prohibition.

Withdrawal-insurances

It ist possible to conclude a withdrawal-insurances (Cologne Smart € 4,-, Cologne226 half € 7,-, Cologne226 half € 15,-).

Last Minute Registration:

You may also register on August 31,September 1st, 2nd and 3rd 2017 if the starter list is still open

Last Minute Registration Fees:

CologneKids: € 5,-
CologneSmart: € 10,-
CologneOlympic: € 15,-
Cologne226 half: € 20,-
CologneHawaii-Special: €25,-
Cologne226: € 30,-

chip for rent

Every participant has to rent a transponder (NO ChampionChip!) for the period of the event (fee € 5,- included in the race fee)). The transponder has to be returned automatically after finish. The use of the Time2Finish transponder is mandatory during the race.

Athlete Registration:

Registration takes place at the World Cup Rowing Tower at Lake Fühlingen during the following times:
Thursday, August 31, 2017: 04:00 p.m. to 08:00 p.m.
Friday, September 1, 2017: 02:00 p.m. to 08:00 p.m.
Saturday, September 2, 2017: 08:00 a.m. to 08:00 p.m.
Sunday, September 3, 2017: 04:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Pasta Party:

Pasta Party will take place on Friday, September 1, 2017 at 06:00 p.m. Tickets (covering pasta and beverages) can be purchased for €12,50 when registering online or on the evening for € 15,-.

Awards:

Each finisher will receive a medal.

You can buy the Participant-Shirt for 15,-€. It will be put out at the finish.

destination catering for all participants including Erdinger Alkoholfrei!

CologneSmart and CologneOlympic:

Top 3 overall male & female winners
Top 3 relay teams in Company Team Cup
Top 3 age group finishers (in accordance with the organizer’s scoring system)

Cologne226 and Cologne226 half:
Total prize money of € 15.000,- for the Top 5 overall winners (male & female) and Sub-Series

Cologne226-Prize Money:
1. Place € 1.500,-
2. Place € 1.000,-
3. Place € 500,-
4. Place € 300,-
5. Place € 200,-

Cologne226 half-Prize Money:
1. Place € 1.000,-
2. Place € 500,-
3. Place € 300,-
4. Place € 200,-
5. Place € 100,-

Topathletes, which have achieved a time of 8:20(male) / 9:00(female) for the longdistance or 3:50(male) / 4:20(female) for the half distance, can ask via email info(at)willpowerraces.de for a individual offer.

The prize money will be paid off until the end of the year.

Bikeservice

For the participants will be provided a bikeservice at transition area 1 and mobile bikeservice on the bike course.

Results:

Race results will be available on the evening of each race day or, at the latest, on September 3rd/4th via Internet.

Music and speaker:

Speaker:

Musik: CBB

Medical Support:

Medical support will be provided by the Malteser and/or the Johanniter Unfallhilfe and/or the DRK or similar organizations during the race.

Legal Liability:

Each participant must arrange their own personal insurance coverage. The organizer is not liable for any injury, accidents or bodily and other damage caused.

The organizer reserves the right not to start, to suspend or cancel the contest in a storm/thunder-storms or other unforeseen reasons and / or disasters of. A refund of entry fees in this case is not possible.

Helmets are compulsory on the bike course.

The participant waives its application to any recourse.

Glass objects (especially bottles) are not to be used or transported on the course including the transition zone.

After the competition, the bikes and removable bags are handed out only by presenting the starting number to staff employed.

The trafficability of the running and cycling course for operation vehicles from the police, fire-fighters and the accident ambulance has to be guaranteed at any time. If necessary the op-eration vehicles have priority before the athletes, also if the consequence is a time penalty for the athlete.

Approvals:

By the City of Cologne

Accommodation:

We recommend our presented Hotels in "Hotels" or visit KoelnTourismus for hotel bookings.

Photos:

Photos will be taken throughout the weekend by the professional photographers of marathon-photos.com and can be purchased online after the event.

Organization/Information:

Cologne226-Café, Tel. +49 221-29 49 931

(Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.)
Uwe Jeschke, Cell: +49 172-618 27 22