How probable is an implementation around the pandemic situation COVID-19?

The Swiss and Cantons Federal Council’s official regulations of Summer 2021 consolidate the implementation. The total number of persons is below 300.

Why does the race start on Friday?

The bike leg of TRIVEREST covers several mountain passes.  Saturday and Sunday motorcycle and car traffic is at it’s peak. In order for the athletes to have a beautiful experience climbing the famous Swiss passes with less traffic the race is scheduled to begin on Friday morning.

Are support vehicles required?

No, but highly suggested. One vehicle allowed (No large mobile homes) per Solo and/or Team.

Where do Teams switch on the course?

Teams may change the person on the course at any time and as often as they want. On the swim this is possible after the first loop as well. There are restrictions, where the optional support car is not allowed to drive or sections which are not safe for stopping. These are indicated in the Athlete Handbook.

Is this a timed event?

Timing is provided through the GPS-Tracker.

Will there be Live Tracking?

Each athlete must carry the provided GPS-Tracker at all times. Teams must make sure the athlete on the course has the Team GPS-Tracker with them.  The GPS-Tracker is on loan and must be returned immediately upon completion or upon abandoning the race. The position of the athlete is available through public live tracking portal.

Is it mandatory to have a navigational device on the bike/run?

Yes.  A GPS device for navigation is required as well as full knowledge of operation. GPS tracks will be available for download.  The bike course will not be marked, the run course will be marked. But for safety as well as in case of accidental signage removal we require all athletes to have a GPS device system with adequate battery.

Will there be transportation of finisher clothes for the athletes by the organization?

Yes.  Regardless of support vehicle athletes may give the organization a finisher clothes bag for direct transportation and will be ready for collection at the finish.

Is there any mandatory equipment required?

There is a full list of mandatory equipment located in the Athlete Handbook.

Are there aid stations on the course?

All food and change of clothing should be obtained from your support crew or carried by yourself.  The organization will provide minimal refreshments on the run course as well as a more substantial supply at the finish line.

Is there a cut off for the race?

There is a 28 hour time limit to complete the race. Race ends Saturday, 1000 AM.

What is the prozedure at the finish, when runs the shuttle?

The shuttle from the finish to Alpnach/T2/Parking does operate regularly (one way 6 KM – 20 Min riding time) until the race cut off. At the finish a room for changing clothes and food are provided. There are also washing facilities. The organisation will transport personal luggage to the finish line and can be picked up by the athletes there. It is also allowed that the athlete’s/Team’s optional support vehicle or friends and family drive to the finish.

Which accommodations are available?

NOT CONFIRMED YET: Group accommodation Alpnach: Accommodation (at the Race Office, Check-In, T2, Parking). Shared showers/WC, room for 4 people (a whole room is allocated per race number), free parking, 24h access, no meals. The cost is fix per person for two nights from Thursday to Saturday. Booking if available directly via the race registration form or anytime through the contact form.