Volkswagen Slovakia ORAVAMAN | Race course
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Race course

Volkswagen Slovakia Oravaman is a half distance triathlon situated in beautiful mountains of West Tatras…

The race combines swimming with demanding bike course and challenging half marathon. Race course video (here).

On the bike athletes face severeal climbs with maximum of 12 % including passing the pass Huty three times. During the 90 km they gain 1750 m of elevation. The transition is situated in the picteresque Penzión Pribiskô, which is the homestay of the race for the whole weekend.

After the bike athletes will complete a half marathon with 1250 m of elevation. It is trail run with demanding 7,7 km long ascent where athletes run up to 1902 m.a.s.l. From the summit of Brestová there is a hard descent  which requieres lot of concetration. After completing 113 km of the race course with 3000 m of elevation, athletes will get to the finishline at pension Pribiskô.

The race is aimed for experienced athletes who are searching for a fair-play triathlon with hard course and unique treatment. A part from 300 individual athletes, we will accept 30 relays of three athletes, where every member does on discipline. Every athlete will carry a GPS tracker during the race and it will be possible to follow him online.

Along with the main race (half distance), we will organize Championship of Ministry of interior of Slovak Republic in triathlon. This race is organized for members of police, firemen and rescueres and has own course, rules and regulations.

Organization of Oravaman is very hard and requieres lot of preparation during the whole year. It can sound bit harsh, but please read carefuly all the Race Manual before you sign up for the race. We will be very strictly in all points of the rules and time schedule and no exceptions can be done.

SWIM

2km

Start: Sielnická zátoka – Liptovská Mara (2 laps)

BIKE

90 km, 1750 m +

Liptovská Sielnica – Huty – Zuberec – Oravice – Zuberec – Huty – Liptovské Matiašovce – Huty – Zuberec – Penzión Pribiskô (T2)

RUN

21 km, 1250 m +

Penzión Pribiskô (T2) – Brestová (1902 m.a.s.l.) – Spálená (parking – ski resort) – Orava Village Museum, – Penzión Pribiskô (Finish)

Rules and regulations

To mantain the quality and originality of the race, it is important that athletes, their friends and families understand the race philosophy and the importance of the rules. The race logistics is very demanding so it is essential to establish basic rules, regulations and instructions. Before you decide to sign up for the race, we kindly ask you to read next lines carefuly. Reading, understanding and following the RACE MANUAL is mandatory to all, who would like to take part at Volkswagen Slovakia Oravaman. Once the athlete signs up for the race and pays the entry fee he agrees with race rules and regulations, no changes nor excuses can be made. That´s why read the Race Manual carefuly, before you decide to sign up for the race.

Maps

Categories

Men

18 – 39 years (1999 – 1978)

40 – 49 years (1977 – 1968)

50 and more years (1967 and older)

Women

18 – 39 years (1999 – 1978)

40 nd more years (1967 and older)

Relay

mix (men, men + women)

women

Prize money

Men

1st – 500 € –

2nd – 300 € –

3rd 150 €, 4th 75 €, 5th 50 €

1600 €

Women

1st – 300 € –

2nd – 150 € –

3rd  75 €

Time schedule

Thursday, July 12th

  • 5:00 p.m.7:00 p.m. registration at Penzión Pribiskô

Friday, July 13th

  • 1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m. – bike handover at the start (T1)
  • 1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m. – registration
  • 1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m. – registration Oravaman Kids race
  • 1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m. – registration for Beer kilometer (100 athletes,  > 18 years)
  • 3:00 p.m. – start of Oravaman Kids race
  • 4:00 p.m. – start of the Beer kilometer
  • 5:00 p.m. – winner ceremony Oravaman Kids race
  • 5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m. – handover of running equipment
  • 6:00 p.m. – race briefing

Saturday, July 14th

  • 5:45 a.m.6:10 a.m. – bus boarding at Penzión Pribiskô (athletes + spectators)
  • 6:00 a.m.6:50 a.m. – bike handover to the T1
  • 7:00 a.m. – arrival of the athletes and spectators by bus
  • 7:50 a.m. – closing of T1
  • 8:00 a.m. – START of Volkswagen Slovakia Oravaman (individuals)
  • 8:20 a.m. – START of relays
  • 8:30 a.m. – first bus with spectators leaves to Zuberec – Pribiskô
  • 9:00 a.m. – START of the the Championship of Ministry of Interior in triathlon
  • 9:30 a.m. – last two buses leave from the start to Penzión Pribiskô
  • 12:50 a.m. – STOP TIME at Penzión Pribiskô – T2
  • 2:10 p.m. – STOP TIME at Sedlo Pálenica (5 km of the run)
  • 2:45 p.m. – STOP TIME at Brestová (1902 m.a.s.l.)
  • 1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m. – meal for athletes
  • 2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m. – pick up of bikes from the T2
  • 6:00 p.m. – statement of results, raffle
  • 7:00 p.m. – late night. – live music, afterparty

The time schedule will be strictly followed by organizers. No excuses will be accepted.