The Garmin Triathlon will be back in Paris via the North East for a swimming competition in Canal de l’Ourcq at Bassin de La Villette. Garmin Triathlon Paris Ile-de-France will be in the North East of Paris to start the swimming competition in Bassin la Villette.
Starting point for the athletes at Bassin la Villette at 9:00 for a 1.5 km swim, 40 km of cycling and 10 km running. Come and cheer them on!
Swimming - 1 500 m – Bassin La Villette
The triathletes will be eliminated if they come out of the water after more than one hour of swimming
Cycling- 40km – The cycle route will be closed to traffic in Paris from Bassin La Villette. The triathletes will be eliminated at the transition area after 3h30 of cycling.
Running -10 km – at the foot of Eiffel Tower
Arrival of the first triathlete at around 11:00 a.m. / 1:20 p.m.for the final triathlete
If you have a licence you just have to accept the terms of registration on the internet site.
If you do not have the F.F.TRI. licence, you must purchase a 20€ Competition Pass during your online inscription for your individual competition. You must provide a compulsory medical certificate allowing for the practice of "sport in competition" or "triathlon in competition" dated less than one year at the date of registration. Follow all the instructions online on the website.
The numbered bibs must be picked up the day before at the latest, the same goes for leaving off your bike (the bike park will be open on Saturday afternoon July 1st)
Various sports Exhibitors such as equipment manufacturers in swimming, cycling, running, sports luggage, health and nutrition workers, distributors, boutiques... will be present in the village at Bassin de la Villette and at the finish line. It is the occasion for sports lovers to stay tuned, to know all about new innovations..
The exhibition village will be open from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
We offer a list of hotels around Bassin de la Villette and close to the public transport, Stalingrad, Jaurès metro stations. On the other side of the Rotonde opposite Bassin de la Villette, you can roam peacefully on Canal Saint-Martin and book your hotel room there. A bit further away, while remaining on line 5 of the Parisian metro network, it is also possible to book your hotel room in Pantin or Bobigny – close suburbs.
Here are some training practice tips for running and cycling.
It’s summer and the 10th edition of the summer festival Eté du Canal will be back to offer night cruises, gourmet cruises, discovery cruises, but also to introduce you to French musette balls, free or almost free (a couple of euros) techno music. It is a great success every year; take a shuttle from Bassin de la Villette for 1 euro on Saturday and 2 euros on Sunday, discover the charm, the originality, the history of the Canal de l'Ourcq !