Geroskipou Municipal Beach
Sunday 8th October 2023
In case the athlete cancels his/her registration, for any purpose 3 months before the race start, the amount of the registration fee will be refunded. After this date, there will be no refund, and no exceptions will be accepted.
In case the athlete cancels his/her registration, for any purpose 2 weeks before the race start, the athlete will be refunded 75% of the amount of the registration fee. After this date there will be no refund, no exceptions will be accepted.
The rules that must be followed in order to have a fair competition are:
2023 Ocean Lava Cyprus is taking place at Geroskipou Municipal Beach.
Categories awarded are age groups male & female:
There will be two beach start swim waves. One for each distance.
The wetsuit will be allowed in the following situations:
The water temperature will be taken on the race meeting day and once again one hour before the start, to define if wetsuits will be allowed or not.
September is pretty much still considered summer season. Expect warm and dry weather. Winds blow normally from the north and their strengths range from weak to moderate. The sea temperature in September is between 26C and 28C.
The racecourse map and all the other maps are on our website.
No cut-off times will be applied.
Yes, competition wheels of any kind are allowed, but we do not take responsibility for any issue regarding their usage.
On the run course, the athlete will be given water, cola, electrolytes, and fruit.
The EXPO is where the sponsors and brands will have their stands set up to sell equipment and apparel.
Award ceremony will be held on Sunday after the race. Winners will receive and give medals, and gifts from sponsors. The award ceremony will be held at the finish line and is open to everyone.
If the athlete does not return the chip after the finish, he must contact the organizers as soon as possible and make arrangements to return it.
Official race photos will be available on our Facebook page soon after the race.
Family members and friends can only cross the finish line for the photo shoot, once this is done they will have to exit the athlete area.
In order to check in and pick up your race packet the athlete must present photo documentation, such as a driver’s license or passport and sign the medical records. The athlete must also agree with the race rules and sign the necessary Waiver.
In case the athlete is not able to pick up his/her race kit personally, he must inform the organization through email, in order to indicate someone that will be responsible for picking up his/her kit. This person must present a notarized document. Remember that he/she will not be able to do the bike check-in for this athlete.
No spectators are allowed to follow the athletes in his/her car at any time during the race since the road will be closed to the traffic.