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When colleagues become comrades!

When colleagues become comrades!

The times are not in the foreground at the Ten Friends Team Triathlon, but the collective team event. How you approach the event is up to you… whether you want to fight for a podium place with the right strategy or just want to spend a casual and fun time together with friends on the mini distances – both at the same time is also very possible, according to experience. The rules of the game are therefore kept as simple as possible!

After your finish

we celebrate together with chilli live music still a little in quite casual garden party atmosphere. It’s best to bring the whole family for an unforgettable day. For the little ones there are different offers that vary from event to event! What more could you want 😉

The procedures

10 points and you understand everything

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Spielregeln Triathlon Abläufe WAS WIE

10 friends = 1 team

+ 2 spare starters optional! Ten Friends Team Triathlon is the triathlon with the shortest possible distances. You share the legendary Ironman distance in a team of 10 friends. Each individual will complete each discipline; so swim 380 meters, bike 18 kilometers and then run 4.2 kilometers.

2

There is no time limit!

All team members are in the race at the same time. The 380m swim is scheduled for 15 to 20 minutes, depending on the event, which means there is more than 2.5 minutes for a lane. From experience, out of 100 starters, only about 2 people do not make it within these 20 minutes. The race can still be finished and the team will be listed regularly in the results list.

3

All togethter on one swimming lane

The starts will take place from 9 a.m. at intervals of 15 to 20 minutes. A complete team swims in each of the lanes in the 50-meter sports pool. That’s right – it’s not a relay, but a real team triathlon.

4

380 meters = 7,5 lanes

The starting line is 20 meters from the front of the pool; when everyone is in the pool, the start takes place. So you swim one after the other, like in the swimming pool on the “swimmer’s highway”. When registering, you choose your starting class, starting time and lane. So the early bird catches the worm.

5

Out of the pool

After you have completed your 380 meters, you will make your way to the transition area. You do not have to wait for your friends, of course you are welcome 😉

6

Electronic timekeeping

We will measure your times via a chip on your foot. All individual times of each team are then added to a team time. If you start with 11 or 12 team members, the weakest times will drop out of the team time as strike results. So you don’t have to wait for each other, everyone can do their own race. There are also many teams that complete the entire competition together – also a cool story 😀

7

The transition area

After that, get your bike from the transition area and head out onto the bike course. The procedures within the transition area will be explained to you in detail in advance and guides will also be available in the transition area to help you find your way around. You can do no wrong!

8

A normal “Holland bike” is quite enough!

18 kilometers are cycled. Depending on the event, this is 3 or 4 rounds. You do not need a special bike. It only needs to have 2 brakes – a “Holland bike” is quite enough. Of course you can also come with a road bike or a mountain bike…

9

Running

On the final discipline – a run over the distance of 4.2 kilometers, there will of course be plenty of refreshments with water, cola, ISO and (in hot conditions), ice cubes. NEW are isotonic sports drinks from our partner Vita World. At the finish line there will be fresh fruit and cake as usual!

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At the finish line there will be fresh fruit and cake as usual!

Your team will be officially ranked as soon as at least 10 friends have crossed the finish line. Strike result: If more than 10 participants finish, the slowest times will not be considered for the team result, only the 10 fastest times will be included.

Procedures

10 points and you understand everything ;-

1
Spielregeln Triathlon Abläufe WAS WIE

10 friends = 1 team

+ 2 spare starters optional! Ten Friends Team Triathlon is the triathlon with the smallest possible distances. You share the legendary Ironman distance in a team of 10 friends. Each individual will complete each discipline; so swim 380 meters, bike 18 kilometers and then run 4.2 kilometers.

2

There is no time limit!

All team members are in the race at the same time. The 380m swim is scheduled for 15 to 20 minutes, depending on the event, which means there is more than 2.5 minutes for a lane. From experience, out of 100 starters, only about 2 people do not make it within these 20 minutes. The race can still be finished and the team will be listed regularly in the results list.

3

All togethter on one swimming lane

The starts will take place from 9 a.m. at intervals of 15 to 20 minutes. A complete team swims in each of the lanes in the 50-meter sports pool. That’s right – it’s not a relay, but a real team triathlon.

4

380 meters = 7,5 lanes

The starting line is 20 meters from the front of the pool; when everyone is in the pool, the start takes place. So you swim one after the other, like in the swimming pool on the “swimmer’s highway”. When registering, you choose your starting class, starting time and lane. So the early bird catches the worm.

5

Out of the pool

After you have completed your 380 meters, you will make your way to the transition area. You do not have to wait for your friends, of course you are welcome 😉

6

Electronic timekeeping

We will measure your times via a chip on your foot. All individual times of each team are then added to a team time. If you start with 11 or 12 team members, the weakest times will drop out of the team time as strike results. So you don’t have to wait for each other, everyone can do their own race. There are also many teams that complete the entire competition together – also a cool story 😀

7

The transition area

After that, get your bike from the transition area and head out onto the bike course. The procedures within the transition area will be explained to you in detail in advance and guides will also be available in the transition area to help you find your way around. You can do no wrong!

8

A casual “Holland Bike” is quite enough!

18 kilometers are cycled. Depending on the event, this is 3 or 4 rounds. You do not need a special bike. It only needs to have 2 brakes – a “Holland bike” is quite enough. Of course you can also come with a road bike or a mountain bike…

9

Running

On the final discipline – a run over the distance of 4.2 kilometers, there will of course be plenty of refreshments with water, cola, ISO and (in hot conditions), ice cubes. NEW are isotonic sports drinks from our partner Vita World. At the finish line there will be fresh fruit and cake as usual!

10

At the finish line there will be fresh fruit and cake as usual!

Your team will be officially ranked as soon as at least 10 friends have crossed the finish line. Strike result: If more than 10 participants finish, the slowest times will not be considered for the team result, only the 10 fastest times will be included.

Procedures

10 points and you understand everything ;-

1
Spielregeln Triathlon Abläufe WAS WIE
When 10 strangers become 10 friends

10 friends = 1 team

(+ 2 spare starters optional)

Ten Friends Team Triathlon is the triathlon with the shortest possible distances. You share the legendary Ironman distance in a team of 10 friends. Each individual will complete each discipline; so swim 380 meters, bike 18 kilometers and then run 4.2 kilometers.

When 10 strangers become 10 friends
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Anyone can swim 380 m

There is no time limit!

All team members are in the race at the same time. The 380m swim is scheduled for 15 to 20 minutes, depending on the event, which means there is more than 2.5 minutes for a lane. From experience, out of 100 starters, only about 2 people do not make it within these 20 minutes. The race can still be finished and the team will be listed regularly in the results list.

Anyone can swim 380 m
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The swimming style is totally up to you 🙂

All togethter on one swimming lane

The starts will take place from 9 a.m. at intervals of 15 to 20 minutes. A complete team swims in each of the lanes in the 50-meter sports pool. That’s right – it’s not a relay, but a real team triathlon.

The swimming style is totally up to you 🙂
4
Water start – you do not have to jump in

380 meters = 7,5 lanes

Where is the start line ? About 20 meters from the front of the pool; when everyone is in the pool, the countdown to start takes place. So you swim one after the other, like in the swimming pool on the “swimmer’s highway”. When registering, you choose your starting class, starting time and lane. So the early bird catches the worm.

Water start – you do not have to jump in
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All paths are signposted – you can’t get lost…

Out of the pool

After you have completed your 380 meters, you will make your way to the transition area. You do not have to wait for your friends, of course you are welcome 😉

All paths are signposted – you can’t get lost…
6
The team result matters!

Electronic timekeeping

We will measure your times via a chip on your foot. All individual times of each team are then added to a team time. If you start with 11 or 12 team members, the weakest times will drop out of the team time as strike results. So you don’t have to wait for each other, everyone can do their own race. There are also many teams that complete the entire competition together – also a cool story 😀

The team result matters!
7
Our guides will help you!

The transition area

After that, get your bike from the transition area and head out onto the bike course. The procedures within the transition area will be explained to you in detail in advance and guides will also be available in the transition area to help you find your way around. You can do no wrong!

Our guides will help you!
8
A casual “Holland bike” is quite enough!

Pedal to the metal

18 kilometers are cycled. Depending on the event, this is 3 or 4 rounds. You do not need a special bike. It only needs to have 2 brakes – a “Holland bike” is quite enough. Of course you can also come with a road bike or a mountain bike…

A casual “Holland bike” is quite enough!
9
You will pass an aid station 5x during the race

The 3rd discipline

On the final discipline – a run over the distance of 4.2 kilometers, there will of course be plenty of refreshments with water, cola, ISO and (in hot conditions), ice cubes. NEW are isotonic sports drinks from our partner Vita World. At the finish line there will be fresh fruit and cake as usual!

You will pass an aid station 5x during the race
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Our tip: Enjoy every meter

At the finish line there will be fresh fruit and cake as usual!

Your team will be officially ranked as soon as at least 10 friends have crossed the finish line. Strike result: If more than 10 participants finish, the slowest times will not be considered for the team result, only the 10 fastest times will be included.

Our tip: Enjoy every meter

Starting classes / rankings

Starting classes / rankings

Depending on performance level, ambition and gender we offer 4 different starting classes. There is no control whether company teams consist exclusively of employees or whether no company teams start at the open starting class. So you can choose your starting class according to your time and possibilities…

Pirates of the Office Chair

Company ranking

You always meet in the same building Monday through Friday? In your email signature you can see the same logo? If this is not a coincidence, then you are colleagues! For now – because at the Ten Friends Team Triathlon, more experienced athletes take newcomers by the hand and support them on their way to their first triathlon. Thus, 10 colleagues become 10 comrades on their way to the finish line. Glory, honor and trophies will be awarded at the big award ceremony for the three first-place teams.

Read more

Zero to one

Start-Ups

Only in Berlin. Work hard – play hard. You “just” make up a job instead of apply for one. From zero to one – you plan, found, scale and fail. And everything again from the beginning 😉 Do, do, do – first round – next round – champagne – beer. “You can’t really tell anyone here… the beginning was hard, but now it’s actually going quite well.” Who actually does onboarding and how many are we now? Organizational development, team events, benefits – Oh Fuck it – let`s go all-in at the Ten Friends Triathlon. Good, good – good for the team – good for the climate – delicious food -let´s get hammered 😉 First swim, bike, run, then pizza, beer boom. The three first-place teams will be honored at the award ceremony for their sporting achievement and outstanding corporate culture. See you @ the finishline, starters 😉

Read more

Dream Dancers

Open starting class

If the world is what we think it is, let’s make it colorful and stick a candle in it. It is the dreamers and the birds of paradise who dance together towards the finish line and declare with a united voice “TODAY WILL BE EPIC!” Ditch the gray suits and ties, give us the pink tutus and wigs! This is the place for creative bananas who glow by night and dazzle by day, who ring loudly with their colorful vintage bicycles, retro shorts, red braids and elegant mustaches. In short, everyone is welcome here! Here, too, the three first-place teams will be honored at the award ceremony and receive trophies.

Read more

Island Gods

For ambitious athletes

Aloha e komo mai! Since the first triathlon (Ironman) was held in Hawaii in 1978, the Pacific island chain has been the mecca of an entire sport – and that of many athletes. Every year, many undreds of thousands of triathletes compete for a ticket to the island at qualifying events around the globe. Well over 20 training hours per week are not uncommon here. This starter class is intended for experienced teams and triathlon clubs who aim for faster times on the distances and for whom the sporting competition and performance idea are important. The island gods start first and can therefore look forward to free and fast tracks, furthermore single times including splits will be published. The three fastest teams will receive trophies at the award ceremony. Info about Ironman Hawaii

Read more

Wonder Women

Girls only

You want to know who is the fastest in the pool? Not up for men in the pool? Then stay among yourselves and start in the girls’ block! Women’s starting slots are spread throughout the day. We ask for your understanding that we can only offer a limited number here. Those that come first, grind (or swim) first too!

Read more

Starting classes / rankings

Depending on performance level, ambition and gender we offer 4 different starting classes. There is no control whether company teams consist exclusively of employees or whether no company teams start at the open starting class. So you can choose your starting class according to your time and possibilities…

Dream Dancers

Open starting class

If the world is what we think it is, let’s make it colorful and stick a candle in it. It is the dreamers and the birds of paradise who dance together towards the finish line and declare with a united voice “TODAY WILL BE EPIC!” Ditch the gray suits and ties, give us the pink tutus and wigs! This is the place for creative bananas who glow by night and dazzle by day, who ring loudly with their colorful vintage bicycles, retro shorts, red braids and elegant mustaches. In short, everyone is welcome here! Here, too, the three first-place teams will be honored at the award ceremony and receive trophies.

Read more

Zero to one

Start-Ups

Only in Berlin. Work hard – play hard. You “just” make up a job instead of apply for one. From zero to one – you plan, found, scale and fail. And everything again from the beginning 😉 Do, do, do – first round next round – champus – beer… “You can’t really tell anyone here… the beginning was hard, but now it’s actually going quite well.” Who actually does onboarding and how many are we now? Organizational development, team events, benefits – Oh Fuck it – let`s go all-in at the Ten Friends Triathlon. Good, good – good for the team – good for the climate – delicious food -let´s get hammered 😉 First swim, bike, run, then pizza, beer boom. The three first-place teams will be honored at the award ceremony for their sporting achievement and outstanding corporate culture. See you @ the finishline, starters 😉

Read more

pirates of the office chair

Company ranking

You always meet in the same building Monday through Friday? In your email signature you can see the same logo? If this is not a coincidence, then you are colleagues! For now – because at the Ten Friends Team Triathlon, more experienced athletes take newcomers by the hand and support them on their way to their first triathlon. Thus, 10 colleagues become 10 comrades on their way to the finish line. Glory, honor and trophies will be awarded at the big award ceremony for the three first-place teams.

Read more

Island Gods

For ambitious athletes

Aloha e komo mai! Since the first triathlon (Ironman) was held in Hawaii in 1978, the Pacific island chain has been the mecca of an entire sport – and that of many athletes. Every year, many undreds of thousands of triathletes compete for a ticket to the island at qualifying events around the globe. Well over 20 training hours per week are not uncommon here. This starter class is intended for experienced teams and triathlon clubs who aim for faster times on the distances and for whom the sporting competition and performance idea are important. The island gods start first and can therefore look forward to free and fast tracks, furthermore single times including splits will be published. The three fastest teams will receive trophies at the award ceremony. Info about Ironman Hawaii

Read more

Wonder Women

Girls only!

You want to know who is the fastest in the pool? Not up for men in the pool? Then stay among yourselves and start in the girls’ block! Women’s starting slots are spread throughout the day. We ask for your understanding that we can only offer a limited number here. Those that come first, grind (or swim) first too!

Read more

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