2018 Tulcea ETU Triathlon Junior European Cup

26 Aug, 2018 • Tulcea, Romania • Event Website
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Prize money distribution - Junior men and women
1st 375 EUR
2nd 225 EUR
3rd 150 EUR

Delta Rowmania ETU Triathlon Junior European Cup – a spectacular race on a beautiful course which goes along the shores of Danube river in Tulcea, the main gate to the Danube Delta.

The triathlon opens the festivity of RowmaniaFEST - The International Rowing Boats Festival, already at its eight edition, an unique event in the Central and Eastern Europe, an authentic Danube Delta experience and an opportunity to discover the natural Danube Delta through its own landmarks: entertainment, tradition, culture and sports.

The triathlon takes place on 25-26th of August and the Festival takes place during 31 August - 2 September 2018, three days of paddling contests, rowing tours, triathlon, concerts on the Danube’s promenade, debates, film projections, Slow-Fish gourmet moments, presentations of social projects covering eco-tourism, slow-tourism and responsible tourism, expeditions in the Danube Delta etc.

Rowmania Fest is initiated by Mr. Ivan Patzaichin, one of the greatest athletes of Romania, born in Mila 23, a village in the Delta. Mr. Patazaichin is dedicated to the Danube Delta’s conservation and its future sustainable development as the most important eco-destination in Europe.

750 m swim
22.5 km bike
  5 km run

A 750 m loop in Ciuperca lake.
Start – from the water.

Urban circuit (Casa Albastra Alley – Ivanov Dumitru St. – Lacul Ciuperca St. – Isaccei St. – Casa Albastra Alley.  Athletes will then turn back down on the same way.) Free of traffic.
22.5 km (5 loops).

The run course is flat and goes on the running track of the Ciuperca lake.
5 km (2 loops). Completely free of traffic.

Map in ‘Maps’ section

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Entry Fee:

€ 70 (including short cruise on the Danube, free transfer* from Bucharest to Tulcea. *Pls inform us about your arrival hrs.)

Prize Money:

1500 Eur

Event Schedule

Saturday, 25 August 2018 (The Beach on Ciuperca Lake / Blue House (Casa Albastra))

Google map of the venue: https://goo.gl/maps/NTR372bijN42

16:00 - 16:30 Bike Course Familiarization (start at Casa Albastra Alley - Ivanov Dumitru St. - Lacul Ciuperca St. - Isaccei St. - Casa Albastra Alley and back)
16:30 – 17:00 Swim Familiarization (The Beach Ciuperca lake)
17:30 – 19:00 Registration, Race Packet Pick-Up (Hotel Esplanada - 1st Portului Street)
18:00 – 18:30 Junior Athlete’s Briefing (Hotel Esplanada - 1st Portului Street)

Sunday, 26 August 2018 (The Beach on Ciuperca Lake / Blue House (Casa Albastra))
10:30 - 11:30 Registration. Athletes’ Lounge open for check-in, Bike check, Uniform check
11:00 - 11:30 Transition zone open for check-in - Men
12:00         ETU Triathlon Junior European Cup (men) - Lineup
12:05         ETU Triathlon Junior European Cup (men) - START
13:00 - 13:30 Transition zone open for check-in - Women
13:45         ETU Triathlon Junior European Cup (women) - Lineup
13:50         ETU Triathlon Junior European Cup (women) - START
13:00         Athlete Lounge open, post-race relaxing activities, massage etc
15:30         ETU Triathlon Junior European Cup - Junior Women and Men Awards
20:30         Delta Party on the boat (short cruise on the Danube)

Closest Airport

The main and the largest airport is Henri Coanda International Airport, located 300 km of Tulcea, nearby Bucharest, the capital of Romania

The closest airport is Mihail Kogalniceanu International Airport (CND), located 105 km south of Tulcea, nearby Constanta. The airport operates few flights from/to Bergamo (BlueAir), London (Wizzair) and Istanbul (Turkish Airlines)

Local Transportation

You may book and organize your transport yoursef (please see below) or book through the ICAR TOURS Tourism Agency - tulcea@icar.ro, Contact person: Florentina Pascal, phone: +40 755157539.

Bucharest Train Station (Gara de Nord București)
Address: Piața Gării de Nord 1-3
Tel: +40-21/9521; +40-21/3199528/ interior 134563, +40-21/3145528 (for international traffic)

Tulcea Train Station (Gara Tulcea Oras)
Address: Str. Portului 6
Tel: +40-240 513.706

There are several daily trains from Bucharest and Constanta, via Medgidia. The train station is located about half a mile from downtown Tulcea.
To check the latest train schedules for domestic routes please visit the website of the Romanian Railways: http://www.cfrcalatori.ro. The site has complete information about domestic train schedules and fares.

Direct train:
Bucharest Nord - Tulcea 06:40 (departure) 12:00 (arrival) / (travel time 05:20)

Train with 1 change (via Medgidia, 1 change):
Bucharest Nord - Medgidia 14:00 (departure) 16:04 (arrival) / 1 stop (18 min) / Medgidia - Tulcea 16:22 (departure) 19:45 (arrival) / (travel time 05:45)

*Note: For Tulcea please select Tulcea Oras. For Bucharest please select Bucuresti Nord.

SNCFR’s advance booking office (Agentia de Voiaj SNCFR Tulcea)
Address: Str. Unirii 4
Tel: +40 240 513.360
Open: Mon. - Fri. 9:00am - 4:00pm; Closed Sat. & Sun
You can get train schedule information and make reservations up to 24 hours in advance at this office. Tickets for same-day travel can only be purchased at the station.

Daily service from/to:

Bucuresti - Tulcea (Note: buses to Tulcea leave from Calea Plevnei nr. 242A (in front of Carrefour Orhideea)
Tel: +40-743-334.840
Program: 06:30 - 19:00
Schedule - http://augustina.autogari.ro/Autogara/12931
Monday - Sunday: 07:00, 09:00, 11:00, 12:30, 14:00, 16:00, 17:30, 19:00

Tulcea - Bucuresti (Note: buses to Bucuresti leave from Tulcea Bus Station, Str. Portului nr. 28A)
Tel: +40-240-513.304
Monday - Sunday: 07:30, 09:30, 11:30, 13:30, 16:30, 18:30, 20:00, 21:30

The Tulcea bus terminal is located half a mile from the city centre, near the railway station and ferry terminal.
Tulcea Bus Station (Autogara Tulcea)
Address: Str Portului 28A (next to Navrom Ferry Terminal)
Tel: +40 240 513.304

The daily service is operated by Augustina SRL
Information:+40-743-334.840, +40-743-334.827
E-mail: augustina_ttt_tulcea@yahoo.com

Constanta - Tulcea - Constanta
please see the schedule here - http://www.autogari.ro/Transport/Tulcea-Constanta

The recommended route from Bucharest to Tulcea is:
[Otopeni (Airport)] - Bucharest - Urziceni - Slobozia - Harsova - Tulcea (E60 - Route 2A - Route 22A) - 297 km, 3h 35min.

The recommended route from Constanta to Tulcea is:
Constanta - Ovidiu - Navodari - Babadag - Tulcea (DN22 - E87) - 131 km, 1h 45min

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