You can sign up until 23th June 2023.

Yes, you can still change all your personal details (except the name for individual athletes) under the link that was sent in the confirmation email.

Yes, no StartPASS is required for the Sprint and Olympic distances.

The entry fee for the two disciplines includes the start numbers and a sticker set, the swimming cap, food on the course, timing, medical care, a personal certificate for download, finisher medal and winner prizes.

Yes, the sprint distance is open to everyone born in 2007 and older, for the Olympic distance age group 2005 is required. For younger athletes there is a shorter distance available in the youth triathlon. If you are not yet of age, your liability waiver must be signed by a parent or guardian.


The starting blocks are divided according to age categories. A starting block consists of approximately 250 athletes. Within the starting block you can divide yourself according to your estimated swim time.

As the Zurich City Triathlon is Woman Friendly, the first starting block Olympic and the first starting block Sprint is for women only.

The start will be a rolling start, i.e. five athletes will start every 10 seconds.

The exact age categories will be published on the website as soon as possible.

Only if the water temperature is below 15.9° C. If the water temperature is above 22° C, the wearing of wetsuits is prohibited. Between 15.9° C and 22° C it is up to you whether you want to wear a wetsuit.

At over 65, the wetsuit can be worn up to 24.6° C.

No, drafting is not allowed.

Only in the National League and Youth League races.

Yes, any triathlon bikes, mountain and city bikes are allowed.

The entire course, i.e. the cycling and running course, is closed off and not accessible to other road users. However, it cannot be ruled out that there may be passers-by on the route. So you still have to be careful and show consideration.


The company triathlon can be completed in both disciplines, the classification will be adjusted accordingly.

No, a team must always consist of three athletes.

It is possible to do the ZC3 in two different competitions, for example sprint and Olympic distance or as an individual athlete and in a team. However, we only recommend this for rather fast athletes and do not assume any responsibility that it will work out and that both starts can be made. 

The courses and the whole event area are barrier-free. We are looking forward to the participation of numerous handicapped athletes.

Yes, for the sprint distance it’s 3 hours, for the Olympic distance it’s 4 hours.

The Cut-Off-Time for the swim course in the Olympic distance is 60 minutes and in the Sprint distance 50 minutes.

No, for administrative reasons it is not possible to transfer a starting place to another person.

No, for administrative reasons it is not possible to transfer a starting place to another year.

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State: April 2023