Registration and Cancellation

Registration will be open until Friday, June 21, 2024 at 23:59. If all starting places are sold out at an earlier time, the registration will be closed at the given time. It is also possible that some competitions will be sold out earlier.

Yes, you can change all your personal details under the link that was sent in the confirmation email. You can also “upgrade” or “downgrade” to a longer or shorter distance.

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

The entry fee for the two disciplines includes the finisher medal, race number, sticker set, swim cap, food on the course, timing, medical care, a personal certificate for download and winner prizes for the winners in each category.

Yes, the sprint distance is open to everyone born in 2008 and older, for the Olympic distance age group 2006 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.

If you have taken out cancellation insurance and the cancellation is due to illness, accident or a health problem, you can contact the insurance company ( directly. You can contact Europe Assistance using this form.


The starting blocks are divided according to age categories. A starting block consists of approximately 250 athletes. Within the starting block you can decide yourself if you prefer to start further in front or behind.

The Zurich City Triathlon is Women Friendly, so there is a separate starting block for women only, in both the Olympic and Sprint distances.

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 parathletes.

Yes, for the sprint distance it is 3 hours, for the Olympic distance it is 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 year.

Was your question not answered? Contact us.

State: January 2024