Sym­pa­thet­ic South Tyrolean arrives for title defense
18. May 2022

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All races for Sat­ur­day (XTERRA, O-SEE Clas­sic, O-SEE Team Clas­sic, O-SEE Reduced, O-SEE Team Reduced) are about 80% booked out. Start places can still be booked on site. Late entries are pos­si­ble on Fri­day, 19.08.2022 from 1 pm.

Start­ing places for the Sun­day com­pe­ti­tions of O-SEE X’Kids and O-SEE Light/Team are still avail­able, on-site entries are still pos­si­ble from Fri­day – Sun­day.
The valid sched­ules and infor­ma­tion about the social pro­gram Friday/Saturday/Sunday can be found here.
The map of the com­pe­ti­tion area and the fes­ti­val area with all impor­tant infor­ma­tion (park­ing, info point, reg­is­tra­tion tent, check-in, gas­tron­o­my etc.) can be found here.

Weath­er fore­cast from August 19 to 21:
Cloudy, show­ers. Tem­per­a­tures of 19° to 23° C are fore­cast. The prob­a­bil­i­ty of pre­cip­i­ta­tion is high.

Access and park­ing
Access is only pos­si­ble via the Äußere Weber­straße to the Freizeitoase Olbers­dor­fer See.
There is a suf­fi­cient num­ber of park­ing spaces avail­able. These are liable to pay costs. (Dai­ly fee 2 €). Approach via Süd­straße Olbers­dorf is not pos­si­ble, this is closed.

Com­pe­ti­tion brief­in­gs
Com­pe­ti­tion brief­in­gs will take place Fri­day, 19.08. from 5 pm and Sat­ur­day, 20.8. from 10 am. The brief­ing will be pro­vid­ed dig­i­tal­ly here. For elite starters there will be addi­tion­al con­tact per­sons for spe­cif­ic ques­tions.

Water tem­per­a­ture and qual­i­ty
The qual­i­ty of the water is with­out com­plaint. A cur­rent water analy­sis is avail­able.
The water tem­per­a­ture is cur­rent­ly 23° C. A final deci­sion on whether to ban neo­prene will not be made until Sat­ur­day morn­ing. Accord­ing to the cur­rent sta­tus, it can be assumed that a neo­prene ban will be issued.

Bicy­cle wash­ing area
Unfor­tu­nate­ly, we can­not offer a bike wash area this year due to envi­ron­men­tal and water law rea­sons (with­draw­al ban). Wash­ing bikes in the O-SEE is strict­ly pro­hib­it­ed. Vio­la­tions will result in a sub­se­quent dis­qual­i­fi­ca­tion.

Show­ers
There are 3 out­door show­ers on the area. These are locat­ed at the tem­po­rary mobile home/camp site at park­ing lot 2 near the exit Süd­straße in the direc­tion of “Hotel Haus am See”.

Overnight stay
For campers/camper vans, which do not have a place on the camp­ground due to the con­struc­tion work, a lim­it­ed num­ber of places can be rent­ed from Thurs­day to Sun­day on the tem­po­rary camp­ground. This pitch has a toi­let facil­i­ty with show­er and elec­tric­i­ty con­nec­tions.
Please reg­is­ter via the con­tact form on the web­site.

Bicy­cle stands on the fes­ti­val area
There will be des­ig­nat­ed bicy­cle racks on the fes­ti­val area. It is pos­si­ble to park your bikes there, but they have to be secured with their own locks. Atten­tion: It is for­bid­den to lock the bicy­cles on the bor­ders of the com­pe­ti­tion tracks.
Impor­tant note: Please do not leave bicy­cles unat­tend­ed or on the out­side of the vehi­cle. There is a risk of theft. As soon as the bikes are placed in the tran­si­tion area, they will be guard­ed by the orga­niz­er. Out­side the tran­si­tion area, the orga­niz­er does not pro­vide any secu­ri­ty guar­an­tees or dam­age set­tle­ments due to theft.

Check-in/Check-out
It is request­ed that the times shown in the Race Sched­ule for check-in into the tran­si­tion area are strict­ly adhered to. Access to the tran­si­tion area will not be pos­si­ble after 11:30 am. Please remove the bikes from the tran­si­tion area after the race until the time lim­it stat­ed in the race sched­ule. The bikes will only be hand­ed out upon pre­sen­ta­tion of the bike coupon.

Swim­ming
Swim­ming caps will be hand­ed out at the swim start. The start will be done sep­a­rate­ly for each race.

MTB cours­es
There is a dan­ger of slip­ping and rolling on loose, sandy ground on the MTB cours­es. Old ruts are hard and part­ly dan­ger­ous to ride. There is a short-term route change in the area of the Hochwald sum­mit com­pared to the pub­lished plans. The change is clear­ly marked.
Please take enough liq­uid with you.
Please do not throw away emp­ty gel packs etc. on the way. We take care …

Run­ning routes
There are no changes com­pared to 2021.
Atten­tion: XTERRA, Clas­sic and Team Clas­sic have to run 2 laps of 5 km each.
The lap tran­si­tion is clear­ly marked and sign­post­ed.
Reduced and Team Reduced only one lap à 5 km. Please note!

Fin­ish and award cer­e­mo­ny
Suf­fi­cient cater­ing is pro­vid­ed in the fin­ish area.
Mas­sage facil­i­ties and med­ical care are avail­able in the fin­ish area.
Award cer­e­monies accord­ing to Race Sched­ule from 16.00 hrs for the O-SEE cat­e­gories, from 18.00 hrs for the XTERRA cat­e­go­ry, 18.45 hrs for the Ger­man Cham­pi­onship.

Pastaparty
Fri­day from 17.00 under the weath­er umbrel­la.

O-SEE Open Air
After the award cer­e­mo­ny the leg­endary O-SEE Open Air will start. The DJ team Kyau & Albert and DJ Nico Wod & DJ TBM will pro­vide the appro­pri­ate atmos­phere under the futur­is­tic weath­er umbrel­la. The entrance is free.

Open­ing O-SEE Challenge/XTERRA Germany/DM
The offi­cial open­ing of the event with inter­views, video inserts and clos­ing live music will take place on Fri­day 20.00 after the pas­ta par­ty under the weath­er umbrel­la, end around 22.00.

Brochure
The event brochure for the 22nd O-SEE Chal­lenge is out! If you are look­ing for news, spec­ta­tor tips, sched­ules or infor­ma­tion about the enter­tain­ment and social pro­gram around the event, you should have the event brochure with you. The brochure is avail­able in print or online here.

O-SEE X’Kids dates
Impor­tant: For the O-SEE X’Kids Min­is there will be a swim fit­ness test on August 21 at 9:30 am.
For all kids who want to vis­it the course we have the fol­low­ing offers …

Pre­Run Thurs­day, 18.08.2022
Meet­ing point O-SEE mead­ow at the swings 17:00 Meet­ing start 17:30

PreBike/Run Fri­day, 19.08.2022
Meet­ing point O-SEE mead­ow at the swings 17:30 Tre­ff Start 18:00