XTERRA Training Camp at Lake O-See on July 29, 2023 with XTERRA Coach Marco Kalwak3. July 2023
All races for Saturday (XTERRA, O-SEE Classic, O-SEE Team Classic, O-SEE Reduced, O-SEE Team Reduced) are about 90% booked out. Start places can still be booked on site. Late entries are possible on Friday, 18.08.2023 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 18th.-20th.
sunny, showers. Temperatures of 19 to 23 °C are forecast.
The probability of precipitation is high.
Access and parking
Access is basically only via the S137/Äußere Weberstraße to the leisure oasis Olbersdorfer See.
There is a sufficient number of parking spaces available. These are liable to pay costs. (Daily fee 2 €). Access via Südstraße Olbersdorf is not possible, it is closed.
Attention: Due to a construction site at the traffic circle to the leisure oasis Olbersdorfer See there will be waiting times at the construction site traffic lights. Please allow at least 15 minutes waiting time when approaching the parking lot at the leisure oasis.
Competition briefings will take place on Friday, Aug. 18, 5 p.m. and Saturday, Aug. 19, 10 a.m. The briefing will be made available digitally. For elite starters, there will be additional contacts 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 21 °C. A final decision on whether to ban neoprene will not be made until Saturday morning. According to the current status/weather forecast, 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 possible at the campsite, shower tokens can be purchased there.
Bicycle stands on the venue
There will be designated bicycle racks on the festival area. It is possible to park your bikes there, but they must 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 assume any security guarantees or damage settlements due to theft.
It is requested that the times indicated in the Race Schedule for check-in into the transition area are strictly adhered to. After 11.30 a.m. access to the transition area is no longer possible. 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 caps will be handed out at the swim start. The start will take place separately for each race in compliance with the spacing rules.
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 …
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 a 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 for the O-SEE categories, from 18.00 for the XTERRA category, 18.45 for the German Championship.
From 17.00 under the weather shield.
After Race O-SEE Open Air
After the award ceremony starts the legendary O-SEE Open Air.
DJs Robin, Nico, Anie will provide the appropriate atmosphere under the futuristic weather shield. The entrance is free.
Opening O-SEE Challenge/XTERRA Germany/DM
The official opening of the event with interviews, video clips and concluding live music will take place on Friday at 8 p.m. after the pasta party under the weather shield, ending at approx. 10 p.m.