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Cancellations/postponements/open decisions of events

Update from 29.04.: The event in Buchs/Switzerland is canceled.

Update from 18.04.: The event in Lensahn/Germany is canceled.

Due to numerous problems caused by the corona virus and political decisions, Steve Kirby had to cancel his race in Oregon in June. Previously, the event in Fano/Italy had already been cancelled by the organizer.

The race in Colmar, France was postponed to the end of October/beginning of November.

The organizers of the events in Lensahn/Germany and Buchs/Switzerland want to decide after Easter or until the end of April if the organization of a race is possible at all.

Rules

All IUTA members (participants and organization teams) have the duty to accept the IUTA rules. That duty includes next to the IUTA rules to accept the anti-doping (test) rules, the rules for the IUTA consent form and the IUTA constitution.

Athletes should notice that without recognition of the rules in its entirety no start at IUTA sanctioned races is possible.

Members should notice that in case of any violation of the ruleset, the corresponding member can be sanctioned by IUTA. This can lead to complete exclusion from IUTA.


Important changes to the previous year:

  • Section 2, 13, 21:
    Differentiation between four types of ultra triathlons. Definition of UT (Split) and UT (Staged).
  • Section 5:
    Division of the age groups into 5-year blocks, as is common practice in triathlons.
  • Section 7, 15, 16:
    Modification of the sentence for anti-doping or technology fraud offences to a minimum of 2 years for the first offence and life ban for repeated offences.
  • Section 8:
    Modification for swimming in moving waters. The portions with and against the current must be of equal length.
    Different starting waves may only be set for different (races) distances within an event.
  • Section 14:
    No competitor may be excluded from the closing ceremony by the official time limit of a race by the organizer.
  • Section 22:
    IUTA offers prize money for the "Long Distance Challenge (LDC)"

Previous rules:

FAQ

How to become a member of IUTA?
Every athlete who stands at the starting line of an IUTA sanctioned race and handed over the completed and signed IUTA Consent Form to the respective organizer is automatically a member of IUTA.
Explanation: In order to comply with the conditions of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), we made the decision to delete all existing contact data and e-mails after the 2018/2019 committee handover. We only process the data of those athletes who have been on the starting line of an IUTA competition since January 2019 and have authorized us to do so in writing.

How much is the membership fee for a participant?
15 EUR per participant for each race. This fee is included in the entry fee of each IUTA sanctioned race.

When will be the next IUTA committee election?
The next election will be in October 2022.

Why I do not receive member-specific e-mails from IUTA?

  • The e-mail address you entered in the Consent Form is not correct or no longer up to date. Just send us your correct or new address via our contact form and ask us to note it.
  • Your mailbox is full and don't accept incoming e-mails.
  • Maybe the e-mail is stored in your spam box.
  • You're not a IUTA member.

What conditions do I have to meet in order for a world record to be recognized by IUTA?
You can find the conditions here.

Does IUTA cooperate with operators of other social media channels? One often reads news about or from IUTA outside the official IUTA website and/or the IUTA social media channels.
No, we do not work with operators of other social media channels, except with our organizers and sponsors. Any publications of IUTA contents intended for internal purposes is the sole responsibility of the person publishing it and are made without our knowledge and without our consent. We hereby expressly distance ourselves from any content, in particular untruths, half-truths, defamation regarding our members, our events and IUTA itself on all social media channels and websites not operated by IUTA.

I'm an organizer and want to bring my race to IUTA. What do I have to do?
Welcome to IUTA. First step is to let us know that you're interested in to bring your event to the IUTA race calendar. Write us a short e-mail via our contact form. You have to fulfil at least requirements as follows that we agree in writing in a contract:

  • Accept the IUTA rules in its entirety
  • Electronic timing system which counts every lap (bike and run)
  • Measurement of tracks (bike and run) with an official protocol
  • Anti-doping tests, conducted by a WADA-accredited laboratory
  • Website with all important information for athletes and live results tracking

I'm an organizer: Can I change the cut-off times for the different races?
Yes, you can choose the cut-off times freely, but they must be published on your website before the race. The IUTA only gives recommendations in its rules, section "TIME LIMITS AND BREAKS/RESTARTS".

Certificate

How to get an IUTA-Certificate?

You will get an IUTA-Certificate if you:

  • finish an ultra triathlon for the first time
  • finish an ultra triathlon for the 10th, 15th, 20th, 25th, ... time
  • win an ultra triathlon for the 1st, 3rd, 5th, 10th, 15th, 20th, 25th, ... time
  • achieve a place on the podium for the 10th, 15th, 20th, 25th, ... time
  • finish 25, 50, 75, 100, 125, ... equivalent long distances in ultra triathlons
  • achieve a new race or world record
  • get a podium place at the IUTA World Cup Challenge (IUTA WCC)
  • get a podium place at the IUTA Long Distance Challenge (IUTA LDC)
  • achieve another extraordinary performance like in the example below

Only performances in ultra triathlons (>=Double UT or >=Double UT Day) will be recognized, it means that no result of a normal long distance will be judged. The IUTA-Certificate is a new award for exceptional performance and was first issued for the 2019 season.

An example of an IUTA Certificate:

IUTA Certificate of Ference Szönyi, achieved March 2019

 

 

 

Legal Notice

according to §25 of media law such as provider identification according to §5 passage 1 of ECG

International Ultra Triathlon Association (IUTA)
Non Profit Organization
Schörgstätt 18
5162 Obertrum am See
Österreich (Austria)

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Authorized IUTA representatives:
Mark Hohe-Dorst (President)
Norbert Lüftenegger (Treasurer)
Judit Sandor (Secretary)

Possible contact persons for arbitration:
Jozsef Rokob / Hungary
Michael Gärtner / Germany

IUTA accountants and IUTA referees on call:
Jozsef Rokob / Hungary
Michael Gärtner / Germany

Responsible for the next election 2022:
Jozsef Rokob / Hungary
Michael Gärtner / Germany

Responsible for the website content:
Mark Hohe-Dorst

Photos:
Window Background: Stefan Meier
Committee Images: Katrin Meier, Judit Sandor, Mark Hohe-Dorst, Jean-Pierre Morin
Slideshow: Katrin Meier, Stefan Meier, Jörg Borkowski, Nadine Zahradnik, Heiko Zahradnik

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Our privacy policy is structured as follows:

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I. Information about us as controllers of your data

The party responsible for this website (the "controller") for purposes of data protection law is:

International Ultra Triathlon Association (IUTA)
Non Profit Organization
Schörgstätt 18
5162 Obertrum am See
Österreich (Austria)

Registration number: 1785560233
Registration location: Bezirkshauptmannschaft Salzburg-Umgebung, Vereinsbehörde (Austria)

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Google Analytics

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Through certification according to the EU-US Privacy Shield

https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt000000001L5AAI&status=Active

Google guarantees that it will follow the EU's data protection regulations when processing data in the United States.

The Google Analytics service is used to analyze how our website is used. The legal basis is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest lies in the analysis, optimization, and economic operation of our site.

Usage and user-related information, such as IP address, place, time, or frequency of your visits to our website will be transmitted to a Google server in the United States and stored there. However, we use Google Analytics with the so-called anonymization function, whereby Google truncates the IP address within the EU or the EEA before it is transmitted to the US.

The data collected in this way is in turn used by Google to provide us with an evaluation of visits to our website and what visitors do once there. This data can also be used to provide other services related to the use of our website and of the internet in general.

Google states that it will not connect your IP address to other data. In addition, Google provides further information with regard to its data protection practices at

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including options you can exercise to prevent such use of your data.

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in addition with further information. This add-on can be installed on the most popular browsers and offers you further control over the data that Google collects when you visit our website. The add-on informs Google Analytics' JavaScript (ga.js) that no information about the website visit should be transmitted to Google Analytics. However, this does not prevent information from being transmitted to us or to other web analytics services we may use as detailed herein.

Google+ plug-in

We use the plug-in of the Google+ social network on our website. Google+ is an online service provided by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 (hereinafter: Google).

Through certification according to the EU-US Privacy Shield

https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt000000001L5AAI&status=Active

Google guarantees that it will follow the EU's data protection regulations when processing data in the United States.

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Further information about the possible plug-ins and their respective functions is available from Google at

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If the plug-in is stored on one of the pages you visit on our website, your browser will download an icon for the plug-in from Google's servers in the USA. For technical reasons, it is necessary for Google to process your IP address. In addition, the date and time of your visit to our website will also be recorded.

If you are logged in to Google while visiting one of our plugged-in websites, the information collected by the plug-in from your specific visit will be recognized by Google. The information collected may then be assigned to your personal account at Google. If, for example, you use the +1 button, this information will be stored in your Google Account and may be published on the Google platform. To prevent this, you must either log out of Google before visiting our site or make the appropriate settings in your Google account.

Further information about the collection and use of data as well as your rights and protection options in Google's privacy policy found at

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Google-Maps

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Google guarantees that it will follow the EU's data protection regulations when processing data in the United States.

To enable the display of certain fonts on our website, a connection to the Google server in the USA is established whenever our website is accessed.

If you access the Google Maps components integrated into our website, Google will store a cookie on your device via your browser. Your user settings and data are processed to display our location and create a route description. We cannot prevent Google from using servers in the USA.

The legal basis is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest lies in optimizing the functionality of our website.

By connecting to Google in this way, Google can determine from which website your request has been sent and to which IP address the directions are transmitted.

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https://policies.google.com/privacy

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Google guarantees that it will follow the EU's data protection regulations when processing data in the United States.

This service allows Google to determine from which website your request has been sent and from which IP address the reCAPTCHA input box has been used. In addition to your IP address, Google may collect other information necessary to provide and guarantee this service.   

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Google offers detailed information at

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concerning the general handling of your user data.

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Google guarantees that it will follow the EU's data protection regulations when processing data in the United States.

To enable the display of certain fonts on our website, a connection to the Google server in the USA is established whenever our website is accessed.

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When you access our site, a connection to Google is established from which Google can identify the site from which your request has been sent and to which IP address the fonts are being transmitted for display.

Google offers detailed information at

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https://policies.google.com/privacy

in particular on options for preventing the use of data.

Facebook plug-in

Our website uses the plug-in of the Facebook social network. Facebook.com is a service provided by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA. In the EU, this service is also operated by Facebook Ireland Limited, 4 Grand Canal Square, Dublin 2, Ireland, hereinafter both referred to as "Facebook."

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Facebook guarantees that it will follow the EU's data protection regulations when processing data in the United States.

The legal basis is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest lies in improving the quality of our website.

Further information about the possible plug-ins and their respective functions is available from Facebook at

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If the plug-in is stored on one of the pages you visit on our website, your browser will download an icon for the plug-in from Facebook's servers in the USA. For technical reasons, it is necessary for Facebook to process your IP address. In addition, the date and time of your visit to our website will also be recorded.

If you are logged in to Facebook while visiting one of our plugged-in websites, the information collected by the plug-in from your specific visit will be recognized by Facebook. The information collected may then be assigned to your personal account at Facebook. If, for example, you use the Facebook Like button, this information will be stored in your Facebook account and published on the Facebook platform. If you want to prevent this, you must either log out of Facebook before visiting our website or use an add-on for your browser to prevent the Facebook plug-in from loading.

Further information about the collection and use of data as well as your rights and protection options in Facebook's privacy policy found at

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Twitter plug-in

Our website uses the plug-in of the Twitter social network. The Twitter service is operated by Twitter Inc., 795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA ("Twitter").

Through certification according to the EU-US Privacy Shield

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Twitter guarantees that it will follow the EU's data protection regulations when processing data in the United States.

The legal basis is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest lies in improving the quality of our website.

If the plug-in is stored on one of the pages you visit on our website, your browser will download an icon for the plug-in from Twitter's servers in the USA. For technical reasons, it is necessary for Twitter to process your IP address. In addition, the date and time of your visit to our website will also be recorded.

If you are logged in to Twitter while visiting one of our plugged-in websites, the information collected by the plug-in from your specific visit will be recognized by Twitter. The information collected may then be assigned to your personal account at Twitter. If, for example, you use the Twitter Tweet button, this information will be stored in your Twitter account and may be published on the Twitter platform. To prevent this, you must either log out of Twitter before visiting our site or make the appropriate settings in your Twitter account.

Further information about the collection and use of data as well as your rights and protection options in Twitter's privacy policy found at

https://twitter.com/privacy

Pixel tags from Verwertungsgesellschaft WORT (VG WORT)

Our website uses the VG WORT counter pixels provided by INFOnline GmbH, Forum Bonn Nord, Brühler Str. 9, 53119 Bonn as scalable central measurement method.

The legal basis is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest lies in the optimization and economic operation of our website and the preservation of our copyright interests with regard to the contents of our site.

The pixel code is a graphic placed on our website to collect key statistical data. This makes it possible to calculate the likelihood of content being copied based on the number of hits and the nature of the contents itself. This data is collected anonymously. In order to be able to count hits and return visits, either a so-called session cookie is stored on your device by your browser or a signature is created from various information in your browser (e.g. user agent, screen resolution, etc.). However, your IP address will only be processed in an anonymized form. As an individual user, you cannot be identified at any time.

If you do not agree to this processing, you have the option of preventing the installation of cookies by making the appropriate settings in your browser. Further details can be found in the section about cookies above. In addition, you may opt of this statistical measurement. By confirming the link

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a cookie is stored on your device via your browser to prevent any further analysis. Please note, however, that you must click the above link again if you delete the cookies stored on your end device.

YouTube

We use YouTube on our website. This is a video portal operated by YouTube LLC, 901 Cherry Ave, 94066 San Bruno, CA, USA, hereinafter referred to as "YouTube".

YouTube is a subsidiary of Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 USA, hereinafter referred to as "Google".

Through certification according to the EU-US Privacy Shield

https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt000000001L5AAI&status=Active

Google and its subsidiary YouTube guarantee that they will follow the EU's data protection regulations when processing data in the United States.

We use YouTube in its advanced privacy mode to show you videos. The legal basis is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest lies in improving the quality of our website. According to YouTube, the advanced privacy mode means that the data specified below will only be transmitted to the YouTube server if you actually start a video.

Without this mode, a connection to the YouTube server in the USA will be established as soon as you access any of our webpages on which a YouTube video is embedded.

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Constitution

§ 1 - NAME AND DOMICILE OF THE ASSOCIATION

  1. The Association is called "International Ultra Triathlon Association" ("IUTA").
  2. It has its domicile in Obertrum am See / Austria.
  3. The foundation of daughter associations is not intended.

§ 2 - FIELD OF ACTIVITY, PURPOSE OF ASSOCIATION

The association, who’s field of activity is not for profit, intends to support the world wide Ultra-Triathlon-Sports. He combines the interest of its athletes and organizers. The association supports sport activities worldwide. He considers the concerns of healthy and handicapped people, as well as women and men alike.


§ 3 - GOODWILL CAPITAL

To achieve the purpose of the constitution serve the following instruments:
  1. mandatory rules for its organizers and athletes
  2. presentation of an annual race calendar
  3. own website and appearance in social media such as "Facebook"
  4. public offer of a world championship and world cup challenge every calendar year
  5. support of organizers with the planning of (new) events and/or inclusion of handicapped athletes (accessibility)
  6. organisation of lectures, meetings and distinctions
  7. fight against fraud such as doping of people and material in cooperation for instance with the national anti-doping-institution
  8. editing publications

§ 4 - MATERIAL CAPITAL

The necessary material means should be gathered by:
  1. admission and membership fees
  2. donations and further benefits such as earnings of sponsors
  3. subventions and promotions
  4. donations, collections, liability and further benefits
  5. portfolio managements (such as interest, further asset income, income from rent and lease)
  6. sponsorings
  7. advertising revenue

§ 5 - APPLICATION OF FUNDS

The capital of the association can only be used for the purposes mentioned in the constitution. The members of the association are not allowed to receive a share of profit and further donations from the funds of the association. When resignation and annulment of the association happens to occur the members can only receive their invested capital and actual value of their assets in kind. None can receive administrative expense by disproportional high refund.


§ 6 - SORTS OF MEMBERSHIP

  1. The members of the association divide in ordinary, extraordinary and honorary members.
  2. Ordinary members are those, who are fully involved in the work of the association, they have active and passive vote. Extraordinary members are those who support the association by their membership fees. Honorary members can be designated for their extraordinary gainings for the association or as an appreciation for their lifetime accomplishments.

§ 7 - ACQUIREMENT OF MEMBERSHIP

  1. All persons (participants of a race) who are there at the event of the race, hold by the IUTA, are automatically members of the association.
  2. The responsible persons of the organisation teams of events, which are held by the IUTA, can become members of the IUTA. The membership is limited with three persons for each organisation team.
  3. The management decides about the acceptance of ordinary and extraordinary members. The acceptance can be refused without giving reasons.
  4. Until formation of the association the temporary acceptance of ordinary and extraordinary members lies within the founders of the association, if there is already a management it lies within them. The membership is active with the formation of the association. If the management is appointed after the formation of the association, the permanent acceptance of ordinary and extraordinary members until then lies within the founders of the association.
  5. The appointment of honorary members only lies within the management.

§ 8 - ENDING OF THE MEMBERSHIP

  1. The membership extinguishs with death, for artificial persons with loss of entity, voluntary exit or exclusion.
  2. The voluntary exit can only occur on the 31st of December of each year. The notice of exit must arrive at the association in written form until the 1st of December. An email is enough. If the notice is delayed, the exit is effective with the next exit date. Therefore the date of disposal at the post office or the date of the email is relevant. The obligation of membership fee extinguishs with the effectiveness of the exit.
  3. The management can exclude a member, if the membership fee is delayed for longer than two months after two demand notes and additional extension of time. The obligation to pay the due payment is upright.
  4. The exclusion of a member of the association can also be decided by the management because of violation of the member rules, dishonorable or damage of the association.
  5. The derecognition of honorary membership can be decided of the management because of the in paragraph 4 named reasons.

§ 9 - RIGHTS AND DUTIES OF THE MEMBERS

  1. The members have the right to participate in all the events of the association held by the management. The right to vote in the general assembly as well as the active and passive vote is right of every member.
  2. The members are obligated to support the interests of the association, and to leave everything undone that damages the reputation of the association and its purpose. The members have to respect the constitution of the association and decisions associates. The ordinary and extraordinary members are obliged to pay the membership fees on time as high as defined by the management.

§ 10 - ASSOCIATES

The associates are the general assembly, the management, the accountant and arbitral tribunal.

§ 11 - GENERAL ASSEMBLY

  1. The ordinary general assembly (member assembly) takes place every four years.
  2. An extraordinary general assembly can take place because of the decision of the management, the ordinary general assembly or because of reasoned request of at least one tenth of the members entitled to vote, or on request of the accountant and takes place within four weeks.
  3. All members have the right to participate, but the right to vote only lies within those members, who accomplished the 16th birthday and who has not lost the right from the general assembly because of neglecting the associations duties, as well as honorably members. Every member can vote personal or because of reasonable prevention electronic. Artificial persons represented by an authorised person.
  4. The calling of the general assembly lies within the management by declaration of the agenda. Every member has to be informed of the calling by the email of the members announced to the association, at least three weeks before the date of the general assembly. Requests to the general assembly has to be send to the management in written form at least two weeks before the date of the general assembly.
  5. The general assembly has a quorum when at least half of the members who are entitled to vote or their representatives are present. If it not has a quorum, it has to be held within 30 minutes, although the quorum is given without consideration of the number of appeared members. Valid decisions – except those of the calling of an extraordinary general assembly – can only be decided within the agenda.
  6. The elections and the resolution in the general assembly occur with ordinary vote majority. Resolutions which change the constitutions or resolve the association need a qualified majority of 2/3 of the given votes.
  7. The chair of the general assembly lies within the chairman, if he is prevented replaced by his representative. If he is also prevented the chair lies within the oldest management member.

§ 12 - DUTIES OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY

The following duties are reserved for the general assembly:
  1. Acceptance and approval of statement and balance of accounts.
  2. Resolution of calculation.
  3. Subscription and supersession of members of the management and the accountant.
  4. Easing of the management.
  5. Resolution of changes to the constitution and voluntary liquidation of the association.

§ 13 - MANAGEMENT

  1. The chairman, his delegate, the recording clerk and the treasurer form the management.
  2. The legacy lasts four years, at least as long as a new management is elected. A reelection is possible. Every function of the management has to be administrated personally.
  3. The management is elected by the general assembly. The management has the right to replace a resigned member of the management with an eligible member, afterwards the general assembly has to permit this replacement. If the management is dropped out, even for an unforceable period, every accountant is obliged to call in an extraordinary general assembly immediately to vote a new management. If the accountant is also incapable to act or doesn't exist, every ordinary member, who recognises the emergency, has the right to apply at the court for a curator, who calls in an extraordinary general assembly immediately.
  4. The management has a quorum, when every member is invited and at least half of it is present.
  5. The management is called in by the chairman, or his delegate. If he is also prevented, every other member of the management has the right to call in the management.
  6. The management decides with ordinary majority of votes, the vote of the chairman decides by equality of the votes. The chair of the management lies within the chairman, or his replacement. If he is also prevented, the chair lies within the oldest present management member.
  7. The general assembly has the right to displace the whole management or parts of it. Every supersession enter into force as soon as the new management or member of it is nominated.
  8. The members of the management have the right to step down anytime and have to notify the management in written form. If the whole management steps down, they have to notify the general assembly. The resignation is effective with the election of the replacement.

§ 14 - DUTIES OF THE MANAGEMENT

The lead of the association lies within the management. Every duties that are not to assigned to another member of the institution by the constitution are assigned to the management. In particular the field of activity of the management includes the following agenda:
  1. Closing of accounts.
  2. Preparation of the general assembly.
  3. Call in of the ordinary and extraordinary general assembly.
  4. Administration of association's assets.
  5. Acceptance and exclusion of association members.
  6. Inducement and approval of an expert committee, they can be formed to support the management.
  7. Conduct of necessary cooptations.

§ 15 - SPECIAL OBLIGATIONS OF INDIVIDUAL MANAGEMENT MEMBERS

  1. The external representation of the association facing public authorities or others lies within the chairman. Written documents of the association need the signature of the chairman and recording clerk to be effective. For financial documents the signature of the chairman and the treasurer. The chairman has the chair in the management and the general assembly. If there is imminent danger the chairman has the right to fullfill duties that lies within the general assembly or the management, independent under his responsibility, but these decisions have to be authorised afterward by the responsible association organ.
  2. The recording clerk writes every script or documents of the association and attends to the archive of the association.
  3. The treasurer attends to the proper money performance and is answerable to the association.
  4. In case of prevention the substitute replaces the chairman, recording clerk or treasurer.

§ 16 - ACCOUNTANT

  1. The two accountants are elected by the general assembly for four years, a reelection is possible.
  2. The accountants have to control the ongoing business, verify the management of public finances of the association in view of the correctness of the accounting and appropriate usage of resources. The management have to provide the necessary papers and information. The accountants have to report the outcome of the control to the management.
  3. The assignment, supersession, retirement of the accountants lies under the same regulations as for the management.

§ 17 - ARBITRATION

  1. For reconciliation of conflicts within the association an arbitration has to be formed, and every arguing side has to delegate two representatives. The chair lies within above party lines chairman, that has to be elected from the association members by the representatives of the sides with majority of the votes. The lot decides by equality of the votes.
  2. The resolutions are made in presence of all members with simple majority of the votes. His decisions are final within the association.

§ 18 - LIQUIDATION OF THE ASSOCIATION

  1. The voluntary liquidation of the association can only be decided in an extraordinary general assembly, called in for this purpose with an 2/3 majority of the given valid votes.
  2. The general assembly also have to decide about the assets of the association if existing, and who receives the difference after covering the liabilities. If possible these assets should go to an association, that follows the same or similar purposes as this association, if not to social welfare, charity or charitable organisations.
  3. The last management of the association has to notificate the responsible association agency within four weeks after the resolution about the voluntary liquidation. He is also obligated to proclaim the voluntary liquidation within the same deadline in an official register.

Consent Form

The IUTA Consent Form is to be completed by any participant of an IUTA sanctioned race. The form must be filled in every time you participate in an IUTA sanctioned race. Without that completed form no start at IUTA sanctioned races is possible. The signed form must be handed over to the organizer on site.

Why does the IUTA need the completed consent forms?
The IUTA needs the forms to act in compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Without the forms the IUTA is not allowed to work with your personal data as listed below. All information regarding the GDPR you'll find at the website of the European Union.

Your data will be used:

  • to contact you via e-mail (e.g. general information, polls, IUTA election) and by post (e.g. trophies, sanctions or results of the anti-doping tests),
  • to publish information (e.g. news, race results, statistics, photos, videos) on our website or related social media pages,
  • to devide athletes (e.g. for statistics or trophies) according to their gender, age groups and nationalities,
  • to order the appropriate sizes for e.g. t-shirts.

We respect the privacy of your personal data in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). You'll find our Privacy Policy here.

Anti-Doping

As mentioned in the IUTA rules the IUTA adheres to the rules, regulations and policies of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA). If there is a conflict between WADA rules and IUTA rules, IUTA rules supersedes.

It is the responsibility of each participant of IUTA sanctioned races to comply with the applicable anti-doping WADA rules, regulations and policies. WADA’s Article 2.1.1 states: "It is each Athlete’s personal duty to ensure that no Prohibited Substance enters his or her body. Athletes are responsible for any Prohibited Substance or its Metabolites or Markers found to be present in their Samples. Accordingly, it is not necessary that intent, Fault, negligence or knowing Use on the Athlete’s part be demonstrated in order to establish an anti-doping rule violation under Article 2.1."

The following text was developed by IUTA with the great support of numerous active athletes. The aim is to educate athletes that the effect of dietary supplements is more than questionable and can sometimes even be harmful to health or even lead to a positive anti-doping test.

If an athlete uses medicine that is wholly or partially on the list of prohibited substances, he must report all facts to the IUTA before the competition. We ask you to send all information regarding anti-doping to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Committee

Mark Hohe-Dorst - IUTA President
Mark Hohe-Dorst
Germany
President
Norbert Lüftenegger - Treasurer
Norbert Lüftenegger
Austria
Treasurer
Judit Sandor - Secretary
Judit Sandor
Hungary
Secretary
Jean-Pierre Morin - IUTA Honorary President
Jean-Pierre Morin
Canada
Honorary President
Guy Rossi - Honorary President
Guy Rossi
France
Honorary President

Committee
2019

President:
Mark Hohe-Dorst (GER)

Vice-President:
Claire Smith (GBR)

Treasurer:
Norbert Lüftenegger (AUT)

Secretary:
Joey Lichter (USA)

Committee from
2016-2018

President:
Jean Pierre Morin (CAN)

Vice-President:
Leslie Holton (USA)

Treasurer:
Harn wei Kua (SGP)

Committee
2015

President:
Jean Pierre Morin (CAN)

Vice-President:
Leslie Holton (USA)

Athlete & Organizer Representative:
Harn wei Kua (SGP)

European Athlete Representative:
Alexandra Meixner (AUT) & Walter Wegschaider (AUT)

Committee
2014

President:
Ghislain Marechal (FRA)

Vice President:
Yves Beauchamp (CAN)

Athlete Representative:
Harn wei Kua (SGP)

Race Director Representative:
Steve Kirby (USA)

Webmaster:
Jan-Olof Wadehn (GER)

Committee
2013

President:
Ghislain Marechal (FRA)

Vice President:
Nadasdi Zsolt (HUN)

Treasurer:
Yves Beauchamp (CAN)

Athlete Representative:
Emmanuel Conraux (FRA)

Race Director Representative:
Steve Kirby (USA)

Committee from
2009-2012

President:
Michael Gärtner (GER)

Vice President:
Zsolt Tamas (HUN)

Treasurer:
Jean Pierre Morin (CAN)

Athlete Representative:
Emmanuel Conraux (FRA)

Race Director Representative:
Steve Kirby (USA)

Committee from
2005-2008

President:
Pascal Pich (FRA)

Vice President:
Yves Beauchamp (CAN)

Treasurer & Secretary:
Jean Pierre Morin (CAN)

Committee 2004

President:
Jorge-Luis Andonie (MEX)

Vice President:
Beat Knechtle (SUI)

Treasurer:
Patrizia Knechtle (SUI)

Secretary:
Jean Pierre Morin (CAN)

Licenses:
Peter Eggenberger (SUI)

Webmaster:
Tommy Lemay (CAN)

About the IUTA

The International Ultra Triathlon Association (IUTA) is the official governing body of Ultra Triathlon. The non profit organization was founded in 1992.

The IUTA is a grouping of ultra triathletes and race organizers with the same goal to make ultratriathlon a world-renowned sporting event with the same rules. The IUTA promotes and regulates ultra triathlons around the world, upholding the highest quality and a superior reputation. We endorse World Championships and maintain an annual world cup ranking.

What is an ultra triathlon?
An ultra triathlon is a kind of race that uses the multiple of the classical "Ironman" distance as presented in Hawaii. A "normal" distance is a swim of 2.4 mi / 3,8 km, a bike ride of 112 mi / 180 km finishing by a run of a marathon which is 26.2 mi / 42,2 km in that order without a break. In ultra events the distances are multiplied by two, three or more depending of the race. The first ultra triathlon was held in Huntsville, Alabama, USA in 1985.

Ultra TriathlonSwimBikeRunTotal
Double 4.8mi / 7,6km 224mi / 360km 52.4mi / 84,4km 281.2mi / 452km
Triple 7.2mi / 11,4km 336mi / 540km 78.6mi / 126,6km 421.8mi / 678km
Quadruple 9.6mi / 15,2km 448mi / 720km 104.8mi / 168,8km 562.4mi / 904km
Quintuple 12mi / 19km 560mi / 900km 131mi / 211km 703mi / 1130km
Deca 24mi / 38km 1120mi / 1800km 262mi / 422km 1406mi / 2260km
Double Deca 48mi / 76km 2240mi / 3600km 524mi / 844km 2812mi / 4520km
Triple Deca 72mi / 114km 3360mi / 5400km 786mi / 1266km 4218mi / 6780km

Since 2006 there were held a new variation of ultra triathlons, the so called "day" or "per-day" ultra triathlon. The first event was the Deca Day Ultra Triathlon in Monterrey, Mexico, where all athletes had to do ten normal long distances on ten consecutive days with a break after finishing each day.

Who participates in such races?
Ultra Triathletes around the world who have finished a normal long distance triathlon and are looking for a new, bigger challenge register for that kind of competitions. An Ultra Triathlon is for many endurance athletes the next step to get to know own limits. To be an Ultra Triathlete is a self-experiment in which you put your determination and capacity for suffering to the test. But in the end nobody will ever forget the feeling he had at the moment when he crossed the finish line.

By participating at an Ultra Triathlon you become a member of a big family with friends all over the world. Of course the race is there to determine a winner and during the race all competitors will give its best to win the race, but the main thing for the most is to finish the race. The athletes encourage each other during to overcome the distance and successfully finish the race.

Who organizes such races?
The majority, if not all, of the race directors are previous or current ultra triathletes themselves. This is mainly because the races are so difficult and require the organisers (and event staff) to truly understand what it takes to get to the finish line. This has many benefits for the athletes because the events are not ran as commercial ventures as such, but from passion and the desire to see others experience, what is often, a life changing event.

Another advantage is that small details that many ‘normal’ race directors would not think of, will be high on the list of priorities for ultra triathlon organisers. Like the famous Last Lap sign (SwissUltra) and the awesome Pizza Bell (DecaMan USA), all of which can really help the athletes through these tough events.

They are also pretty good at staying awake for many days at a time… ;-)