Fodaxman is an extreme triathlon event that takes place in Santa Catarina – Brazil in the distances of 4km of swimming, 182km of cycling and 42 km of running. It is a race that demands the maximum of the athletes both physically and emotionally, so it is not for beginners. It is a point-to-point event, starting at the Esteves Lake in Balneário Rincão and arriving in Urubici.
Be prepared for a wide the temperature variation (from 5º to 35º celsius) and a lot of climbing, there will be 3,650m of elevation gain in the bike course and 1,250m of elevation gain in the run course, including the feared Serra do Rio do Rastro and Morro da Igreja. The arrival will occur at 1,818m above sea level.
Swimming starts in the dark with light guidance and wetsuit allowed. The bike and run course will be open to traffic and it is mandatory that each athlete has at least one supporter (it is recommended two) that must accompany him by car for the entire route. His supporter will be the one responsible for guidance and supplementation.
Athletes will only be able to finish the race course at the top of Morro da Igreja if they arrive at the checkpoint at km 26 within the limit of 13 hours. For athletes arriving at km 26 after this time, there will be the possibility of completing the 42km race in an alternate course.