Triathlon competitions will be held in the very center of the capital and will include starts at a super-sprint distance (350 m swimming, 20 km cycling, 5 km running) and the most popular semi-iron distance (1.9 km swimming, 90 km cycling, 21.1 km run).
In addition to individual participants, relay teams will take part in the start, where one participant takes on one of the stages of the triathlon, as well as a corporate team cup. The teams of Rosatom, Sberbank, Delovaya Rossiya and others have already confirmed their participation in the Cup.
The swimming stage of the triathlon will take place at the Olympic Rowing Canal in Krylatskoye. After the transit zone, where the participants will change their equipment, they will go to the cycling stage, which will begin on the street. Nizhniye Mnevniki and Zvenigorodskoe highway. The main part of the bicycle segment will be covered by the participants along the Garden Ring. After passing the second transit zone, the athletes will have to overcome the running stage of the triathlon, which will take place along the Moskva River embankment in the most picturesque park in Moscow, Gorky Park.
Not only the best triathletes of Russia will take part in the start of the Challenge Moscow, but the arrival of foreign athletes is also planned, for whom special invitations will be organized.
The competition will become Challenge Moscow the official qualifying start for the Challenge Samorin World Championship, which is taking place in Slovakia. Each participant will have a chance to show high results and become a participant in the World Championship. Also, among all registered participants, slots will be drawn for the Challenge Almere-Amsterdam competition, which will be held in September this year.
The Challenge series holds events on all continents, in 21 countries of the world, brings together more than 75,000 triathletes, more than 100 million spectators. One of the most famous races, Challenge Roth, this year has applied to be included in the Guinness Book of Records as the largest triathlon race. Over the past 10 years, Challenge Roth has received the most prestigious award as the best triathlon start in the world: “Best Race of the Year”, according to the readers of the largest TRIATHLON magazine, overtaking the famous Kona. Last year, Challenge Daytona in Florida established a prize pool of $ 1 million, and brought together the entire elite of the world triathlon. This is a record prize pool for triathlon competitions in the United States.
You can register for the start on the official website: https://challenge-moscow.com/