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Junior Challenge

380m swim – 18km bike – 4,2km run

In 2017, CHALLENGEALMERE-AMSTERDAM will again organize the Junior Challenge. This race for school attending youth takes place on Friday, September 8th. It is being organized together with high school Echnaton on behalf of the KVLO-school sports, Olympic Moves. This makes it a Dutch Championship accessible for both professional athletes and recreational athletes.

The day before the CHALLENGEALMERE-AMSTERDAM in Almere, students are allowed to race on the official course. The distances are adjusted, creating a great challenge for students from secondary education. The students participate in two categories: younger than 16 years and 16 years and older.

The distances are:

  • 380m swimming in the Weerwater in Almere
  • 18km cycling
  • 4,2km running

In total, students participate in 1/10th of a long distance triathlon! This triathlon is a challenge for which stamina and endurance are needed. All this together make this race a great spectacle!

Do you want to participate?
Ask your teacher to fill in this registration form! Afterwards the teacher will receive a form to fill out for all individual students that will participate. If teachers hand in the form before 23 July, participation in the Junior Challenge is free. After the 23rd, participation will cost € 2,50 per student. Entry closes the 21st of August or when maximum capacity is reached. Students will be asked to bring their own bike helmet. When they do not have one, the organization can arrange a helmet for € 1,-

Read the briefing carefully before the race

Friday - 08-09-2017

TimeActivityLocation
11:00 amStart Junior Challenge with Swim start in two start series: 1st group: pro-athletes, 2nd group: other students, rolling startEsplanade
11:25 amCut off Swim courseEsplanade
1:00 pmLast finisher Junior ChallengeEsplanade

Race information

Be prepared and read our briefing. Everything you need to know about the race is in there!

Make sure you read it carefully

Swim Course

1 lap of 380m

The Junior Challenge starts with one swim lap of 380m Challenge in the Weerwater. The start is next to Kunstlinie Almere Flevoland on the Esplanade in Almere Stad. You will swim counterclockwise. The first transition from swimming to the bike takes place on the Esplanade.

Bike Course

1 lap of 18km

The bike course of the Challenge Almere-Amsterdam consists of one lap of 18km. The exiting course takes students through Almere’s wooded areas

Run Course

1 lap of 4,2km

From the Esplanade you start your running course through the modern architecture of the city centre.

What’s in the Challenge Race Kit?

Every participant receives the Challenge Race Kit: a bag filled with various goodies and gear you’ll need for the race.

  • Challenge swim cap
  • MyLaps Chip
  • Bib number
  • Athlete Wristband
  • Bike stickers
  • Helmet stickers
Challenge Triathlon: Almere-Amsterdam Day 1

Start list

The start lists will be published a month before the race.

Junior Challenge
Arena
Rabobank
Toerisme Flevoland
Almere City Marketing / VVV Almere
Cervelo
Boogaart Almere
Sportservice Flevoland
Vitens
Boat House
De Sportartsen Groep
Diks autoverhuur
Eredivisie Triathlon
High 5 sportvoeding
Van Duijnen
Waterschap Zuiderzeeland
World Trade Center Almere
Zonneveld Almere
Schouwburg Almere
Fit For Free
Brink Verkeer B.V.
1:1 Producties
Almere Dichtbij
TSR Total Sound Reinforcement
Holwerda
Zorggroep Almere
Vitens
Aqua Business Centrum
Triple F Security
Rixax Verhuur
Trans-iX
Nederlandse Triathlon Bond
Triathlon Flevoland
MyLaps
Almere Marktonderzoek Advies
UNET
Almere Deze Week
Aniba Productions
Brunel
Daisycon
DatawireSport
HEGO Stainless Steel & Aluminium
DM Interface
Gemeente Almere
Interpolis
Blue Line Accountants en Belastingadviseurs
Bowling Almere
Finshare
artfysio
Peva Vastgoed
Van der Linden Makelaardij
Flevoziekenhuis
Jora Entertainment
Main Capital Partners
New Skool Media
Aliter Networks
Punch Women's Health Club
PVM Notarissen
Spilter
Sportservice Flevoland
Toerisme Flevoland
Voiceworks
Zorggroep Almere
Ciran Almere
Rabobank Almere
Het Preventiecentrum Almere
Infomedics
Reports
Almere Vandaag
Baker Tilly Berk
Deloitte Sustainability
The Championship
Dare2Tri
ProActief
Different View
Affordable Africa Safaris
Hatseflatse
Stadsbeheer Gemeente Almere
41 Club Almere
155 Ronde Tafel Almere
Mijn Domein
Zeewolde Endurance
Junior Challenge Almere-Amsterdam
Suydersee Triathlon Urk
Fit Fun Triathlon Noordoostpolder
Dronterland Triathlon

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