Accommodation

Our Accommodation office can provide you with information on stays in and around Almere. Please check our page for specific information.

 

Accreditation (press)

Do you want to report on the CHALLENGEALMERE-AMSTERDAM? We would like to welcome you and ask you to register via the following link.

Aid Stations

See Nutrition.

Arrival

Check the travel info on our site for more information on getting to and from the central event location at the Esplanade in Almere.

Bag check-in

TA bags need to be checked-in at the Transition Changing Area at least 30 minutes prior to the start. The Changing Area is located inside the Transition Area, immediately on the left when entering from the bike check-in. More information on how to use the TA bags can be found here.

Bike check-in

Bikes need to be checked in on Friday, September 8th 2017. Please see our program for the exact times.
For participants of the Half Distance there is a possibility for check-in on Saturday morning from 6:00 am to 7:00 am.

Briefing

The briefing will provide you with the latest information on our race. It is held on Friday 8 September 2017 in the Kunstlinie Almere Flevoland on the Esplanade. Check the program for the exact times.

Cancellation

If you purchased the cancellation option, it will function on a ‘money back, no questions’ asked basis. We highly recommend you to purchase this option, as there will be no other possibility to get your money back. It is not allowed to transfer your race entry to someone else. The cancellation option costs €20,-

The return policy only applies to the entry fee:
– Used before June 30th – 100% refund
– Used between July 1st and August 13th – 50% refund
– Used between 14 August and 8 September – 20% refund
– No refund possible after September 8th

If you wish to withdraw from CHALLENGEALMERE-AMSTERDAM, please write an email to info@challenge-almere.com Please include your IBAN and Swift number.

Carbo Loading Party

Friday before the race, all athletes can join us at the Carbo Loading Party. More information can be found in the Athletes Guide.

Live (internet, timing, Facebook, Twitter)

During the race weekend, the site http://live.challenge-almere.com will be active to provide you with live information about the event. Our Facebook and Twitter pages will also keep you informed. Download our free app ‘Rabobank Challenge Almere’ from the Google Play Store or Apple App Store and follow your favorite athletes live during the race!

Medics

The organization provides athletes with medical care inside the Theater Almere in the Athletes Zone. Spectators will be provided for medically by Red Cross Almere.

Mobile phone app

The ‘Rabobank Challenge Almere’ app is available in the Google Play Store for Android Phones and the App Store for Apple iDevices. With this app, you can follow your favorite athletes during their race with live tracking.

Nutrition

Nutrition is provided by the organization. An aid station is located every 22.5 kilometers on the bike course and every 1.5 kilometers on the run course. Besides water, fruit, and other refreshments, the aid stations offer a variety of sports nutrition from High5.

Parking

Almere city centre has toll parking with a maximum of €11,- a day.
When registering, a parking ticket can be bought for €5,- to leave the parking lot at a discount.

Participants information

The Athlete Guidebook 2016 is available on our site in English, Dutch and German. Check the Briefings page for the three versions.

Photos / Marathon Photos

All participants will be photographed by Marathon Photos

Press

See Accreditation

Registration

Athletes need to register on Friday 8 September 2017 inside the Kunstlinie Almere Flevoland. The specific times can be found in the program.

Results

See Timing

TA bags

The participants receive three bags when registering. Check out the Athletes Guide for more information on how to use them.

Timing (chip, results)

All results from this year’s event can be found on our site.
Timing is registered by using the MyLaps/ChampionChip, which needs to be attached to a rubber band with velcro closing around your left ankle.

Transition Area

The TA is located on the Esplanade in Almere. During the night, the TA is guarded by security personnel.

Twitter app

See Mobile phone App

No helpful answers? Here are some options to contact us!

Use Twitter

We are very active on Twitter and Facebook. Ask your question via @ChallengeAlmere and we’ll try to answer your question within 24 hours.

@ChallengeAlmere

Contact us

You can contact us in different ways. You can e-mail or phone us and we’ll try to respond within 48 hours!

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