Challenge Middle Distance
1,9km swim – 92,5km bike – 21,1km run
Challenge this! Swim 1,9km, Cycle 92,5km and Run 21,1km through the flat and open landscape of Almere-Amsterdam.
September 8th 2018 it’s on!
Did you know that, after Hawaii, Almere-Amsterdam is the oldest triathlon in the world?!
80% of the 2016 contenders say that Challenge Almere-Amsterdam is better than other triathlons they did!
1 lap of 1,9km
The CHALLENGEALMERE-AMSTERDAM starts with one swim lap of 1.9 kilometers in the Weerwater (blue line). 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.
3 laps of 7,03km
From the Esplanade you start your running course through the modern architecture of the city centre. The centre of attention is the green area around the Weerwater, the lake in the middle of Almere that once was a sea. The running course consists of three laps. Every lap you pass the stadium where a big crowd cheers you on!
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
- Bike stickers
- Helmet stickers
- Bib Tattoos
- Athlete Wristband
- Red Bike bag
- Blue Run bag
- Green After Race bag
Prize money can only be won by participants of the Long Distance. The fastest age-group participants of the Middle Distance have a chance to win slots for other Challenge races.
Participants Lists / Start list
We’ll publish the start list a month before the race. During the summer we’ll also publish news about pro athletes. If you’ve registered for the Long or Middle Distance, you’ll find your name on the Participants Lists.