Challenge Series News

  • A Tough Challenge At The Right Time

    A Tough Challenge At The Right Time

    17th October 2016

    Written by Ian Dempsey After the disappointment of picking up a stomach bug the day before Ironman Weymouth 70.3 which resulted in my first ever DNF, the last thing on my mind was staying fit for Challenge Peguera 4 weeks…

  • Registration is Open for Challenge Salou

    Registration is Open for Challenge Salou

    27th September 2016

    With more than 2.000 athletes expected to compete in Challenge Salou, the half distance triathlon (1,900m swim – 90 km bike – 21,097 km run) will be accompanied by a popular race of 7 km and by a triathlon for…

  • The Challenge Family Introduce A New Championship Event

    The Challenge Family Introduce A New Championship Event

    21st April 2016

    The Championship, X-Bionic© Sphere will be taking place in Slovakia on June 3, 2017 and will consist of a 1.9km swim, 90km bike and 21.1km run. The qualifying system for this event incorporates the 40+ Challenge Family races that take…

  • Switzerland dominates Challenge Laguna Phuket

    30th November 2015

    Switzerland’s Ruedi Wild defended his 2014 Challenge Laguna Phuket title, finishing first in 3:54:45 (swim 21:29, bike 2:12:17, run 1:18:21) at the half-distance 2015 Challenge Laguna Phuket (1.9K swim, 90K bike, 21K run), in Phuket, Thailand. Wild’s time broke his…

  • Challenge Denmark expands with new structure

    25th November 2015

    Newly formed company RaceMakers aims to strengthen the future of Challenge Denmark by increasing the number of international competitions. “More to come” is promosied following Challenge Tønsberg 2016 RaceMakers is founded by Race Director of Challenge Denmark, Claus Vesterby, and the owner…

  • Challenge Laguna Phuket Tri Fest kicks off

    23rd November 2015

    Challenge Laguna Phuket’s Tri-Fest carnival will see over 1,900 athletes from around the world descend on the island for the 22nd annual Laguna Phuket Triathlon (LPT).The 3rd Challenge Laguna Phuket (CLP) race will take place a week later on 29 November.  The…

  • Bell and Keat pick up wins at Challenge Shepparton

    16th November 2015

    Australian’s Luke Bell and Rebekah Keat recorded massive victories at their hometown race at Challenge Shepparton, both setting up the wins on the bike leg.Despite Bell exiting the swim with the leaders, he set about putting down a monster bike leg…

  • Big names line up for Challenge Shepparton

    12th November 2015

    Some of top names in long distance racing are preparing to take on Challenge Shepparton, Australia this Sunday. Challenge Roth champion Yvonne van Vlerken will line up for her Shepparton debut.  Van Vlerken is no stranger to Australia, as she and partner Per Bittner…