Participants will have 9 hours and twenty minutes to reach T2 from the start.

Challenge Madrid is pleased to announce that, after reaching an agreement with the different security bodies, the time to complete the cycling section will be extended by thirty minutes. Athletes will have 7 hours and 30 minutes from T1 or 9 hours and 20 minutes from the start line at the Riosequillo reservoir.

Regarding the itinerary of the cycle route, previously Challenge Madrid announced that, after the good reviews received, it would maintain both the beauty and the difficulty of the 2017 route.

On the cycling circuit

In addition to the wonderful sites of the Sierra Madrileña, the bike route also encompasses the famous return to the ports with the ascents of Canencia, Morcuera and Cotos. The 180 km will cover the following places: Departure from the Pools of the Canal de Isabel II of Buitrago de Lozoya, passing through Villavieja de Lozoya (km 6); San Mames (km 9.9); Choker (km 13.7); Canencia town (km 22.8); Port of Canencia (km 32.3); Miraflores de la Sierra (km 38.4); Port of Morcuera (km 49.1); Rascafria (km 63.4); Puerto de Cotos (Km 79.9); Puerto Navacerrada (km 86.4); Ventorrillo Fountain; El Escorial; Valdemorillo; Villanueva de la Cañada; to enter Madrid by the M-508 and cross the Casa de Campo until cyclists reach the Explanada del Rey in Madrid Río.

T2 will be waiting in the Explanada del Rey in Madrid Río.