Challenge Series News

  • 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…

  • Challenge Family launches Challenge Tønsberg in Norway

    10th November 2015

    Norway is the next step for Challenge Family, with the half distance race scheduled to take place on 27 August 2016. The Norwegian region Tønsberg will host the event, with the race crossing the finish line at Rosanes Park. The route goes over bridges and…

  • Skipworth and Gilfillan reign At Challenge Forster

    9th November 2015

    Thousands of triathletes and their families converged onto the Great Lakes region this weekend for Challenge Forster. Courtney Gilfillan (AUS) took her first Challenge Forster title in a time of 4:28.47. Gina Crawford (NZL) followed in second place (4:31.00), while Jessica…

  • Athletes line up at Challenge Ixtapa

    6th November 2015

    This weekend Challenge Ixtapa-Zihuatanjeo will welcome professional athletes, age groupers and children to compete over a variety of distances and events. Hosted in the port of Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo, in the Mexican Pacific, this will be the second Challenge event of the season in…

  • Elite competitors prepare for Challenge Forster

    5th November 2015

    Hundreds of competitors are getting ready as the Challenge Forster Triathlon Festival returns to the Great Lakes on Sunday 8 November. A strong field of Elite competitors will be on the start line, including Lisa Marangon, Jessica Mitchell, Marie Sorrell, Courtney Gilfillan…