Challenge Vietnam is back and ready for its 2nd edition in July next year. Ahead of Vietnam´s middle distance race in the coastal city of Nha Trang, Challenge Wanaka, famous for its stunning alpine backdrop of New Zealand´s Southern Alps, will be kicking off the season in February and Challenge Taiwan will be keen to welcome triathletes from all over the world in April next year.
CHALLENGE VIETNAM IS BACK
The 2nd edition of Challenge Vietnam will be held on July 13 and 14, 2019. The city of Nha Trang is, once again, the chosen location offering a spectacular background for triathlon, extra race activities and plenty of places to discover, it is the perfect opportunity to combine racing with vacation. A proud member ot the Challenge Family triathlon series, Challenge Vietnam looks forward to welcoming athletes from all over the world ready to take on its unique 1.9 km swim, 90km bike and 21km run course. Challenge Vietnam received tremendous good feedback after the 1st edition and was awarded as “Best Inaugural Long Distance Triathlon in Asia” by AsiaTri. The triathlon community has been growing exponentially ever since then.
Challenge Wanaka features one of the world’s toughest and most honest triathlon courses set against the stunning alpine backdrop of New Zealand’s Southern Alps and the Te Wahipounamu World Heritage Area. It is New Zealand’s largest triathlon festival, featuring events for all ages and abilities involving well over 2,500 participants, attracting 10,000 spectators and a global audience of millions. Part of the legendary Challenge Family global series of long distance triathlons, renowned the world over for their memorable events, Challenge Wanaka is the race of a lifetime for athletes wanting to compete and holiday in paradise. Watch over 2,600 top professional and amateur athletes from all over the globe compete on the world’s most scenic courses over the 1.8km swim in crystal clear waters, the 90km bike taking in two alpine lakes and the 21.1km run which is 75% off-road along the water’s edge. Celebrate a great afternoon of triathlon excitement while raising money for the Te Kakano Aotearoa Trust, a Wanaka community-based native nursery that specialises in propagating plants of local origin.
Challenge Taiwan will offer a simply amazing experience for all. Athletes, family and friends can relish in the extraordinary views of the East Coast, whilst able to sample the regional delicacies on offer and enjoy the amazing hospitality of the local people. Embracing its 6th year of hosting events in Taitung, Challenge Taiwan had over 4,600 participants at its event in 2018. Challenge Taiwan’s goal is to introduce Taiwan to more and more participants from all over the world, and help every triathlete who visits, enjoy the festival, conquer the great challenge, and most of all, fall in love with triathlon.
Challenge Family is not only about a race. It is also about creating a happy and healthy lifestyle. Challenge is about achieving goals that you set yourself. Family is about spending time with your loved ones. Challenge Family is about balancing all to create a happy and healthy life! So share the #BalanceYourLife hashtag with us!
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