LOCATION Walchsee, Austria
RACE DATE 2 Sep 2018
DISTANCE Middle distance
Five reasons to race:
1. Race in breathtaking scenic landscape in the heart of the alps
2. Challenging race courses
3. Warm tyrolean hospitality and tyrolean cuisine
4. Easy to reach, 100 km from Innsbruck, Munich or Salzburg
5. Dreamlike backdrop
A dreamlike backdrop, a demanding course, thousands of enthusiastic spectators along the route, top stars from all over the world, – these are only some of the attributes that can be used to say what the event of the Challenge Walchsee-Kaiserwinkl is about.
At the foothills of the Kaiser Ranges, Walchsee-Kaiserwinkl is one of the most beautiful triathlon destinations on the planet. Easy to reach from Munich, Salzburg or Innsbruck.
The 1.9km-long swimming distance is covered in Lake Walchsee with drinking water quality in the foothills of mighty Kaisergebirge Mountain Range. The two loops 90km spectacular Challenge Walchsee bike course through Austria’s Tyrol region is undulating, a challenging course with its approximately 1200 of altitude difference. With breathtaking views of the surrounding area Challenge Walchsee boasts a truly unforgettable bike course. The 21.1 km Challenge Walchsee Run Leg is an undulating four loop course around Lake Walchsee as runners pass farm houses and in between fields and meadows, all set against the backdrop of Kaiser Massif. The finish line is situated in the heart of Walchsee, next to the transition area with beautiful view on the lake and on the Kaiser Massif and with an enthusiastic crowd celebrating the athletes crossing the finish line.
The classic Middle Distance is not the only competition. According to the motto of the worldwide challenge race series – “Challenge for all” – the Junior Challenge takes place traditionally on Saturday, where the Kids can show what they can, while parents, relatives and fans ensure that there is a great atmosphere along the route. The competition is a classic aquathlon, in which you swim and run with different distances for different age classes. Like in the last years, we are again expecting a family party with a difference.
The area is not only famous for its scenery, but also for the warm-hearted and welcoming locals. No wonder, that in the last few years Challenge athletes are not only guests, but also have become friends.
In Kaiserwinkl, families will also find everything for a perfect summer holiday – variety, excitement and pure adventure. You get to choose from a variety-packed range for young and old alike – fun for all the family and special opportunities available exclusively for children.
The weekend around the Challenge Walchsee-Kaiserwinkl is an event for young and old, for all those who enjoy sports.
2 Sep 2018
Walchsee, Austria, europe
Middle distance / Junior Challenge / Challenge Women / Challenge Swim