Challenge Family to host the German and Belgian Middle Distance National Championships in Heilbronn and Geraardsbergen
Exciting news for CHALLENGEHEILBRONN and CHALLENGEGERAARDSBERGEN. Both races will host their national middle distance Championships next year. The German middle distance national championship is to be held at CHALLENGEHEILBRONN on May 19th 2019, while the Belgian middle distance national championship will follow almost one month later at CHALLENGEGERAARDSBERGEN on June 16th 2019.
For CHALLENGEHEILBRONNthis German championship means the battle for the national title will be returning to Heilbronn after the last edition in 2016. ,,We are so excited that we’ve assigned to do this again”, said the organizers Kai and Rik Sauser. ,,We are definitely going to make this an amazing race and we will do everything we can to be a great host for every athlete.” The last time the German championships took place at CHALLENGEHEILBRONN in 2016, Andreas Böcherer and Laura Philipp were first to cross the finish line in their respective catagories and claimed the national titles. Kai and Rik Sauser are hoping that both German athletes will return to Heilbronn and make it an exciting battle again.
At CHALLENGEGERAARDSBERGENit’s the first time the race will host the Belgian middle distance championships. This race, notorious for it’s beautiful course, takes athletes up the world famous climb ‘Muur van Geraardsbergen’ twice. For the first time, the Belgian participants will battle for their national title in 2019. ,,This is an amazing opportunity for us. It’s wonderful we get the chance to host this national championship. We are pretty sure this will attract some really strong athletes and of course a lot of spectators. We think this will be good for everyone: for the athletes, for the crowd and for the city of Geraardsbergen”, said race director Kris Torrekens. ,,We can hardly wait and are really looking forward to our race day.”