Countdown to making history at CHALLENGEMADRID 2019

Madrid, September 19, 2019. This Sunday, September 22nd, the 4th edition of CHALLENGEMADRID KM0 will be taking place, one of the most outstanding international triathlon events on the calendar. The event will have a total of 1,100 participants, who’ll be racing the Long Distance 226km (3.8km swim, 180km bike and 42.2km run) or Middle Distance 113km (1.9km swim, 90km bike and 21.1km run).

The race will kick off on Sunday at 7:45 am in the San Juan Swamp (Pelayos de la Presa). The first triathlete to cross the finish line is expected around 4:30 pm, at the Puerta del Sol – km0 in Madrid. CHALLENGEMADRID will not only distribute € 40,000 in prizes, but is also a qualifying event for THECHAMPIONSHIP to be held in Samorin, Slovakia, next May 2020.

International Consolidation

Madrid verifies its international prestige with a spectacular list of triathletes from all over the world, including 30 professional triathletes, who will be taking part in the event. Among them, the most prominent names in the men’s category are Pablo Dapena (ESP), who’ll be competing in Madrid for the second consecutive year, as well as Timothy Van Houtem, winner of the 2017 and 2018 edition, and last minute announcement Víctor Del Corral. In the women’s category, the favorites for this year are Lisa Roberts, Elisabetta Curridori, Verena Walter and Mirian Van Reijen.

Faster and safer circuit

Thanks to the joint work between CHALLENGEMADRID and the more than 1,000 people who collaborate with the organization, the circuit is going to be faster but safer. These include the Civil Guard, Local Police, 20 Civil Protection Groups, VOST, SUMMA 112, SAMMUR, Rescue and Lifeguard, and of course the invaluable help of the more than 500 volunteers, who will be there to help at all points of the race.


The Challenge Madrid organization wants to thank once again the indispensable collaboration of Coca-Cola, Crédito y Caución, 226ERS, Totto, Cupra, Specialized, David Toro Watches, Fixme, Chula Craft Beer, Diario AS, Campofrio, Alcampo, OK Rent a Car, Calidalia, Taymory, Red Bull, Shock Absorber, Manolo Bakes, Sockers, Zone3, Triatlon World, Sport No Limit Travel, Optima Quiropráctico, Podoactiva, Game Ready, XR Motos, Arrueda, Reebok Sports Club, DOC, Atrys, Asomafrut, Comunidad de Madrid, Ayuntamiento de Madrid, Ayuntamiento de San Martín de Valdeiglesias, Ayuntamiento de Pozuelo de Alarcón, Federación Madrileña de Salvamento y Socorrismo, Plataforma del Voluntariado de España, Voluntariado Fundación ONCE, Down Madrid, Fundación Gil Gayarre, Don Bosco, Talisman, Voluntariado Madrid, Gira Jóvenes, Triatlón Las Rozas, Enphorma Triatlón, Triatlón Pozuelo Los Tigres, Gestrion, Tricrazy, Tri Sin Fronteras y Club Ciclista Majadahonda. Thank you very much for making it possible!

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