We are pleased to announce that on June 13, 2020, Herning will host the Open Nordic Championship in Middle Distance triathlon. The race’s sixth edition will consequently carry the name Garmin CHALLENGEHERNING Nordic Championship.
When the gun goes off on June 13, 2020 in Herning, athletes will be racing the Open Nordic Championships in Middle Distance triathlon. Over the past five years, in close collaboration with the City of Herning, sponsors, partners and athletes, we have built a solid foundation that enables us to hold the Nordic Championships in Middle Distance triathlon.
We look forward to creating an amazing experience in the city of Herning, when we wrap the whole city in the colors of Garmin CHALLENGEHERNING and welcome the best athletes in the world to compete for the Nordic Championship trophy.
Race Director Claus Vesterby says:
“We are honored for the trust that Challenge Family and the city of Herning has placed in us. The city of Herning has always been supportive of the event, and we are privileged to have such a strong volunteer team from the local community. I am very proud of everything the team behind the event has achieved and there is no doubt that the team we are now has brought this event to a new level and I’m really excited about next year’s race”
CHALLENGEFAMILY, the organization behind all the CHALLENGE races worldwide, is very supportive of the event. CEO of CHALLENGEFAMILY, Zibi Szlufcik states:
“We are excited about the development that Garmin Challenge Herning has experienced over the last five years and we are proud of the support shown by the local community and the city of Herning. We see this progress as a natural development and we are pleased to award the Nordic Championship to the sport capital city of Denmark. A seamless organisation, a stunning venue, a warm and welcoming city and local community, a fast but very fair course with 20m non drafting rule and excellent support from the national federation are all ingredients for success and we are looking forward to making history with athletes from all over the world.“