LOCATION Cesenatico, Italy

RACE DATE 12 May 2024

DISTANCE Middle distance

Challenge Cesenatico

Five Reasons to Race Challenge Cesenatico

With its port canal designed by Leonardo da Vinci and an Adriatic coastline defined by golden beaches, Cesenatico is a highlight of the Emilia-Romagna region of Italy

  1. A technical and hilly bike course in the hills above the coastline
  2. Unbeatable Italian atmosphere
  3. Renowned cycling destination and host of the second stage of the Tour de France 2024
  4. Endless golden beaches for the ultimate post-race holiday
  5. Unforgettable fast flat run through the spectators along the beachfront

About the Local Area

A row of old, unfurled sails along the Porto Canale separates the city in two and runs all the way to the open sea. It is surrounded by a picturesque old fishing village, which still retains its colourful houses and the warm, welcoming and smiling spirit of its inhabitants.

Cesenatico is a small artistic town in the heart of the Riviera Romagnola: a place where the warmth of ancient traditions embraces the freshness of continuous urban buzz.

So a trip to Cesenatico is not just a simple holiday, but rather the best gift you can give yourself, that of immersing yourself for a while in this Romagna town dedicated to living well.

About Challenge Cesenatico

The 1.9 km swim will start from the Cesenatico Beach.

The bike course will include a flat section at the start and finish followed by a panoramic and hilly central part, crossing through the regions of Cesena , Montiano, Roncofreddo, Longiano, Gambettola and Gatteo; it will be a challenging bike course with a D+ of 900m.

The final 21km run course will be a totally flat multilap on the Cesenatico seafront packed with spectators allowing the athletes to soak up the atmosphere as it drives them to the finish line in the beautiful Levante Park in Cesenatico.


12 May 2024


Cesenatico, Italy, Europe


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