LOCATION Florianópolis, Brazil
RACE DATE 29 Nov 2020
DISTANCE Middle distance, Olympic distance
Next to the Middle- and Sprint Distance race at November 29th, there will also be a lead-up event at March 22nd, which will host a Sprint- and Olympic Distance.
Five reasons to race:
- Swimming in one of the most beautiful coastlines in Brazil;
- The cycling course is predominantly flat and fast in a tourist area of Florianópolis;
- Race course with a beautiful view on the Beira-Mar Norte coast;
- Diversified gastronomy, lively nightlife and extreme sports;
- World famous beaches.
Florianópolis is the Capital of the Brazilian State of Santa Catarina, in the southern region of the country. Known as the Ilha da Magia (Magic Island), the city owns a charming natural beauty, having about 100 beaches spread along its coastline, being the second most visited destination by foreign tourists in Brazil.
In the city of Florianópolis there is no lack of fun options for the whole family, such as the beautiful Lagoa da Conceição, the late afternoon in the bohemian neighborhood of Santo Antônio de Lisboa, the cosmopolitan Avenida Beira-Mar and the traditional Historic Center, which preserves the heritage Portuguese. Be sure to also visit the Ponte Hercílio Luz, a postcard of the island.
Discover the sophisticated beach of Jurerê Internacional, one of the most sought after destinations on the Brazilian coast, which has a blue sea, several gastronomic options and famous parties.
It is an ideal destination for adventurers and sportspeople, making it possible to practice numerous outdoor activities, from hiking and trails, to kitesurfing and canoeing.
Access to the city is quite simple through the International Airport of Florianópolis – Hercílio Luz (FLN), as well as the internal movement is easy to navigate, with an extensive hotel chain.
About the race:
CHALLENGEFLORIANÓPOLIS in 2020 will take place in Beira-Mar Norte and will have two stages, the first on March 22, with Olympic and Sprint distances, and the second on November 29, closing the year with a half distance, which will count as the Brazilian Championship Final.
The March race will be part of the commemorative events calendar for Florianópolis’ birthday and will have an innovative course, going through the main postcard of the city, the Hercílio Luz Bridge, which connects the island to the mainland, and which after a long recovery process had its reopening at the end of 2019. Athletes will have a privileged and unique view from this beautiful postcard.
The event will feature events in the Olympic and Sprint distances and has a practically flat course, which impels athletes to seek their best marks, bringing more emotion and motivation to the event.
Regarding the race that takes place on November 29, 2020, it will be validated as the closing stage of the Brazilian Long Distance Championship and will have a higher score than the other stages of the circuit, with the main names of the Brazilian triathlon in the distance and promising a close fight to define who will be the Brazilian champion of the 2020 season.
29 Nov 2020
Florianópolis, Brazil , South America
Middle distance, Olympic distance / Middle distance / Olympic distance / Sprint distance