LOCATION Lisboa, Portugal
RACE DATE 25 Sep 2021
DISTANCE Middle distance
Five reasons to race Challenge Lisboa:
1. Race in one of the most beautiful capital cities in the world
2. A memorable event for the entire family, with a great variety of distances and activities
3. One of the fastest races in the world
4. Idyllic swim venue and a spectacular bike course with a freeway completely closed to traffic
5. Experience the great Portuguese hospitality, in a city that’s centuries old.
Lisboa is one of the most popular cities in Europe. CHALLENGELISBOA middle-distance triathlon takes place in Parque das Nações. The park is striking contemporary architecture on the riverfront and is just 3 km from Lisbon’s international airport. Next to that, it is served by public transportation, subway, buses, taxis. The race venue is loaded with cools contemporary restaurants, night life, great for a morning jog and to practice all kinds of sports.
About the race
An idyllic swim venue, a bike course that features a freeway completely closed to traffic, a run course that’s flat and alongside the famous Tagu river, a city with a history that’s centuries old and the great portuguese hospitality are just a few of the highlights this event has to offer. It will be host to the CHALLENGEFAMILY Corporate World Cup, and will be offering pro and age-group slots for THECHAMPIONSHIP.
First, the 2 lap swim takes place at the beautiful Rossio dos Olivais, next to the famous Lisbon Oceanarium, on calm waters.
Next, the 4 lap bike course takes the athletes out of Parque das Nações and into the IC22 freeway, which will be completely closed to traffic. With ample space for everyone and the Tagus river as a backdrop, this is a mostly flat course, with a small hill climb just before turning around and heading back into town.
Finally, the 4 lap run is completely flat and alongside the Tagus river, with both paved and off-road sections.
25 Sep 2021
Lisboa, Portugal, Europe
Middle distance / Sprint distance