LOCATION Moscow, Russia
RACE DATE 18 Jul 2021
DISTANCE Middle distance, Other
Five reasons to race CHALLENGEMOSCOW:
- Race in the city center of Moscow!
- Broad, traffic-free race courses
- Finish in the iconic Gorky Park
- The best place to experience the Russian culture and hospitality
- Cycle past iconic places like the Kremlin and the Red Square
Moscow, on the Moskva River in western Russia, is the nation’s cosmopolitan capital. In its historic core is the Kremlin, a complex that’s home to the president and tsarist treasures in the Armoury. Outside its walls is Red Square, Russia’s symbolic center. It’s home to Lenin’s Mausoleum, the State Historical Museum’s comprehensive collection and St. Basil’s Cathedral, known for its colorful, onion-shaped domes.
About the race
CHALLENGEMOSCOW is a Middle Distance race, taking place in Russia, Europe. The race starts with the swim part in the Grebnoy channel. This rowing canal was built in 1972-1973 to host the 63rd European Rowing Championships. In 1980, the canal hosted rowing and kayaking and canoeing competitions as part of the Summer Olympic Games.
The cycling stage passes through the center of Moscow. Athletes will pass iconic bridges and embankments, a museum, historic buildings and modern buildings of the last century. The run course of the race will lead the athletes along the Moskva River. Eventually, athletes will finish in Gorky Park, the central park of the city with large fountains and views on the Moskva River.
18 Jul 2021
Moscow, Russia, Europe
Middle distance, Other