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Challenge Family is proud to have a pro athlete world bonus scheme connected to its races. The initiative provides professional athletes with the opportunity to race for a share of a US$100,000 end-of-season bonus as well as a prize purse at the races. The World Bonus starts with the first eligible Challenge Family event in 2024 and ends with the last race taking place in 2024.

The US$100k bonus pays five deep across both men and women with the top ranked pros taking home $22k, second will earn $14k and third will win $8k, fourth $4k and fifth $2k.

Ranking is decided through a points system based on placings earned. Athletes are only able to count their six best Challenge Family or Clash races during the season, of which no more than one can be a long distance race (226km). In the advent of a tie, the prize money will be shared.

For all other Challenge Family race prize purses and full breakdowns, please go to the individual race websites or contact Belinda Granger: belinda@challenge-family.com

Below you will find an overview with all participating races and the corresponding points.

Long Distance World Bonus Points Breakdown 

Races that count towards the 2024 World Bonus: Challenge Almere-Amsterdam presented by Wahoo, DATEV Challenge Roth and Challenge Korea, host of the Challenge Family Asia Pacific Championships 2024.
Open this link to see all long distance races of Challenge Family.

Placing Points Points Roth
1st 500 600
2nd 450 500
3rd 350 400
4th 250 300
5th 200 250
6th 150 175
7th 120 140
8th 90 100
9th 60 70
10th 30 35

Middle Distance World Bonus Points Breakdown

Races that count towards the 2024 World Bonus:

Tier 1
Anfi Challenge Mogán-Gran Canaria, Challenge Taiwan, Challenge Cesenatico, Challenge St. Pölten, Challenge Gallipoli, OTSO Challenge Salou, Challenge Wales, Challenge Cagnes-sur-Mer, Lotto Challenge Gdańsk, Challenge Kaiserwinkl-Walchsee, Sail Challenge Cap Québec, Challenge Sandefjord, Challenge Sanremo, Challenge Samarkand, Challenge Barcelona, Challenge Peguera-Mallorca, Challenge Vieux Boucau, Challenge Canberra, Challenge Salinas.

Tier 2
Challenge Turku, Challenge Florianopolis

Open this link to see all middle distance races of Challenge Family.

Placing Tier 1 Points Tier 2 Points
1st 250 85
2nd 200 65
3rd 150 50
4th 100 35
5th 75 25
6th 50 15

Special World Bonus Points at The Championship

The Championship will have a higher points breakdown for the World Ranking.

Placing Points
1st 400
2nd 300
3rd 200
4th 150
5th 100
6th 80
7th 60
8th 40
9th 20
10th 10

Ranking 2024

Male

Female

Winners 2023

1,300 points

Mathis Margirier

1,450 points

Magda Nieuwoudt

1,200 points

Caleb Noble

1,200 points

Imogen Simmonds

1,000 points

Thomas Bishop

1,200 points

Els Visser

Winners 2022

875 points

Sam Long

1050 points

Fenella Langridge

700 points

Niek Heldoorn

850 points

Sara Pérez Sala

600 points

Magnus Ditlev

620 points

Lucy Byram

Winners 2020/2021

1325 points

Patrick Lange

1925 points

Anne Haug

1080 points

Magnus Ditlev

1530 points

Sarissa de Vries

1050 points

Frederic Funk

1450 points

Lucy Hall

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