On September 22 a new edition of the Challenge Madrid where this year the “complete” poster will hang in the two distances in which it competes, the Half and the Full Distance.
Challenge Madrid It will start in San Martín de Valdeiglesias (Sierra Oeste de la Comunidad de Madrid), the town that for the second consecutive year will have the blue flag on the beach where the swimming sector will be held.
The new circuits
The 180 km cycling segment will be developed through the Sierra Oeste de Madrid where the mountainous terrain predominates, giving way to other lower areas where the Alberche and Perales rivers flow.
The variety of landscapes, as well as the relief and the plant species that can be observed, are very valuable since this region runs between 500 and 1500 meters of altitude.
The walking tour in the center will be 4 laps that runs mainly through the Calle Mayor, the Almudena Cathedral, the Royal Palace, the Plaza de España, Paseo de Camoens and the Temple of Debod. At its end, on the last lap, the foot race will enter Puerta del Sol for its arrival at “Km 0”, where the Goal will be located.
On Saturday, the swim to the Sierra Oeste Swim Challenge
On Saturday, September 21, a swim crossing in the San Juan reservoir will be held on the same stage as the test, where participants can choose between 2 distances, 1,9 km or 3,8 km
In 2019, Challenge Madrid will break all its records, with more than 1.100 registered between the two distances in which it will be possible to compete, the Half and the Full
More information: https://challenge-madrid.com