Challenge Family and the European Triathlon Union (ETU), join forces to offer the 2012 Mid and Long Distance Triathlon European Championship with a high quality standard in both tests.
Challenge Kraichgau and Challenge Roth, have been the two chosen venues. On June 10, Challenge Kraichgau will host the 2012 European Medium Distance Triathlon Championship, under the name of “Kraichgau ETU Challenge Half Distance Triathlon European Championships”, welcoming both categories, Elite and Age Groups and which will take place over the distance of 1,9 km of running, 90 km in the cycling segment to finish again with 21 km of running.
In the month of July, specifically the 8th, the mythical long distance triathlon, Challenge Roth, will be held, which will also be part of the European calendar of the ETU, European Triathlon Union, under the name of “Roth ETU Challenge Long Distance Triathlon European Championships “Where triathletes from Age Groups and Elite will come together to fight for the title of European Long Distance Champion after finishing the 3.8 km race on foot, 180 km in the cycling segment to finish with 42.2 km of race to foot.
According to statements by Eugene Kraus and Denis Jaeger, on behalf of the ETU, “thanks to the high level and excellent quality of these events, we are sure that the European Long Distance Championships will meet the highest quality standards and from the European Federation we are delighted to have reached this agreement with the Challenge Family "
Felix Walchshöfer, CEO of Challenge Family, “I am really happy to work together with the European Triathlon Federation in these events. Europe has the best long distance triathletes, I am sure it will be well received "
Challenge Barcelona Maresme, it is not far behind and on September 30 the Challenge Barcelona-Maresme will be held, which will also be the Spanish Long Distance Championship. More information: http://www.challenge-barcelona.es/