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Challenge Salou, an MD with 19.000 € in prizes

The next 27 in May will be held a new edition of the Challenge Salou, one of the tests with the highest national and international level of the Spanish calendar.

The next 27 of May will be held a new edition of Challenge Salou, where registrations were opened last November. In 2018, you plan a participation of 2.000 athletes between all your tests.

The queen test will be the medium distance triathlon (1.900 meters swimming - 90 km by bike - 21,097 km running) where you will also be accompanied by a Solidarity race of 5 km and a race for children as well as new events that will be discovered in the coming days.

On the other hand Challenge Salou will be the last world classifier for "The Championship, World Championship of the Challenge Family franchise, which will be held for another year in Samorin, Slovakia and will bring together the best athletes from Challenge Family, Ironman and the World Triathlon Series with a prize pool of over 150.000 €. This week we announce the launch of the "Loyalty Slots" of Challenge, by which if you compete in three qualifying events, you can choose one of the 300 places to participate in the test.


The Challenge Salou is held in the distance Half, 1900m of swimming in the Mediterranean Sea, 90km of cycling divided in 4 turns to a very fast circuit, completely flat to finish with the half marathon, 21,1km of race on foot.

Anti-water measures

The organization of the Challenge Salou works to control that there is no drafting in the cycling segment and for this it puts several means:

  • Outputs separated by batches of 100 to 150 participants
  • Judges on a motorcycle
  • Judges at fixed points
  • System of fixed and mobile cameras for de-ratings after the subsequent analysis


Relay participation can be in male, female or mixed teams of 2 or 3 components. Each team will have a hat, a chip and a bib. The witness is given giving the number and the chip to the partner. From the start of the competition to crossing the finish line, the chip must be carried by the member of the team that is competing; always in the ankle, so the relay is passed handing the chip to the partner.

Gallery Emilio Aguayo: Mark Cabrera

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