El Swim Challenge Cascais, a competition that takes place in the beautiful city of Cascais, where the IRONMAN Portugal is also held, is a perfect choice for triathletes who are preparing a medium or long distance test in the last part of the season.
The 11th edition of the LIDL Swim Challenge this year takes another step in its internationalization and adds a 20 kilometer ultramarathon test which will unite Lisbon and Cascais which will be the longest test organized in Portugal.
This journey, which will be held on 23th September 2023 and in this edition it will be part of the prestigious world circuit WOWSA Ultra Marathon Swim Series, organized by the World Open Water Swimming Association (WOWSA).
The LIDL Swim Challenge program will continue on 24 of September, offering events of 3.8 km, 1.9 km, 1 km and the new distance of 5 km, including all official Olympic open water distances.
The children's 200m and 400m events will also be part of the event.
|20 km||Lisbon-Cascais ultramarathon race||23th September 2023|
|10 km||Oeiras-Cascais water marathon||23th September 2023|
|5 km||Open water test (Olympic distance)||24th September 2023|
|3.8 km||open water test||24th September 2023|
|1.9 km||open water test||24th September 2023|
|1 km||open water test||24th September 2023|
|400m||test for children||24th September 2023|
|200m||test for children||24th September 2023|
These are the circuits of the crossings that will be held in Cascais
Perfect for Triathletes
Cascais, which is located a few hours' drive from Spain and is the venue for IRONMAN Portugal, is an ideal place for triathletes looking for a test to measure their performance before competing in medium or long distance.
The event, with tests of various distances, is an unbeatable opportunity to do quality training before the big event.
For more information about the LIDL Swim Challenge and how to participate, visit www.swim-challenge.com.