Entries by Petri Rahikkala

Challenge Turku is geared up for 2017 edition!

After a successful delivery of CHALLENGETURKU 2016 the team is ready to launch registration for 2017. Event Director Heikki Jaatinen comments the race:  “The basic set up of the race will follow 2016 parameters spiced up with many improvements. The courses will remain substantially the same and the safety of the athletes remains our first […]

Inaugural Challenge Turku gathers praise

Inaugural Challenge Turku gathered overwhelmingly positive feedback from the athletes. Yvonne Van Vlerken was the first female pro to cross the finish line at 4:14:07. Jaroslav Kovacic from  Slovenia was the best male pro, his time in the fast course was 3:48:03. In addition to the representing field of top pro athletes such as Timo […]

Challenge family announces new championship event

CHALLENGE FAMILY ANNOUNCES NEW CHAMPIONSHIP EVENT April 20, 2016 (Samorin, Slovakia) – CHALLENGEFAMILY and x-bionic® sphere has today announced a new global half distance championship triathlon event for professional and age group triathletes. Known as ‘THECHAMPIONSHIP’, the event will take place at the incredible x-bionic® sphere in Samorin, Slovakia on June 3, 2017. Jan Masek, CEO […]

Challenge Family head to Finland!

Finland will join the international triathlon family in August 2016 when the inaugural CHALLENGETURKU will take place in the historic city of Turku, the old capital of Finland. CHALLENGETURKU will be a whole weekend experience filled with triathlon: Saturday 13th August will host junior and short distance races and Sunday 14th August Challenge Turku Half […]