The CHALLENGETURKU race weekend take place in and around historic Turku on the 12th of August (Junior and Sprint) and on the 13th of August (Half Distance) 2017.
The Race Office and the Expo are located at Varvintori Square and the Transition Area (T1 and T2) is located in front of Forum Marinum and in the immediate vicinity.
The swimming leg takes place on the River Aura in front of the Transition Area and the Expo Area. The finish line at the end of the running portion brings you to the event square Varvintori on the river Aura near the city center. Service and facilities for competitors are located in the Race Center at Varvintori and will be serving guests throughout the race weekend.
The HALF DISTANCE competition has the pro category and as well as age group categories for all. The SPRINT competition has open category and age group categories. Age group categories are divided into age groups for every five years. The age group is determined by your age on race day.
Please observe the cut of times for the HALF DISTANCE (calculated from the start):
Swim 1 hour
Bike 5 hours
Finish 8 hours
The registration fee includes all one would expect from a high-level sporting event as well as complete racecourse nutrition.
Registration to SBR Finland Oy events is binding. In case of a barrier to entry, it is possible to receive refund with a medical certificate. The event organizer does not insure the people involved in the event, and each the participant is responsible of their own insurances.
Athlete’s Guides will be published at least one month prior to the race in the summer 2017.