Countdown for Challenge Salou 2020

October 28, 2019

200 exclusive entries for the Short distance will be opened on November 1st 2019

Salou, October 28th, 2019 – CHALLENGE SALOU will open 200 exclusive entries for the short distance on November 1st, 2019. With registrations from over 30 countries already, the international interest is as strong as ever and similar to last year’s edition, the race is expected to sell out before the deadline on 19th of March 2020.

From around 34 CHALLENGE FAMILY races in over 23 countries, CHALLENGE SALOU will be kicking off the triathlon season in Europe, by being the first CHALLENGE FAMILY race of the year on European soil.

As in previous years, the €25.000 prize money and the CHALLENGE FAMILY World Bonus points, attract professionals from all over to the race in Salou (https://www.challenge-family.com/world-bonus/). Moreover, CHALLENGE SALOU will be the first European qualifying race of the year to win slots for the World Championship “The Championship” in Samorin, Slovakia.

The race will start on Sunday 29th March at 8am. The first athlete to cross the finish line is expected around 11:50am at the Plaza de las Comunidades Autónomas, the epicenter of the event throughout the weekend. The good weather conditions, fast 3-lap bike course and final run along the charming promenade, all promise for an unforgettable race experience. For the first time ever, CHALLENGE SALOU will offer the possibility to watch and follow the race on streaming through its RRSS.

 What’s included in the entry fee?

  • Bib race number for Middle or Short distance
  • Pasta party ticket
  • Finisher T-shirt
  • Backpack
  • Finisher medal
  • Swim cap
  • Paella party access (post race)
  • Transition bags
  • Aid stations on the bike and run course
  • Medical attention (where necessary) during and after the race
  • Massage service (at the finish line)
  • Live Streaming during the race
  • Free parking (limited spaces)


Based in Amberg, Germany, CHALLENGE FAMILY is the leading global triathlon festival race series. With over 34 races annually across 23 host countries, CHALLENGE FAMILY is the fastest growing mass endurance triathlon brand in the world. CHALLENGE FAMILY offers “events for everyone” with a “festival character,” so that everyone can share in the triathlon experience, from professionals to age-groupers.