CHALLENGECAPE TOWN will be the newest addition on the CHALLENGEFAMILY world map and welcomes athletes from all over the world to experience racing in a truly unique setting. Located right in front of the famous Table Mountain the race will offer breathtaking scenic views and a vivid atmosphere around the historical sites of Cape Town on November 9 to 11, 2019.
The middle-distance race will provide athletes with a stunning and challenging swim course in the Atlantic Ocean, a flat and fast bike course along the coast line and a view of the Table Mountain on the way back to Transition 2. Finishing of the race the run course will be very fast and with minimal elevation featuring scenic views on the city, the mountains and the coast line.
“CHALLENGECAPE TOWN is going to be a one in a million race. With an ideal location surrounded with incredible views and dripping in history, the venue will be one that will not be forgotten,” says Katy Knight, Race Director of CHALLENGECAPE TOWN.
For CHALLENGEFAMILY CEO Zibi Szlufcik it is a great opportunity to add the first african race to the portfolio of CHALLENGEFAMILY, “With today´s announcement of CHALLENGECAPE TOWN our dream comes true and CHALLENGEFAMILY arrives on the african continent. This spectacular race venue and region will host athletes from all over the world in November to experience the local hospitality and beauty of this truly unique race-course. Numerous side events cumulate to make an endurance festival which will contribute to the healthy lifestyle of the local community which reflects the inclusive approach of CHALLENGEFAMILY. I’m personally looking forward to welcome the athletes at CHALLENGECAPE TOWN and See You At The Finish Line.”
Based in Amberg, Germany, CHALLENGEFAMILY is the leading global triathlon festival race series. With over 40 races annually across 26 host countries, CHALLENGEFAMILY is the fastest growing mass endurance triathlon brand in the world. CHALLENGEFAMILY offers “events for everyone” with a “festival character,” so that everyone can share in the triathlon experience, from professionals to age-groupers.