Saturday, June 3, 2023

The London Triathlon joins the family challenge

Hey Triathlon London the greatest event in the world joins in the middle of the city Challenge the race and will be celebrated on August 6, 2023.

The competition, which is being held in the British city, will have a new look and will be well known Challenge London.

A collaboration between the managers of LimeLight Sports Club and the Family Challenge, this competition will be reinvented, which will be the first family event to be held in London and will include a new distance.

now at the challenge of London He will give space to the middle class; in the upper place, more Olympic space.

A new distance and elite participation

The middle distance new s *It will be a demanding race for many high level and elite triathletes as part of their competitive season, with many competing for it. absolutely for VICTORY or ranking points for professional athletes at the PTO Silver Tier event.

The Middle Distance race will include a 1.9km swim, an 80km bike ride (with plans to increase to 90km in 2024) and finish with a half marathon on the same iconic course that has already been enjoyed by thousands of triathlete fans over the years. .


The triathlon consists of six distances and challenges, including: Super Sprint, Sprint, Relay Sprint, Olympic, Relay and Middle.

Category Date swimming cycling foot type
The middle distance challenge 06-08-23 1.9 km 80 km 21.1 km
Olympic distance 06-08-23 1.5 km 40 km 10 km
Olympic distance relay 06-08-23 1.5 km 40 km 10 km
Sprint Distance 06-08-23 750 m 20 km 5 km
sprint relay 06-08-23 750 m 20 km 5 km
Super fast 06-08-23 400 m 10 km 2.5 km

The opinion of athletes

Emma Pallant-Browne. One of the best British long distance athletes ranked seventh in the world said:My first triathlon was the London Triathlon in 2012, so this race means a lot to me and it’s great to see that connected to the family challenge.

I certainly like competing in challenging events and London is a charming city that really supports its sporting events so I’m looking forward to seeing this iconic event flourish with a new partnership.

As for himself, Joseph the Governor multiple distance champion and fastest British athlete over 226km, added:I was very excited to hear that long distance running is coming to London with a family challenge teaming up with the iconic London Triathlon.

I have competed in the Triathlon several times in London and the prospect of competing again, now as a family challenge, is very exciting for me..

About the event

Participants pass Big Ben, the London Eye and the Houses of Parliament, departing from the ExCeL Center in East London, the heart of the Docklands.

Registration for the London Challenge, which will take place on August 6, 2023, is now open on the official website

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