Challenge Turku 9th – 11th August 2019

Kisakeskus: Varvintori

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The CHALLENGE TURKU triathlon event begins on Saturday 11th August with the Junior, Challenge4All and Sprint competitions. On Sunday 12th August the half-distance race takes its turn, where top triathletes from home and abroad go head-to-head along the River Aura shores.

Being held for the fourth time, Challenge Turku brings an international triathlon competition to Turku and the iconic Aura riverside. Even though the competition draws the world’s best professional triathletes and their Finnish counterparts to challenge for victory, Challenge Turku is also an event for the whole family. There are few barriers to participation, with available distances for people of all ages and abilities!

Challenge Turku is well known for its fast course and outstanding organisation. In addition, the occasion is a great opportunity for visitors and residents to experience the atmosphere of a real triathlon race. The swimming and running stages are especially accessible for spectators. The swimming stage and transition area are located down river near the site of the Suomen Joutsen, and the running route follows the river up to the Aura Bridge. The event welcomes local spectators to come and cheer all the competitors!

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