PTO 2020 Championship at Challenge Daytona

The best athletes in the world will battle each other for a prize purse, all within the Daytona International Speedway®️ property. Adding to the excitement at the 2021 event will be the enhanced schedule and atmosphere for athletes and spectators alike. The entire course is optimized for viewing, with opportunities for spectators to get up close and cheer for their favorite pros midway through the swim, all along the bike and run legs, and at each transition juncture.

The 2021 professional race at Challenge Daytona will take place on Friday, December 3, 2021. The start time provides prime viewing for age group athletes competing in either Saturday’s Sprint Distance events or Sunday’s Middle Distance events.

For any questions regarding the pro race, you can send an e-mail to Belinda Granger ( or Britney Wilson (

Swim Course

2K (2 laps of 1K each)

*subject to change

Bike Course

80 K (20 Laps of 4K each)

*subject to change

Run Course

18K (4 laps of 4.5K each)

*subject to change


Pro athletes who finish in the top 6 also gain points in order to contend for the end-of-season bonus of CHALLENGEFAMILY (for 2021).

CHALLENGEDAYTONA marks the opportunity for professional athletes to earn points toward the CHALLENGEFAMILY World Bonus ranking and $165.000 end-of-season bonus. Based on ranking, the $165,000 bonus will pay five deep across both men and women, with the top ranked pro winning $30,000, second $20,000, third $15,000, fourth $12,000, and fifth $5.000. Ranking will be decided through a points system based on placings earned.



2020 Course Video

Professional Race at Challenge Daytona

Start List

The start list of the 2021 Professional Race at CHALLENGEDAYTONA will be announced closer to the race.


CHALLENGEFAMILY Professional Athlete Slots

  • One slot for each of the top six (6) male professional finishers at all CHALLENGEFAMILY full distance and middle distance races in the qualification period (6 slots per race).
  • One slot for each of the top six (6) female professional finishers at CHALLENGEFAMILY full distance and half distance races (6 slots per race).
  • Slots will not roll down.