Triathlon Middle Distance: Individual & Relay

Challenge this! Swim, bike, and run at Daytona International Speedway®, the iconic “World Center of Racing®”, during the CHALLENGEDAYTONA festival weekend. December 5, 2020, it’s on!

Triathlon Middle Distance

Swim Course

1 lap of 1.2 miles / 1.9km

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The Middle Distance race starts with a 1.2-mile, one-loop swim in the calm waters of Lake Lloyd, within sight of the iconic Daytona International Speedway track. Athletes will enter the water via a grass ramp, swim a single counter-clockwise loop, and exit via ramp to the Transition Area. The water temperature in Lake Lloyd is typically between 68 and 72 degrees.

Triathlon Middle Distance

Bike Course

After a quick transition, you’ll enjoy an unprecedented opportunity to race two and a half laps around Daytona International Speedway by bike. Next, you’ll race around the track two and half times and exit out the track after turn two with a move that will send you off onto the course like a rocket. You’ll race on roads named after celebrated NASCAR drivers, adding inspiration to an already exciting ride. On the journey we will take you out west on Highway 92 in fully protected lanes both out and on your return to the Daytona International Speedway to begin the run.

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Triathlon Middle Distance

Run Course

2 laps of 6.5 miles / 21km

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Finally, it’s time for a half marathon like you’ve only imagined. The run takes you on four excitement-filled laps of the track—running where NASCAR history is made. You’ll finish in the FanZone to the roar of the crowds, like countless sporting legends who have come before you. Maybe you won’t hit the speeds that NASCAR drivers clock, but it’s sure to be a fast run, fueled by the enthusiasm and energy of the crowds. It’s also sure to be an experience you’ll never forget!

Triathlon Middle Distance

What’s in the Challenge Middle Distance Race Kit

Every participant receives the Challenge Race Kit: a bag filled with various goodies and gear you’ll need for the race, including:

  • Challenge Swim Cap
  • Mylaps Chip
  • Bib Number
  • Bike Stickers
  • Helmet Stickers
  • Bib Tattoos
  • Athlete Wristband
  • Red Bike Bag

Program

Friday - Dec 4th 2020 - subject to changes

Time Activity Location
12:00pm – 6:00pm Registration Expo
1:00pm – 6:00pm Bike Check-in Transition Area
2:30pm – 4:30pm Swim course Warm-up Swim start
1:30pm – 2:00pm Briefing (Middle Distance Triathlon #1) Drivers Meeting Room
5:00pm – 5:30pm Briefing (Middle Distance Traithlon #2) Drivers Meeting Room
5:30pm – 6:00pm Briefing (Kids Race) Drivers Meeting Room

Saturday - Dec 5th 2020 - subject to changes

Time Activity Location
5:00am – 6:45am Transition area open Transition Area
5:00am – 6:00am Registration Fan Zone
7:00am Age Group start (Triathlon/Aquabike) Swim start
9:00am 5k/10k Pit Lane
12:00pm-12:30pm Briefing (Sprint Distance) Driver’s Meeting Room
2:00pm Awards Ceremony: Age Group Middle Distance Victory Lane
2:30pm The Championship Roll Down Victory Lane
3:00pm Kid’s Races Swim Start
3:00pm- 3:30pm Briefing (Sprint Distance) Driver’s Meeting Room
4:00pm-6:00pm Sprint Distance Bike Check-In Transition Zone
4:30pm Awards Ceremony- Kid’s Races Victory Lane