Triathlon Sprint Distance (Age Group & Relay)

Challenge this! Swim, bike, and run at Daytona International Speedway, the iconic “World Center of Racing,” during the CHALLENGEDAYTONA festival weekend. December 6, 2020, it’s on!

The Sprint Distance triathlon will kick off the racing action at CHALLENGEDAYTONA. Individual athletes and relay teams alike are invited to take on the .5-mile swim, 12.4-mile bike, and 3.1-mile run course.

Similar to the Middle Distance race, the start and finish are at the iconic Daytona International Speedway, with the entire course inside the Daytona International Speedway venue. You’ll ride and run right on the track! Whether you race as an individual or as part of a team, you’ll experience the awe of this unique venue, rich with sporting heritage. Be ready for one of the most special experiences of your life!

Minimum age: 13

Triathlon Sprint Distance
Triathlon Sprint Distance

Swim Course

Swim 1 lap of 0.5 miles / 800 meters

subject to changes

The Sprint Distance race starts with a 0.5-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 Sprint Distance

Bike Course

1 lap of 12.4 miles / 20km

subject to changes

Triathlon Sprint Distance

Run Course

1 lap of 3.1 miles / 5km

subject to changes

The 5K run takes you on one excitement-filled lap 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 Sprint Distance

What’s in the Challenge Triathlon Sprint 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
  • Timing 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

Sunday - Dec 6th 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 (Sprint Triathlon/Sprint Relay) Swim Start
7:15am Duathlon Sprint Distance Start Swim Start
8:00am Village Opens Fan Zone
11:00am Awards Ceremony: Triathlon, Duathlon and Relay Sprint Victory Lane
10:30am Women’s Pro Start Swim Start
12:30pm Men’s Pro Start Swim Start