2013 The Hague - Kijkduin ITU Cross Triathlon World Championships

13 Jul, 2013 • Den Haag (The Hague), Netherlands • Event Website
Start Lists
Results

ENTRY FEES:
JUNIOR: 85 €
PARATRIATHLON: 85 €
AGE GROUP: 95 €
ELITE: 110 €

The entry fee for the World Championships includes an exclusive WC memento and free entry to the pastaparty on Friday, the CUBE Beach criterium on Wednesday and the Sea swim on Thursday.


DISTANCES:
ELITE/AG
Swim 1 km (1 lap)
MTB 26 km (4 laps)
CC run 9 km (3 laps)
Course map Elite: http://goo.gl/maps/uBqQ
Course map AG: http://goo.gl/maps/FhLjp

JUNIOR/PARA
Swim 0.5 km (1 lap)
MTB 13 km (2 laps)
CC run 4.5 km (2 laps)
Course map : http://goo.gl/maps/1pA7w


COURSES:
The beautiful beach, sea and dunes surrounding Kijkduin (The Hague) are the main elements of the tough course of the Kyocera Beach Challenge Cross triathlon. This race is always unpredictable and challenging due to the ever-changing natural elements of wind, sand and sea.
Swim
- Beach mass start
- Water temperature: 17/18
- Ocean swim. The current and heavy surf can be a real challenge.

MTB
- The start is on the beach. 40% of the MTB course is on the beach. The rest and more technical parts are in the dunes, where the athletes are faced with steep hills, long stairs and soft sand

CC Run
- The course is in the dunes and on the beach. In the dunes the athletes have to climb and descend some steep hills. The finish is on the crowded boulevard of the seaside resort of Kijkduin (The Hague)


Check the videos from the 2012 Den Haag ETU Cross Triathlon European Championships:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FBFY3a6vXO8
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HY2U1MoyZgg
Check below ‘Event gallery’ for photos from last year.


Prize money distribution. Elite men and women:
1st. 4,375 EUR
2nd. 3,500 EUR
3rd. 2,625 EUR
4th. 1,750 EUR
5th. 1,400 EUR
6th. 1,225 EUR
7th. 1,050 EUR
8th. 700 EUR
9th. 525 EUR
10th. 350 EUR

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Athletes Briefing:

July 12th
NH Atlantic hotel, The Hague
19.00 Age Group Team Managers Briefing
19.00 ParaTriathlon Athletes Briefing
18.00 Junior Athletes Briefing
18:00 Elites Athletes Briefing

Prize Money:

35 000 EUR


Media notes:

Name of Media Contact:
Hans Geerts

Address for Media Credentials request:
info@beach-challenge.nl

Event Schedule

2012/07/10
Recreational MTB Beach Criterium

2012/07/11
Recreational Sea swim (1 and 3km)

2012/07/12
Opening ceremony & briefing
Recreational Beach run (5 and 10km)

2012/07/13
9.00 Start Recreational Short distance
9.30 Start Para triathlon
10.00 Start Junior Men
10.10 Start Junior Women
11.00 Start Recreational Long distance
12.15 Start Age group series  A
13.30 Start Age group series B
15.30 Start Elite men  / U23
16.10 Start Elite women  / U23
19.30 Closing ceremony (after party & fireworks)

Closest Airport

Rotterdam The Hague Airport (30km)
Schiphol Airport (60km)

Local Transportation

For those arriving at Amsterdam or Rottterdam airport we can arrange transport to and from the airport. More details can be found on http://www.beach-challenge.nl/airport-transfers

Host Hotel

NH Atlantic hotel
Deltaplein 200. 2554 EJ The Hague (The Netherlands)
Tel. +31 70 4482482
Email: nhatlanticdenhaag@nh-hotels.com
Website: http://www.nh-hotels.com/nh/en/hotels/the-netherlands/the-hague/nh-atlantic-den-haag.html

  • Technical Delegate
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  • Website
    http://www.beach-challenge.nl?lang=en
  • Event Contact
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  • Phone
    +31-704447971
  • Address

    Eric Jansen - Oude Polderweg 31 - The Hague - Zipcode: 2493 AB - The Netherlands

Event Videos

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2013 The Hague Cross Triathlon Worlds - Elite Men
Highlights of the 2013 ITU Cross Triathlon World Championships at The Hague-Kijkduin
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