2012 Den Haag ETU Cross Triathlon European Championships

14 Jul, 2012 • Den Haag (The Hague, Kijkduin), Netherlands • Event Website
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The 2012 EC Cross Triathlon is the perfect try-out for the 2013 WC Cross Triathlon on the same venue, July 13th 2013.
Free entry for EC participants to the MTB Beach criterium and Sea swim event.

1 km
2 laps
Beach mass start
Water temperature: 17/18
Ocean swim
The current and heavy surf can be a real challenge.

26 km
3 laps
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.

9 km
3 laps
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).

Prize money distribution. Elite men and women:

1st. 1,250 EUR
2nd. 1,000 EUR
3rd. 750 EUR
4th. 500 EUR
5th. 400 EUR
6th. 350 EUR
7th. 300 EUR
8th. 200 EUR
9th. 150 EUR
10th. 100 EUR

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Athletes Briefing:

July 13th
NH Atlantic hotel, The Hague

Entry Fee:

75 €

Prize Money:

10 000 €


Media notes:

Name of Media Contact: Frank Hamelink

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

Location of Media Centre and hours of operation:
EC race center, Deltaplein, The Hague
July 13th/14th, 15:00 – 18:00

Time and place where media kit can be pick-up:
EC race center
July 13th/14th, 15:00 - 18:00

Event Schedule

19:30 Recreational MTB Beach Criterium

19:00 Recreational Team Relay triathlon (0.3 – 4.5 – 1.6km)
20:15 Recreational Sea swim (1 and 3km)

15:00 EC cross triathlon registration & race pack pick-up
17:30 EC cross triathlon opening ceremony & briefing
19:45 Recreational Beach run (5 and 10km)

08:45 Recreational short triathlon (0.5 – 13 – 4.5km)
09:00 Start EC cross para-triathlon (0.5 – 13 – 4.5km)
09:40 Start EC cross triathlon Youth (0.5 – 13 – 4.5km)
12:00 Recreational Kids Challenge
16:00 Start EC cross triathlon Elite men (1 – 26 – 9km)
16:10 Start EC cross triathlon Elite women (1 – 26 – 9km)
17:40 Start EC cross triathlon Age groups (1 – 26 – 9km)
19:10 Recreational long triathlon (1 – 26 – 9km)
21:00 After party & fireworks

Closest Airport

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

Local Transportation

No local transportation provided

Host Hotel

NH Atlantic hotel




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