2018 Madrid ETU Challenge Long Distance Triathlon European Championships

23 Sep, 2018 • Madrid, Spain • Event Website
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75 kilometres from the capital, surrounded by holm-oak woods, oak-woods and pine woods, located in the Lozoya Valley, in the middle of the North Mountain Range (“Sierra Norte”), there is one of the most enchanting and attractive touristic areas of the region of Madrid: Buitrago de Lozoya.

The distance to be covered by triathletes in the Buitrago de Lozoya Reservoir is of 3.800 metres. In this facility, transition area T1 will be set up, as the starting line for the bicycle race.

The bike test in addition to recovering wonderful sites of the Sierra Madrileña, also recovers the famous return to the ports with the ascents of Canencia, Morcuera and Cotos. In general, the 180 km will cover the following places:

Departure from the Pools of the Canal de Isabel II of Buitrago de Lozoya, passing through Villavieja de Lozoya (km 6); San Mames (km 9.9); Choker (km 13.7); Canencia town (km 22.8); Port of Canencia (km 32.3); Miraflores de la Sierra (km 38.4); Port of Morcuera (km 49.1); Rascafria (km 63.4); Puerto de Cotos (Km 79.9); Puerto Navacerrada (km 86.4); Ventorrillo Fountain; El Escorial; Valdemorillo; Villanueva de la Cañada; to enter Madrid by the M-508 and cross the Casa de Campo until you reach the Explanada del Rey in Madrid Río. In the Explanada del Rey in Madrid Río will be the T2, transition place where the Marathon test will start.

The triathletes will have to travel a total of 42 km and 195 meters.

After leaving the bicycle in the Explanada del Rey in Madrid Río will go in the direction of the river area and that is where they will have to do the kilometers of the race on foot. The route is 4 laps and two transitions that runs almost entirely by “Madrid Río”. In its final, in the last transition, the race on foot will go up the Cuesta de la Vega to join the Calle Mayor and enter the Puerta del Sol for its arrival at “Km 0”, where the Meta will be located.

Information regarding Penalty Box and Aid Station

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Athletes Briefing:

Saturday 22
12:45 to 13:15 Spanish and English Briefing

Entry Fee:

http://www.challenge-madrid.com/infogeneral_en.html


Media notes:

‘Alfonso Rodríguez de Sadia’

Event Schedule

Friday 21
18:30 to 19:30 Press Conference - Madrid City Town Hall

Saturday 22
10:00 to 16:00 Athletes Registration - Buitrago Sports Center
10:30 to 11:10 Meeting and Great Pro - Buitrago City Town Hall
12:45 to 13:15 Spanish and English Briefing - Buitrago Sports Center
15:00 to 17:30 Compulsory Bike Check In

Sunday 23
6:00 to 7:30 Last Minute Check In
7:50 Start of the race (waves will be announced in a later stage)

Cut Off Times
1st Start to T1 (from 07:45 to 07:55): (1 hour 55 minutes from the last swim start).
2nd Puerto de Morcuera (km 51): (5 hours 10 minutes from the last swim start).
3rd Puerto de Navacerrada (km 88,2): (7 hours from the last swim start).
4th Villalba (Km 105): (7 hours 21 minutes from the last swim start).
5th Villanueva de la Cañada (km 144): (8 hours 43 minutes from the last swim start).
6th Arrival a T2: (10 hours 9 min from the last swim start).
7th Finish Line KM0: (16 hours 5 minutes from the last swim start). Finish Line close at 24:00 hours.

Closest Airport

Madrid Barajas Airport

Local Transportation

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All triathletes (Included in the registration):

Transfer Official Hotel - T1 (Sunday, September 23rd)
Transfer Finish Line - T2
Triathletes can buy a wristband for the price of 50 € and have the following additional transport services:

Transfer Airport - Official Hotel-Airport (uninterrupted)
Transfer Official Hotel bikes - T1 (Saturday 22nd) Triathletes at this time will leave the bike to members of the organization that moved it to T1.
Transfer Official Hotel – T1 Material Control (Saturday September 22nd around 8:30)
Transfer T1 - Briefing - Pasta Party (Saturday, September 22nd)
Transfer Pasta Party - Official Hotel (Saturday, September 22nd)
Transfer Official Hotel - T1 (Sunday, September 23rd)
Transfer Finish Line -T2 (Sunday, September 23rd)
Transfer T2 - Official Hotel (Sunday, September 23rd)
The companions will be able to buy a bracelet for the price of € 50 and will have the following transport services and access to Pasta Party:

Transfer Airport - Official Hotel-Airport (uninterrupted)
Transfer Official Hotel – T1 Material Control (Saturday September 22nd)
Transfer T1 - Briefing - Pasta Party (Saturday, September 22nd)
Transfer Pasta Party - Official Hotel (Saturday, September 22nd)
Transfer Official Hotel - T1 (Sunday, September 23rd)
Transfer T1 - T2 (Sunday, September 23rd, when the last triathlete has left from T1)
Transfer Finish Line -T2 (Sunday, September 23rd)
Transfer T2 - Official Hotel (Sunday, September 23rd)
All the departure times of the transfers will be communicated in the Official Program of the Event.

Host Hotel

Sport No Limit Travel
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