380m swim – 18km bike – 4,2km run
In 2023, CHALLENGEALMERE-AMSTERDAM will again organize the Junior Challenge. This race for school attending youth takes place on Thursday, September 7th. It is being organized together with high school Echnaton on behalf of the KVLO-school sports, Olympic Moves. This makes it a Dutch Championship accessible for both professional athletes and recreational athletes.
The two days before the CHALLENGEALMERE-AMSTERDAM in Almere, students are allowed to race on the official course. The distances are adjusted, creating a great challenge for students from secondary education. The students participate in two categories: under 16 years and 16 years and older.
The distances are:
- 380m swimming in the Weerwater in Almere
- 18km cycling
- 4,2km running
In total, students participate in 1/10th of a Long Distance triathlon! This triathlon is a challenge for which stamina and endurance are needed. All this together make this is very spectacular!
Zone3 Swim Course
1 lap of 380m
The Junior Challenge starts with one swim lap of 380m Challenge in the Weerwater. The start is next to Kunstlinie Almere Flevoland on the Esplanade in Almere Stad. You will swim counterclockwise. The first transition from swimming to the bike takes place on the Esplanade.
1 lap of 18km
The bike course of the Challenge Almere-Amsterdam consists of one lap of 18km.
1 lap of 4,2km
From the Esplanade you start your running course through the modern architecture of the city centre.
What’s in the Challenge Race Kit?
Every participant receives the Challenge Race Kit: a bag filled with various goodies and gear you’ll need for the race.
- Challenge swim cap
- MyLaps Chip
- Bib number
- Athlete Wristband
- Bike stickers
- Helmet stickers