On December 13th-15th, 2019 CHALLENGEDAYTONA presented their 2nd annual CHALLENGEDAYTONA Festival at iconic Daytona International Speedway®, voted “Best New Race” 2018 by Triathlete Magazine. The hallmark event attracted athletes from across the globe, which included a star-studded professional field with over 50 of the world’s top triathletes. On the heels of the successful event, the family-friendly international multi-sport festival has announced it will host the 3rd annual event on December 4th-6th, 2020.
“CHALLENGEDAYTONA has been an incredible compliment to the CHALLENGEFAMILY brand. The participation from athletes and fans clearly demonstrates the demand for the CHALLENGEFAMILY experience here in the United States. Athlete and fan experience is paramount and CHALLENGEDAYTONA continues to deliver a world class experience. We look forward to 2020,” says CHALLENGEFAMILY CEO Zibi Szlufcik.
Daytona International Speedway President Chip Wile adds, “CHALLENGEDAYTONA sends a clear message that there is a race for every athlete and ability. Sport unites and transforms lives like nothing else. It’s a special honor to be a conduit for transforming lives and bringing the world together here at Daytona International Speedway. We couldn’t be more excited for what 2020 holds.”
Anyone interested in participating in the numerous events offered at CHALLENGEDAYTONA —including Sprint and Middle Distance Triathlons (1.2-mile swim, 56-mile bike and 13.1-mile run), the Junior Challenge kids’ race, Relay categories, Duathlon and Aquabike events, Sprint Special Needs, “Daytona Distance Under the Lights,” Pro Am Race and 5K/10K run/walk events—is invited to visit www.challenge-daytona.com for more information and to register. The top six male and female finishers in each Middle-Distance Triathlon age group will qualify for entry in THECHAMPIONSHIP, to be held in May 2021 at the x-bionic sphere in Samorin, Slovakia.