Beach Challenge in Kijkduin
- 03 June 2015
- 29 June 2015
The beautiful beach, sea and dunes surrounding Kijkduin are the main elements of the tough course of The Hague-Kijkduin Cross Triathlon Beach Challenge. During the weekend of 3 and 4 July, Kijkduin hosts not only the triathlon, but also various single sport events.
More than 650 athletes are slated to compete in the XL and Trio series with a 1.5 km swim, 28 km mountain bike and 10 km cross-country trail run. Shorter distances are also available. It promises again to be a great event.
Athletes will face unique challenges on the course in the seaside resort of Kijkduin, with the ocean start known for its choppy surf, followed by bike and run trails on soft sand.
Beach run and sea swim
Not only the triathlon, but various single sport events will also be held during the weekend. The events will start on Friday with a beach run of 5 and 10 km with a strong starting field. On Saturday there will be a sea swim of 2 km, the triathlon and the Ons Strandhuys Kids Challenge.
You can participate in the off-road triathlon or other
events yourself or just come down and cheer on the participants in this
spectacular sporting event, which includes swimming, mountain bike and
During the morning on Saturday there’s a challenge for kids aged 4 to 11 years. The kids can try out their skills on an adventurous trail run on the beach and through the water. The preschoolers start at 9.00 hrs., youth from 6 to 8 years (1 km run) at 9.45 hrs. and 9 to 11 years (1.5 km run) at 10.30 hrs. You can sign up through the website or on the day of the event itself.
If you like sports, you won’t want to miss this spectacular battle either as a competitor, spectator or volunteer.
For more information and registration, visit www.beach-challenge.nl.