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Challenge Salou premieres format with the addition of "The Festival"

The "Short" version will return after two years of absence



Salou. Costa Dorada. 13 April 2018. The Challenge Salou of 2018 will feature some new features and new activities for the triathletes' companions who will focus on what has been called "The Festival". On the 25th, 26th and 27th of May these activities will be organized, which aim not only at the athletes to enjoy, but also at those who come to Salou with them even though they do not participate in the event.

The Challenge Salou of 2018 will feature some new features and new activities for the triathletes' companions who will focus on what has been called "The Festival". On the 25th, 26th and 27th of May, these activities will be organized that aim not only at the athletes to enjoy, but also at those who come to Salou with them even though they do not participate in the event.

"The Festival" will start on Friday, May 25 in the afternoon with the opening of the EXPO and with a zumba masterclass by the instructors of the Club Tenis Salou H20.

Saturday, May 26 at 8 o'clock, will be the turn of the SAILFISH OPEN WATER, a new test that is sponsored by the great Marcel Zamora, five times champion of the IronMan in Nice (France), and where a 1.9km circuit will swim by the beach of Salou, known as the beach of Europe.

At 10am, the CHALLENGE BREAKFAST RUN will take place, a charity race of 4km suitable for all audiences, both for participants in the Sunday triathlon and for companions or people from the territory. An hour later there will be a race for the little ones, the KIDS RUN. Around 12 o'clock, the breafing will take place in English and Spanish, and then PASTA PARTY will be replaced. To end the day on Saturday, at 6pm there will be a 4.5km race exclusively for women, the CHALLENGE WOMAN.

On Sunday May 27 comes the main course and the main event of the CHALLENGE SALOU. At 7 o'clock the starting shot of the HALF distance will be given (1,900m of swimming + 90km of cycling + 21km of running on foot) in a renewed circuit of three laps faster and closer to the spectator. 30 minutes later it will be the turn of the SHORT distance (1,900m of swimming + 60km in cycling + 11km of running), which returns by popular demand after two years without being celebrated. Finally, at 7.35h, the AQUATLÓN will start (1,900m of swimming + 11km of running on foot).

CHALLENGE SALOU confirms the first PRO in line of exit for the edition of this year. The winner of 2018, Sara Loehr, the Belgian Sofie Goos and the Spanish Maria Pujol. On the male side, Emilio Aguayo, the second of 2017, Pablo Dapena, who will face his fourth Challenge test, and the 2016 winner, Iñaki Baldellou.





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