The Challenge Cancún course is distinguished for being flat and fast as well as hot and humid.
CHALLENGE Cancun 113K, both individual and relay team, will consist of a 1.9km swim, followed by a 90 km bike and finally a 21 km run.
The swim leg will take place on one of Cancun’s best beaches: Playa Langosta, in Kilometer 5 of the Hotel Zone. Athletes will complete a 1 loop course and will be able to identify the course marked by buoys and Life’s life guards and paramedics will be visible throughout the course. Race officials will mark and supervise the distances. The swim for Challenge Cancun is a run-in start from the shore. The ocean’s temperature in April is around 26º C and the deepest part of the course is around 6 meters.
113K individual and relay: 1 loop of 1.900 metes
The second leg of the event will be a 3 loop course beginning on the lagoon side lane. Athletes will head up towards kilometer 14 and make a U turn to come back down to kilometer 0, turn into downtown Cancun on Av. Bonampak and make their second U turn in front of Transition 2, which is Tec Milenio University. For athletes racing the 133K, the course will be 3 loops. The bike curse will have 4 medical service points and 1 double aid station located close to Playa Langosta (kilometer 5 of the Hotel Zone). Race officials will be supervising the course.
113K individual and relay: 3 loops
For the last part of the race, athletes will head out of T2 (Tec Milenio University) and run onto the North-South lane of Av. Bonampak to complete an easy straight line 3 loop course. The course will have 3 medical stations with Life’s paramedics and first class services. Water stations will be every mile and will have: water, powerade, fruit, soda and ice.
Athletes will cross the finish line within Tec Milenio University.
113K individual and relay: 3 loops of 7K