5 REASONS TO RACE CHALLENGE CANCUN:
- The top 6th resort destination in the world
- Accessibility from all over the world
- First class accommodations and services
- A great and fast racing venue
- The best margaritas in the world
Cancun is ranked on the top 6 tourist destinations in the world, surrounded by the beautiful turquoise Caribbean sea. It’s very easy to get to, with more than 350 flights a day from all over the world, it makes it very easy to get here. Hospitality, beautiful beaches, first class accommodation and food, are waiting for you in this Mexican paradise. Register today and compete in this great and friendly resort of the Yucatan Peninsula.
The swim leg will take place on one of Cancun’s best beaches: Playa Langosta, in Kilometer 5 of the Hotel Zone.
The second leg of the event will be a 3 loop course beginning on the lagoon side lane of the Hotel Zone. 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.
Also, the people from Cancun will have the opportunity to cheer you and support you until you cross the finish line.
Recovery tent will be ready at the finish line, with massages, aid station, medical service, food and plenty more surprises.
The local government and the people of Cancun are enthusiastic and supportive. So don’t let go this opportunity to enjoy Cancun and compete in one of the Challenge Family distances. Of course, bring your family with you!
Cancun is located in Quintana Roo, where Mayan culture shines on every corner. Surrounded by the breathtaking Caribbean Sea, soft coral sands, and the striking shade of blue that emerges from its crystal-clear waters, a visit to Cancun will make you wonder whether you are in a dream or else.
The splendorous and mystical ruins will take you on an incredible journey back to the Mayan civilization. The archaeological zone of El Rey or El Templo del Alacran (The temple of the scorpion) will amaze your eyes, and if you are into nature, you’ll love Xel-Ha, a natural aquarium that will make you feel as if you are waking in a dream.
Visiting the Secret River will take you closer to the Xibalba, the Mayan underworld, and Xcaret, the most important eco-archaeological park in the country, will offer its charm so you can blend with the jungle. By the way, this splendorous place is why Cancun has been named the second most attractive destination for summer vacations in 2016 by Trip Advisor.
The range of options for tourists of all ages that Cancun offers, go beyond your imagination, from its trendy nightlife, one of the hottest in the country, to its underwater museum, Cancun has it all for travelers looking to have the vacation of their life.