The courses of Challenge Sanremo are very… challenging! Discover the amazing roads crossed by middle distance race.
1 lap of 1,9km
Single lap starting from the public beach far few meters from Piazzale Carlo Dapporto and finishing next to bagni Oasis, in front of transition area.
1 lap, 90 km
Single lap. After the first transition area exit, the participants will ride along the Cycle and Pedestrian Path of the “Coastal Park” of Ponente Ligure, heading east, up to Riva Ligure, before transiting onto the Aurelia. A few hundred meters in the town of Santo Stefano al Mare separate the triathletes from the first climb: turn left and climb towards Terzorio, Pompeiana and Castellaro. The slopes are not prohibitive and make this first ascent very easy to pedal: only in the last part, 10% is reached. Afterward, we descend towards Taggia, before starting to gain altitude again. A slight slope follows the course of the Argentina torrent, crossing the town of Taggia before begin a long climb of 17 km that leads to the Ghimbegna pass (1030 m altitude), after having crossed Argallo, Zerni and Vignai. The positive difference in height, which touches 1500 meters, is over: now we descend towards sea level from Bajardo, Ceriana and Poggio di Sanremo, facing the famous descent of the Classicissima Milano-Sanremo in the final.
2 laps of 10,5 km
The run part is flat and flowing, which will take place in the section of the cycle / pedestrian path between Sanremo and Ospedaletti which involves crossing the Capo Nero tunnel and offers a wonderful sea view.
CUT OFF TIME
Swim: 1 hour
Swim+Bike (T2): 5h30′
Finish line: 8 hours