ATHLETES

Race Information

2020 Challenge Taiwan 





Coronavirus Important Update

We have been preparing for the Challenge Taiwan 2020 (25-26th April, 2020) while implementing preventive safety measures. Due to the recent COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak and travel suspension within China, Hong Kong, Macau, Japan , Korea, Italy, Iran and Singapore. The travel to Taiwan may be difficult even if the above restriction is not applicable.

According to the latest situation and Taiwan Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) policy, we cannot continue to launch the event within the scale we originally anticipated and we regret to inform you the following:

Race officials will arrange the residents of  China, Hong Kong, Macau, Japan , Korea, Italy to defer their entry to the Challenge Taiwan 2021. For the triathletes who live in Taiwan, please send the working permit or resident certificate for the Taiwan area to race official email help@challenge-taiwan.com.

Please be aware that depending on further situations, the conditions may change. For any enquiries, please contact help@challenge-taiwan.com.

 


 Organizer:Taiwan Triathlon Sport Development Association



1) Race Distances 

2020 CHALLENGE TAIWAN 11/14-15

 Distance

 Swim

 Bike

 Run

 226 Full Distance

 3.8km(2:30)

 180km(8:00)

 42km(6:30)

 113 Half Distance

 1.9km(1:30)

 90km(4:00)

 21km(3:30)

 51.5 Olympic Distance

 1.5km(0:50)

 40km(1:40)

 10km(1:30)

 

2020 CHALLENGE JUNIOR 11/15

 Distance

 Swim

 Bike

 Run

 Junior 7-15 years old

 350m

 5km

 2km

 Junior 3-6 years old

 100m

 PUSH BIKE 1.2 km

 800m

※The organizer reserves the right to make changes to the race course and distance depending on changing weather conditions.

 

2) Event Date: 2020 Nov 14th (Saturday) / Nov 15th (Sunday)


3) Competition place

Taitung, "the hometown of the sun". There are the most pure ocean, rolling mountains, warm and hospitable residents; also have clear Flowing Lake, beautiful breathtaking coastline and lively and enthusiastic Tie Hua village, every corner of Taitung is full of stories and surprises, let us explore the beauty of Taitung. The swimming course will start by the Flowing Lake, this is an open water place which suitable to swim, the audience can also watch the game comfortable beside the swimming course. In the bike course, athlete will through the lofty Carp Mountain and the spectacular Pacific coastline, the last running course, combined with the lively Taitung city center, quiet and pleasant fields and beach trails, and then the finish line is in the Tie Hua village. Let us celebrate together for a wonderful match day.

 


4)  Race Distances 

Nov 14th (Saturday)

1. 226km Full Distance: Swim 3800m, Bike 180km, Run 42km, cut-off time at 17 hours.
2. 113km Half Distance: Swim 1900m, Bike 90km, Run 21km, cut-off time at 9 hours.
3.   226,113 Rescue Tube Group (The last echelon, no ranking, but have race result)

Nov 15th (Sunday)

1.  51.5 Olympic Distance: 51.5km (Swim 1500m, Bike 40km, Run 10km),
       swim cut-off 50 min; bike cut-off 2 hour 35min; run cut-off time at 4 hours.
2.    51.5 Rescue Tube Group (The last echelon, no ranking, but have race result)
3.    Junior 7-15 years old (Swim 350m、Bike 5km、Run 2km)
4.    Junior 3-6 years old (Swim 100m、Push Bike 1.2km、Run 800m)

 


5) Registration Method: 

1) Challenge Taiwan Site: 

2) Payment: Credit Card (VISA/MasterCard/JCB)
 


6) Age Groups: By Gender and Age 

Athletes will be allocated by their age on the race date of 2020/11/14-15:

CHALLENGE FULL/HALF

 Male

 Female

 Birth Year

 M18-24

 F18-24

 2002-1996

 M25-29

 F25-29

 1995-1991

 M30-34

 F30-34

 1990-1986

 M35-39

 F35-39

 1985-1981

 M40-44

 F40-44

 1980-1976

 M45-49

 F45-49

 1975-1971

 M50-54

 F50-54

 1970-1966

 M55-59

 F55-59

 1965-1961

 M60-64

 F60-64

 1960-1956

 M65-69

 F65-69

 1955-1951

 M70-74

 F70-74

 1950-1946

 M75-79

 F75-79

 1945-1941

 M80-84

 F80-84

 1940-1936

 M85-89

 F85-89

 1935-1931

 Rescue Tube Group (The last echelon, no ranking, but have race result)

Olympic 51.5

 Male

 Female

 Birth Year

 M16-19

 F16-19

 2000-2003

 M20-24

 F20-24

 2004-2001

 M25-29

 F25-29

 2000-1996

 M30-34

 F30-34

 1995-1991

 M35-39

 F35-39

 1990-1986

 M40-44

 F40-44

 1985-1981

 M45-49

 F45-49

 1980-1976

 M50-54

 F50-54

 1975-1971

 M55-59

 F55-59

 1970-1966

 M60-64

 F60-64

 1965-1961

 M65-69

 F65-69

 1955-1951

 M70-74

 F70-74

 1950-1946

 M75-79

 F75-79

 1945-1941

 M80-84

 F80-84

 1940-1936

 M85-89

 F85-89

 1935-1931

 Rescue Tube Group (The last echelon, no ranking, but have race result)

JUNIOR CHALLENGE

 Male

 Female

 Birth Year

 M13-15

 F13-15

 2007-2005

 M11-12

 F11-12

 2009-2008

 M9-10

 F9-10

 2011-2010

 M7-8 

 F7-8

 2013-2012

JUNIOR PUSH BIKE GROUP CHALLENGE

 Male

 Female

 Birth Year

 M5-6

 F5-6

 2015-2014

 M3-4

 F3-4

 2017-2016

Finisher T-Shirt size chart:

Adult Finisher Shirt Sizes

(CM)

XS

S

M

L

XL

XXL

height

150-160

161-166

167-172

173-178

179-185

186-191

chest

86

88

90

100

104

112

length

62

62

64

70

74

78
 

Junior Finisher Shirt Sizes

(CM)

XS

S

M

L

XL

height

140

150

151-160

161-166

167-172

chest

74

80

84

92

94

length

53

58

60

62

64

 

7)   Cancellation and Refund Policy 

  • Challenge Taiwan 2020  is postponed to 14-15th November. Before you sign up, please noted that the registraion fee is non-refundable

 


8)    Insurance

1) Organizer will ensure each athlete with "Public Accidental Insurance".

Coverage includes accidental death of NT$5,000,000, elliglble to receive a medical deductible of $ 2,500. 

2) Please have your own insurance where needed. 

3) TSDA will help athletes to do the indemnity work and acquire reimburse expense but won’t offer any damage compensation or sympathy claim.

4) Please have your Health Insurance Card with you at the race.

5) Please note:

The organizer shall not assume any liability for health risks on the part of the participant in relation to the participation in the event.

The participant is aware of the fact that the participation in the event has inherent risks, and that a risk of serious injuries, or even death, cannot be excluded.

The participant confirms and agrees that he shall himself be responsible for determining whether he is sufficiently fit and of good health in order to take part in the event without any concerns.

He further confirms that no doctor or person of comparable position has recommended not to take part in the event.