Here you can find a few questions you might have about Challenge St. Pölten. If there is anything you can still not find, don’t hestitat to contact us by mail firstname.lastname@example.org
26th, May 2024
No, we do not have a waiting list.
The best place to watch ist around the event venue, next to the finishline or along the run course. The roads along the bike course are mostly closed, so it is not easy to watch the bike AND run part.
Yes, on Friday May 24th we start with the Junior Challenge, followed by the Company & Fun Triathlon.
On Sunday May 26th, there is also the option to do a middle distance relay, an AquaBike (Swim & Bike only) or a BikeRun (Bike & Run only).
6 places for each age group and there will be a roll-down until place 12. Slots will be given via E-Mail.
Yes, the lost & found will be at the info point at the expo.
For the Middle Distance Triathlon:
Swim: 1h 10min (plus max 5 min transition)
Swim + Bike: 5h 30min
Swim + Bike + Run – all: 8h 30min
No cut-off times for the Company & Fun triathlon and the Junior Challenge.
Middle distance (individual or relay) : Swim 1,9km – Bike 90km – Run 21,1km
AquaBike und BikeRun: the same distances in the respective discipline as the middle distance race
Company & Fun (individual oder relay): Swim 250m – Bike 15km – run 3km
Junior Challenge: depending on age – all info here.
Yes, you have to be 18 on race day.
You will compete as the age you are on 31st December in the year of the race.
Travel & Accomodation
Bimbo Binder Promenade 9
3100 St. Pölten
A shuttle service is offered from hotels to the event venue. This can be booked directly at the hotel and costs 7€. Departure from hotel approx. 05:00-05:15, arrival at venue 05:30 when transition zones open.
You need to register yourself at the race venue and you have to rack your bike and transition bags.
You must attend personally at the registration during the opening hours on site (see schedule) to pick up your race essentials (BIB number, bike sticker, swim cap) and goody bag. Please know your BIB number and bring a photo IDand your annual license (or 16€ in cash for a day license). Only the Austrian annual license will be accepted. If you do not have one, you have to pay 16€ in cash. Relays also have to pay the day license.
The event will go ahead without covid restrictions. However, to keep everyone safe and healthy, we will omit from a big party this year.
No, you have to attend by yourself.
No, only in case you have a medical issue. Your supporter needs your ID and start number to pick up the bike.
The swim course will be in too different lakes. Between the lakes your have a few meters of running. The start is a rolling wave start.
The two lakes are public and swimming is allowed. The course will be marked latest on friday prior to the race.
We have no dedicated warm-up area. So please leave the water at 6:15 am.
Booties and gloves are forbidden. Your hands and feet must be naked.
Yes, you can.
Yes, but maybe the spare wheels won’t fit.
Challenge St. Pölten offers a two loop run course, where you will pass the race venue four times. This offers the spectators the chance to see the athletes often and to cheer more.
No, this is not allowed.