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
24th, May 2020
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, we have the Challenge Kids on Friday and the Company & Fun Triathlon also on Friday, 22th of May 2020.
6 places for each age group and there will be a roll-down until place 12. If you get a slot, you can choose between starting at The Championship 2020 or 2021.
Yes, the lost & found will be at the info point at the expo.
Swim: 1h 10min (plus max 5 min transition)
Swim/ Bike: 5h 15min
Cut-Off-Time Mautern: 11:00 am
Cut-Off-Time Aggsbach: 12:00 a.m
Swim/ Bike/ Run – all: 8h 30min
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
You need to register yourself at the race venue, then you need to attend the race briefing (it’s obligatory for all starters) 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 ID, your signed waiver (will be sent out) and your annual license (or 8€ in cash for a day license). Only the Austrian annual license will be accept. If you not have one, you have to pay 8€ in cash. Relays also have to pay the day license.
Yes, we have our pasta party and pre-race dinner on Friday, 22th of May, at the Challenge Dome. The entry is free for athletes and additional tickets can be bought for spectators (including food and drinks) at the info point and at the entrance.
No, you have to attend by yourself.
No, only in case you have a medical issue. Your supporter needs your timing chip and ID 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.
You will have an app starting time for your wave. Please be there ahead of time and then you start in a rolling system (one after one). Time starts when you pass the timing mat.
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 6:45 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.