Cross triathlon

Location

The beautiful beach, sea and dunes surrounding Kijkduin (The Hague) are the main elements of the tough course of the KYOCERA Beach Challenge Cross triathlon. This race is always unpredictable and challenging due to the ever-changing natural elements of wind, sand and sea.

Series en start times

Saturday July 19 Start time Swim Bike Run
Short 14:30 500 m 15 km 5 km
Long 15:1515:45 500 m 28 km 10 km
XL 16:4517:30 1500 m 28 km 10 km
Trio 16:4517:30 1500 m 28 km 10 km

Check out the full event schedule for registration times and all the other KYOCERA Beach Challenge activities.

Entry fee

Series With NTB athlete license Without NTB athlete license
Short (pre-registration) 18 euro 25,50 euro
Long (pre-registration) 30 euro 37,50 euro
XL (pre-registration) 35 euro 53 euro
Trio (pre-registration) 50 euro 68 euro

There is no onsite registration

Early bird discount: If you register and pay before April 1st 2014 you will receive a discount: 5 euro for the Long, XL, and Trio or 3 euro for the Short series.

On all entries our general terms and conditions apply. Our bank details for payment are: ING bank account number 5931068 made payable to “Beach Challenge” The Hague. BIC-code INGBNL2A, IBAN NL71INGB0005931068.

Check-in

You may pick up your start numbers and race packet on Saturday before the race at the registration desk. Check out the schedule for the exact opening times of the registration desk.

Briefing

Five minutes before the start, there is a briefing for athletes in the starting area on the beach. Plan to give yourself enough time to walk to the starting area before the briefing.

Timing

The MyLaps Champion Chip is the timing system used during the KYOCERA Beach Challenge. You can use your own Champion Chip by providing your chip code when you register. Athletes who do not own a Champion Chip can either rent or buy one when registering.

Transition area

The transition area is located on the beach. The area is fenced off. Entry into the transition area is restricted to athletes only. Spectators, family/friends and coaches are not allowed in the transition area. Athletes can enter and leave the transition area freely, but must shown their race numbers.

Nutrition and care

During the run leg, water, AA-Drink Isotonic and sponges will be available. At the finish line, athletes can get water, AA-Drink Energy and fruit. Medical assistence will be available. Public showers are available on the beach.

Prizes


In each series there are prizes for the the best 3 women and men. For the XL there are extra prizes for certain age groups and cash prizes for the best women and men overall. The medal scheme is as follows

Series Age group Men Women
Short Overall 1st, 2nd, 3rd 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Long Overall 1st, 2nd, 3rd 1st, 2nd, 3rd
XL Overall 1st, 2nd, 3rd 1st, 2nd, 3rd
XL 20-39 1st, 2nd, 3rd 1st, 2nd, 3rd
XL 40-49 1st, 2nd, 3rd 1st, 2nd, 3rd
XL 50-59 1st, 2nd, 3rd 1st
XL 60-69 1st, 2nd
XL 70+ 1st
Trio 1st

The date that determines the age group is the age on December 31st on that year. For example, if you turn 60 on December 30th, then you’re in the age group 60-69 that entire year.

The cash prizes in the XL overall category are

Classification XL Overall Men Women
1st EUR 250 EUR 250
2nd EUR 150 EUR 150
3rd EUR 75 EUR 75

Disclaimer

All athletes in the KYOCERA Beach Challenge participate at their own risk. In participating, the athlete releases the organisation from any responsibility regarding the event, for as far as claims are not covered by the collective insurance provided by the Netherlands Triathlon Union (NTB). The organization is not responsible for lost items and / or race gear. For everyone’s own safety, as well as the safety of others, it is advised to read all information carefully and not to take any unnecessary risks during the race.

Schwalbe X-Athlon Cross Circuit

The WC and the Long series are part of the Schwalbe X-Athlon Crosscircuit.