The “Challenge Davos Festival” on 15 and 16 September 2018 is a season highlight of the Swiss triathlon and multi-sports season and its glittering conclusion in one. The traffic-free Flüela Pass is at the very heart of the event.
The “Challenge Davos Festival” is much more than just a triathlon. The “Flüela Challenge” and the new “Coop Ride the Alps” format both form part of the programme. All races are held on the Flüela Pass, which is closed to motorised traffic. Specifically on Saturday, 15 September 2018, from 10:40 to 15:10 and on Sunday, 16 September 2018, from 11:30 to 15:30.
Different wheels on the Flüela Pass
Apart from the middle-distance and Olympic distance triathlon races on the Saturday, the “Flüela Challenge” will be held once again at this year’s “Challenge Davos Festival”. It will be held on Sunday 16 September 2018 and involves a time trial up to the Flüela Pass for amateur enthusiasts to professionals. The 12-km course rising 810 metres can be completed on a bike, rollerskis, inline skates, electric bikes or running. A “live hub” with music and lots of fans will be set up halfway up on the Tschuggen to ensure that the athletes are even more motivated to complete the ascent this year.
The ultimate biking experience
The “Coop Ride the Alps” format is new this year. The event series provides the ultimate biking experience: pass roads are exclusively reserved for cyclists on selected dates. You therefore have the opportunity to climb up to the Flüela Pass from both sides on completely traffic-free roads on Sunday 16 September. Anyone born after 2005 can take part free of charge. For safety reasons, all participants need to register at Davos Sports Centre or online. The group start heads off from the Sports Centre at 12.15.