Challenge Walchsee

Race Tour: August 31st – September 4th 2017
Race Date: September 3rd 2017
Packaged Price: Please contact us to discuss hotel options

Set against the stunning backdrop of the Austrian Mountains close to the German & Italian borders Challenge Walchsee gets off to a refreshing start in crystal clear waters at the foot of the Kaiser mountains before taking to a two-loop bike course jam packed with spectacular mountain views. Recover your legs on the final discipline and much flatter run route, although a few inclines keep the course interesting! Finally celebrate your accomplishment & indulge in the traditional & delicious pancake desert – a perfect local post race delicacy you’re sure to love. 

Challenge Walchsee

Race Tour: August 31st – September 4th 2017
Race Date: September 3rd 2017
Packaged Price: Please contact us to discuss hotel options

Set against the stunning backdrop of the Austrian Mountains close to the German & Italian borders Challenge Walchsee gets off to a refreshing start in crystal clear waters at the foot of the Kaiser mountains before taking to a two-loop bike course jam packed with spectacular mountain views. Recover your legs on the final discipline and much flatter run route, although a few inclines keep the course interesting! Finally celebrate your accomplishment & indulge in the traditional & delicious pancake desert – a perfect local post race delicacy you’re sure to love. 

Services We Offer For This Event:

RACE TOUR: August 31st – September 4th 2017 

Know which race you’re doing but not sure where to stay, what to do in the build up to the race or anyone else going? Challenge Tri Camp take the stress out of racing abroad with our race tours, from creating a group environment to race together in along with a full logistics package of airport transfer & accommodation to a schedule to meet your training and racing needs with course reeces and pre race briefings.  All supported by experienced coaches with knowledge of the area and race and backed by the race organisers who we are officially a partner with.

So take the hassle away and let us do the thinking for you, leaving you to focus on the important part – performing to your best on race day.   

Our race tour ensure you arrive on the start line feeling prepared, informed and ready to tackle the race.

Whats included:

  • Half board accommodation
  • On site support
  • Experienced coaching team
  • Hotel close to the start line
  • Guaranteed Race Entry option (race entry fee applies but discounted with us)
  • Priority bike racking with assistance from onsite staff
  • Detailed race briefing from coaching team

Itinerary Overview: 
Building up to the race we will look at all three disciplines and use the race routes as much as we can to get you ready and inform you of strategies and race techniques specific to this course.  The itinerary will include runs, swims and rides to make sure you are ready along with transition walk through’s and briefings.  A more detailed itinerary will be available once race details have been confirmed.  

Travel Information:
Munich is 101km from race location, Innsbruck is 107km and Salzburg 74km. This is a truly central location.

RACE ENTRY

Don’t stand on the sidelines, dive into Challenge Walchsee triathlon event and purchase your discounted race entry here.
Once you’ve entered your details we’ll come back to you & confirm your place. (offer dependent on race availability)  

Our prices save you 10% 

 

Don’t travel alone!  Why not combine the race entry with our official Challenge Walchsee race tour.  We have taken care of all the logistics so from arrival to departure all you need to do is focus on the race.  With an onsite support team are there to ensure you have a great race experience, from reeceing the course with you to ensuring you have the right pillow to rest your head on, our race tour is there to ensure you arrive on the start line race ready.  Find out more on our race tours tab above.

ADDITIONAL INFO

  • To secure your place a non-refundable deposit of £250 per person is required (final payment due 3 months before)
  • We offer a bike transfer option from the UK so all you need to worry about is arriving at the hotel on the day of travel – please contact us for details/prices and collection information
  • Bike mechanics are available at an extra cost – please contact us for details/prices on assembly/disassembly
  • Price based on two sharing a twin room – we will endeavour to pair you up but this is not guaranteed
  • Non athletes accompanying an athlete are welcome on this package and can join in all activities
  • Price based either on a Bed & Breakfast or Half Board basis depending on hotel/tour selected (lunches not included)
  • Single occupancy is available at an additional cost
  • Three sharing a room options maybe available on request
  • Tour deposits and race entries are non-transferable and non-refundable. Ensure you have the appropriate travel insurance should you have to cancel
  • Travel insurance is not included in the price of the tour, please ensure you have enough cover to protect you for sports holidays and have an in date E111 card if a UK resident.
  • Terms & conditions apply to this tour and the tour is subject to change

ACCOMMODATION

The hotel we use is right on the lake and has fantastic facilities for training but also relaxing – located close to all the amenities of the town, friendly helpful staff and great traditional food this place is perfect.  Its close to the start line, has views of the mountains and ideal if racing or spectating.  The pictures below speak for themselves:

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COACHING

We are not only experienced world class coaches but ex athletes as well who have extensive knowledge of middle and long distance racing.  Being an official partner of Challenge triathlon we have access to local knowledge about the courses and route plans and data to help us prepare our coached athletes.  We ensure no stone is left un-turned in the preparation for the big race day.

With options on plans catering for a one off race preparation plan (6-2 month plans available) to bespoke week by week coached training schedules we guarantee to get you to the start line ready to race.  We work as closely with you as you desire to offer a plan that is tailor-made for you.

Check out our coaching options here and please contact us to discuss a plan that will work for you.  

 

BIKE TRANSPORTATION

We offer a bike transfer option from the UK so you don’t have to think about travelling or transporting your bike at all for the whole race journey.  Let us collect it, transport it and deliver it to the race venue, it will be waiting for you on arrival exactly as you handed it over.
Easy travelling! and it means you:

  • Don’t need to hire or buy a bike box
  • Don’t need to disassemble your bike and have to remove seat posts and wheels and make adjustments you dont want to
  • Don’t have to get your bike box to the airport and then onto and off the plane
  • Don’t have to pay the airlines to transport your bike with the added worry of loss or damage (bikes going missing is fairly common!)
  • Don’t have to after the race worry about packing your bike up and then getting it home again!

For approximately the same cost of transporting your bike on a plane we can collect it fully assembled from your home, deliver it to the accommodation you are staying at at the race venue and then post race will be close by transition to take it off your hands so you can enjoy the post race celebrations and have an easy flight home.  
No hassle of disassembling the bike and lugging it onto a plane with tired legs!  We deliver it back to your home by the following weekend and better still allow for extra wheels to be transported for free and for an additional fee of £10 you can put a small kit bag (5kg) with your bike.  Its all insured aswell up to £5000 while in transit.

Please contact us for details, prices and collection information

TRAINING CAMP: 2017 Camp successfully completed – 2018 camp info coming soon – register interest here 
£345 per person sharing a twin room / £399 single occupancy

Train for your race on the very course you’ll compete on!

Set in what can only be described as the world best backdrop, this training camp offers you the chance to experience Austria’s stunning scenery, from the lake, to its mountains and forests. Whether you are racing the half distance event held here in September or looking for a training camp with great weather, scenery and like minded people this camp is for you.  It is for everyone looking to improve technique, endurance and triathlon performance.  These weeks, lead by Challenge Tri Camp’s experienced team cover all three disciplines plus more. With coached swim analysis sessions and videoing, open water practice and sighting skill work, guided rides taking in some of the best scenic roads and brushing up on your run technique.  Perfect for individuals as well as friends or couples who might want to share the camp together but are differing abilities.  High coach to athlete ratio. Located in the Austrian mountain range, athletes will benefit from training at altitude.

Whats included:

  • 4* Half board accommodation
  • On site support
  • Experienced coaching team
  • Hotel close to the start line
  • Guaranteed Race Entry option (race entry fee applies but discounted with us)
  • Detailed recce of routes, maps and video footage
  • Detailed race briefing from coaching team
  • 15% off Challenge Walschee race entry when you book the Training Camp

Itinerary Overview: 
The itinerary will include runs, swims and rides to make sure you are ready along with transition walk through’s and briefings.  A more detailed itinerary will be available once race details have been confirmed.

Travel Information:
Best Airport to use is – Innsbruck or Munich

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