Unlike other challenges where the disciplines are sequential in the Titanium Challenge the disciplines are mixed making challenge unique in its genre.
The athletes will start by swimming from the beach of Viareggio in the famous Versilia setting in front of the historic Principe di Piemonte hotel for a 2 km swimming session.
At the end of the swimming session, the athletes will arrive in the transition area on the Viareggio promenade and then continue by bike on the Viareggio seafront on a 50 km circuit and continue by bike to Lucca.
Here the athletes Will drop their bikes and run 30 km on the historic city walls of Lucca.
But that’s not all because once this test is over, the athletes will take their bikes again to return to Viareggio to the finish line on the seafront in front of the Principe di Piemonte.
Technical specifications of route
TITANIUM CHALLENGE POSTPONED TO 01.10.2022
Start at 6.00
ARRIVAL IN VIAREGGIO IN FRONT OF THE PRINCE OF PIEMONT
Initial group departure 30 participants every 7 seconds
10 meters away from each competitor
Traffic closed at set times
(Mixed traffic with traffic opening machine and staff at intersections)
Lateral overtaking distance 1.5 meters
Viareggio refreshment point
Viareggio initial change zone
Passage bike running shoes
On the days defined for the collection of the bib and the race pack, the athletes must leave their running shoes.
Wetsuit change area on the beach (wetsuit optional)
Second change area Lucca (historic walls)
Refreshment points n ° 2 on Lucca walls
Usual change area for running shoes to bike shoes
(Shoes and wetsuits will be brought to the transition areas by the Titanium staff)
Race cut off after 10 h
Departure from the Viareggio seafront in front of the Prince of Piedmont
Entry into the water
Swimming: 2 km
Change area on the promenade in Viareggio
Departure by bike:
Bike: 50.0 km (flat)
Continuation of the bike path towards Lucca:
Bike: 32.0 km (Ascent 2.1 km slope 6% Difference in altitude 150 meters above sea level)
Arrival in Lucca
Wall run 30 km (7 laps of walls)
Departure from Lucca by bike towards Viareggio
Bike: 33.0 km
(Ascent 2.1 km slope 6% Altitude difference 150 meters above sea level)
Arrival in Viareggio
END OF THE RACE FINISH
The TITANIUM man/woman, he who shall be able to pass the finish line first, he who shall prove his worth as athlete and warrior shall be entitled to the following prize: