RACE COURSE

The race starts at the 2/4 square, where participants will swim 1.9km into the warm waters of Nha Trang. As swimmers make their way into the ocean, they will swim with the sights of the city, the coastline, the mountain range and the islands. After the swim, a 90km cycle will follow the coastline, which passes through the resort, the local harbor, and along the cliffs. This is said to be one of the most thrilling and also most stunning race courses in all of  Vietnam. Finally, there is a 21km run along the coastline, where participants will experience the cool breeze of the sea air while also taking in the sights and sounds around the different resorts.

The race course and the moment of crossing the finish line will not only give you the feeling of accomplishment by succeeding in the sweltering heat, but also the experience and the stories that last a lifetime. Your experience at Nha Trang Challenge Vietnam 2019 will be memories  that you will cherish forever, together with friends and family.

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Experience the 1.9km swim section of your race in Nha Trang’s beautiful warm waters and let natural elements make your swim enjoyable. As stated by one participant from the 1st edition, “Beautiful. Calm, clear and easy to navigate”.

Cut-off time: 70 mins after the last wave.

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As you come out of the swim and enter into the transition area – the center of the coastal boulevard – you are pumped up due to the environment and the enthusiasm from both marshalls and racers alike to give it your all.

Starting the 90km cycle on flat surface, you will pass through the coastal resorts where the dotted shade cast by the coconut tree will follow you along the way. You will reach your first mild incline, with the bridge that goes separates the city, providing you with a view that is simply spectacular. Further along the way you pass coastal heaven: fishing villages, street cafes and sea side structures all around you. Then you come to the coastal hills, that present your most demanding challenges, but the scenery that you take in will put your mind at ease.

Cut-off time: 5 hours 30 mins after the last wave.

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Once you return your bike to the transition area and enter the run, you will have the warm sun on your skin. Despite the heat, you will be carried along the way by the pleasant shades from the trees and the cool sea breeze. One loop of this course will put you at the finish line, where you will be greeted with the cheers and high-fives of spectators, organizers, and loved ones. Your final task, to signify the end of your journey is to ring the gong. You can prove you have achieved your goal, and everyone will say, “WELCOME TO THE CHALLENGE FAMILY!”

Cut-off time: 9 hours after the last wave

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The race will start in the central part of Nha Trang coast right across the “2/4 Square” which is situated in 46 Trần Phú Street. Our recommendation is to take a taxi to the event site for your convenience. We encourage you to inform your hotel concierge / receptionist of your planned event participation so that they may arrange your transfers to and from the event site.

BREATHTAKING VIEW FROM THE COURSE