The votes are in with the winners of the 2022 Challenge Family Race Awards announced at this week’s annual race director’s meeting, this year held at Anfi Resorts on Gran Canaria, home to Anfi Challenge Mogán Gran-Canaria.
The Challenge Family Awards provide recognition to the race directors for their contribution to the sport of triathlon are decided by the votes of thousands of athletes from around the world.
“The Challenge Family Awards really highlight our commitment to #AllAboutTheAthlete,” said Jort Vlam, Challenge Family CEO. “Not only do they celebrate the races that have truly excelled this season, but also the athletes. The awards are not chosen by us, but by the athletes. It is their voice that counts and it is their voice that is celebrated, alongside the races. Times continue to be tough in the event industry and while only a handful of races could win awards tonight, I’d like to acknowledge the dedication of all our race teams who, without exception, give everything to the sport and who are committed to ensuring every athlete has the race of their life.”
The winners of the 2022 Challenge Family Race Awards are:
Race of the Year – Challenge Peguera-Mallorca, Spain
Best Race Venue – The Championship/Challenge Šamorin, Slovakia
Best Swim – Challenge Taiwan
Best Bike – DATEV Challenge Roth powered by hep, Germany
Best Run – Challenge Almere-Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Best Finish Line Party – Challenge Peguera-Mallorca, Spain
Best Fans – DATEV Challenge Roth powered by hep
Best New Race – Challenge Sanremo, Italy
Best After Race Food – Challenge Gdańsk, Poland
Most Eco Friendly – DATEV Challenge Roth powered by hep, Germany
Most Family-Friendly – OTSO Challenge Salou, Spain
The winning races highlights reel is available here:
For further information about the individual races, visit www.challenge-family.com/races.