Challenge Full

Iconic. A word that could have been created for this race. A course unique in it’s challenges and it’s beauty. A course where triathlon greats have come, raced and left in awe. Single loop swim, single loop bike, single loop run. It doesn’t get much better. Race the legend.

Challenge Half

Created in 2014 the half distance race features a single loops of the  swim, bike and run courses that take in many parts of the full distance course. Beautiful scenery, the clear waters of Okanagan Lake, a ride through fields, orchards and acreages and a run next to Skaha Lake.

Challenge Full Relay

The legendary full course, split between athletes. Push each discipline to the max and break some records. Full Relay athletes race the exact same course as the solo Challenge Full athletes. The same stunning swim, beautiful single loop bike and killer run course!

Challenge Half Relay

Race the same course as the solo Challenge Half athletes. With all your focus on one event, there is no hiding place, no saving yourself for the next discipline, your team mates demand performance. Grab some friends, make a team and go as hard as you can!








Latest News

New Run Course

Valley First Challenge Penticton announces new run course. Flatter run course for North America’s oldest full-distance triathlon. Valley First Challenge Penticton has announced a new run course for both the half- and full-distance races incorporating the Okanagan... read more

Valley First Partnership

    Challenge Penticton is delighted to announce Valley First has renewed its commitment as the triathlon’s title sponsor. The 2015 event will be the second consecutive year that Valley First Challenge Penticton has been supported by the... read more

Long Course Legends

    Valley First Challenge Penticton will introduce the Penticton Long Course Legends program to recognize and honour those athletes who have finished ten or more Full Distance triathlons in Penticton, since the first race was held in 1983. Over the past 32... read more