Half Distance

Race the Challenge Penticton Half Distance Course

Swim - 1.9km


Enter the pristine waters of Okanagan Lake cheered on by the Penticton faithful.  A single loop, 2km, wave start swim to and from the sandy Penticton Beach.


Bike - 90km


Our Half Distance bike route is a beautiful trek through vineyards, farmland and lakes. The back side of the course takes in some stunning scenery.


Run - 21.1km


The Challenge Penticton run is always epic. Expect great scenery, enthusiastic crowds and a great finish line.

Professional Prize Purse

Professional / Elite triathletes will compete for CAD$15,000.00 prize money, split equally to men and women, placing in the top 5.

Men / Woman:

1st – $3,000  |  2nd – $2,000  |  3rd – $1,250  |  4th – $750  |  5th – $500


Awards will be presented to the top 3 in each Age Group for both men and women. The Age Groups are broken down into 5 year categories as follows.

18-24  |  25-29  |  30-34  |  35-39  |  40-44  |  45-49  |  50-54  |  55-59  |  60-64  |  65-69  |  70-74  |  75-79  |  80+

Athlete Guide

Athlete Guide - Half Distance

The 2017 Athlete Guides will be released no later than July 1st 2017


(Maps currently expecting approval by TriBC)

Penticton Race Site

Maps will be available soon.


Maps will be available soon.

Swim Map

half and olympic swim map

Bike Course Map

half and olympic bike map

Run Course map

half and olympic run map

Finish Area Map

Maps will be available soon.

Visit our Entry Page for prices and policies.

Entry Page