It promises to be a thrilling race there in ‘the land of 1,000 hills’. Raelert, champion at Ironman Frankfurt 2010, will be in Kraichgau for the first time. For Sebastian Kienle, 2nd Challenge Roth in 2010, this will be tough test on his way to Challenge Roth. Denmark’s Jimmy Johnsen (Challenge Copenhagen 2010 champion) and Francois Chabaud from France are also racing for a podium finish.
New Zealand’s Belinda Harper, the record-breaking 2010 age group world champion, may be the dark horse in womens’ race in Challenge Kraichgau while Jenny Schulz, German duathlon champion, and British Yvette Grice want to go hard for a podium.
Challenge Kraichgau takes place on June 5th 2011 and is part of the world-wide Challenge -Family. With more than 3,000 participants Challenge Kraichgau is one of the most popular races in Germany over the half iron distance of 1,9km swim, 90km bike and 21km run.