Add this one to the must-race-someday list.
Challenge Salou is the main triathlon event of the Costa Daurada area, in Catalonia, Spain, with more than 1,500 people competing across seven different races. Catalan triathlete Judith Corachán defended her title in the women’s half-iron distance race with a finishing time of 04:16:58. Germany’s Daniela Bleymehl (04:18:38) was second, with Great Britain’s Emma Pallent (04:20:04) earning the final spot on the podium.
Belgian Pieter Heemeryck earned the men’s victory with a time of 03:46:40. Two minutes later, Pablo Dapena (03:48:02) crossed the finish line and repeated the second place he also earned in Salou last year. Young British athlete Thomas Davis earned third.
Enjoy these images from the event, which took place on April 7, from photographer José Luis Hourcade.