Let’s race: Challenge Samarkand

“Race back in time with a new middle distance event in this treasure-filled ancient city in Uzbekistan.”

On Sept. 16, the first edition of Challenge Samarkand will take place. There is more than enough reason to sign up for this spectacular race in Uzbekistan, which is set in a breathtaking ancient city. TRI247 wrote a great story about the race and tells you why you should not miss this race in particular. Make sure to read the full article here.

Let’s sum up the top three reasons – according to TRI247 – to race Challenge Samarkand:

1. Race through a UNESCO World Heritage Area surrounded by stunning historic Islamic architecture spanning thousands of years
2. Perfect swimming conditions in the purpose-built rowing lake, fed by a crystal clear mountain river
3. Enjoy the friendly Uzbek hospitality as more and more visitors discover this hidden tourism gem.
More info on Challenge Samarkand or register directly via the race website.