CHALLENGE FAMILY  provides professional athletes with the opportunity to race for a share of a €140,000 end-of-season bonus as well as a prize purse of €38,000 per each qualifying long distance race and €19,000 per each qualifying half distance race. Full distance races will pay eight deep, half distance races will pay six deep.

The €140,000 bonus will pay five deep across both men and women with the top ranked pro taking home €25,000, second will earn €17,000 and third will win €13,000, fourth €10,000 and fifth €5,000. Ranking will be decided through a points system based on placings earned. **changes may occur**

Placing Prize money Points
1st € 3.500 250
2nd € 2.100 200
3rd € 1.400 150
4th € 1.150 100
5th € 850 75
6th € 500 40

In the event of a tie the prize money will be averaged between the two athletes and corresponding places.


Challenge Family Professional Athlete Slots

  • One slot for each of the top five (5) male professional finishers at all Challenge Family full distance and middle distance races in the qualification period (5 slots per race).
  • One slot for each of the top five (5) female professional finishers Challenge Family full distance and half distance races (5 slots per race).
  • Slots will not roll down.

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