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CHALLENGE SAN GIL triathlon event, will consist of a 1.9km swim, followed by a 90 km cycle and finally a 21 km run. The Challenge San Gil Queretaro circuits are not only distinguished by its beautiful scenery, but also for its climbing in the bike course, variation of landscapes and the lake scenery.



Age Group Swim Start, Challenge San Gil 2017 in Queretaro, Mexico.
The swim circuit is a single lap course inside of the residential artificial lake. The race begins on the left side of the San Gil Deck and ends on the right side of the spring, after the athlete swim following al the lake perimeter, that will be marked with a good number of swim boys. From the swim exit, the athletes will run 330 meters to T1 that is located in the Futbol Soccer court.

Swim Map Challenge San Gil



Challenge San Gil Queretaro swim exit to Transition Area



Transition Area Map Challenge San Gil




Mauricio Mendez, Mexico’s top elite triathlete / Challenge San Gil 2017 in Queretaro, Mexico.The bike course is full of landscapes (specially mountains) with long and steady uphills and at the end a long downhill. This track is technical and demanding, in some moments faster than the rest. The riders complete one long loop of 90 km along the small towns and cities, San Fandila, Huimilpan and Amealco, passing through some of “the sierra of Queretaro Mountains” and a small canyon.



Challenge San Gil 2018 / 90 km Bike circuit

The cycling segment departs from SAN GIL and continues through highway No. 120 and the athletes will ride about 6 kilometers before making a right turn to the San Fandila Highway. The circuit will continue until km 27.5 where the first U-turn will take place, and the bike circuit will continue until a small right turn to return to the main highway to Amealco, about 3 kilometers before the main up-hill starts.

Athletes will then ride then thru the No. 120 Federal Highway on its way to the city of Amealco, passing by the small towns of Galindo, then “Puerta de Alegría” to continue thru the new bridge that will lead athletes to the second and final turn around, in the deviation of Amealco – Huimilpan. In the second turn around, the start the final Downhill to San Gil Residential area takes place.

Located in kilometer 67 the second and final U turn a long downhill of 23 kilometers takes place.

Athletes recover for the uphill in the last part of the bike course, as it is a long 34-kilometer descent.

RUN CIRCUIT MAP / 21.1 km (Half Marathon)

The running segment of Challenge San Gil Queretaro is really nice and flat. The course elapses entirely through the residential area of San Gil. TWO laps which alternate between the concurred Boulevard of the residential area, letting all athletes companions see their athletes as they run thru the main lakeside km 1 & 12 of the Challenge San Gil half marathon.

Run Map Challenge San Gil

Probably the hardest part of the run course is now called the “Bermuda Triangle”. Located in near the golf holes No. 2 & 3 of San Gil.



The finish line will be situated at the futbol soccer court that is located near the tennis area of San Gil, and in San Gil central area.

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