The 1.9km swim takes part at the river mouth, while the 90km bike segment will take the athletes across the city. The 21km run course takes place along the riverbanks through the city centre before finishing in Varvintori Square, the epicentre of cultural and sporting events on the riverfront.
Junior and short distance races will be held on 13 August will host junior and short distance races, while the Challenge Turku Half Distance race will take place on Sunday 14 August.
“We now have a really strong presence in Scandinavia with races in Finland, Iceland, Norway and Denmark,” said Challenge Family CEO Zibi Szlufcik.
“Turku’s rich cultural history and astonishing natural beauty makes it a great place to race and holiday and we’re excited to have Challenge Turku as part of the Challenge Family.”
For further information, please visit www.challengeturku.com