The Coastal Challenge 2022 #TCC2022 Stage 6

Pura Vida! The final and 6th stage of The Coastal Challenge is done! At the end, Hayden Hawks and Giudy Turini are the 2022 TCC champions. The line was full of emotion as an epic journey has come to an end. The 2022 TCC was a huge success. Continue reading

The Coastal Challenge 2022 #TCC2022 Stage 5

previous editions of the TCC due to a change of the finish area and camping location. It may come as no surprise that once again Hayden Hawks and Peter van de Zon dictated the race from the front. The duo running together for the whole day and crossing the line in 4:20:50. Continue reading

The Coastal Challenge 2022 #TCC2022 Stage 4

Day 4 from Coronado to Palma Norte (a new finish) is a unique day – starting at sea level, the route climbs to just under 1000m in 10km and then stays high with a rollercoaster of hills dropping to just under 600m at 15km and then climbing again to 900m at 20km. From here, the runners drop to 600m at 30km and then once agin, climb to 850m before a short, sharp and very steep drop to the finish. Continue reading

The Coastal Challenge 2022 #TCC2022 Stage 3

Erick Agüero dictated the pace from the start, it comes as no surprise with his experience on the course, particularly the opening technical 10km. He was accompanied by the main protagonists, Hayden Hawks, Peter van de Zon and Julien Chorier. Continue reading

The Coastal Challenge 2022 #TCC2022 Stage 2

Julien Chorier, Peter van de Zorn, Hayden Hawks and Erick Agüero pushed hard on the first climb and after the summit, Julien and Peter opened a small gap over the chasing duo. Leaving the trail, gravel roads lead the way to Cp1 El Brujo at 13.1km. It was a tight race up front and the more technical trail suited Peter, Erick and Julien. Erick opened a gap! Continue reading

The Coastal Challenge 2022 #TCC2022 Stage 1

Leaving San Jose at 0430, runners eventually arrived at Quepos and transferred to the beach for an 0920 start, the 2022 The Coastal Challenge getting underway! As always, day 1 of TCC starts late and typically it is tough… The heat and humidity is already high and there is no time to adjust. This year, temperatures were cooler and the humidity was not as intense. Continue reading

The Coastal Challenge 2022 #TCC2022 T-Minus 1 Day

unners have arrived in San Jose, Costa Rica ahead of the 2022 The Coastal Challenge. In less than 24-hours, racing gets underway close to the coastal town of Quepos, ahead, a multi-day journey that concludes in the stunning Drake Bay. Continue reading

Franco Collé and Giuditta Turini join The Coastal Challenge 2022

Following on from the recent announcement that Hayden Hawks and Beth Pascall will join the 2022 The Coastal Challenge, today we announce the participation of Italian duo, Franco Collé and Giuditta Turini. Continue reading