Bike Training

The event will take place in Downtown Coimbra, a place with some traffic but with large roads where it is easy to bike. Also, it is possible to train at Mata do Choupal, a nice wood 3 km down the river from the venue, with very nice and safe roads

Run Training

The foot walk near the river is the most suitable place to train.

There is also a track&field 500m northwest from the venue.

Course Familiarization


You will be able to have a swimming course familiarization in the Race “arena” on Friday, June 10th from 10:00 to 11:00, with similar conditions of the race day.

During the swimming course familiarization there will be lifeguards and medical service available.


There will be a bike course familiarization on Friday, June 10th from 11:00 to 12:00. You will have the chance to do two laps on the bike course. You will go round the course in a pack and will be marshaled by policemen in motorbikes. Assembly point is in the transition area.

Please note: After the end of the second lap the police will open the roads for traffic and the athletes that want to continue training will be on their own risk.