How to watch Clash Daytona

Get a front seat to the action this Saturday as the best triathletes in the world battle it out at the iconic Daytona International Speedway, Florida.

How can I watch Challenge Daytona?

With the likes of Olympic and world champion Kristian Blummenfelt and Brit Jodie Stimpson set to take part, Clash Daytona’s pro middle-distance race is one to watch this Saturday!

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It’ll consist of a 2km swim (2x1km laps) in Lake Lloyd in the middle of the course, a fast 80km bike leg  (20x4km laps) along the famous speedway and an 18km run, made up of 4×4.5km laps.

What is Clash Daytona and who’s racing?

Formerly known ‘Challenge Daytona‘, Clash Daytona is a weekend of racing set in the famous Daytona Speedway in Miami. It was previously organised by the Challenge Family, but is now ran by new company Clash Endurance, who broke off from the former to create a new organisation.

The top eight male and female finishers of the professional middle-distance race will win a chunk of the $100,000 prize purse, with the top five in the sprint distance race also sharing a smaller $5,000 purse.

In a triathlon racing first, prize purse winners will have the option of receiving their winnings in Bitcoin. Clash Endurance Daytona will also offer qualifying slots to the top six age-group athletes for the Challenge Family Championship, set to take place in the X-Bionic Sphere in Samorin, Slovakia on 22 May 2022.

Although there’ll be a reduced pro field this year to make for a better racing experience, the elite racing list’s still packed with world champions and Olympians. Those racing include the likes of four-time world champion Mirinda Carfrae (AUS), as well as GB’s Jodie Stimpson and Lucy Hall.

In the men’s race, WTCS and Olympic champion Kristian Blummenfelt (who recently set a new record racing his first ever full Ironman) will battle it out with the likes of Germany’s Bart Aernouts and a strong field from the USA, including athletes Ben Kanute, Rudy Von Berg, and Matt Hanson.

What time is Clash Daytona? 

The weekend of racing will commence on Friday 3 December with kids’ races for ages seven to 14 and a Jingle Jog 5km. The following day will see the bulk of the racing, with a sprint triathlon, sprint duathlon, and sprint paratriathlon.

At midday (5pm UK time) on 4 December the professional women’s race start, with the pro men’s race commencing later on at 1:30pm (6.30pm UK time). Finally on Sunday 5 December the Clash weekend will finish with a middle-distance triathlon and duathlon, commencing from 7am (12pm UK time). Take a look at the full race schedule for more information.

How can I watch Clash Daytona live?

Watch the athletes battle it out live on Saturday 4 December via Facebook livestream, with costs starting from £1.99 for access.

Clash Endurance race series

  • 3-5 December 2021: Clash Daytona
  • 11-13 March 2022: Clash Miami
  • 8-10 July 2022: Clash Watkins Glen
  • 11-13 November 2022: Clash Atlanta
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Top image credit: Tommy Zaferes, Challenge Family