2017 Schedule – Updated
You can see the revised 2017 schedule here. Contact us if you’re interested in hosting, the schedule is filling.

WCXXVI Confirmed
World Challenge XXVI is going to be held Mon-Sat Oct 23-28, in Louisville, Kentucky. More information will be posted as we have it.
WCXXVI and the 2017 Schedule
Dr Davis has a blogspot here describing where we are in publishing the 2017 Schedule.

WCXXV Survey
World Challenge XXV is over, but we’d like to get your two cents on how everything went. To take the survey please click here.

WCXXV Coverage
The coverage of the last day of WCXXV is now posted on the blogspot. If you want to see the final Carlsbad vs Montgomery relay race you can it’s available for viewing on our Vimeo account here. Also, be sure to catch the ABC News story of Mike on a Bike.

WCXXV FInal Day 2
World Challenge XXV is in the books. We saw some great times today, Carlsbad finished its relay season with a world championship to go along with its new world record. Team Waukegan/Isopure defended their over 40 title for the third straight year. More video and stories about the event will be coming up in the weeks to come. Thanks to all the competitors that make this sport great.

WCXXV Final Day 1
The first final day has wrapped up. We saw three more records fall, Ian Van Reenen broke the open record for the third time, this time with a 1:15.29. Cyril Fraser broke his own over 60 record with an impressive 1:45.92, The first international record was set by team U.S.A. with a 4:09.24. And last but not least Oakville broke their own record for the second time, notching a team time of 4:04.85.

Another day saw even more records fall. Ian Van Reenen topped his record, setting down a 1:15.70. Oakville team Levitt-Safety broke the team record with a 4:07.15. Cyril Fraser both broke Roy Davis’s long standing Over 60 record with a 1:52.54, as well as teaming up with Stephen McAleer to break the over 60 tandem record. The current standings can be found here.
While a few teams flirted with world records, we saw two of the biggest ever fall today. Ian Van Reenen became the newest holder of the title “Fastest Firefighter Ever”. He dethroned Justin Couperus, with a blazing 1:16.34. In addition, Carlsbad Fire finally took down the relay record they’ve been after all year. They ran a 1:04 flat to break Montgomery Blue’s record.
The first day of World Challenge Twenty Five has wrapped up. We saw some great runs, including what would have been a relay world record, if not for penalties. We will continue starting 9 am tomorrow morning.