5 Iron Distance Triathlons | 5 Hawaiian Islands | 5 Days
The EPIC5 Challenge was founded in 2010 by Jason Lester when he and Rich Roll set out to complete what many deemed the impossible. The two embarked on an unprecedented and spiritual odyssey consisting of 5 Full Iron Distance triathlons on 5 Hawaiian Islands, finishing in under a week.
Since then, some of the world’s toughest ultra triathletes have participated in this annual event, testing the limits of mind, body & spirit as they embark on a 5 day passage to discover the depths of oneself. As featured in Jason Lester’s book “Running on Faith” and Rich Roll’s book “Finding Ultra”, the EPIC5 Challenge is an unparalleled athletic journey and a once in a lifetime triathlon adventure.
5-9 May 2017
5-9 September 2017
5-9 May 2018
The entry fee for September 2017 is $7500 USD. This fee covers one athlete and two crew for 10 days / 9 nights and includes the following amenities:
USAT or USA Triathlon is the governing body of multisport in the United States. The term “sanction” refers to the compliance of a multisport event to USAT’s safety requirements. Safety plans, course maps, and event details must be reviewed & approved by USAT. This ensures events are safe and fair competition environments.
USAT sanctions and insures a multitude of events across the United States. USAT not only sanctions triathlons, but also paratriathlons, duathlons, aquathlons, aquabikes, off-road events, winter triathlons, youth races, camps and clinics.
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