The official race hotel for Garmin Challenge Herning 2018 is Hotel Scandic Regina in the middle of Herning. By being the race hotel Scandic will also be the official press hotel and be the setting for the Expo for Garmin Challenge Herning.
At this year’s expo you can meet vendors with the greatest gear in town from Triudstyr.dk, TYR, F2C Nutrition (who will bring samples of the products that will be served on course), and Normatec. Also, our training partner, Multiperformance, will be at the expo and tell what they can offer you. At the expo you will also find Backapp, Oras and Witt who will show what they can offer to give you the final edge as a full time athlete.
As race hotel, Scandic will also host the pro athletes, who will register and be briefed at the hotel.
Hotel Scandic Regina is situated right in the middle of Herning, right beside the railway station and only 7 minutes away from the finish area by foot. This gives you the most comfortable setting before and after the race, because you are right were it all happens. Scandic has also made sure, that you will get the best food to prepare you for the race and the many hours of activity. Included in your stay you will find a big breakfast buffet, and you can buy an Athlete Dinner Buffet for 175 DKK all race week, so you are sure to get the best fuel both in the morning, at noon and in the evening. At Scandic you will also find a bike mechanic, which is open together with the expo, who will help you fine tune your bike.
When you need to rest you can go to Hotel Scandic Regina’s sauna. If you need the last strength training or some easy cardio you can use the training center, which is open all the 24 hours of the day. Here you will find both a treadmill, stationary bikes, and weights. You can also take a quick set of table tennis.
If you arrive by car you can use Scandic Regina’s free parking spots right outside the hotel and if you need to stay in touch on the internet the hotel has free WiFi. The hotel also has a free playing room for kids as well as a café and a small store, where you can buy snacks and the like.