CHALLENGE FAMILY has introduced a pro athlete bonus scheme to its European races. The initiative provides professional athletes with the opportunity to race for a share of a €140,000 end-of-season bonus as well as a prize purse of €38,000 per each qualifying long distance race and €19,000 per each qualifying half distance race. Full distance races will pay eight deep, half distance races will pay six deep.
The €140,000 bonus will pay five deep across both men and women with the top ranked pro taking home €25,000, second will earn €17,000 and third will win €13,000, fourth €10,000 and fifth €5,000. Ranking will be decided through a points system based on placings earned.
European half distance prize money and points breakdown