Zwift Announces Z PRO June Invitational
10 Jun, 2020
Zwift, the global online training platform, is introducing the Z PRO June Invitational. This is a four-week series where each rider chases general classification over four races during the month of June. Fans can tune in to watch pro triathletes race from Wednesday, June 10 at 2 p.m. Eastern.
“The ZPRO Tri Race series has been a great success,” said Eric Min, CEO & Co-Founder of Zwift. “I’m excited to see how the athletes take to the 4-week race series and which pro is best over such diverse terrain.”
The start list for each race contains 30 of the biggest stars in the sport of triathlon, in both short and long distance racing. Confirmed athletes include Lucy Charles-Barclay, Sophie Coldwell, Flora Duffy, Jess Learmonth and Georgia Taylor-Brown. On the men’s side, Kristian Blummenfelt, Terenzo Bozzone, Alistair Brownlee, Braden Currie, Gustav Iden and Lionel Sanders are all confirmed to race.
The series begins with the Figure 8 route in Watopia with a distance of 29.8km and 234m elevation. There will be mid race points available for the first five to the top on the KOM Reverse and KOM.
The second race heads to Crit City, with 16 laps of the Bell Lap covering a total of 30.4km and 128m. Points will be available to the first five completing each lap.
The third race takes place in Innsbruck with 4 laps of Innsbrucking. With a total distance of 35.2km and 288m, points are available at the Sprint banner on lap 2 for the first 5 riders to pass this point.
The final race will be the Tour of Fire and Ice in Watopia with a total distance of 25.5km and 1161m elevation.
“The ZPRO Tri Race series has been a great outlet to get in some real racing,” said Lucy Charles-Barclay. “I’m really looking forward to the June Invitational, it will be hard racing but I’m excited to go up against the other women and leave it all out there on the bike.”