Challenge Penticton Week

The City of Penticton is celebrating Challenge Penticton Week, after Deputy Mayor Wes Hopkin proclaimed the week during the Monday, Aug. 19 Council meeting.

The proclamation reads as follows:
  • Whereas: Penticton and the South Okanagan is set to make history as the Challenge Family makes its North American debut here this week;
  • Whereas:the Challenge Family selects the most iconic destinations in the world for its triathlon series;
  • Whereas:the Challenge Penticton Canada race features one loop known the world over as among the most technically difficult courses across the globe;
  • Whereas: Penticton staff and volunteers have set the standard for iron-distance triathlon in North America; and,
  • Whereas: B.C.'s Wine Country is thrilled to welcome athletes, their families and visitors to a new era of long-distance triathlon as Challenge Penticton Canada;
  • Now, Therefore I, Wes Hopkin, Deputy Mayor of the City of Penticton, DO HEREBY PROCLAIM Aug. 19 to 26, 2013 as Challenge Week in the City of Penticton.

Join the fun! There are a variety of events planned for this week, which you can check out on the Challenge Penticton website. We are triathlon!