The inaugural TOUGHMAN Chile Copiapo triathlon, took place in Copiapo, Chile, on Sunday May 19th, 2019. The new race is in addition to the recently added TOUGHMAN Chile Futrono, which kicked-off the half iron series in South America on March 31st.
The new event, TOUGHMAN Chile Copiapo, was run by local firm TriAthletas.CL under the direction of Juan Carlos Olavarria. The addition of Copiapo means that there are now five TOUGHMAN locations for athletes to race in Chile.
The TOUGHMAN Series Championship in Stony Point New York, 20 miles north of New York City, offers over US$30,000 in age-group awards, a US$4,950 cash purse (top 5) for qualifiers, a scenic bike course, and over 1,400 race support volunteers.