The Enduroman Arch to Arc is a challenge that connects two of the world's most beautiful cities by running, swimming and cycling.
The event starts with an 87 mile run from London's Marble Arch to Dover. Then the athletes must swim across the English Channel to the French coast. Finally the athletes finish with a 181-mile bike from Calais to the Arc de Triomphe in Paris. The Arch to Arc timing clock starts at Marble Arch and stops at Arc de Triomphe.
Is This For Me?
The Enduroman Arch to Arc is an extreme event. SOLO athletes that choose to accept this challenge will be experienced in ultra distance events. Proof of long runs, long swims and long bikes will be required prior to all attempts at the Arch to Arc being accepted by Enduroman. The Federation / Association that govern Channel swimming will require proof of a minimum 6-hour sea swim in temperatures of 16 degrees or less in the year of your attempt. RELAY teams, each runner, swimmer and cyclist competes in pre-arranged durations. Enduroman has a taken two person husband and wife team also three person all men’s teams and other variants. Teams may include two to six athletes. Relay team members should be comfortable over an Olympic distance triathlon and will complete a 2-hour qualification swim in the year of their attempt. All Athletes may use a wetsuit for the swim stage.
Led By The World Experts
Your challenge will be managed by one of the Enduroman team who will be with you to guide and control you all the way to Paris.
Race Director Edgar Ette designed and completed the first solo Enduroman Arch to Arc crossing and held the record for more than 10 years. He and his team will be involved with you and your event planning right from the day you have been accepted for the challenge. They understand where you want to go – their experience, knowledge & skills are priceless additions to a memorable and safe A2A challenge attempt for you and your team. Only Enduroman offers this opportunity.
This is your chance to join a very special group of people who have completed our unique endurance challenge, a classic in the world of endurance challenges, You will have a life-enhancing experience (and for some people even life-changing). Arch to Arc is also an ideal opportunity (if you wish) to raise money for the charity of your choice while achieving a dream.
Bookings for 2018 - 2019 can be reserved
It is now possible to reserve a booking during 2018- 2019 by initially completing the interested athletes form, which can be seen on Useful links. The charge to book is £300 to be paid to Enduroman. The acceptance of your booking does not guarantee you an Arch to Arc position, as Enduroman will not accept any athlete that does not participate in some of the training offered or reach the level we deem necessary to have a chance at success at this life changing experience.