Just announced on Friday September 1st 2023, the 2024 HYROX World Championship for the ‘23-’24 season will be held in Nice, France at the Palais des Expositions-Nice Acropolis. Do you think you have what it takes to be crowned the next HYROX World Champion?
Gear up for an electrifying athletic spectacle as we bring the highly anticipated HYROX World Championships 2024 to the enchanting city of Nice, France. Nestled on the stunning French Riviera, Nice sets the stage for a thrilling celebration of Fitness Racing spanned across 3 exhilarating days. With over 175,000 HYROX athletes around the world racing in our 23/24 Season, the iconic Palais des Expositions will bear witness to history as only less than the top 2% of HYROX athletes are qualified and invited to compete for the title of HYROX World Champion.
The 2024 HYROX World Championships in Nice, France
Event Details: Over the course of three days, there will be age group, solo, and partner competitors racing to crown the champion for each division. The elite race will be livestreamed, and this year’s event boasts a staggering $150,000 prize purse.
Elite15 Series: Additionally, HYROX has announced a new season structure and qualification process for its Elite15 Series with over $300,000 in prize money available. The Elite15 series is the professional racing division in the world of HYROX, featuring the top 15 female and top 15 male athletes competing in various formats. This season’s Elite15 Series will consist of the following key events:
- Four regional races, with the top three times at each earning coveted spots at the HYROX World Championships.
- Two Last Chance Qualifiers, providing athletes with one last opportunity to secure a spot at the HYROX World Championships.
- And, the HYROX World Championship, the crown jewel of the season, where the best of the best will compete for titles, prize money, and the title of HYROX World Champion.
Over the next year, 175,000 people are expected to take part in HYROX events throughout the world, as competitions will be held in 65 different venue cities. At each event, there are a set number of qualifying spots up for grabs. Depending on the number of people participating. You can browse the current venue locations for the upcoming season and register now.
Are the top Crossfit Athletes Coming for HYROX
The world of HYROX has long been dominated by the top OCR athletes from around the world, but could that be changing? Over the years, HYROX and CrossFit have maintained a close relationship, with many professional CrossFit athletes testing their mettle in this hybrid sport. Recently, though, with the money increasing, more have been making the jump. Athletes like James Newbury, Ricky Garard, and Katelin Van Zyl competed in Sydney in 2023. This trend isn’t new; renowned athletes like Sam Briggs, Kristi Eramo O’Connell, Elijah Muhammad, and Adam Klink have all participated in HYROX events in the past.
Words from the Founder
HYROX founder Christian Toetzke shared his thoughts on the upcoming changes to the event and the newly announced venue: “Nice, France, will set the stage for the 2024 HYROX World Championships, where athletes will converge to compete and inspire. Against the backdrop of the stunning French Riviera. The HYROX World Championships will see HYROX Elite and everyday athletes push their limits even further and redefine what’s possible.” “It’s incredible to think that from the humble beginnings of our first season of races in 2018, where 11,000 people took part, we’ve now skyrocketed to a forecasted 175,000 participants across the 2023-’24 season. This is a testament to the passion and dedication of our HYROX community as we continue to witness year-on-year growth.”
- The 2024 HYROX World Championships will be held in Nice, France, at the Palais des Expositions-Nice Acropolis.
- This event will showcase top HYROX athletes from around the world, with less than the top 2% qualifying to compete for the title of HYROX World Champion.
- CrossFit athletes have increasingly embraced HYROX, with familiar names competing in recent events.
- The championship will span three days and feature age group, solo, and partner competitions.
- The elite race will be livestreamed, and participants will vie for a $150,000 prize purse.
- HYROX is introducing a revamped Elite15 Series with over $300,000 in prize money, offering a pathway for the top athletes to compete in the World Championship.
- The HYROX community continues to grow, with an anticipated 175,000 participants across the 2023-’24 season.
- Official Link to Register: Click Here
Mark your calendars for June 7-9, 2024, as the world of fitness racing converges on Nice, France. With the increasing prevalence of CrossFit athletes entering into the hybrid space, we can speculate that we will see some familiar names competing for a ticket to Nice. Don’t miss this thrilling event that promises to redefine the limits of human endurance and athleticism. Get ready to witness the crowning of the 2024 HYROX World Champion in the picturesque setting of the French Riviera!