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Host your own Strava challenge

Segment challenge

A segment challenge comprises one or more stages based around a Strava segment.

Segment efforts for each stage are automatically ranked by elapsed time and shown in a leaderboard.

Segment challenge
Athletes compete to set the fastest time over a Strava segment
An athlete may attempt the segment as many times as they like during the stage
Set the duration of your challenge and which Strava segments are included


  • A year long challenge with twelve stages – a different stage each month
  • Single month challenge with a different stage each week
  • One day challenge containing a single stage

Have a question about hosting a challenge? The frequently asked questions page may provide an answer.