Practical info

Below you find all practical information about the Liège-Bastogne-Liège Challenge.

Participation package for each participant:

  • Accident insurance (no helmet = not insured)
  • An extensive supply* at each checkpoint with sports food and drink, water, bananas, cookies, waffles,…
  • Technical assistance
  • Frame plate with video chip for timing + video registration on the main hills
  • Frame sticker indicating hills and supplies
  • Perfect signage on the course
  • Medical service at each checkpoint and at the finish
  • Unique medal at the finish

* Supplies only on presentation of the frame plate! Participants without a frame plate will not be allowed on the course.

Frame plates and bib numbers can be picked up at the start-finish location in Banneux at the following times:

  • Friday 21/04 from 1 pm – 7 pm
  • Saturday 22/04:
    • 251 km: 6.30 am – 7.30 am
    • 155 km: 7:30 am – 10 am
    • 81 km: 8:30 am – 10 am

Start- en finishlocation: Rue de l’Esplanade, 4141 Sprimont (Banneux)

Start hours (subject to change) :

  • 251 km: 6.30 am – 7.30 am
  • 155 km: 7:30 am – 10 am
  • 81 km: 8:30 am – 10 am

The official closing time for the finish is 8pm.

Would you like to change your distance or name? That’s possible until midnight on 19 April 2023 via Afterwards any changes are only possible on site at the ‘changes name & distance’ booth.

Distance change

First collect your starter pack and have your distance changed at the booth ‘changes name & distance’.

Changing to a shorter distance is free. For a change from a shorter to a longer distance the difference in price will be charged.

Name change

First collect the starter pack with the confirmation email of the person whose registration you are taking over. Then change the personal data at the ‘changes name & distance’ booth.

Don’t forget to bring your ID. For a name change an administration fee of € 5 will be charged on site.

The organizer recommends that everyone avoid strenuous efforts for which they are not physically prepared. Make wise choices regarding the distance you want to cover and/or the pace you want to impose on your body.

If you want to perform sports at a high intensity, you should have yourself checked annually by a (sports) doctor. The presentation of medical certificates is not mandatory.

It is up to the athlete to decide how to deal with the information provided during a medical check-up.

The organizer bears no responsibility in this regard.

Do you feel sick, cough, sneeze or have a fever? Given the current health situation, we advise you to stay at home and not come to the event.


The LBL Challenge start and finish location for all distances is in Banneux, about 25 kilometres from Liège.

Address = Rue de l’Esplanade, 4141 Sprimont (Banneux).

It is possible to park near the start. There are two small car parks and it is possible to park in some streets. See the mobility plan here for more information.

Spending the night in Liège and prefer to come by public transport? You can take the train from Liège-Guillemins to Fraipont. This is 4 kilometres from the start-finish location.

At the start/finish in Banneux, there will be an opportunity to use changing rooms/showers.