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VII Copa de Natación en Aguas Abiertas

The 7th edition of the Copa de Natación en Aguas Abiertas has been confirmed for 2016, including 10 open water swims in Lanzarote from May to September.

These swim races are open to all, with distances for children and adults, points are awarded for each race which are added up throughout the season to confirm the top three in each category.

14/05/2016 Travesía Sailfish Lanzarote Open Water 1500 m. (Sands Beach Active) Read more »

Three Beaches In Lanzarote Good For Open Water Swimming

Let’s start by reminding everyone Lanzarote isn’t in the Med! We’re in The Atlantic Ocean, and that means some areas have strong currents and big swells. So for open water swim training, we need bays which are sheltered from both the ocean and the prevailing northerly trade winds, and we’re also looking for places that aren’t full of jet skis and recreational swimmers.

Siting can be tough on the outward leg, but coming back, you can aim for Hotel Fariones.

Here are three places we recommend to do some decent open water swim training. Read more »

Music Marathon Lanzarote: 19 Mar 2016

The Music Marathon Festival takes place in Puerto del Carmen, Lanzarote on the 19th March 2016.

There are distances of 20km, 10km and 5km for adults and 800-1600m kids races. Registration is being organised from the Ocean Lava Club House at C.C. Los Arcos on the Avenida de Las Playas near La Ola in Puerto del Carmen. Or the entry form can be completed and emailed to jeanette@oceanlava.com Read more »

Tri:122: 2 Apr 2016


The Tri: 122 takes place in Costa Teguise, Lanzarote on the 2nd April 2016.

This triathlon has two distances, the short course is 1km swim, 50km bike and 10km run, the long course is 2km swim, 85km bike and 20km run. Originally the bike course was 100km hence the 122km reference in the name. The swim is on Playa Las Cucharas, the bike course heads north including the Tabayesco climb and the run is along the promenade in Costa Teguise.

Registration is available online through tri122lanzarote prices vary according to time of registration and if participating as an indvidual or relay team. Registration closes on the 28th March 2016. Read more »

NuTriCross: 21 Feb 2016

The sprint triathlon cross event Nu-Tri-Cross takes place in Puerto del Carmen on Sunday 21st February 2016. This triathlon has a 750m swim on Playa Los Pocillos, 20km mountain bike course between Puerto del Carmen and Tías and a 5km run along the promenade and beach of Playa Los Pocillos. Read more »

II Copa de Carreras por Montaña Lanzarote 2016

II Copa de Carreras por Montana Lanzarote 2016

The dates have been confirmed for the trail run competition II Copa de Carreras por Montaña Lanzarote 2016. Runners are welcome to compete in any or all of the following individual races: Read more »

VI Carrera Popular Tabayesco: 31 Jan 2016


The 6th edition of the popular race in Tabayesco will be held on Sunday 31st January at 10:00.

Registration is at 09:00 in the sociedad CSC de Tabayesco. The course is normally free to enter and approximately 6km, following the road up out of the village towards Haría, before turning at Chafariz onto a track at the half way point to descend for the finish. Children under 14 years old have a 500m race which starts at 10:05.

This race is part of the Fiestas en Honor a Nuestra Señora de la Candelaria and organised by the Ayuntamiento de Haría. The LZ-207 road will be closed to traffic during the event. Read more »

Sailfish Openwater Lanzarote: 14 May 16

Sailfish Openwater Lanzarote 2016

The second edition of the Sailfish Openwater Lanzarote event takes place on Playa Grande in Puerto del Carmen on Saturday 14th May, 1 week before the Ironman event, providing a great opportunity to practise the swim section under race conditions for any athletes already in Lanzarote. Read more »

Timanfaya Triathlon: 6 Feb 2016

Timanfaya Triathlon

The 4th edition of the Timanfaya Triathlon takes place in Lanzarote on the 6th February 2016. Read more »

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