We're Lanzarote's dedicated English language website for all things triathlon here on the island.

As well as covering all the island's triathlon events, with news, photos and inscription details, we'll also tell you about any other events based on running, swimming and cycling in Lanzarote.

If you're a triathlete, or training to become one, this site is for you and Lanzarote is the perfect place to come and train, with our stunning countryside and year round perfect weather.

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San Silvestre Arrecife: 31 Dec 2014


The San Silvestre Arrecife will be held on Wednesday 31st December with three races starting from 16:30.

This year the start of the main race will be from Marina Lanzarote including a lap of the Charco de San Ginés. The children’s races depart from Charco de San Ginés.

Entry is free, registration is online at www.sansilvestrearrecife.com with distances from prebenjamines to veteranos. Read more »

Carrera San Silvestre Graciosera: 31 Dec 2014

San Silvestre La Graciosa

The 7th edition of the Carrera San Silvestre Graciosera will be held on the island of La Graciosa on the 31st December 2014.

This race is organised by the family Laynez Carnicero along a 5km course which is described as on sandy tracks designed for adventure & speed though a memorable landscape. Read more »

Bike Set Up For Lanzarote

As always in the winter months, the island is full of cyclists right now enjoying our warm weather and smooth roads.

We’re often advised about the ideal bike set up for the island. The two key features of riding here are the hills and the wind, both of which make it perfect for training! But they also mean if your bike set up isn’t ideal, you might struggle.

Here’s what we recommend:



The official Ironman website recommends a 12-25 cassette, and its a pretty good choice, but if you’re heavier, or hills are an Read more »

Candelaria Trail: 25 Jan 2015

Trail Candelaria

Registration has opened for the Candelaria Trail organised by the Club deportivo Magec Tías which will start at 10:00 on Sunday 25th January 2015.

There are two distances available, a 10km Coyote Trail or 20km Correcaminos Trail.

Registration is available online through www.avaibooksports.com for participants aged 16 and over, 16-18 year olds must have parental consent. The 10km costs €11 to enter and 20km €16. Read more »

XV San Silvestre Conejera: 31 Dec 2014

XV San Silvestre Conejera Puerto del Carmen 31 Dec

The traditional San Silvestre run will take place on New Year’s Eve in Puerto del Carmen.

There are distances for all ages departing from the Plaza de las Naciones by Playa Los Pocillos in the resort.

0-3 years 200m

4-7 years 500m

8-11 years 1000m

12-15 years 2000m

20-40 years, 41-55 years & 56+ 5000m

Entry is free for 0-15 year olds, then inscription is either €5 or a donation of a toy / school materials. If you prefer to pay an entry fee, the €5 is payable into Bankia 2038 7221 61 6000326842 please give your name and category as the reference. Read more »

Carrera Solidaria Princesa Yaiza: 27 Dec 2014

Be_brave_RUN-27 Dec

The next edition of the Carrera Solidaria Princesa Yaiza will be held on Saturday 27th December 2014. There are distances for all ages along the promenade from the Hotel Princesa Yaiza to a turn point in the car park of Marina Rubicón:

Kids 0-4 years old 200m

Pre infant 5-9 years old 500m

Infant 10-13 years old 2.200m

Junior & Adults 14-99 years old 4.400m

Registration is available online princesa yaiza solidaria, the entry fee is €5 for children (0-13 years old) and €15 for adults. Places limited to 500 participants.

Race number collection is on the same day from 10:00 – 11:20 in the start / finish line area. Read more »

II Carrera Solidaria Contra la Violencia de Género 2014: 6 Dec 2014


The second edition of the Carrera Solidaria contra la Violencia de Género takes place in Lanzarote on Saturday 6th December 2014. Read more »

IV Desafío Octava Isla: 20-22 Feb 2015

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The fourth edition of the triathlon cross and trail run competition Desafío Octava Isla will be held in La Graciosa from the 20th to 22nd of February 2015.

This is event is so popular that  the triathlon team event is full, as is the triathlon and trail run challenge after only 2 weeks of registrations.

It is still possible to enter the triathlon cross event as an individual and there are also places remaining on the trail run both of which cost €20 to participate.

The triathlon cross event is a 1,000m swim, 20 km mountain bike route and 6 km trail run which takes place on Saturday morning. There are three distances for the trail run on Sunday morning 8km, 20km or 31km.

Registration is available online d8i2015 where you will need to upload an identification document, sign the declaration (anexo 2) and provide a headshot colour photo in jpeg format. When you have completed the registration form, you will receive an email with the bank account details to pay within 10 days. Your receipt quoting your reservation code should be sent by email to documentos@lanzarotedeportes.com

Registration closes on Monday 30th January 2015 or when the places have been filled. There is a limit of 230 places.

Programme Read more »

Buenobike Winter Bike Training Weeks

Our friend Mick at Buenobike has lined up a series of bike training weeks through the winter. Unlike many others, these aren’t simply about mile building – they are carefully planned to improve speed, whilst reducing effort, so they are ideal for cyclists and triathletes preparing for the coming season or wanting to stay in shape during the dark months in northern Europe.


The weeks run from Sunday to Sunday and here’s what they look like:

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