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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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Great Things Happening At Tri Activ Lanzarote

Tri Activ is a triathlon club that was set up in 2013 as a joint venture between former world champion triathlete Bella Bayliss and Sands Beach Resort, in Costa Teguise.

Pool  Medals

The club has gone from strength to strength, with coach Bella and her husband Stephen working with a wide range of athletes from professionals to amateurs, and using their no-nonsense style to achieve some amazing results. Part of the focus of the club is on the youth section, who Read more »

XXIII Travesía a Nado El Río: 5 Sep 2015

El Rio 2015

The date for the annual El Río swim from Lanzarote to La Graciosa has been set as the 5th of September 2015.

The 2600m swim departs from the Playa de Bajo Risco in Lanzarote to the harbour in Caleta de Sebo in La Graciosa with a time limit of an hour from the first finisher.

Organised by the Cabildo de Lanzarote, this is a popular race and registration fills up quickly. Registration opens on Monday 17th March at 13:00 with places previously limited to 700 participants.

Carrera Popular Tabayesco: 25 Jan 2015


The 5th edition of the Carrera Popular de Tabayesco will be held in the north of Lanzarote on Sunday 25th January 2015.

This race is part of the fiesta programme to celebrate the Festividad de Nuestra Señora de La Candelaria. Just as in previous years, runners from 14 years old can compete in the 6km race which includes a climb of 4.4%. The race starts at 10:00 from by the Centro Sociocultural de Tabayesco to run up the tarmac road until the zone known as Chafariz before turning to descend via the dirt track to the finish line at the sociedad. Read more »

Tri122 Lanzarote: 21 Mar 2015

Tri122 2015

The Tri:122 Lanzarote takes place in Costa Teguise on Sunday 21st March 2015. This triathlon has two distances, the long is 2km swim, 100km bike and 20km run, the short is1 km swim, 60km bike and 10km run. You can participate as an individual or team in both distances.

Registration is available online through Tri122 Lanzarote, entry fees are on a sliding scale to encourage early enrolment. For the long distance registration for individuals before the 6th February is €150, increasing to €165 before the close date of 17th March. Team entry for 2 to 3 people is €110. Individual entry for the short is €55 until the 31st January, €65 until the 28th February and €75 until the close 17th March. A day licence is available for non federated athletes at €10. Read more »

Timanfaya Triathlon: 14 Feb 2015

Timanfaya Triathlon

The third edition of the Timanfaya Triathlon takes place in Playa Blanca, Lanzarote on Saturday 14th February 2015.

Registration for this sprint distance triathlon is through Fecantri entry is €35 for federated athletes and €40 for others requiring a day licence, the closing date is the 12th February or when the limit of 250 places has been reached.

Timanfaya Tri swimTimanfaya Tri bikeTimanfaya Tri run Read more »

NU-TRI-CROSS: 1 Feb 2015

Nu Tri Cross

NU-TRI-CROSS is a new event for Lanzarote, and will take place on Sunday 1st February 2015 in Puerto del Carmen.

The distances for this triathlon cross event are 750m swim on Playa Los Pocillos, 20km mountain bike and 5km run. You can register as an individual or team Read more »

Results International Lanzarote Duathlon 2015


1st Yvonne van Vlerken (F 36) 01:04:34
2nd Esther Rodríguez Díez (F 34) 01:09:03
3rd Lucy Biddlestone (F 26)  01:09:38


1st Bart Aernouts (M 30) 0:56:23
2nd Ronnie Schildknecht (M 35) 0:56:26
3rd Stephen Bayliss (M 35) 0:57:29

Full results are attached for download below.

Top 20 Triathlon Hotels in Europe

Club La Santa PoolClub La Santa

Lanzarote is definitely on the map as a destination for triathlon training in Europe. The Austrian web Trinews recently published the results of the top 20 hotels in Europe for triathlon training.

At the top, not surprisingly was Club La Santa in Tinajo, and in eighth position Sands Beach Resort in Costa Teguise, in fact eight of the top ten hotels were in situated within the Canary & Balearic Islands of Spain.

Sands Beach ResortBritish Paratriathlon Team

The distinguished jury included representatives from the triathlon community including triathletes and triathlon travel organisers. The criteria for evaluation included the length of the swimming pool, presence of a bike station, a well equipped gym, perfect conditions for running, good roads for cycling and hotels which addressed the needs of triathletes such as good food, a comfortable bed and quiet rooms.

Top 20 Triathlon Hotels in Europe

1. Club La Santa / Lanzarote

2. Playitas Resort / Fuerteventura

3. Hotel & Spa Ferrer Janeiro / Mallorca Read more »

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 »

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