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Disco Night Urban Race-3 May 2014

Disco Night Urban Race 3 May Poster

The Disco Night Urban Race is part of the Campeonato de Canarias and will be held on Saturday 3rd May. There are two distances, the 5km race starts at 20:30 and 10km at 21:30 with a course along the waterfront of the capital.

Inscription is available online until the 27th April here: Disco Night Urban Race Independent athletes who want to participate in the Canary Championship should send an email to inscripciones@atletismocanario.es. Receipts of payment should be emailed to competicion@atletismocanario.es

Entry fees are €15 for the 10km distance and €10 for the 5km. Places are limited to 1,000 entries.

Categories start from Junior with runners born in 1995 / 1995 up to Veterano I 75-79 years old. This race has a fun atmosphere with food, drink and disco for participants afterwards. Read more »

Triathlons in Lanzarote 2015

We’re only in April 2014 and already dates are being confirmed for next year’s triathlon competition events in Lanzarote. We wanted to share them with you in case you are already planning your holidays and training camps for 2015.

Timanfaya Triathlon

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The 3rd edition of the sprint distance Timanfaya Triathlon will take place on Saturday 14th February in Playa Blanca, Lanzarote. There is a children’s event at 10:00, handbike race from La Hoya to Playa Blanca at 13:00 and Timanfaya Triathlon at 15:15.  The 6th edition of the Vuelta Playa Blanca handbike race will be held on Sunday 15th February.

Desafío Octava Isla

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The 4th edition of the Desafío Octava Isla will be held in La Graciosa, Lanzarote from the 20th to 22nd February. Read more »

Easter Offers From Wiggle

We picked out some interesting Easter offers available from Wiggle at the moment.

Etxeondo Cycling Clothing

This range, from the Spanish brand is new to Wiggle, and there’s a big range to choose from.

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Etxeondo at Wiggle

20% Off DHB Helmet and Shades

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Maratón Solidario “Correr, Caminar e Integrar”–13 April 2014

Cartel Maraton Costa Teguise 2014

The charity marathon 'Correr, Caminar e Integrar'  takes place on Sunday 13th of April in Costa Teguise, Lanzarote. The event is to raise the profile and funds for the local charity Tinguafaya towards their programme of leisure activities for people with disabilities on the island.

Registration is on race day, in the car park at Playa Bastian in Costa Teguise from 9:00 to 10:45. There are three distances available 500m, 2.5 km or 10 km for the “Run, Walk & Integrate” race which starts at 11:00.

Entry fees are €10 for the 5 km & 10 km distance and €5 for the 500m. Read more »

Volcano Triathlon-26 April 2014

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The classic Olympic distance Volcano Triathlon will be held in Lanzarote on Saturday 26th April.

Registration is open and available online through ActiveEurope, there are already 220 participants entered for this years event. The entry fee is €50 for individuals and €100 for a relay team until the 15th April, late entries subject to availability until the 20th April are priced at €60 & €110 respectively.

The 1.5 km swim takes place in the lagoon (wetsuits recommended), the 40 km bike is a non drafting course of one loop from La Santa, through Soo and Famara before turning at the roundabout by Teguise and back to La Santa along the same route. The 10 km run is three loops from the stadium at Club La Santa to a turn point by the lagoon and back to the stadium.

Volcano Triathlon Programme Read more »

XXII Travesía a Nado “El Río” - 4 October 2014

Registration has opened for the annual swim Travesía a Nado “El Río” from Lanzarote to La Graciosa which will take place on Saturday 4th October.

El Rio swim Lanzarote to La Graciosa

This is a popular open water swim, places are limited to 650 adults and 50 children on a strict first come basis, so early entry is essential if you want to include this race on your event calendar in 2014.

Swimmers depart from the Playa de Bajo Risco underneath the Mirador del Río in Lanzarote at 13:15 to swim the El Río over to the harbour of Caleta de Sebo on the island of La Graciosa, a distance of 2,600m. Participants have a maximum of one hour after the first swimmer has arrived to complete the distance. Read more »

Ironman Lanzarote–Tips From The Experts

We asked several pro and age grouper athletes, who have all raced Ironman Lanzarote, to share their tips for the race with readers:

Bella Bayliss – 16 times Ironman Champion and winner in Lanzarote twice

Bella Bayliss Ironman Lanzarote 2009

“Get as many miles as you can in during your training so you are as fit as you can be in swim, bike and run. While training use the equipment you will use on race day, same wheels, same helmet, same running shoes, then you will be the most comfortable you can be during the day.  Enjoy the challenge!” Read more »

Bayliss Back On The Podium At Ironman Los Cabos

After a winter lay off, Stephen Bayliss returned to long distance racing at Ironman Los Cabos with an impressive 2nd place finish on Saturday.

Bayliss Lanzarote Music Marathon

The four times Ironman champion has meticulously planned 2014 in a bid to qualify for The Kona World Championships, and is hoping to achieve the highest ever finish by a British male there.

Bayliss completed the Los Cabos course in 8:32:19, sandwiched between two Italian athletes, 5 minutes down on winner Daniel Fontana and 2 minutes ahead of Domenico Passuello.

He finished the swim split in first place in an impressive 45:37. Saving some energy for his run, he stayed in touch with most of the leading group on the bike, and delivered his best bike performance for three years. The run started smoothly enough, although keeping pace with Fontana proved impossible – he finished with a marathon time of 2:55:06. Bayliss maintained second place until he suffered from sickness halfway through the run, and was passed by Passuello. Once he’d dealt with the issues, and taken some more energy on board, he had an excellent last lap and re-took 2nd place to get his 2014 campaign off to a great start. Read more »

TRI:122 Results 2014

Strong wind and waves made for tough conditions again at this year’s TRI:122 Lanzarote International Triathlon.

Top 3 men TRI 122

TRI 122 disqualified top 5 men

There was some controversy over the men’s long course podium, the first five men - Stefan Schmid, Daniel Herlbauer, Philipp Mock, Joel Jameson & Rayco MIguel Marrero Avero - were disqualified after missing a turn point, which the organisation confirmed was their fault, but the judges decision was final.

TRI 122 Short Distance Triathlon

TRI 122 short distance triathlon womens podium

Women’s Podium

1st Michaela Herlbauer AUS (18-29) Tri Team Hallein 02:56:54

2nd Verena Walter GER (30-39) Iserlohner Tri Team 02:57:09

3rd Jenny Schulz GER (30-39) Skills 04 Frankfurt 03:02:24

TRI 122 short distance triathlon top 3 men

Men’s Podium

1st Rodrigo Garcia Baquero ESP (18-29) C.T. Trischool Cuenca 02:42:48

2nd Adrian Orinia Vieites ESP (30-39) C.T. Candetlon 02:52:21

3rd Juan Carlos Benasco Guillén ESP (30-39) C.D. Triatlon Tridente Tinajo 02:53:56 Read more »

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