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New Date Set For The Desafio: 10-12 Apr 2015

Desafio 2015

A new date has been confirmed for the IV Desafío Octava Isla that was postponed last weekend. The event will now take place from Friday 10th to Sunday 12th April 2015.

Friday 10th April 17:00 La Graciosa Trail Kids

Saturday 11th April 11:00 Triatlon Cross Desafio

Saturday 11th April 15:00 Triathlon Cross Equip & Individual

Sunday 11th April 15:00 Trail 31 km, 20 km & 8 km

Participants who were registered should contact the organisation by telephone 928 810 100 ext: 3500 or 2193 or by email:desafio8isla@lanzarotedeportes.com as soon as possible.

CarnivalRunning: 7 Mar 2015


Combine all the fun of the carnival with a running race in the CarnivalRunning event in Costa Teguise on Saturday 7th March.

Fancy dress is mandatory! This is a 5km distance race with prizes for the best fancy dress costumes. It’s not about the time taken to cross the finish line but about the amount of fun you can have participating. Everyone is welcome, runners and walkers of all abilities and ages.

Entry costs €8 for adults and children aged 5-11 years €6.

Registration and race numbers can be arranged in person at the Centro Deportivo Club Santa Rosa on Friday 6th March at 16:00 or at 10:00 on race day. Read more »

Carrera de Mascaritas: 8 Mar 2015

Carrera de Mascaritas

The Carrera de Mascaritas is a charity carnival fancy dress run in Tinajo on Sunday 8th March. There’s a 10km, 5km and children’s race available from 11:00.

Entry opens on Tuesday 24th February, registration is online through mc2action. Entry fees are €12 for the 10km distance, €8 for the 5km distance and free entry for children up to 12 years old. Read more »

Desafío8ªIsla Suspended


The Cabildo have suspended the Desafío8ªIsla this weekend due to the swell and waves forecast. Read more »

Results Nu-Tri-Cross 2015

Lucy BiddlestoneNu Tri Cross swim start

The first edition of the NU-TRI-CROSS took place in Puerto del Carmen, Lanzarote yesterday. There were 88 men, 8 women and 22 teams competing in this triathlon cross event.

It was an interesting race between Stephen Bayliss and Victor del Corral, Stephen was first out of the water as expected but he couldn’t hold off Victor del Corral on the bike who has been competing in MTB since a junior. Lucy Biddlestone was fourth out of the water in the ladies race, catching and overtaking the leaders on the bike and maintaining the lead on the run.

Women’s Podium

1 Lucy Biddlestone 1:36:25

2 Raquel Arostegui González (Anthus Triathlon) 1:38:25

3 Laura Jane Mulcahy 1:45:06 Read more »

Music Marathon: 1 Mar 2015

Music Marathon 2015

It’s the Music Marathon in Puerto del Carmen on Sunday 1st March, a fun event with distances for everyone to compete in.

The entry form is attached below for download, once completed this can be emailed to jeanette@oceanlava.com and payment made at La Caixa to bank account 2100 4672 53 02 00077633. Or you can visit the Ocean Lava Club House at C.C. Los Arcos on the Avenida de Las Playas in Puerto del Carmen which is open Monday to Friday 10:00 – 14:00. The online deadline is Thursday 26th February or if in person with cash at the Club House Friday 27th February.

Entry fees are €10 kids up to 16 years old, €15 5km race for 16+, €20 10km race for 16+, €25 20km race for 18+.

Music Marathon Lanzarote course 2015

The start and finish line is in front of the Los Cocoteros apartments by Playa Grande. The 5km distance is one loop, 10km two loops and 20km four loops of the course which turns between the Hotels San Antonio and Las Costas. Read more »

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 »

Results Trail La Candelaria 2015

Results from the 10km & 20km Trail La Candelaria in Lanzarote are available for download below.

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.

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