SPORT EVENTS IN LANZAROTE 2016
Lanzarote´s mild climate combined with its extreme landscape makes it an outstanding training destination for some of world´s best athletes.
Every year the island organizes different international sporting competitions for all types and every level. Involving participants, accompanying friends and family. We can enjoy with the best Triatheltes, racing sailors and marathon runners in the world.
VIK hotel group with a constant collaboration and a great support to sport offers the athletes, fans and family our hotels where you can find the perfect conditions and comfort so you can enjoy these days
The most important sports events are:
IV OCEAN LAVA Triathlon Lanzarote 2016: 16th October 2016
A unique race course which starts with the swim course in the crystalline waters
of Puerto del Carmen, an extraordinary bike ride that takes you through the picturesque wine area, rough lava fields, along the coast of El Golfo, the climb up to Femés and the Timanfaya National Park before reaching Puerto del Carmen. The competitors finish the day with a run cheered up by thousands of spectators along the beach promenade followed by the trophy award ceremony
V MUSIC MARATHON FESTIVAL: 6th March 2016
The Music Marathon Festival is a great social and charity sports event for the whole
family. It offers competitors the unique possibility to run, walk, skate or race in
a wheelchair whilst listening to live music along the race course. The Avenida de Las Playas in Puerto del Carmen, where VIK hotel San Antonio is located, is a great street party with live music bands, that perform while you race or simply enjoy the show. It is an unforgettable event for competitors and spectators. We finish the event with the “Music Marathon Festival” Concert in the finish line and the Awards Ceremony.
XXIII IRONMAN 2014: 21st May 2016
More than 1800 athletes from all backgrounds and walks of life will complete their own personal challenge and test their endurance to complete one of the world´s toughest Triathlon race. Each participant must swim 3.8 km, ride a grueling 180.2 km bike course and finally run a full marathon of 42.2 km to earn the privilege of being an IRONMAN LANZAROTE finisher.
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