A professional sports competition and one of the most important triathlon races in the world which takes place every year. Usually held in May
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A professional sports competition and one of the most important triathlon races in the world which takes place every year. Usually held in May.
This is a new kind of cuadrathlon. The starting point is the jetty on the island of La Graciosa, then Lanzarote, ending in Corralejo (Fuerteventura). The race consists of swimming for 2 kilometers, a 2 kilmeters race up the cliffs of Famara, 72 kilometers cycling, crossing the whole of Lanzarote from the north to the south and finally 10 kilometers sailing to Fuerteventura. You can take part individually or in groups. It is held in Mayo. www.lastresislas.com
La prueba de la PWA de Windsurf de Costa Teguise - La Santa Surf
This is a windsurfing championship organised by La Santa Surf. It takes place on Las Cucharas Beach in Costa Teguise. www.pwaworldtour.com
Campeonato del Mundo de Surf
This championship takes place on San Juan Beach in Famara in October. This competition is part of a European circuit and is organised by the Asociación Profesional Europea de Surf and is sponsored by La Santa Surf.
Ciudad de Arrecife Maratón Lanzarote
This marathon, which takes place in Arrecife, is organised by Club La Santa, Arrecife town hall and the island authorities of Lanzarote. Hundreds of athletes, of all ages and nationalites, take part in this race which is the only marathon in all of the Canary Islands. This marathon is special for both spectators and runners alike.
A different kind of scuba diving which consists of aquatic photography, usually of the sea bed around Lanzarote. This takes place in May.
Travesía a nado Lanzarote-La Graciosa
La This swimming competition crossing from Lanzarote- La Graciosa is organised by Club Victoria in Gran Canaria with the collaboration of the island authorities in Lanzarote. This race is becoming one of the most traditional on the island thanks to its non-competitive spirit, the great atmosphere created by the participants and of course the wonderful surroundings. The race takes place in September and consists in swimming 1600 meters across fom Caleta de Sebo (La Graciosa) to the Famara Cliffs ( Lanzarote).
Regatas de J80
This sailing competition takes place once a month in different parts of Lanzarote. These boats are moored in Puerto Calero Marina. www.j80lanzarote.com
Festival de Gimnasia Lolina Curbelo
This is an annual event which takes place in Lanzarote and pays tribute to Lolina Curbelo who introduced sport gymnastics to the island. Nowadays, different sport clubs have parades and perform in the event. This is a very popular show where both adults and children take part.
Antorcha de la Concordia
The traditional Antorcha de la Concordia was started in Lanzarote in1995 and is similar to the Clinic International of Referees and Inside Football. This competition encourages fair play, harmony and friendship in the sport and amongst the players.
Numerous sports people take part in this race every year where they have to run 60 kilometers around the island. The Antorcha de la Concordia ends in the sport club in Arrecife.
Gala del Deporte de Lanzarote
This is a gala organised by the island authorities on Lanzarote with the island sport department. This is one of the most important events on the sport calender where sport personalities/organisations and sport people of the island meet up. This gala awards prizes to sport men/women and organisations for their great effort as well as to people who have encouraged sport on the island of Lanzarote over the years.
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