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4th December 2013 by admin

Lanzarote IRONMAN 2014

Race day for the 23rd Lanzarote IRONMAN 2014 has been confirmed as Saturday 17th May 2014.

The Ironman swim course takes place at Playa Grande, Puerto del Carmen, the main tourist resort of the island. It is a two-lap course with a short running passage between the two laps.

The course, well known for challenging athletes with strong island winds, takes you all around the island with over 2551 m. of climbing. Participants will enjoy amazing views and will have lots of support from the volunteers along the way. The bike circuit will be open to traffic and circulation will be controlled by the police. Please be careful at all times. Obey all police officers under all circumstances.

Consisting of 3 laps, this course is run on the flat seafront of Puerto del Carmen. You will enjoy beautiful views of the ocean under the intense Lanzarote sun, while feeling the impressive support of thousands of spectators alongside the run course. The first loop of 21.10km takes you to Playa Honda and back, with the next two loops covering 10.55km each.

There are 40 qualifying slots for the IRONMAN World Championships.

Estimated Time Schedule on Race Day:
07:00 Race start, swim
07:45 First triathlete finishes 3,8 km swim
09.20 Swim course closed
12:45 First triathlete finishes 180.2 km bike course
15.35 First finisher, Puerto del Carmen, finish line
18:30 Bike course closed
24:00 Run course closed