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IronMan Lanzarote triathlon 2014

The IronMan Lanzarote triathlon is an official qualifying competition in Europe for the IronMan World Championship on Hawaii.

The event awards 40 slots to the 2014 IronMan World Championship that are allocated to age groups according to the number of participants in each group, which guarantees at least one slot in each group. The IronMan Lanzarote race is a 1000 points qualifying event (professionals category only).

17th May 2014

Courses

Swim (cut off 2h 20min after race start).
The 3.8 km swim is a 2 lap rectangular course taking place in the Atlantic Ocean just outside Puerto del Carmen. The water is around 18-19 degrees, and wetsuits are mandatory.

Bike (cut off 11h 30min after race start).
The 180.2 km bike course challenges participants to a hilly and typically windy ride that brings you through the Fire Mountains and up to the northern part of the island with testing switchback turns and a steep climb up to the most northern point of the island with beautiful views of the neighbouring island of La Graciosa.

Run (cut off 17h 00min after race start).
The run is typically hot and sunny with 3 laps; the first of 19.65 km and two more of 11.27 km keeping the athletes close to the spectators in Puerto del Carmen.

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