On May 23, the 29th edition of the Club La Santa IRONMAN Lanzarote
This year changes its format in swimming
For this edition, the organization is making a change in the format of the swimming start
The oldest and hardest IRONMAN in the world, will change its symbolic mass output of the athletes to adapt it to the Rolling Start format outputs.
Departures will be made by dividing the age groups in batches. Which will reduce the congestion of athletes in the water of a single exit and give more opportunity to the athletes to have more space in the water.
Participants will have to swim the 3.800 meters to a single back in Playa Grande (Puerto del Carmen) amid a tide of spectators.
In the cycling segment, they will have to face the strong winds and 2,551 meters of positive height difference in one of the rmost beautiful bicycle riders of the IRONMAN circuit.
Race on foot
The three-lap walking race (42,2 km) is famous for its beautiful views, the intense sun and the crowd of spectators that cheer on the athletes
Further information: Club La Santa IRONMAN LANZAROTE