The organization Club La Santa IRONMAN Lanzarotehas finally been forced to cancel this 2020 test due to the global pandemic of the Covid-19 coronavirus.
In the sending statement, they explain that this measure has been taken since the responsibility above anyr another reason. The safety and health of anyone involved in the event is our priority.
IRONMAN LANZAROTE will take place on May 22, 2021.
Those participants who have registered for the IRONMAN LANZAROTE 2020 They will automatically maintain their registration for IRONMAN LANZAROTE 2021.
They will also have the option to transfer their registration for IRONMAN CASCAIS or IRONMAN VICHY within the 2020 calendar
In alignment with @clublasanta, and in light of the March 14th implementation of national emergency protocol by the National Government of Spain in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 IRONMAN Lanzarote has been canceled due to force majeure ➡️ https://t.co/q3ds59WMXN pic.twitter.com/6CpFq2BPnX
- Club La Santa IRONMAN Lanzarote (@IMLanzarote) March 25, 2020
This is the full statement:
Dear athletes, spectators, volunteers and collaborators,
Given the health emergency situation in which we find ourselves at the international level and after evaluating all the options in these first 15 days of exceptional measures decreed by the Spanish government, always thinking of the good of all athletes, volunteers, collaborators and others People who make this event possible, the decision has been made from this organization to postpone the VOLCANO TRIATHLON for April 24, 2021 and the IRONMAN LANZAROTE for May 22, 2021 when we trust that the current situation has been normalized and solved.
This decision has been made from responsibility over any other reason. The safety and health of anyone involved in the event is our priority.
We want the best event and the best experience for the athlete and the spectator to develop, so given the events we are all suffering we are forced to postpone our events from April and May 2020 to 2021.
The current plan is to resume the events in the next month of October with the IRONMAN 70.3 LANZAROTE and to be able to fulfill the expectations of many people.
- Those participants who have registered for VOLCANO TRIATHLON 2020 will automatically maintain their registration for VOLCANO TRIATLON 2021, or will have the option to request a full refund of registration before April 25, 2020 by contacting [email protected].
- Those participants who have registered for IRONMAN LANZAROTE 2020 will automatically maintain their registration for IRONMAN LANZAROTE 2021, or will have the option of transferring their registration for IRONMAN CASCAIS or IRONMAN VICHY within the 2020 calendar. For any other more detailed information about IRONMAN LANZAROTE by please contact [email protected].
We hope that this decision is understood and that we are excused for any inconvenience it may cause. This organization is committed to continue working to offer you the best possible experience.
Being united, collaborating and cooperating with all the guidelines set by governments and authorities is key to beating COVID-19.
Athletes have always been the clear example of many to demonstrate solidarity, camaraderie, discipline, effort and daily perseverance and this time it will be no less.
Between all of us we will cross this finish line with our arms raised that will end the race in which we are immersed.
It is up to all of us to take care of each other.
See you at the finish line!