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The Rioja triathlon returns with strength

The third edition of the La Rioja Triathlon will be the 15 of June of 2019 and will have 600 seats.

After the successful edition of last June in which Gustavo Rodriguez y Judith Corachán they raised the characteristic boot of wine like champions, already everything is ready to open inscriptions one more year, the third, of the Triathlon of La Rioja.

El 30 from October to 12 at noon the term will open on the test website (www.triatlonlarioja.com) to achieve one of the 600 seats that are offered and that last year they sold out in a few weeks.

The spectacular nature of the routes, the animation of the public in the villages and the central streets of Logroño, added to the comfort of the facilities of the Javier Adarraga Sports Technification Center of Logroño as a nerve center, make this Media Distancia test a unique event where to enjoy a wonderful weekend of sports tourism in La Rioja.

In order to consolidate growth and continue to improve the quality of the test this year, and As a novelty, 3 staggered exits are proposed and differentiated to improve the experience in the swimming segment in the waters of the Ebro River. One more year the test will open with the female start, giving prominence to the increasingly numerous group of female participants. With 10 minutes of margen, then there will be two more outings in the male category, separated by a few minutes each other. This format will allow faster, more comfortable and safe swimming for all participants.

After the 1.900 meters of the swimming segment, the triathletes will again take their bikes in the CTD Adarraga to leave at full speed crossing the center of Logroño towards Lardero and the N111. The already famous route of the cycling segment of 90 kilometers will cross a year more the lively towns of Sorzano, Sojuela, Medrano, Daroca de Rioja, Hornos de Moncalvillo, Sotés, Ventosa, Alesón and Huercanos; It will make a small incursion in the Rioja Alavesa crossing Cenicero, Elciego, La Guardia, Lapuebla and El campillar to return to Logroño by the national 232 a. One more year to thank the involvement of each and every one of these peoples and their people to make the test viable.

Once the bicycle is returned to the Adarraga transition zone, the participants will face a flat circuit of 7 kilometers through the center of Logroño, to which they will have to give 3 laps to complete the last 20 kilometers of this race. It will go through the bustling streets of Portales and Sagasta, crowded with public and with a festive atmosphere in each of the laps, maintaining one of the great improvements of last year.

The end of the party will be on the finish line of the Adarraga, where the finisher medal awaits as a reward for the more than four hours of effort of the former, and close to the 7 hours and a half the last to cross the finish line .

The test has one more year with the important support of the Government of La Rioja and the City of Logroño among other institutions and private companies.

Further information:  www.triatlonlarioja.com

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