The II Enduroman Lanzarote Triathlon Festival, which will take place in the tourist town of Playa Blanca (Yaiza) on February 3 and 4, will double the number of participants in the first edition. Although the closing of the registration will be next February 2, the official figures already reach the number of 202 participants in the four official distances that the test has, Olympic, Medium Enduroman, Enduroman and Double Enduroman.
Of the 202 registered, 113 will participate in the Olympic Enduroman (swimming, 1,5 km; cycling, 40 km; and running, 10 km); 41 athletes in the Middle Enduroman (swimming, 1,9 km; cycling, 90 km; and running, 21 km); 8 in the Enduroman (swimming, 3,8 km; cycling, 180 km and running, 42,195 km); and 40 in the Double Enduroman (swimming, 7,6 km; cycling, 360 km and running, 84,390 km).
Among the triathletes who have confirmed their participation, the presence of four members of the Spanish Olympic team stands out, such as José Miguel Pérez and Zuriñe Rodríguez, who currently accumulate the necessary score to be able to attend London 2012, and the juniors Uxío Abuín and Melina Alonso. In addition, athletes from Spain, Germany or Great Britain will attend, but also from Slovenia, Poland, the USA, Guatemala and Colombia.
The Councilor for Sports of the Cabildo, Migdalia Machín, highlighted yesterday during the presentation of this event the "exceptional conditions that the island of Lanzarote meets for the practice of outdoor sports, especially in the winter season in which in the rest of Euro - It gets very cold and here we are at 20 degrees ».
For his part, the organizer of the race, Félix Andrés, wanted to praise the response obtained from the public institutions of the Island to help in the organization of the race, and also highlighted the collaboration of several sponsoring companies such as LA PROVINCIA / DLP, NH Resort Hotels, Flex, Hotel Hesperia Playa Dorada and Hotel Princesa Yaiza. De Andrés highlighted the consolidation of a test that is unique in Spain. The mayor of Yaiza, Gladys Acuña, described this type of sporting event as a "tourist reef" for the municipality.