The Spanish Triathlon Federation confirms the Mediterranean EPIC Triathlon as the seat of Spanish Long Distance Triathlon Championship next May 25, 2024.
The test, which will celebrate its third edition, will debut its FULL distance and It will host with it the best of the national triathlon in the fight for the official LD titles.
The privileged environment of Oropesa del Mar and Cabanes It will be the scene of the Championship.
Both locations offer the perfect combination of landscapes and facilities to host an event of these characteristics with the guarantees that FETRI seeks for its athletes and official competitions.
In addition to the Spanish Long Distance Triathlon Championship, fans will be able to compete in the distance HALF on the same day of May 25.
For the next day, Sunday, May 26, there will be the celebration of distances OLYMPIC y SPRINT.
Mediterranean EPIC Triathlon It doesn't stop there: to make the event more familiar and accessible, a complete program of activities has been prepared for the athletes, their companions and, especially, for the youngest members of the family.
It is a guarantee that, in addition to the competition, there will be fun and entertainment throughout the weekend.
226 kilometers around Oropesa and Cabanes
After two first editions with HALF distance, the 2024 edition debuts the 226 kilometers of the FULL distance.
Triathletes will have to face a two-lap swim in the warm waters of the Mediterranean. After completing the 3.800 meters, they will face the 180km cycling segment, in which they will have to complete three laps of 60 kilometers and a total of 1.275 meters of accumulated elevation gain.
A demanding route ideal for the most experienced cyclists who will try to play their cards and reach T2 with the greatest possible advantage. The final 42,195 meters will pass near the Oropesa promenade, in a flat 10,5 kilometer circuit where participants will have to do four laps until they reach the iconic finish line, which in this edition will crown the Champion. Long Distance Triathlon 2024.
In addition to the distinction as Champions of Spain, the event also has a financial award: 10.000 euros will be distributed in prizes between the male and female categories, to which another 5.000 euros must be added for the HALF distance.
A spectacular test for fans who will be able to enjoy on-site or through the complete streaming broadcast carried out by the organization
Registration is now open and accessible from the website. www.epictriathlon.es They are currently in a second price range, with the first sold out in a few minutes on opening day.
The registration fees, except for Elite triathletes with a current single section of 249 euros, are:
- Second section (up to 250 registered): 249 euros
- Third section (from 250 registered): 299 euros
- Four sections until the end of registration: 349 euros
“Without a doubt a great surprise and challenge for our young event”
Héctor de la Cagiga, head of Publicom Sport Events and race director, was surprised and grateful for this great news.
"We always try to organize events where the core is safety and participant satisfaction. This recognition from FETRI gives us a lot of energy to continue striving to seek organizational excellence.
To this end, we are starting to work now to offer the best Spanish Championship that we are capable of organizing for everyone, since the elite are just as important as the amateurs, the companions,…. Objective: that all of them return home having had the best possible experience", acknowledges Héctor when talking about the next edition.
Jorge García, Director of Competitions of the Spanish Triathlon Federation, considers that “Mediterranean EPIC Triathlon meets all the necessary requirements that we seek for the official tests of the season, working since its inception on excellence in everything related to the care of the athletes, in addition to presenting routes with great scenic value and an environment suitable for the reception of triathletes and companions".
The test countswith the guarantee of a solid organization that looks forward to hosting the national championship, and that will also put a lot of passion into executing it with the help of FETRI ”.
You can find more information at www.epictriathlon.es