After the postponement to next year of Majorca 140.6 Triathlon, Playa de Muro is already preparing in depth to celebrate the inaugural edition on September 25, 2021, a more auspicious date that guarantees an event of the highest quality for all.
The organization decided before summer to postpone the return of the long-awaited long-distance triathlon to the Balearic Islands, officially announcing that in 2021 it advances the date to September instead of October and already opens registrations through its website, which exceeded 500 participants before of the postponement.
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"Our goal is to do a test that marks a new era in quality and experience for triathletes»
"Our goal is to do a test that marks a new era in quality and experience for triathletes so waiting for 2021 is the way to guarantee our project, in addition the safety and health of everythings and each of our participants and the people who come to see the competition are our main concernss ”, says David Thompson, director of Kumulus, the organizing company of the Mallorca 140.6 Triathlon.
It will be a first class sports event, with the return of one of the most attractive and demanding circuits of all those in Europe, in a unmatched natural environment in the bay of Alcudia, with the start and finish in the municipality of Playa de Muro and a cycling route with perfect conditions and tremendously attractive due to its profile and landscape.
El control of the organization's objective drafting
In sports, the drafting control (Forbidden to go in a peloton or to the wheel of other triathletes) in the cycling segment will be key in the event.
In order to ensure that all triathletes cover the 180 kilometers on bicycle in excellent conditions and with the maximum security measures, a series of very strict actions to prevent you from being able to go on wheels or in a platoon having a high number of referees throughout the circuit and limiting the maximum participation to 1.500 triathletes between both distances.
Mallorca 140.6 Triathlon It takes the name of the total sum of its route in miles, 140.6, which is equivalent to 226 kilometers. In total, athletes will have to complete 3.800 meters of swimming, 180 kilometers of cycling segment, and 42.195 meters of running to the finish line in Playa de Muro.
Also, there will be a middle distance test
Parallel to this long distance, it will be possible to participate in the 'Majorca 140.6 Half Triathlon'just half the way 1.900 meters of swimming, 90 km of cycling and 21 km of running on foot.
The goal is to make it one of the sporting events of reference in the international calendar in which professionals and amateurs can enjoy unbeatable conditions to complete this demanding challenge that for many is a vital and sporting experience of the highest level.
€ 10.000 in prizes for professionals
Among other news, in addition to having € 10.000 in prizes for professionals There will be special 'Vintage' category for those triathletes who are equipped in the competition as the pioneers of this sport in the 80s and 90s.
This long distance triathlon odistanza 'Ironman' returns to the Balearic Islands Hand in hand with the local company Kumulus, which has institutional support and extensive experience in organizing international events held in Mallorca, such as the Zafiro Palma Marathon, Triathlon de Portocolom, Long Course Weekend, Powerman Mallorca Duathlon, Spartan Race Mallorca, Super League Triathlon or the previous Ironman Mallorca.
MALLORCA 140.6 AND MALLORCA 140.6 HALF. SEPTEMBER 25, 2021