Madrid will host in summer a new triathlon of the TriStar world series, with the successful format 111 that on July 3, 2011 will bring fun to the Spanish capital: 1 km of swimming, 100 km of cycling and 10 km of running , adding a total distance of 111 km. The Casa de Campo is the great stage chosen to host the TriStar111 Madrid, an unbeatable location for athletes and spectators to enjoy a high-quality sporting event. Triathletes from all over Europe will have the opportunity to tour the circuit where the ITU World Series event takes place-
Madrid also joins the list of cities that host events in the TriStar world series in 2011. The first TriStar111 Madrid will take place next Sunday, July 3, at Casa de Campo, on the same circuit where the event takes place. of the ITU World Series. Casa de Campo is a perfect place to host a first-class triathlon, since it is very close to Madrid's historic center and because it offers great facility to set up all the necessary infrastructures in the same area, as well as being a great green lung for the city and one of the historical enclaves of popular Spanish sports. Thus, in addition to benefiting the triathletes, it also benefits the spectators and companions, who can follow the entire event from start to finish without moving. This first TriStar111 Madrid will have a limit of 500 registrants.
«TriStar111 Madrid will have a very important role within our TriStar world series, as well as one of our new venues for the TEAM competition –by teams– within the 111 format. All of this has been possible thanks to the close and close collaboration that we have maintained. with the Madrid Triathlon Federation I am very happy to welcome Madrid as the organizing city of a TriStar111, and I hope that this will be a very fruitful and long-lasting partnership in the following years ”, says Georg Hochegger CEO of Star Production SARL.
The test will begin with the swimming segment with a simple route in the calm waters of the Casa de Campo lake (1 km), and will continue with the 100 km of cycling. This sector will be totally closed to traffic, inside the enclosure, and participants will have to go around a 10 km circuit 10 laps. For this reason drafting (go to wheel or squad) will be allowed. Finally, after putting the bike back in the pits, the triathletes will have to run 10 km on foot, two laps of 5 km, before crossing the spectacular finish line of the inaugural TriStar111 Madrid.
The TriStar formats are easy to understand, do not require a year-long enrollment commitment, and most importantly, the relatively short swimming and running allow for faster recovery after triathlon and above. all more fun! TriStar111 Madrid is open to individual triathletes or by relay teams made up of two or three participants. This format has a total length of 111 kilometers, making it easy to understand the approach that TriStar has brought to this sport: choose your favorite distance by bike and then divide by 10 for running and by 100 for swimming: 1 km of swimming , 100 km of cycling and 10 km of running is the sum of the TriStar111 Madrid.
In addition, TriStar Madrid will also have a solidarity character, focused on the social responsibility of the event, through the Livestrong Foundation and the fight against cancer. Another objective is to promote a triathlon that is respectful with the environment and focused on sustainable development, through the 4vita.org program.
This will be the second test that TriStar holds this year in Spain, after the TriStar Mallorca (April 17), which will feature the participation of the best long-distance triathlete in the world, Chris 'Macca' McCormack, two-time Ironman world champion. In addition, Madrid joins the list of world Star Events events that are completed with various formats and distances in Nevis, Mallorca, Worms, Lyon, Estonia, Monaco or Sardinia.
The registration period is now open through the official website of the event: www.tristarmadrid.com