Triathlon Portocolom, one of the oldest triathlons in Europe, presents novelties for the 2016

Portocolom will celebrate its 19th edition on April 10, 2016 in what has been considered for the last two years, the best triathlon in the Balearic Islands.

 

 

El Portocolom International Triathlon You will have 2 distances to choose from. 55.5 (with 500 meters of swimming, 50 km of cycling and 5 km of race.) and the 111 (1 km of swimming, 100 km of cycling and 10 km of foot race)

As a novelty for this edition there will be a new transition area to improve the athlete's experience. They have also announced a prize pool for professionals with  4.000 € in prizes, shared between the 3 best men and women in the two distances of the test.

Both races over 111 and 55.5 will have the same circuits as in 2015. 111K participants will do two laps of each segment, while 55.5 athletes will complete only one lap. The swimming will take place in the port of Portocolom; the cycling segment will cover a spectacular landscape including the climb of Sant Salvador, known by thousands of triathletes and cyclists who visit Mallorca every year.

To finish the race, the running sector will cover the old city and the triathletes will run along the beaches of Portocolom Bay before crossing the finish line.

 

 

As a last novelty for 2016 there will be a pspecial for the king / queen of the mountain on the rise of Sant Salvador.

Further information: http://www.triathlonportocolom.net/

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