Are you wondering how to close your triathlon season? Well think of the island of Ibiza, which on October 25 will host the Ibiza Half Triathlon . A medium distance triathlon on the largest of the Pitiusan islands. And yes, a real plan considering that the peninsula is starting to get cooler now.
The triathletes who accept the challenge of the Ibiza Half Triathlon will have 1.9km of swimming ahead , 85km of cycling and 21km of walking on an island that that weekend turns with sport. Playa de Figueretes will host the start of the test (at 8am) and will be the nerve center for the participants that weekend.
Organized with the Open format, the test will be governed under the official rules and regulations of competitions of the Spanish Triathlon Federation. They will be able to participate, whenever their physical conditions allow it, elite category triathletes, GGEE and non-federated (with day license).
The best classified men and women will receive a cash prize, while all the participants who train at the finish line in time will take a commemorative medal as a souvenir.
The Ibiza Half Triathlon is disputed over medium distance , which includes 1.9km of swimming, 85km of cycling and 21km of running on foot.
- 1.9km swimming: swim in open water with departure and arrival at Ses Figueretes Beach. The triathletes will stroke until the Illa de Ses Rates, where they will go around it to complete a lap and return to Ses Figueretes.
- 85km of cycling: it will be a round trip circuit with two laps and a loop in Santa Inés. In this way, the runners will be redistributed along the route.
- 21km running race: with an epicenter in the capital of Ibiza, it will have a 7km urban route that triathletes will have to do three laps. In this way, the participants will receive the encouragement of the public in almost the entire route.
SATURDAY OCTOBER 24
10:00 to 20:00 Delivery of bibs and accreditations in areas near the Paseo de Figueretas and Hotel Ibiza Playa de Ibiza
11:00 Familiarization of the cycling circuit, departure from the door of the Hotel Ibiza Playa (Bus only for participants)
17:00 Technical Meeting (Spanish) In the Plaza Julian Verdera Paseo de Figueretas Ibiza
17:30 Technical Meeting (English) In the Plaza Julian Verdera Paseo de Figueretas Ibiza
18:00 to 21:00 Material Control - (Boxes Paseo Figueretas)
SUNDAY 25 OCTOBER
06:15 to 07:35 Transition Area Opening
06:55 to 07:40 Swimming warm-up
07:45 Call Chamber - Figueretas Beach
08:00 Departure 1 Male Elite
08:02 Exit 2 Elite Women
08:04 Exit 3 GGEE Male
08:06 Exit 4 GGEE Women
13:00 Male and Female Elite Awards Ceremony
17:00 GGEE MD Awards Ceremony