Well known for being one of the hardest and demanding kinds of sports, triathlon is an individual resistence discipline which ties in three categories, namely swimming, cycling and running. There are ever more people who are taking part, with growing numbers of triathlon addicts and international events, such as the Challenge circuit, which is soon to make its first appearance on the island of Gran Canaria.
Gran Canaria boasts a wide range of sports and hotel infrastructures with the necessary facilities for sportsmen and women, which alongside the island’s many natural attributes help athletes with their training and recuperation programmes. All these factors make Gran Canaria the ideal environment for the full enjoyment of triathletes.
Gran Canaria’s natural environment makes it the perfect destination for all kinds of outdoor sports. Cycling, in all its disciplines, including road racing, mountain bike, trail, etc.., has in the island the ideal location for cycling enthusiasts to come to any time of the year.
Alongside these fine natural conditions, Gran Canaria offers a wide range of routes and a variety of landscapes providing 100% cycling fun. The island is also fully equipped with infrastructures, roads, hospitals, hotels and other services to make tourist cyclists’ experience a truly unique one.
Running is undoubtedly one of the world’s most complete and healthiest sports. It has undergone considerable growth in recent years and has spawned a host of competitions and events spread around throughout the year.
Gran Canaria is holding a growing number of prestigious road races (raid, mountain, etc…), attracting sportsmen and women from around the world. Events such as the Transgrancanaria and the Gran Canaria Marathon have burst onto the international calendar, and go together to consolidate Gran Canaria as the perfect destination for runners.