Gran Canaria is the ideal place for triathlon enthusiasts. The island is set in natural surroundings with stable temperatures all year round, a range of different types of beaches, and a suitable altitude for the combined nature of this type of sport. The island has developed into a key meeting point for top international sports stars who come here to take part in one or other events laid on locally, while also for training and preparing for other international events elsewhere.
Gran Canaria is an island that possesses a multitude of routes for cycle tourism enthusiasts who love to get up close to nature. Whether it be descending down paths or on long distance routes, a bicycle is the perfect companion for you to get around and see some stunning settings. The natural surroundings Gran Canaria that offers fully justify its tag of “miniature continent”. Sports lovers coming here have an endless list of alternatives to choose from that combine physical exercise with the pure enjoyment of lush countryside in the island’s interior, as well as superb coastal locations. The mild climate that dominates the island throughout the year makes bike riding one of the top tourist attractions on Gran Canaria.
Over the last few years running has become hugely popular, today making it one of the most attractive sports disciplines around. Grand events such as the Transgrancanaria and the Gran Canaria Marathon have placed the island firmly on the international running map, thanks to their dimensions, organization, facilities, and of course the natural conditions readily found in Gran Canaria that provide truly stunning running courses.