25th International Running Challenge
25th International Running Challenge
November 24th-27th 2013
A classic event that has risen in popularity over the last twenty years to become a firm favorite, with many competitors taking part. The Challenge is comprised of four races taking place on four consecutive days, over various terrains and distances. The event attracts international sports enthusiasts sharing the common purpose of competition and enjoyment.
Pre-registration is required before November 21st 2013. The price for the entry fee is 25€ for each individual race and 75€ for all 4 races including an event t-shirt. The full payment for the race entry fee & the ChampionChip deposit (20€) will take place on Saturday, 23rd of November, 13.00 – 18.00 hrs, Club La Santa.
Please note that this form will allow you to pre-register for the International Running Challenge, but actual registration and payment for your participation will take place at Club La Santa on Saturday, 23rd of November, 13.00-18.00 hrs.
Club Competition (Running Club members only)
Running Club members are welcome to team up to take part in this event. All team members will also be eligible for individual awards. To take part, you must be a team of 4 members of the
same Running Club, either all male or all female. The team score will be calculated using the 3 best scores of each team in each race. Runners can only be part of 1 team
Race 1 – Clásica de Lanzarote -10K Road Race
Starting at the Stadium you will run on asphalt roads toward the villages of La Santa and Caleta de Caballo (2 loops race course).
Race 2 – 13K Ridge Run
Starting at the Stadium you will run on both dirt trails and asphalt roads around one of the big volcanoes near to Club La Santa.
Race 3 – 5K Beach Race
Buses will take the participants on a half hour ride to the beach in Puerto del Carmen, where the run will take place on soft sand.
Race 4 – 21K La vuelta de Tinajo
The last race starts at Los Dolores Church in Mancha Blanca and will take you around the volcanic Montaña de Tinache (1 loop) through Tinajo and back to Club La Santa on both asphalt and dirt tracks. You will finish the race with 300m of the track in the Stadium before receiving your International Running Challenge medal.
Schedule of Events
Saturday, November 23rd
08.00 Morning workout, Leisure Pool
08.15 Breakfast run, Stadium, free for all! (snack and fruit for the participants)
13.00-18.00 Registration and information, Conference Centre, Club La Santa
18:00 Closure of registration for individuals and club participants
Sunday, November 24th -10K Clásica de Lanzarote
10.00 Race start at the Stadium, Awards at the Stadium shortly after the race
Monday, November 25th – 13K Ridge Run
10.00 Race Start at the Stadium, Awards at the Stadium shortly after the race
Tuesday, November 26th – Beach Race
08.30 Bus departure from Reception to race start in Puerto del Carmen
10.00 Race Start Awards shortly after the race
11.00 First bus back to Club La Santa
13.00 Last bus back to Club La Santa
Wednesday, November 27th – La vuelta de Tinajo
08.30 Bus departure from Reception to Mancha Blanca
09.00 Race Start
21.00 Award Ceremony and live music, Square, Club La Santa
*No late registration on race days.
Categories and Awards
U/20, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79.
Please be aware that your actual age on the first race day is the one that counts during the International Running Challenge.
Awards Race 1, 2, 3, 4
1st male/female: 60 €
2nd male/female: 30 €
3rd male/female: 20 €
Gift certificates for Age Group Winners
Overall 4 days challenge awards
Top 3 male/ female and the winner of each age group male/ female will receive a trophy.
Trophies to the top 3 clubs in each category (male and female).
All finishers of all four races will receive a challenge medal.
Overall Winners are not eligible for an age group award.
MyLaps ChampionChip has been selected as the official timing system.
Full medical care will be available during the event.
Accommodation has to be booked separately with Club La Santa UK on +44 (0) 161-790-9890
FOR APARTMENTS AT CLUB LA SANTA. Please refer to the pricing tab.