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Garmin Barcelona Triathlon 2011

14 Oct 2011 to 17 Oct 2011


Sports Tours International is pleased to announce that we have once again been appointed as the Official Sports Travel Partner for IMG and the Garmin Barcelona Triathlon 2011.

After the success of the Garmin Barcelona Triathlon last year Sports Tours International will once again be taking competitors and supporters to take part in this beautiful Spanish city for what should be another great event. Last year over 4,000 people took part in glorious sunny weather in this triathlon making it the largest event in Spain. This year the Barcelona Triathlon organisers are expecting around 5,000 competitors.

THE EVENT

Within the Garmin Barcelona Triathlon, there is a Super Sprint (400m swim, 10km bike, 2.5km run), Sprint (750m swim, 20km bike, 5km run) and Olympic distance (1.5km swim, 40km bike, 10km run) race so there is a distance to suit everyone from beginner to Elite.

This will be the fourth edition of the Barcelona Triathlon and it doubles up as the Catalunya National Championships. The route will see competitors battling it out on one of the most scenic courses in Europe taking in some of Barcelona’s prime landmarks and riding around the Parc de la Cuitadella and under the Arc de Triomf. Then on to the run you will take in ocean views as you wind your way along up towards the Olympic Village and then return to the finish.

PLEASE NOTEDRAFT LEGAL RACE Last Year some competitors were caught out when local Officials asked them to remove their aerobars or to have their bikes in a drafting legal set up. It may be prudent to not use a bike where the aerobars can not be removed. This will be confirmed by the event organisers in due course.

Every Finisher Receives:

Official Barcelona Triathlon finisher medal
Official Barcelona Triathlon event goodie bag
Results texted to your mobile phone with full break swim, bike and run times
Opportunities to win great competition prizes such as wetsuits, trips to The London Triathlon etc.
A festival atmosphere to inspire people to get round the course
World class event management
Watch and compete with the best Spanish and International Triathlete’s on the same day in the Catalunya National Championships

TRAVEL PACKAGE

We have secured accommodation at the Official Race hotel, the Barcelona Princess.

3 Night Package Includes: (FRI 14th, SAT 15th & SUN 16th Oct) -Return Airport to hotel transfers for you and your bike from BCN (Barcelona, NOT Girona)
-Three nights room only accommodation in a quality 4* Hotel within easy walking distance to race start
-Services of experienced Sports Tours Tri personnel over the event weekend
(Please note the package does not include breakfast but there are a number of shops and cafes in the immediate vicinity as well as a large Mall beside the hotel which has a wide range of cafes, shops and restaurants).

Prices per person
Twin Room £329
Single Room £160
Including breakfast option +£19 per day

Race Entry – payable sperately
Super Sprint entry +£35.00
Sprint entry +£47.00
Olympic entry +£57.00

The prices are per person sharing a twin room for 3 nights, room only, plus transfers to/from Barcelona main airport. Flights are not included in the price.

If you would be happy to share a twin room with another competitor of the same sex please indicate this on your booking form. BOOK NOW to secure your room, ten minutes walk from the start, and two hundred metres from the bike course.

HOW TO BOOK

Bookings have now closed for this event.

At time of booking we require a non-refundable deposit as above. The balance of your travel package must be paid, at the latest, 12 weeks before departure to avoid the cancellation of your trip.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

Visas are not required to enter Spain. You need a passport or a National Identity Card (see the website of the Identity and Passport Service (IPS)) to enter Spain. As a British passport holder or National Identity Card holder you may stay as a visitor for three months. For links to important websites, click here.

For details of insurance for the our travel packages, please visit our insurance page

There is additional information about our other Concierge Services on our special web page.






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