The Club La Santa Virtual Series 2 already warms up engines. The test, the first virtual duathlon to be held in the Canary Islands, already has registered from 11 countries, many of whom will face their first duathlon: 5 kilometers of race, 20 of cycling and 2.5 of running.
The competition, organized by Club La Santa, a complex located in Lanzarote and a reference in the sports and hotel sector, will be held next week, between the 14th and 19th, both included.
The registration period remains open until this next Sunday at 11:59 p.m. on the Club La Santa website (https://www.clublasanta.com/virtualseries2). 30% of the proceeds will go to UNICEF.
At the moment, there are registered from eleven countries: Belgium, Brazil, Denmark, Spain, France, England, Germany, Ireland, Mexico, the Netherlands and the United States. Among them is the Danish Kasper Laumann, five-time champion of the ‘International Running Challenge’, another of the tests organized by Club La Santa.
“In this second race we have added another sport because we do not like to focus on just one; we are Club La Santa and we have many options,” said Fabio Cabrera, race director., in a virtual press conference held this week with different registrants.
Cabrera is already finalizing the organization of the following Virtual Series, 3 and 4, with different modalities and planned, in principle, for August and October, respectively. Among those registered who participated in the press conference was Laumann, which highlighted the format of the Virtual Series.
“One of the good things about this test is that you can face it as a competition or as fun”said the Dane, who added that “competing with so many people from so many parts of the world is fantastic.”
Participants in the test, supported by Turismo Lanzarote and Lanzarote European Sports Destination, may complete the three distances on the same day or separately, indoors or outdoors, provided that the authorities of each country allow it. All segments must be done within the dates set for the competition.
At the end of each test, runners must upload a screenshot of the device they use with the distance, time and date to their participant profile. The distances for participants between 16 and 17 years old will be: 2 kilometers of race, 10 of cycling and 1 of race. For children under 16 years of age the distance is free.