Throughout the year, Puerto del Carmen sets the stage for several sporting events that attract many renowned international athletes. Particularly noteworthy are the Ocean Lava Triathlon, the Music Marathon Festival and the Ironman Triathlon, the latter being the most popular in terms of participation and also the most challenging.
Ironman Lanzarote is among the world’s most spectacular sporting events. More than 1800 athletes aged 18 to 75 from over 40 different nationalities set off on a race to test their strength and endurance. For contestants, the day begins in the bay of Puerto del Carmen, where they swim 3.8 km, followed by a 180 km bicycle trek, only to finish off with a 42 km marathon along the promenade under the scorching sun of Lanzarote. They have just 17 hours to fulfil their dream: TO COMPLETE IRONMAN LANZAROTE.