Spain’s oldest race postponed due to COVID-19 pandemic

Lucy Charles-Barclay won the 2019 Volcano Triathlon. On the podium with her were Tessa Kortekaas (left) and Amber Rombaut. Photo: Club La Santa

Lanzarote is one of the Spanish Canary Islands off the coast of Africa, it is a triathlon hotspot and home to Spain’s oldest triathlon. Club La Santa is a prominent sports resort on the island and  hosts both the Volcano Triathlon and Ironman Lanzarote. In a press release Club La Santa said:

“The Club La Santa Volcano Triathlon, originally planned for April, has changed its date. The oldest running Triathlon in Spain, whose first addition was in 1984, will now take place on the 6th November 2021.

All triathletes that decided to keep their entry from the 2020 edition that was postponed due to the pandemic, can also take part on the 6th November 2021 for no extra fee.”

While the postponement of the Volcano triathlon was announced, there has been no word on Ironman Lanzarote, which remains scheduled for May 22, 2021.