About Long Course Weekend

About Long Course Weekend

This unique event lasts three days at the start of November – the perfect way to end your season of racing. This fun inclusive format is ideal for clubs, training groups and families to come along and enjoy the benefits of training and racing together.

In the northern part of the island of Mallorca, Alcúdia is an area known worldwide for its wide range of accommodation and an unbeatable environment that make it a reference destination for praticing sports. Its wide offer of leisure, culture and gastronomy along with its incredible beaches make Alcúdia into an unbeatable vacation destination.

To kick-off the weekend on Friday evening, the Long Course athletes have The Swim to complete – a 3.8km open water swim. The Swim also has a 1.9km swim, 1.5km swim and 750m, swim all to correspond with triathlons most popular distances.

On Saturday the attention turns to The Sportive, and 172km of undulating countryside that also incorporates 86km, distance to attract athletes of all abilities.

To finish the weekend, the athletes will complete The Run – a 42.2km marathon.. There is also a 21.1km run, 10km run and a 5km run which allows everyone to be involved.

Nearly 2500 competitors are expected to attend the LCW with approximately 1000 athletes attempting to receive the Long Course Weekend medal, which entails completing all three of the longest distances. Successful LCW athletes will be awarded with the LCW medal.

Competition Dates:  Friday 3rd The Swim, Saturday 4th The Sportive, Sunday 5th The Run

Competition Venue: Alcúdia, Mallorca

Distances: 3.800 meters Swim, 172Km Bike, 42,195Km Run

Number of Medal Events: Four: The Swim medal, The Sportive medal, The Run medal and LCW medal when completing all three distances.

Competition Format: Each individual event will take part on a separate day of the weekend. The collective times for each athlete over the three days will determine who wins the Long Course Weekend, as well as second and third place.

You can also choose to sign up for one or several disciplines separately and at different distances. For more information on these options click the link below

 

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