Programme

CANARAGUA OPEN WATER  MASPALOMAS SCHEDULE:

Thursday 14th

19:00h – 21h: Bib withdrawal in  Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

Friday 15th

16:30 Briefing of the participants in the  27100 m race

17:00 h – 20:00h Bib withdrawal  at the South Area

20:00h Briefing of the participants in the 7400 m race

Saturday 16th

06:00 Start of the 27100 m crossing from El Matoral

08:00 – 09:15 h.  Opening time for checking in. Handing out of the swimmers’ bags NON-RESIDENTS UNDER PETITION ONLY. (Faro de Maspalomas).

8:30 h. Departure of the bus for the participants (7400 m) towards Playa del Pajar

9:30h. Start of the Long crossing (7400 m)

  • Feed station 1 at 2466 m. Vessel with fluids and fruit. MANDATORY chip check-in
  • Feed station 2 at 4932 m. Vessel with fluids and fruit. MANDATORY chip check-in

Maximum time permitted for the 7400 m race: 3 hrs 30 min (13:00 h)

Qualifying time to reach feed station 2 (4932 m): under 2 hrs 30 min

09:30 h. Last minute briefing for the participants of the 2000 m race. Warm-up exercises for the competitors of the 1000 m and 2000 m races

09:45 h. End of warming up and departure for Playa de Meloneras via the avenue. Minitrain: Accessible and > 50

10:20 h. Swimmers at the entry point. Playa de Meloneras (Popular crossing 2000 m)

10:30 h. Start of the men’s Popular crossing

10:32 h. Start of the women’s Popular crossing

10:20 h. Live music and DJ

10:25 h Estimated arrival of the first swimmer of the Popular crossing (2000 m)

10:35 h. Estimated arrival of the first swimmer of the Long crossing (7400 m)
At the time of the swimmers arrival they will be handed a snack and  they could enjoy an aid station at the finish line, massages, live music, photos of the open water swimming playing in a big led screen and a chill-out area.

11:15 h Swimmers of the 1000 m race must be ready at the starting line

11:30 h. Start of the 1000 m crossing

11:45 h. Estimated arrival of the first swimmer of the Short crossing (1000m)

12:00 h. Stretching class for the participants and  the audience

14:00 h. Finish line closure

14:30 h. Awards ceremony, raffle, concert and after party SUMMER      MASPALOMAS OPEN WATER