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Sport events you can’t miss this year

The sport calendar for 2018 is loaded with exciting and very promising events, inside and outside our borders. Whether you are an inveterate athlete who loves competition in any discipline, or if you are simply an amateur spectator … check out this list with the sport events not to miss this year!

Get your agenda and start writing down the events that interest you most. If you are thinking of participating in any of them, it is important that you plan ahead and know the established registration deadlines. We don’t want you to miss out!

Set your goals for 2018, challenge yourself and live the sport with emotion!

February, 17th – Powerman Spain

One of the sport events that you definitely don’t want to miss this year is Powerman Spain. It’s celebrated in Mallorca and is part of the most recognized Duathlon competition worldwide. The best duathletes on the planet, both professionals and amateurs, compete here. This competition belongs to and is managed by the IPA (International Powerman Association). There are three modalities:

  • The long-distance Duathlon: 10km run, 60km bike and 10km run again.
  • For athletes who want to start with a short distance or sprint: 5km run, 30km bike and 5km run.
  • And for the more intrepid, Powerman offers a long distance test: 10km run, 120km bike and 20km run.

Sport events you can't miss, Powerman Spain (Mallorca)

March, 18th to 25th – Absa Cape Epic

Known for being the most important stage bike race in the world, the Absa Cape Epic is one of the most exciting competitions that we will be lucky to see in 2018. It has been held since 2004 in South Africa and this year will total a total of 658 km with 13,530 meters of vertical drop. The organization has described this new layout as bold, indomitable and balanced.

The competition will start on March, 18th from Cape Town and the intensity of the stages will increase as the days go by. One thing’s for sure: Absa Cape Epic will be no ride in the park this year!

June, 30th – IRONMAN 70.3 Lahti Finland

At the beginning of summer, IRONMAN 70.3 Lahti Finland triathlon awaits us. The best thing about this race is that it starts in the afternoon and ends at midnight, right under the midnight sunlight. An incredible experience that only occurs in countries far north of the world!

Participants will swim in a beautiful Finnish lake, will travel 90 kilometers by bike through unique landscapes and finish with a race of 21 kilometers near the center of the city.

Sport events you can't miss, IRONMAN 70.3 Lahti Finland

August 26 – Kima Trophy mountain race

It’s celebrated in Italy as a part of the Ultrarunner World Series, corresponding to the world cup in ultra distance mountain race. The Kima Trophy is famous for its technicality, with high difficulty steps with ropes, snow and strong drops on rocky terrain. A total of 52km and 8,400 meters of altitude difference in a test limited to 250 athletes. Its difficulty makes it suitable only for athletes of a very technical profile.

Sport events you can't miss

November, 4th – New York City Marathon

This test is one of the “Marathon Majors”, a competition that is part of the six most important marathons in the world (along with London, Chicago, Boston, Berlin and Tokyo).

It has been run every year since 1970 and it’s one of the most multitudinous in the world with more than 54,000 participants in each edition. Along its 42 kilometers, the New York marathon crosses some of the most emblematic neighborhoods of the city.

Sport events you can't miss, New York Marathon

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