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Monday, January 28, 2019

Tenerife Sporting Calendar 2019

Santa Cruz Marathon

The Tenerife Sporting Calendar for 2019 is full of important dates, which is hardly surprising given that top-class sports stars like tennis players Dominic Thiem or Karolína Plíšková; cyclists Alberto Contador and Chris Froome; Football teams such as Liverpool FC, Manchester City or FC Augsburg and even Olympic swimmers like Sarah Sjöström have all trained in Tenerife. In 2018, the women's basketball world championship was held on the island. The line-up of major sports events for 2019 in Tenerife includes:

WSL Pro Las Américas

From February 4 to 10 the World Surf League "Las Americas Pro" returns to the island. Last year Ruben Vitoria Basque and Australian Mikaela Greene claimed titles in this competition.

WSL Pro Las Américas

Cicloturista Vuelta al Teide

Passing through iconic locations, such as the Teno Rural Park or the Teide National Park, the Vuelta al Teide Cycle Tour takes place on March 30. The main route consists of 160 kilometers, with a total ascent of almost 4,000 meters of altitude. The Half Teide is the other modality of the event, with 90 kilometers of route and 2,000 meters of altitude.

Cicloturista Vuelta al Teide

Tenerife Walking Festival

The quintessential trekking festival in Tenerife, it combines some of the best trails on the island with local traditions, culture and cuisine, with tours of such emblematic places as Anaga or El Teide. This year's edition will be held from May 21 to 25 and Puerto de la Cruz will once again be the meeting point for all those passionate about nature and its trails.

Tenerife Walking Festival

Tenerife Bluetrail

From level zero to 3,555 meters of altitude. The Tenerife Bluetrail is the highest test in Spain and second in Europe. Its more than 100 kilometers in its Ultra Trail mode represent a real challenge for all its participants. More than 2,000 signed up for the Bluetrail challenge in 2018. This year it will be held on June 8 and registrations are already open.

Tenerife Bluetrail

PWA Winsdurf

El Médano is an ideal place to practice windsurfing, which makes it one of the most privileged circuits of the PWA world championship, which will visit us again in the second half of August. As well as the sporting events are workshops and courses.

PWA Winsdurf

Santa Cruz Extreme

In October 2019, athletes seeking a challenge among millenary forests are in luck because Santa Cruz Extreme is celebrated in Tenerife. This race runs through the Anaga Rural Park, leaving from the beach of Las Teresitas and entering laurisilva landscapes. The challenge has up to three modes for all abilities.

Santa Cruz Extreme

Maratón Internacional de Santa Cruz de Tenerife

One of the best known sporting events at an international level in Tenerife, after its fifth edition managed to gather 4,000 registrations from among 60 different nationalities. This urban race runs through the main streets of the Tenerife capital, becoming a great festive event. It will be one of the last of the year, on November 10.


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