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Lanzarote International Running Challenge

24.11 - 27.11.2019

A classic event that has risen in popularity over the last twenty years to become a firm favorite. The Challenge is comprised of four races taking place on four consecutive days, over various terrains and distances. The event attracts runners from all over Europe, for competition but also to enjoy a fun, social atmosphere.


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Course Description

Kids Challenge - for Kids aged 4-15 years

(Free entry - online registration is compulsory)
Kids 4-7 years, 400 m. (1 loop of the running track)
Kids 8-11 years, 800 m. (2 loops of the running track)
Kids 12-15 years, 1200 m. (3 loops of the running track)
Deadline to register: 20/11/2019
Map here

Race 1 - 10K Vince Regan Memorial Classic Road Run
Start and Finish in the Stadium, Club La Santa. 3 loops around La Santa lagoon (most of the course is on asphalt).
Map Race 1

Race 2 - 13K Ridge Run

You will run on both dirt trails and asphalt roads around one of the big volcanoes near to Club La Santa.
Map Race 2

Race 3 - 5K Beach Race
Buses will take the you to the beach in Puerto del Carmen, where you will run on soft sand.
Map Race 3

Race 4 - 21K La vuelta de Tinajo
Runners will start in Tinajo, running around part of the volcanic "Montaña de Tinache" and back to Club La Santa on both asphalt and dirt tracks, finishing with 300m of the track in the Stadium.
Map Race 4

The registration is closed!

The entry fee includes an event T-shirt.
Deadline for registering: 20th of November 2019 at 10:00 CET (or as soon as the race slot contingent has been exhausted).



Provisional participant list 2019: here

Insurance on Race day

It is the responsibility of the participants to ensure to be covered by their private or running club insurance on race days, or you will be required to purchase a single day license at registration. The day license price will be: 5€ for 1 stage; 10€ for 2, 3, 4 stages).

Places are limited, early booking is advisable to avoid disappointment.

Book and pay for your accommodation and travel arrangements online today or with your nearest Club La Santa office/ agency. Club La Santa reserves the right to cancel or change the event if under subscribed.

Withdrawal and Refund

Withdrawals should be sent in writing to:
75% before 25.05.2019
50% before 25.07.2019
25% before 25.09.2019
No refund from 26.09.2019 onward 


The Organization reserves the right, at any time, to vary the content of the programme


Club Competition

Running Club members are welcome to team up to take part in this event. All team members will also be eligible for individual awards. To take part, you must be a team of 4 members of the same Running Club, either all male or all female. The team score will be calculated using the 3 best scores of each team in each race. Runners can only be part of 1 team.

The Team Captain is responsible to make sure that his Team members have registered online as individual competitors and to confirm the Team name and the Full name of each team member to


2019 Environmental guide here. 



U/20, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79. The age group is defined by runners' actual age on the first race day.


The MyLaps ChampionChip is the official timing system for all participants.

The organization reserves the right to use gun-time for all runners.

Medical Care

Full medical care will be available during the event.



Volunteers Wanted!

Come and help us as a volunteer: registration here.


Schedule of Events

Saturday, November 23
08.00 Morning workout, Leisure Pool
08.15 Fancy dress & Breakfast run, Stadium, free for all! (snack and fruit for the participants)
13.00-18.00 Race pack collection and information, Conference Centre (Timanfaya), Club La Santa
No onsite registration at Club La Santa. Deadline for registering: 20th of November 2019 at 10.00

Sunday, November 24 - 10K

09.00 Kids Challenge
(For Kids aged 4-15 years old)

Vince Regan Memorial Classic Road Run 
10.00 Race start at the Stadium, Awards at the Stadium shortly after the race
12.00 Relaxing stretching and 121 massage open class, the Lawn. More info here.
19.00 Awards Ceremony for Age Groups Winners - Race 1, the Sports Café


Monday, November 25 - 13K Ridge Run
10.00 Race Start at the Stadium, Awards at the Stadium shortly after the race
12.00 Relaxing stretching and 121 massage open class, the Lawn. More info here.
16.00 Introduction to Running Analysis - Q&A, at the Sports Performance Studio.
19.00 Awards Ceremony for Age Groups Winners - Race 2, the Sports Café


Tuesday, November 26 - Beach Race
08.30 Bus departure from Reception to race start in Puerto del Carmen
10.00 Race Start
Awards shortly after the race
11.00 First bus back to Club La Santa           
13.00 Last bus back to Club La Santa
18.00 Bingo, Square
19.00 Awards Ceremony for Age Groups Winners - Race 3, the Sports Café


Wednesday, November 27
La vuelta de Tinajo
08.30 Bus departure from Reception to Tinajo 
09.00 Race Start (new: Tinajo)
12.00 Relaxing stretching and 121 massage open class, the Lawn. More info here.
20.30 Award Ceremony video and music, Square, Club La Santa

No late registration on race days.


Awards Race 1, 2, 3, 4
1st male/female: 60€ 
2nd male/female: 30€ 
3rd male/female: 20€

Gift certificates for the 1st Age Group Winners (male/female)

Overall 4 days challenge awards
Trophy to top 3 males/ females and the winner of each age group male/ female
Trophies to the top 3 clubs in each category (male and female).
All finishers of all four races will receive a challenge medal.

Gifts offered from our race sponsors

Overall Winners are not eligible for an age group award.

Official ship transport

The shipping company Naviera Armas offers a special 25% discount on routes between the Canary Islands for the participants and friends or family travelling with them. To benefit from this special offer, the participants will need to fill this document and send it to the e-mail address at the bottom of the document.


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