On the 27th of this month, the VI Albufeira Triathlon will take place, a race to be counted for the Regional Championship of the modality that will determine the regional champions of the Algarve. After an atypical season, without a competitive framework, this will be the first race held in the Algarve region after the long period of confinement. The test has the approval of the Regional Health Directorate of the Algarve and has undergone changes to adapt to all necessary safety measures.
It is an organization of Futebol Clube de Ferreiras with the support of the Municipality of Albufeira and the Triathlon Federation of Portugal. The event, with the participation of federated athletes from several clubs in the Algarve, will enshrine the Absolute Regional Champions, Individuals by Step and by Teams. Registration is open until September 22nd.
From 16 years old to older veterans, Triathlon is a sport for everyone where the proof that there are no limits is very evident. The scenery of natural beauty of Praia da Galé and the surrounding area make the event appealing, not only because of the competitive demands but also because of the unparalleled landscape. In the previous years, the Albufeira Triathlon had up to 150 athletes in competition.
This year, the Albufeira Triathlon consists of a swimming race (750m triangular lap), departing from Praia da Galé, at 10:15 am. There follows a bike route, starting at 10:30 am, from the Transition Park on the access road to Praia da Galé, in front of the Galeão restaurant, towards Albufeira. Athletes will travel a total of 12,200m, on an asphalt road with little gradient, in an accessible round trip, repeated 3 times, returning to the starting point at Parque da Praia da Galé. The race ends with a race in a walkway, asphalt and dirt track, in a course of 5. 150m, with 2 laps, always close to the beach. The results will be posted at 1:00 pm and at 1:15 pm the prizes will be delivered.
Athletes from the age of 16 (inclusive) can participate in the VI Triathlon of Albufeira, individually or in representation of federated clubs from all over the Algarve region. Registrations can be made through the following email address: http://www.federacao-triatlo.pt/ftp2015/aplicacao-de-gestao-ftp/. For more information about registration, please call 93 220 20 18.