2005 La Paz ITU Triathlon Pan American Cup

16 Jan, 2005 • La Paz, Argentina
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The International Triathlon of La Paz completes in 2005 its TWENTY ONE years of
life. It was born in 1985 with the name of Triathlon Anniversary Weekly publication
El Paceño and it was growing slowly until transforming - for already one
half a decade - in the SPORT TOURISTIC PARTY most IMPORTANT of LA PAZ as well
as one sport more excellent event of the country.

The characteristics of this sport race are the following ones: the TRIATHLON   is a relatively new sport inside the world sport spectrum (it has only 26 years,   since it was born in Hawaii in 1978) and much more still in our country (it   entered in 1984). However in the Olympic Games of Sydney 2000 the triathlon   made it stellar presentation like splendid Olympic Sport.”

This discipline is an individual test in which the athlete should carry out   three diferents activities: SWIMMING - CYCLING - RUNNING, being the traditional   distances 1.500 Mts. of Swimming, 40 Kms. of Cycling and 10 Kms. of Running.

LA PAZ INTERNATIONAL TRIATHLON is actually considerer like BIGGER AND IMPORTANT   TRIATHLON OF THE COUNTRY”, basing this title on its excellent organization   and prizes, ace well ace for the heat and color the event has. -

Maybe the most excellent and prominent aspect of the LA PAZ INTERNATIONAL TRIATHLON   is the character of true POPULAR PARTY that has, since the day of la competition   more of 10.000 people they are given appointment in the Port of LA PAZ, historical   point of the event, while the rest of the population, more than 25.000 people   full the streets and besides the route for where the competitors to supply them   of water, to encourage them, to applaud them. -

During the days that precede to the event the city it changes their rhythm   completely, invaded by the triathletes that are identified by their particular   gears as well as few hundred of visitors that arrive from those but far away   points of the country to observe the maximum event of the year in Triathlon   Sport.

The traditional dinner in the vigil of the denominated competition Carbo Meals   or Pasta Party; the colorful competition of kids triathlon in which it will   participate more of 180 small of both sexes of the whole country of between   6 and 13 years, the later parade for the streets of the city; the long triathletes   lines training in the routes or in the streets of the city during the day; the   crazy noises of the “scolas do samba” in the Port the day of the race;   the Ceremony de Delivery of Prizes in front of the costs of the imposing river   Paraná; the fireworks marks the end of the race; and the Beach Party   of the following day is some of the moments that surround to this great athletic   competition.

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Entry Fee:

Age Group $55 US

Prize Money:

$ 7500 US

Event Schedule


16.00 Hs. : Open Office of Reports and Inscriptions (in local Port)

20.00 Hs. : Inauguration Shows Photographic 20 Years of Swiming, to Pedal and   Run in La Paz” (in Museum of Arts - Italia 1050 - to the side Hotel Milton)


Tomorrow and Late: Walks in boat for the river and recognition of the circuit

14.00 Hs. : KIDS INTERNATIONAL TRIATHLON (private room for boys of between   6 and 13 years)-in Local Port

20.00 Hs.: OBLIGATORY TECHNIQUE BRIEFING (Elite men and women)-

21.00 Hs.: ” PASTA PARTY LA PAZ / 2005 ” - Carbohydrates Night -   Dinner - in Municipal Polifuncional Hall

22.00 Hs. : “PRE TRIATHLON MOVING “-Parade of Triathletes for the   streets of the city-Party in Main Square-



09.00 Hs.: Open Transition Area Age Groups

11.30 Hs. : Close Transition Area Age Groups


16.40 Hs.: START INTERNATIONAL TRIATHLON - AGE GROUPS Men and Women (from Place   Barranca Negra) -

17.50 Hs.: Probable time of arrival of the winner

19.45 Hs.: Finish Maximum Time of Competition. -

23.00 Hs.”: GREAT NIGHT OF THE INTERNATIONAL TRIATHLON” - Delivery   of Prizes - Coronation Ceremony of the Champions - Fireworks (in Local Port)




17.50 Hs.: Probable time of arrival of the winner

18.45 Hs.: AWARD CEREMONY Elite and Sub23 (Local Port)

19.00 Hs. : PARTY OF THE BEACH - in Municipal Spa

Local Transportation

Once in Santa Fe or Parana, the only means or ways of arriving are by surface
mail through the bus services that leave from the TERMINAL STATIONS OF BUS of
both cities until La Paz. The travel in bus from Santa Fe or Paraná to
La Paz has a duration of 2 hours (maximum) and the buses are very comfortable.

We advise you to inform to the organization of the competition of the hour   and approximate day of arrival to that city from La Paz to the ends of making   the pertinent arrangements for their best attention and location.

From the city of Cordoba: For the Route 19-and after going by San Francisco-you   arrives to Santa Fe. From there it should be consented-via Túnel Subfluvial-to   the city of Parana. From there for the Route 12 you takes toward the North.   It distances from Cordoba: 511 kilometers

BY TERRESTRIAL: From Buenos Aires they operate six companies that have daily   services to La Paz: ETA, TATA, FLECHA BUS, CHEVALIER, Ciudad de Posadas and   Empresa Silvia. The same ones have a total of but of 7 daily frequencies in   varied schedules, some of them-as the case of the Empresa Silvia-with car-bed   service. The schedules of the exits they should be consulted to the Central   Station of Bus of Retiro (Buenos Aires). Duration of the trip: 7/8 hours. APPROXIMATE   COST OF THE PASSAGE: Among u$s 25,00 (going and turn)

From Parana and Santa Fe: From these cities there are bigger quantity of frequencies   and daily exits, approximately among 8 and 9 daily exits of the ETA, TATA and   Ríos Tur enterprises, in every schedule, except between the 0.00 and   the 5.00 hours. APPROXIMATE COST OF THE PASSAGE: Among u$s 4 and 5 (going and   turn)


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    (3190) LA PAZ ( Entre Ríos - Argentina )