75 kilometres from the capital, surrounded by holm-oak woods, oak-woods and pine woods, located in the Lozoya Valley, in the middle of the North Mountain Range (“Sierra Norte”), there is one of the most enchanting and attractive touristic areas of the region of Madrid: Buitrago de Lozoya.
The distance to be covered by triathletes in the Buitrago de Lozoya Reservoir is of 3.800 metres. In this facility, transition area T1 will be set up, as the starting line for the bicycle race.
The bike test in addition to recovering wonderful sites of the Sierra Madrileña, also recovers the famous return to the ports with the ascents of Canencia, Morcuera and Cotos. In general, the 171 km will cover the following places:
Departure from the Pools of the Canal de Isabel II of Buitrago de Lozoya, passing through Villavieja de Lozoya (km 6); San Mames (km 9.9); Choker (km 13.7); Canencia town (km 22.8); Port of Canencia (km 32.3); Miraflores de la Sierra (km 38.4); Port of Morcuera (km 49.1); Rascafria (km 63.4); Puerto de Cotos (Km 79.9); Puerto Navacerrada (km 86.4); Ventorrillo Fountain; El Escorial; Valdemorillo; Villanueva de la Cañada; to enter Madrid by the M-508 and cross the Casa de Campo until you reach the Explanada del Rey in Madrid Río. In the Explanada del Rey in Madrid Río will be the T2, transition place where the Marathon test will start.
The triathletes will have to travel a total of 42 km and 195 meters.
After leaving the bicycle in the Explanada del Rey in Madrid Río will go in the direction of the river area and that is where they will have to do the kilometers of the race on foot. The route is 4 laps and two transitions that runs almost entirely by “Madrid Río”. In its final, in the last transition, the race on foot will go up the Cuesta de la Vega to join the Calle Mayor and enter the Puerta del Sol for its arrival at “Km 0”, where the Meta will be located.
12:45 to 13:15 English Briefing
13:45 to 14:15 Spanish Briefing
18:30 to 19:30 Press Conference - Madrid City Town Hall
10:00 to 16:00 Athletes Registration - Buitrago Sports Center
10:30 to 11:10 Meeting and Great Pro - Buitrago City Town Hall
12:45 to 13:15 English Briefing - Buitrago Sports Center
13:45 to 14:15 Spanish Briefing - Buitrago Sports Center
15:00 to 17:30 Compulsory Bike Check In
6:00 to 7:30 Last Minute Check In
7:50 Start of the race (waves will be announced in a later stage)