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The Canary Guide Weekend Tips December 3-5, 2021: The Canary


Saturday 4 December, Mogán
IV Mogán Open Water

Saturday’s “Mogán Open Water” swimming competition will be the end point of the 2021 Open Water Series and is scored in the Canary Islands Open Water Cup of the Canary Swimming Federation.
The finish line for all distances is Las Marañuelas beach in Arguineguín.

From Playa de Mogán at 9:15 am, crossing 10,100 meters
From Puerto Rico beach at 11:00 am, crossing 4,600 meters,
From Anfi del Mar beach at 12:00, crossing 2100 meters

December 4-6, Las Palmas
Gran Canaria Beachvolley Festival

This is the 3rd Gran Canaria Beach Volleyball Festival which takes place on La Las Alcaravaneras beach in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria.

120 international teams, 60% of them outside the islands, both from the peninsula and from other countries like Italy, Germany, the Czech Republic, Norway and Switzerland.

This amateur tournament is aimed at local, national and international beach volleyball fans who want to combine leisure and sport in Gran Canaria, and will feature a mixed category competition, men and women categories and, as a novelty, the mixed 4 × 4 category.

The event will take place on Alcaravaneras beach, the sports beach par excellence (which is part of the Canary Islands Specialized Center for Sports Technology, belonging to the Canarian Volleyball Federation; CETD).

Saturday, December 4 mixed category 2 × 2
On Sunday, the categories men and women and
on Monday, the mixed 4 × 4 category is new.

Gran Canaria Beach Volleyball Festival – Las Palmas

December 4-11, Gran Canaria

Gran Canaria Bike Week – La Cicloturista

Gran Canaria Bike WeekThe cyclist is a cycling event on Gran Canaria which has been celebrated since 1988.

2021 will make it 33 years, to be held this year from December 4 to 11. It is a combination of sport, tourism, gastronomy, history and much more through deep ravines, around imposing volcanic craters and under and above cliffs, as well as through the wonderful dunes of Maspalomas and the beaches of our fairytale island.

Keep in mind that when a sporting event is taking place in Gran Canaria, it also means that there may be momentary traffic delays on the routes during the routes and on cycling days.

Gran Canaria Bike Week – La Cicloturista 2021

December 4-5, Arucas
8th Gran Canaria Bestial Race

This bestial race returns to Gran Canaria on December 4 and 5, 2021.

Arucas is once again the scene of the eighth edition of one of the most extreme obstacle courses in Spain.

This year, 750 participants in three modalities will take on the mud to test their ability to overcome whatever stands in their way. Gran Canaria once again proves to be an exceptional location for the celebration of outdoor events during the winter months.

This qualifying event for the OCR World Championship and the OCR European Championship also serves as a scoring event for the OCRA SPAIN National Jumping Championship and the Canary Islands Jumping Championship.

The head office is Campo de Fútbol Elías Rizcallal. This race is made of running, obstacles and mud! From the most difficult routes for professionals, amateurs to a fun race with friends.

Beast Race – Arucas

30.11-4.12, Maspalomas
World kitefoil series

The Kitefoil World Gran Canaria series ends this Saturday. The final of KiteFoil World Series takes place on the waters of #GranCanaria in #Maspalomas.

This test takes place at Las Burras beach in the municipality of San Bartolomé de Tirajana and brings together the best kitefoilers from around the world.

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