04 - May - 2021

The dates are already out for the celebration of the great sporting event, The 8th Island Challenge, organized by the Island Sports Service of the Council of Lanzarote, which once again will take place in La Graciosa. It will take place on November 20 and 21 when the great backdrop and landscape of the eighth island will host the latest edition , which with this will be the IX , after not being able to be held last year due to adverse weather conditions.

As in previous editions, the race brings together athletes from different parts of Spain and beyond our borders, as it is a race that has been cementing itself in the international calendar, and provides competitors with an opportunity that few have, to enjoy doing sport in this beautiful, natural setting.

Participants with a confirmed place from last year will be able to take part this year after confirmation by the organization or if they want they can postpone it until next year.

Those registered in this sporting event who wish to win the trophy of this IX edition will have to face the dual event of the Cross Triathlon and the 31 km Trail.

The race consists of several events: Gold, silver and bronze. The gold event will consist of participating in the two races: Triathlon Cross and the 31 km Trail. The silver event: Triathlon Cross + 20 km Trail, and finally the Bronze event: Triathlon cross + 8 km Trail. These are the routes of the different events of the Desafío 8ª isla (8th Island Challenge).

Each Trail event has been adapted according to levels, both for experts who will run the 31 km, and for those who are new to this race and participate in the 8 km.

As we said at the beginning, the race will be held over two days, the first day being Saturday 20 dedicated to the Cross Triathlon, and Sunday 21 for the Trail events.

For more information please access the Lanzarote Sport website here – , the phone number of the department in question 928 81 01 00 Extension 2186 or email