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Haría Extreme, Inscription Now Open

Are you ready for the Haría Extreme in Lanzarote on Saturday the 1st of October?


There are three options to participate in the Haría Extreme mountain marathon, the Ultra course is 50km, Medium 22.5km and Senderista 10km. 184 people are ready and have already registered for the event there are currently 82 signed up for the Ultra  read more »

New Craft Market, Pueblo Marinero, Wednesday Evenings

A new weekly artisan craft market called the Paseo Artesanal has opened in the Pueblo Marinero square in Costa Teguise.

Pueblo Marinero Costa Teguise

All of the twenty one stalls have been vetted to ensure that they hold the Carnet de Artesano de Lanzarote so you can be assured you won’t find any lucky lucky men here! The market will be open each Wednesday from 18:00 to 22:00 where you will be able to find an array of hand crafted goods for sale.

This market is different from the weekly Friday night one that has been established for years so please  read more »

Lanzarote Football Coach Quits

Quico de Diego will not coach the U.D. Lanzarote football team for the 2011 – 2012 season.

Quico de Diego U D Lanzarote courtesy Sergio Betancort Francisco Javier de Diego Díaz better known as “Quico de Diego” was expected to coach the team for another season but after failing to reach an agreement to renew his contract the club are now looking to alternatives.

U.D. Lanzarote thanked Quico de Diego for all his work done this season which demonstrated his professionalism and led the team to win the Third Division.

It is rumoured  read more »

Distance Footpaths in Lanzarote

The Canarian Government announced plans on the 16th June to renovate long distance walking paths on the island of Lanzarote.

The announcement was made through the Dirección General de Desarrollo Sostenible del Medio Rural (Director General for Sustainable Development of Rural Areas) and the Cabildo of Lanzarote. The footpaths mentioned are the GR 131 & GR 135 which are the central and perimeter paths in Lanzarote, plans include to  read more »

Lanzarote Wine Run 2011, Results

Lanzarote’s José Carlos Hernández and British athlete Eleanor Dick won their weight in wine, as winners of the third Lanzarote Wine Run 2011 yesterday.

Walkers start Lanzarote Wine Run

The half marathon distance run of 21.1 km was completed in a time of 01:15:16 for José and 01:43:20 for Eleanor. The day dawned warm to strange cloud formations and even rain in Tinajo before the race start at 10am. Conditions were tough during the run with extremely hot temperatures, there was little breeze and no cloud coverage during the route through the wine region.

Lanzarote Wine Run Gorka, Nuria & Jules at the start line Lanzarote Wine Walk First Aid Station

Of the 1334 registered participants, 518 were runners for the 21.1km distance with the balance walking the final 10km of the route. There is a lovely atmosphere both during the race and  read more »

British Teenager Rescued

Emergency services were required to locate and rescue a British teenager from the sea in Lanzarote early on Saturday morning.

Playa Grande

It appears that the 19 year old girl went swimming in Puerto del Carmen opposite the late night hotspot of Centro Atlántico. An emergency call at 2.15am alerted  read more »

Heat Alert For Lanzarote

Aemet have issued an orange alert for high temperatures in Lanzarote during Monday and Tuesday 20th & 21st June.

Heat Alert Lanzarote

Temperatures higher than 37 ºC are expected with very little breeze for relief. We thought we’d give you some tips as to how you can cool off in Lanzarote when the heat is on:  read more »

Want To Be A Taxi Driver In Arrecife?

The Department of Transport in Arrecife (concejalía de Transportes) have released dates for drivers wishing to take tests for a permit to become a taxi driver in the municipality.

taxi

The notice was published www.arrecife.es on Friday 17th June, any candidates wanting to take the aptitude test must submit their application within 15 days of this date, therefore by the 1st of July. The document called  read more »


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