Discovering the Costa Del Sol: Must-See Events in May
Get ready to lace up your running shoes, grab your golf clubs or remote control car, and get your furry friend ready for the first-ever “Doggy Race” because the Costa del Sol is hosting an array of exciting sporting events this May. From the grueling Ironman 70.3 Marbella triathlon to the adrenaline-pumping Cicloturista Coín-Caminito del Rey cycling race, there is something for everyone. Even golf enthusiasts can get in on the action with The One Marbella Golf Cup and Atalaya Old-XIII Andalucía Golf Challenge Destino PGA Riviera Maya By Bahía Príncipe. And for those who want to bond with their furry friends while staying active, the “Doggy Race” is the perfect opportunity. So, get ready to break a sweat and participate in some of the most thrilling sporting events in the Costa del Sol.
Ironman 70.3 Marbella
Ironman 70.3 Marbella, a flagship event for triathletes, is taking place on the 7th of May at Cívitas Puerto Banús in Marbella. This is one of the toughest triathlons around and consists of three stages: a run, a swim, and a cycle. The course is incredibly scenic, covering the distance between Puerto Banús and Marbella. Competitors will race up to Ojén twice, experience the thrill of descending the fast slopes at speeds of up to 80km/hr, and complete a challenging run. A host of world-class triathletes will be present at Marbella to compete in this Ironman. If you’re interested in putting your fitness to the test, register for the event on the website. Are you ready for the challenge?
The One Marbella Golf Cup
Golf enthusiasts in the Costa del Sol won’t want to miss The One Marbella Golf Cup. The tournament kicks off on May 14th at Real Club Las Brisas, where over 2000 golfers battled it out last year to be crowned Marbella’s best golfer. If you think you have what it takes, register at one of the participating venues and join the competition. The tournament will continue with more thrilling events at Los Naranjos Golf Club and Villapadierna Golf Club. Don’t miss out on The One and see who emerges victorious.
Atalaya Old – XIII Andalucía Golf Challenge Destino PGA Riviera Maya By Bahía Príncipe
Estepona will host an exciting golf tournament on 19 May as part of the Andalucía Golf Challenge Destino PGA Riviera Maya By Bahía Príncipe. The qualifying event will be held at El Campo Old del Atalaya Golf Club and feature an Individual Stableford play format. Following the game, a prize giving ceremony and lunch will take place. Don’t miss this opportunity to showcase your golf skills and compete for a chance to win one of the five one-week golf trips to the Caribbean in Mexico that will be given away at the final. The Andalucía Golf Challenge includes multiple qualifying tournaments leading up to the final, making it a great opportunity to participate and potentially win a trip to the Caribbean. Sign up now!
Cicloturista Coín – Caminito del Rey
The second edition of Cicloturista Coín-Caminito del Rey will take place on May 14, attracting 750 athletes to participate in the race that begins and ends in Coín. The 120-kilometer cycle route is a scenic journey passing through breathtaking locations such as Alhaurín el Grande, Cártama, Pizarra, Álora, Ardales, Casarabonela, El Burgo, Yunquera, Alozaina, Tolox, and Guaro. The event is organized by the Ayuntamiento de Coín and the town’s cycling club, offering an exhilarating experience for both competitors and onlookers. Though it is a non-competitive race, the route is challenging, and riders will need to push themselves to complete it. Join in and cheer for the athletes in this fantastic cycling event while supporting sports in the Costa del Sol.
Carrera de Radiocontrol: estreno del nuevo trazado
The Radio Control Club in Alhaurín de la Torre has recently launched a new circuit for remote control car racing enthusiasts. The circuit was tested by more than 80 sports enthusiasts during open days, and now the club is gearing up to host its first race on May 6 and 7. If you’re a fan of remote car racing, this is an event you won’t want to miss. The new circuit allows for a constant speed and promises to be a thrilling experience. Come along and witness the excitement for yourself in Alhaurín de la Torre.
IV Duatlón Cros
The 4th edition of Duatlón Cros, a challenging competition comprising a run and a cycle, is taking place in Rincón de la Victoria on Saturday 6 May. This year’s event will feature a new duathlon for younger participants, called Duatlón de Menores. Starting from IES Margarita Salas in Torre de Benagalbón, the competition will see 250 athletes competing in different categories, with trophies available for both individuals and clubs. The cycle section is followed by a second run, making it a tough challenge for all participants. If you’re up for the challenge, sign up and put your skills to the test!
Would you like to include your furry friend in your next race? If so, mark your calendars for the first-ever edition of the “Doggy Race” or Carrera Popular con Perros on May 7th in Antequera. This 3.1 km race will take you and your dog through the streets of Antequera and is designed to be a fun and inclusive event for all types of dogs and their human companions. The start and finish line will be at Paseo Real. Don’t miss this fantastic opportunity to exercise with your loyal companion and sign up soon to participate!