Gran Canaria Expodeporte will be held from 22 to 24 January 2015 in the Auditorio Alfredo Kraus and more than 20,000 visitors are expected.
Cabildo de Gran Canaria is organizing the Gran Canaria Expodeporte with the purpose of make it the greater fair of sports of the island. This Expo has come from the DISA Gran Canaria Marathon, the most important sport event and that more participants receive in the Canary Islands.
Gran Canaria Expodeporte was presented on Monday, September 15, and is one of the biggest bets of the Instituto Insular de Deportes for the next edition of the DISA Gran Canaria Marathon, as more than 20,000 visitors are expected to attend the Room San Borondón in the Auditorium Alfredo Kraus.
No pass through the port side, starting and finish line at the Auditorium Alfredo Kraus and no two-way sections on the route are the most valued aspects by runners
The Instituto Insular de Deportes of Cabildo de Gran Canaria, organizer of the event, has been working now for 8 months from the DISA Gran Canaria Marathon office in the 6th edition of this big sport event.
There are many aspects that have been improved but, without any doubt, the new route represents the most important change. Cabildo and City Council of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria have joined synergies successfully to make this change possible and give a new image to the route of the DISA Gran Canaria Marathon.
Hyundai Canarias cars will serve as a clock-car to show elite runners the right route and the time spent in the distance.
DISA Gran Canaria Marathon is being promoted in many places of the world; this August it has been present at the Helsinki City Marathon.
An agreement has been signed this week between DISA Gran Canaria Marathon 2015 and Hyundai Canarias, which will be the official car of the marathon, supporting by second consecutive year this event and its commitment to the sport on the island. Mr. Lucas Bravo de Laguna, Minister of Sports of Cabildo de Gran Canaria, and Idaira Santana, Marketing Assistant at Hyundai Canarias attended to the signing ceremony.
“We are glad that Hyundai Canarias becomes by second consecutive year the official car of the DISA Gran Canaria Marathon. It is very important and essential to add this kind of private support because this event is growing to offer the best services to the runners. For this reason, I would like to thank Hyundai Canarias for its support that I am sure will be worthwhile”, said Mr. Lucas Bravo de Laguna.
The new design and the new content increase the number of visits to the official website of this marathon.
Through the new website, you can register for the races or for the medal design competition, join as volunteer or follow all the news of the event.
Last July, as a new commitment of the Centro Insular de Deportes in order to improve the services of this great sportive event, the new website of the DISA Gran Canaria Marathon was put in operation (www.grancanariamaraton.com) offering a new portal design and some innovative sections.
Eoin Flynn, Aroa Merino and other athletes who have been protagonists of the DISA Gran Canaria Marathon share their experience on the website of the event.
The organization of the DISA Gran Canaria Marathon has thrown itself into this edition since the last runner crossed the finish line on 2014.
A detailed study to improve the course, a new website, the opening of the organization office staff several months before the race day and the research of the best services to offer the runners are some of the matters that have been taken in consideration.
Participants of the DISA Gran Canaria Marathon 2014 who have not their certificate yet can download it from the website with the official result www.grancanariamaraton.com
To download your certificate, please click on the 'History' section of the website, then enter 'Participants' and click “2014”. Certificates are organized by race and time.
In this way, each participant can find their own certificate, with their name and official time both printed, searching for the position and time.
These certificates are the official ones and certify the participation and the finish time for each runner in the Marathon, Half Marathon and 10 Km of the DISA Gran Canaria Marathon 2014.
You can discover in our official website what volunteering in the DISA Gran Canaria Marathon means, main tasks and how to join as volunteer in this event where thousands of people will take part.
The DISA Gran Canaria Marathon grows every year in number of participants, activities and facilities, increasing the number of workers in this event, all coordinated by the working team of the Instituto Insular de Deportes.
Volunteers have been and will still be a very important part of the DISA Gran Canaria Marathon, as they are for all the big events. Their work is fundamental for the development of all the parallel acts of the events and especially on the day of the three main races: Marathon, Half-Marathon and 10Km.
Enterprises can register their own team in any of the 3 races: Marathon, Half Marathon and 10Km.
The DISA Gran Canaria Marathon 2015 will celebrate once again the Race by Enterprises, where the runners compete individually but at the same time they will add points for their enterprise’s team.
In this already traditional category, the enterprises can register a team in the 3 races: Marathon, Half Marathon and 10Km. All employees must be officially registered and being +18 years old for the Marathon and Half Marathon and +16 years old for the 10Km on the race day.