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A neutralized race Non-Crono for all, kids, youngers, adults, grandmas n grandpa's, the entire family, all generations! This is the fourth edition of a solidarity event for the sharks around the Canary Islands, organized by the Sharks Educational Institute and supporting the Canary Islands Shark Alliance. 

With this annual event, we celebrate the World Oceans Day, on a Sunday morning in a small village by the sea in Gran Canaria. Join Sharks Educational Institute and discover the most healthy, fun and exciting ways to learn how to promote our oceanic nature and its guardians sharks!

Working together with small NGOs around the world, we wish to lay the foundations for a better informed public opinion, generating new behaviours inspired on the sense of respect for our marine environment. To participate, and more, please Email info@sharksinstitute.org 


Organization Name
Sharks Educational Institute
Organization Type
Conservation Organization
Member of Aquarium Conservation Partnership (ACP)
Participant in AZA's SAFE Campaign


As part of our celebration, we plan to do the following:
  • Event is open to the public
  • Media would be welcome
  • Event will include some special activities or engagements for youth and/or young adults
    Under 12,Ages 12-18,College/University Age
    Shark Quizz games and Solidarity Lottery
  • The event will touch on the following themes:
    Ocean & climate,Marine biodiversity,Ocean science,Ocean governance,Marine pollution
    A small and funny family race for making people aware of the importance of respect and protect sharks and all marine life habitats.
  • Event will be highlighting organization's own efforts to reduce use of plastic


Race For The Sharks in Canary Islands 2017
Barranquillo, Pozo Izquierdo
Santa Lucía, Las Palmas 35118 Spain