Thailand’s Laguna Phuket Triathlon is again after two 12 months hiatus

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Laguna Phuket, Asia’s premier journey vacation spot and residential of the award-winning Laguna Phuket Triathlon (LPT), is thrilled to be welcoming again its twenty eighth version of the internationally-acclaimed occasion to happen on Sunday, 20th November 2022.  

Dubbed as “The Race of Legends”, the Laguna Phuket Triathlon and Asia’s longest-standing triathlon race is lastly again after its two 12 months hiatus because of the pandemic.

The race includes a distinctive race distance of a 1.8km swim, 50km bike and 12km run by the spectacular tropical surroundings of Asia’s premier resort Laguna Phuket and native communities within the northern a part of Phuket Island. 

The twenty eighth Laguna Phuket Triathlon (LPT) will likely be held throughout the well-known Laguna Phuket vacation spot race course, making it an accessible race for a lot of.

Contributors will benefit from the distinctive swim taking in each the Andaman Sea and contemporary water lagoon, whereas being handled to a difficult but scenic bike course journey by the Phuket countryside and native villages, together with a climax of overcoming the imposing Naithon hills.

With a scenic run course that takes in the whole Laguna Phuket vacation spot, the competitors boasts a nice-sized race in a ravishing setting for seasoned racers or leisure teams alike.

With a long-standing popularity of being Southeast Asia’s longest working and most profitable triathlon occasion and a function within the high 10 listing of The World’s Best Tri Swims by 220 Triathlon Journal (UK) in 2020, the Laguna Phuket Triathlon has additionally been ranked fifth on the ten Greatest Triathlons within the World listing, by Let’s Do This (UK). 

Over the previous 28 years, the race has attracted hundreds of elite athletes in addition to triathlon legends equivalent to Imogen Simmonds, Belinda Granger and Jan Frodeno on its shores the place it boasts its surroundings, clear air, and ample nature for all to get pleasure from. 

 “Triathlons characterize extra of a contest with one’s self, to problem how far we will go, the elevation we will overcome and the tempo we will keep,” mentioned Michael Raelert, two instances Iron Man 70.3 World Champion.

“The heightened vitality will kick off from the early hours of the day as we begin the race and can overflow from the tracks to the crowds and past – it’s an expertise I at all times stay up for and one that’s particular with the beautiful route that the Laguna Phuket has to supply.” 

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With slots shortly filling up, candidates are suggested to join every race designation as quickly as attainable.

Actions embody full Particular person and Crew Triathlon, Dash Triathlon and Duathlon.

For the final word occasion expertise, members are inspired to e book their keep at any of the 7 accommodations within the Laguna Phuket group which can be found at a particular charge with the usage of  code “LTP2022” when reserving.

Contributors might select their alternative of lodging with ease, as all eight accommodations within the Laguna Phuket group are inside strolling distance and a brief journey on the free shuttle buses or boats to the Laguna Grove race venue.

To enroll and for extra info, go to Laguna Phuket Triathlon official web site

The Bureau covers tales of curiosity to folks residing and travelling in Southeast Asia. We’re at all times on the look out for attention-grabbing tales and issues. Comply with us on Fb at @thebureauasia & Instagram at @thebureauasia


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