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

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 as a result of pandemic.

The race includes a distinctive race distance of a 1.8km swim, 50km bike and 12km run via 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) might be held throughout the well-known Laguna Phuket vacation spot race course, making it an accessible race for a lot of.

Individuals 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 trip via 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 complete Laguna Phuket vacation spot, the competitors boasts a nice-sized race in a gorgeous setting for seasoned racers or leisure teams alike.

With a long-standing status of being Southeast Asia’s longest working and most profitable triathlon occasion and a characteristic within the high 10 checklist of The World’s Biggest 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 checklist, by Let’s Do This (UK). 

Over the previous 28 years, the race has attracted 1000’s of elite athletes in addition to triathlon legends reminiscent of 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 symbolize extra of a contest with one’s self, to problem how far we are able to go, the elevation we are able to overcome and the tempo we are able to preserve,” mentioned Michael Raelert, two instances Iron Man 70.3 World Champion.

“The heightened power 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 enroll in every race designation as quickly as potential.

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

For the last word occasion expertise, members are inspired to guide their keep at any of the 7 inns within the Laguna Phuket group which can be found at a particular price with the usage of  code “LTP2022” when reserving.

Individuals might select their selection of lodging with ease, as all eight inns within the Laguna Phuket group are inside strolling distance and a brief trip 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

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