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Sungailiat Triathlon Course Review: A Draft-Legal Half Distance Race in Indonesia

Sungailiat Triathlon is on the top of the list for many Indonesian triathletes due to its challenging course and the race has been running now for several years by a very experienced team. The event offers three distances: Sprint, Olympic and Half Distance (1.9k swim / 90k bike /...
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Course Review: Powerman Malaysia

Malaysia hosted the first edition of Powerman in 2002 and the brand has since then established its reputation as one of the bigger duathlon events in the world.  This year, the event attracted 3.500 athletes, making it the world largest Duathlon event.  With two distance...
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Course Review: Powerman Indonesia in BSD City, Jakarta, Indonesia

The inaugural Powerman Indonesia took place in BSD City (Bumi Serpong Damai) located in the Tangerang district of the greater Jakarta region.  With the event tagged as Powerman World Series, the same with Powerman Philippines and Powerman Thailand, it features similar distance...
Posted On Feb 23 2017
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Course Review: Powerman Nakhon Nayok, Thailand

The inaugural Powerman Thailand took place in Nakhon Nayok, around 2 hours northeast of Bangkok.   Aside from the classic distance of 10k run / 60k bike / 10k run, athletes also had the option to race a shorter version 5k run/30k bike/5k run.  The event was held beside the local...
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The Best Triathlon Races in Asia – 2016

Another year is behind us and the amount of races in Asia keeps on increasing, our 2016 calendar had over 60 events in 12 different countries. This year, AsiaTRI covered over 35 events, from local triathlons to all the world championships; no other media outlet was present in so...
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Ironman 70.3 Thailand – Course Review

by Vinnie Santana (AsiaTRI Contributor and Triathlon Coach in Bangkok and online at  ironguides.net) After a 3-year hiatus, Ironman is back in the Phuket island of Thailand, under a new organizing team, Sunrise Events Inc. which also holds the Ironman license for all Ironman...
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Laguna Phuket Triathlon – Course Review

By Vinnie Santana – Contributor to AsiaTRI.com The 2016 Laguna Phuket Triathlon was the event’s 23rd edition and saw 2-time Ironman 70.3 World Champion Michael Raelert defending his title, while first timer Amelia Watkinson took the win among the ladies. This was also...
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Challenge Kanchanaburi Course Review

The inaugural Challenge Kanchanaburi had around one thousand athletes taking part in both the Half Distance event (1.9k swim / 90k bike / 21k run) and the Olympic Distance event (1.5k swim / 40k bike / 10k run). The event attracted several world class professional triathletes,...
Posted On Oct 25 2016
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XTerra Samui Course Review – Thailand’s First Offroad Tri

by Vinnie Santana (AsiaTRI’s Contributor and Triathlon Coach at  ironguides.net) INTRO XTerra Samui was Thailand’s first XTerra event, the traditional off-road triathlon series that combines open water swimming, offroad MTB cycling and offroad running. The organizers AMA events...
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Challenge Vietnam Course Review

by Vinnie Santana (AsiaTRI’s Contributor and Triathlon Coach at  ironguides.net) The inaugural 2016 Challenge Vietnam featured not only a thrilling race between Australians Levi Maxwell and Mitch Robins, but the race was another planting seed to continue the growth of the...
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Ironman 70.3 Sunshine Coast – Course Review

by Vinnie Santana (AsiaTRI’s Contributor and Coaching Consultant – ironguides.net) Sunshine Coast is the training ground of some of the world’s best triathletes such as Luke McKenzie, Belinda Granger, Caroline Steffen, Pete Jacobs and many others. The mild winter makes it a...
Posted On Sep 07 2016
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Bali International Tri 2016 – COURSE REVIEW

INTRO The Bali International Triathlon is becoming one of the best triathlon events in Asia.  In 2015 the race was the winner of AsiaTRI award “Best destination race – short course” since the course provided the participants, especially foreign athletes, the total Balinese...
Posted On Aug 17 2016
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