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Course Review: Challenge Iskandar-Puteri

INTRO – FASTEST HALF DISTANCE IN ASIA This year was the third edition of Challenge Iskandar Puteri, located in Johor Bahru, Malaysia, just across Singapore. While the race had a mid-size number of participants, with around 700 registered athletes, this event has a lot of...
Posted On Sep 20 2018
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2018 Ironman 70.3 Bintan Course Review

The 2018 update to the Ironman 70.3 Bintan Course Review This year, the Ironman 70.3 Bintan garnered around 1.300 participants. This year, there were changes in the swim, bike and run course, all geared towards in improving the athlete experience.  Last year, the orhanizers,...
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Ironman 70.3 Philippines (Cebu) – Course Review (Updated for 2018)

By Vinnie Santana, triathlon coach at ironguides.net & AsiaTRI contributor & Marvin Manalang, AsiaTRI-Philippines Correspondent The Ironman 70.3 Cebu, in the Philippines is the largest triathlon race in Asia in numbers of participants and this is due to a combination of...
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Ironman Philippines Race and Course Review

Introduction The inaugural Ironman Philippines was held in Subic Bay, considered the triathlon capital of the Philippines.  Subic has hosted the most number of triathlon events in the country.   This review is an update to the previous course review of Ironman Subic Bay 70.3, as...
Posted On Jun 07 2018
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Ironman 70.3 Davao Course Review

INTRODUCTION Nearly 1800 athletes participated in the inaugural Ironman 70.3 Davao, representing more than 40 countries.  With this numbers, and the good feedback in social media, the inaugural Ironman 70.3 Davao is a huge success.   This despite the harsh weather condition...
Posted On Apr 30 2018
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Ironman 70.3 Colombo – Course Review

INTRO The Ironman 70.3 Colombo was not the first of its kind in the city. Back in 2011, there was  one race that failed in terms of safety and logistics for the athletes. After a seven-year hiatus, the new organizers wanted to get it right and the general consensus was that the...
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2017 Best Triathlon Races in Asia

Another race season has ended and the sport of triathlon in Asia keeps on growing.  Our 2017 calendar had over 70 events in 12 different countries. This year, AsiaTRI covered 49 events from all over the world, which included world championships.  Of the 49 events our...
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Rockstar 113 Race Course Review

Introduction The Philippines’ triathlon scene continues to thrive and athletes looking for a different feel and look would be glad to find that their options are no longer limited to racing in Subic and Batangas.   Rockstar 113 Triathlon takes you to San Fernando, La Union, 278km...
Posted On Nov 15 2017
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Singapore International Triathlon Race Review

all images by Orange Room/Zan Ang Photography This year’s Singapore International Triathlon saw new national champions crowned over the sprint distance (750-meter swim, 18-kilometer bike ride, 5-kilometer run) at East Coast Park on September 10. In the men’s race, Youth Olympic...
Posted On Sep 23 2017
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Ironman Gurye Race Review

Ironman Gurye Race Review Last year, South Korea has one Ironman-branded race in its calendar, and it is the Ironman 70.3 Gurye.   Being host to the 70.3 race the past three years, the same organizing group levelled it up and held the inaugural full distance Ironman Gurye last...
Posted On Sep 14 2017
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Course Review: Krabi International Triathlon, Thailand

Krabi Triathlon Course Review Thailand’s triathlon scene keeps on growing fast and Krabi Triathlon is the new option in the events calendar. The race was sponsored by the local hotels association and related government agencies and organized by Tab Agency, who holds the...
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The Complete Canadaman Xtreme Triathlon Travel Guide

Everything you need to know to compete in this extreme Triathlon The inaugural Canadaman / Woman Xtreme Triathlon was a stunning success. Following the line of the Xtreme Triathlon series (Norseman, Swissman, Celticman and Stoneman), the challenge in Quebéc led athletes to the...
Posted On Jul 21 2017
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