27th Laguna Phuket Triathlon to Feature Duathlon Race

With paramount success of 26th Laguna Phuket Triathlon (LPT) in November 2019, Asia’s premier and award-winning destination resort Laguna Phuket has announced the award-winning race’s 27th annual edition is to take place on Sunday 22 November 2020. Comprising signature race distance of 1.8Km swim, 50Km bike and 12Km run and sprint distance (0.5Km swim, 20Km bike and 6Km run), registration for 2020 LPT opens from 20 December at www.lagunaphukettri.com. Interested athletes are advised to book their slot as soon as possible to enjoy Super Early Bird discount (available until 31 January 2020).

For the first time in the Southeast Asia’s longest-running triathlon’s history, Laguna Phuket Triathlon 2020 will feature inaugural Laguna Phuket Duathlon (LPD). Crafted in a 4Km run – 50Km bike – 12Km run combination, the Duathlon will take place on the same day as LPT, giving its athletes a chance to experience the race’s signature bike course.

Back by popular demand, Laguna Phuket Triathlon will once again include “Charity Fun Run” as a prelude for charity runners to help raise funds in support of local communities. Comprising 5Km and 10Km run and 2Km distance for junior runners, the Charity Fun Run will take place on Saturday 21 November’s late afternoon.

For convenient commute to the race venue, athletes and followers are encouraged to book their stay at any of the 7 Laguna Phuket resorts which are all in walking distance or few minutes on free shuttle bus and boat to LPT’s transition area at Laguna Grove.  Special hotel rates are on offer upon race registration, or with promo code “LPT2020” when book direct on www.lagunaphukettri.com/travel/accommodation.

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Grandly concluding 2019, Laguna Phuket Triathlon is ranked 5th in the 10 Best Triathlons in the World list by Let’s Do This (UK) while the resort is named Honorable Contributor in Sports and Exercise by the Ministry of Tourism and Sports’ Department of Physical Education (DPE).

The TV show for 2019 LPT race which took place on Sunday 24 November will be broadcast nationally for interested audiences and aspired athletes on Tuesday 31 December 2019, 1pm-2pm on Thai TV Channel 7HD (35). In addition to the national broadcast, 2019 LPT will be on air in various countries throughout the year 2020 to showcase Phuket’s beauty and ability as sports tourism hub to worldwide audiences.

For more information and race registration, visit www.lagunaphukettri.com

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