Ironman Announces Expansion into India for First Time Ever with Brand New Ironman 70.3 Triathlon In Goa

IRONMAN® announced today the expansion into India for the first time in company history with the inaugural IRONMAN® 70.3® Goa, India triathlon which will debut on Sunday, October 20, 2019. Arriving at the shores of India for the first time, the IRONMAN 70.3 triathlon is a great...
Posted On Nov 28 2018

Ironman Malaysia: 2018 Updated Course Review

The 2018 edition of Ironman Langkawi, in Malaysia was one of the most-attended Ironman race in Asia, with 2400 athletes joining the Ironman and 70.3 event combined, with 49 countries represented.  This course review is the same course since 2015 which is a lot more scenic since...

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

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,...

Ironman 70.3 Philippines (Cebu) – Course Review (Updated for 2018)

By Vinnie Santana, triathlon coach at & 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...

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

Reigning Champions, Lucy Charles (GBR) and Lionel Sanders (CAN) Storm To Victory To Take The Championship 2018 Titles

Defending champions, Lionel Sanders (CAN) and Lucy Charles (GBR), have triumphed once again at THECHAMPIONSHIP 2018, defeating a remarkable line-up of pro athletes in order to take the title and a share of the 150,000 Euro prize purse. Charles gave a phenomenal performance,...
Posted On Jun 03 2018

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

Best European Destination Triathlon Races for 2018 Part 2: Ironman 70.3 Cascais

The local and international races in Asia are steadily growing through the years.   In fact, as the recent numbers from Ironman’s All World Athletes list, from the time they started awarding it to loyal participants in 2014, the AWA awardees in Asia has jumped 344% t...
Posted On Mar 19 2018

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...

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...

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