The 2018 Laguna Phuket Triathlon
A preview of the upcoming 2018 Laguna Phuket Triathlon also known as LPT has been shown during the Phuket Governor Meet Press wherein the governor of Phuket, Pakkapong Tawipat, was the host of the event. It was held in the Phuket City Hall. During the session, the 2nd charity Fun Run called Run for Fun, Run for Kids was also discussed. This is the second year it will be organized and the scheduled date is on the 25th of November while the sprint-distance triathlon called 25 For 25 Sprint is going to be held on November 18. Guests that are looking for a wedding venue in Kata beach next month might be able to witness these events in full swing.
The Laguna Phuket Thailand is tagged as the race of legends. It will feature a 1.8 km swimming, 50 km of biking and 12 km of running in one of the best destination resort in Asia, the Laguna Phuket. The triathlon will also be held in a number of scenic locations around the Thalang District which is also in the island of Phuket. It is expected that there will be athletes and audiences from all over the globe who will come to join and witness the sports event.
This is the longest –standing triathlon competition being held in Asia for the past 25 years. This year’s event will also double as a celebration. This will be the first time that the 25 For 25 Sprint is going to be included in one of the races. It will have 0.5 km of swimming, 18.5 km of biking and 6 km of running which is a total distance of 25 km. Meanwhile, the charity fun run dedicated for kids will include 5 km of swimming, 10 km of biking and 2 km of kids’ run. The recipients are over 400 children from seven different orphanages all over the Phuket Island.
Pro athlete individuals from all over the world are coming to the race every year because of the unique race distance. Even those who are just canvassing for wedding venue in Kata beach and passersby are even lured to witness the event because of its appeal.