Ironman 70.3 Thailand is back in Phuket. It will officially welcome triathletes from all around the world. They are all heading to the city for a weekend of a swim-bike-run adventure where more than 1,500 competitors from around 60 countries are getting ready to compete.
They will challenge themselves in the Foremost IRONMAN 70.3 Thailand on November 26. The event will also welcome 300 youngsters who will participate in the Foremost IRONKIDS Thailand.
Ironman is originally the triathlon brand whose belief indicates that Anything is Possible. It was first funded in 1978 and it is now a worldwide event that takes place more than 150 times in up to 50 countries including the IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship, the annual IRONMAN World Championship etc.
Becoming a tradition
Since 1978, there have been more than 1,000,000 people who have completed an IRONMAN (or IRONMAN 70.3 ) event. This year, is the second one that Thailand joins one of the biggest global triathlon competitions with the Foremost IRONMAN 70.3 Thailand. The triathlon event will take place at Angsana Laguna Phuket on one of the most beautiful beaches; Bang Tao Beach.
This year is also the second time that the Foremost IRONKIDS Thailand is taking place. It will take place at Thanyapura Health & Sports Resort on Saturday, November 25. More than 300 kids, from 6-14 years old, will participate in the competition.
“Phuket is one of Asia’s top island destinations and an iconic triathlon venue with a pedigree stretching back more than 20 years. We are very excited to work again with Phuket to host the Foremost IRONMAN 70.3 Thailand 2017. The race has already a reputation as being one of the toughest and most beautiful courses on the IRONMAN 70.3 calendar,” Mr. Wilfred Steven Uytengsu, President of Sunrise Events and rights holder for IRONMAN in South East Asia, said.