5 November 2009 – Vice Phuket Governor Tree Akkaradecha yesterday at the City Hall chaired the meeting with coordinator from Laguna Phuket and concerning officers, to discussed this year triathlon event.
Phuket Province to collaborate with Laguna Phuket to organise The 16th Laguna Phuket Triathlon 2009 in the end of this year.
The event will took place on Sunday 6 December, at Laguna Phuket resorts area, in Cherngtalay Sub-district. The idea is to encourage activities and to attract domestic and international tourists as well as to promote tourism in Andaman region.
950 triathletes from around the world will take part in the competition. 6 of which are world champions who confirmed to be competing in this year’s “Race of Legends” for USD20,000 prize.
The triathlon comprises a 1.8k swim, 55k cycle and 12k run. The 6k Fun Run is still open for entries.