Phuket’s Thanyapura extends its challenge

PHUKET: The island’s active and healthy lifestyle destination, Thanyapura Sports and Leisure Center, is extending its commitments to developing sporting excellence in athletes and enthusiasts of all abilities and ages by hosting the Thanyapura Junior Challenge Triathlon, part of the Challenge Laguna Phuket Tri-Fest 2013, on Saturday, November 30.

With participants divided into Junior (6-8 years), Intermediate (9-12) and Senior (13-18) categories, the triathlon event will give young athletes the chance to experience the world class sports facilities at Thanyapura including its 50 meter Olympic standard outdoor pool with biking and running routes set within the surrounding nature of Khao Phra Thaew National Park.

Phuket’s Thanyapura is an inspiring environment for children. Training alongside professional athletes, Olympians and world record holders gives a sense of tangibility to their aspirations, as these sporting stars show them that their goals are attainable with the right outlook and support.

The Thanyapura Junior Challenge Triathlon will be hosted with support from the local Thalang Police Authority and Chief of Thalang District, ensuring the safety of both competitors and spectators throughout the weekend.

Juniors will perform a 50m swim, 3km bike and 500m run; Intermediates will swim 150m, run 6km and follow with a 1,500m run; Seniors will do 300m swim, 12km bike and end with a 3,000m run.

Thanyapura would like to encourage all young visitors and local residents to participate in the Thanyapura Junior Challenge Triathlon on Saturday, November 30, 2013.

For online registration and race information click here. For Junior Training Information, please contact

Keep checking our online Phuket Sports pages, join our Facebook fan page or follow us on Twitter @PhuketGazette for the latest local and national sporting news.

Join the conversation and have your say on Thailand news published on The Thaiger.

Thaiger Talk is our new Thaiger Community where you can join the discussion on everything happening in Thailand right now.

Please note that articles are not posted to the forum instantly and can take up to 20 min before being visible. Click for more information and the Thaiger Talk Guidelines.

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Legacy Phuket Gazette

Archiving articles from the Phuket Gazette circa 1998 - 2017. View the Phuket Gazette online archive and Digital Gazette PDF Prints.

Leave a Reply