200 world athletes to compete in Pattaya Triathlon Tour Series

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More than 200 foreign athletes are expected to join 1,000 Thais for the 2015 Pattaya Triathlon on Saturday, Oct. 17.

Organized by Sport Master Co., the swimming-biking-running competition is part of a Tri-League Series of triathlons playing out this year in Bangkok, Hua Hin and Pattaya.  These races will then contribute to a “Master Series” to be held later in Phuket.

Event planners met with city officials Oct. 1 to work out security and service details for the Pattaya event, which will take place on the beach in front of the Hard Rock Hotel, starting at 6 a.m.

Hundreds of top athletes will be hitting the beach next weekend for the Pattaya Triathlon 2015.Hundreds of top athletes will be hitting the beach next weekend for the Pattaya Triathlon 2015.

Three race categories are available for male and female competitors: a Standard Triathlon (1.5 Km Swim – 43 Km Bike – 10.8 Km Run), a Sprint Distance (0.75 Km Swim – 22 Km Bike – 6.2 Km Run) and a Duathlon (6.2 Km Run – 43 Km Bike – 10.8 Km Run).  The Standard Triathlon can be done in teams comprised of one swimmer, one cyclist and one runner.  The triathlon will separate competitors into nine age brackets.

Registration is open until Oct. 17.  For more information, call 089-892-2198.