Registration – 24 November
10:00am – 5:00pm
Big Marquee, Laguna Grove
Your race kit will include:
- Race number for bike & run
- Race belt
- Swim cap
- Competitor's T-shirt
- Numbered bag for race gear
MANDATORY RACE BRIEFING – 24 November
12:00pm – 1:00pm
English language briefing, Latitude Marquee
Thai language briefing, Dusit Hall, Dusit Thani Laguna
3:00pm – 4:00 pm
Japanese language briefing, Dusit Hall, Dusit Thani Laguna
MANDATORY BIKE CHECK IN – 24 November
10:00am – 5:00pm
Laguna Grove Transition Area.
All athletes must check-in their bike the day before the race.
AGE GROUP AWARDS
First, second and third finishers in each age group category will receive a trophy at the Awards Party.
Label every piece of clothing and gear, including both shoes, before coming to Laguna Phuket.
All individual and relay athletes will be given an athlete wristband at registration. Athletes are required to put on the wristband at registration in front of our registration staff. The athlete wrist band will give athletes the right to access the pasta party, the bike Transition Area and the Athlete Only area after they have fi nished their race.
Average air temperature for November in Phuket is 27°C/81°F with 85% humidity. Athletes MUST hydrate properly during race week, race morning and throughout the race. Bikes should be equipped with at least two water bottle cages.
Always train with another person, especially in the water. While in the water, please wear a brightly coloured swim cap. When biking and running, please take precautions as Phuket drivers and motorcyclists can be unpredictable. Take extreme caution when biking on ALL public roads.
On Friday of race week, an organised ride on the bike course will depart from Laguna Grove at 8:00am, led by a police escort vehicle. It is strongly recommended that athletes train on the bike course only during this organised ride.
6:00pm – 8:30pm – 24 November
Latitude Marquee, opposite Canal Village
Triathletes and relay teams are invited to attend the Pasta Party free of charge, upon presentation of wristband. Additional tickets for family and friends will be on sale during Registration on 24 November (Saturday). Entry included in individual and relay entry fees. Limited number of tickets may be available for sale at the door. Tickets are THB 900 for adults and THB 450 for children.
Bikes will be permitted to be stored in athlete's hotel rooms. However, all maintenance must be done in hotel car parks in order to prevent damage to room furnishings.
BIKE SHOP / BIKE MECHANIC
Laguna Beach Resort Y-Junction Transition Area
22 November – 25 November
It is NOT possible to rent racing or mountain bikes in Phuket. ATHLETES MUST BRING BIKES WITH THEM. Athletes are encouraged to bring spare bike parts with them. A bike mechanic will be stationed at Laguna Grove from Thursday 22 November to Sunday 25 November. For opening times refer to the event schedule.
RACE DAY – 25 November
Athletes and spectators driving to Laguna Phuket on race morning should follow all signs and volunteer directions for available parking areas. Please arrive no later than 5:30am.
5:00am – 6:15am
Transition Area opens at Laguna Grove for numbering and placing equipment.
From the Transition Area at Laguna Grove, athletes will be transferred to the Swim Start. Free shuttle buses will circulate every ten minutes between the hotels. Fill bike bottles from your hotel room or home before arriving at Transition. Pre-race aid stations will be available at the Transition Area and the Swim Start. In addition, there will be two aid stations on the bike course, three aid stations on the run course and a post race aid station and medical facilities at the finish area.
RACE START – TRIATHLON
WAVE #1, WAVE #2, WAVE#3
6:30am, 6:37am, 6:44am
Please see maps for course details.
These will be presented to every athlete who completes the race at the finish line.
ATHLETE HOSPITALITY & MASSAGE
09:00am – 1:00pm
Post race hospitality shall include buffet meal and a complimentary 15-minute massage behind the fi nish line. Note: Massage services are only available for triathletes.
5:00am – 1:00pm
A Medical Tent will be located in the Finish Area at tLaguna Grove for athletes who require medical attention before and after the race. This area will be closed at 1:00pm. Any athletes in need of medical attention after 1:00pm should go to the Bangkok Hospital Phuket clinic at Canal Village shopping centre.
POST RACE EQUIPMENT PICK-UP
In your registration pack, you will receive one numbered bag to be used for gear after the completion of the swim and the bike. Numbered bags will also be available at the Swim Start if you want to leave warm-up gear. This bag will be collected after the swim start and deposited at the Equipment Check-in/Information tent at the Athlete Only area at the main Transition Area.
All bags, equipment and bikes must be claimed and removed from the Transition Area by 1:00pm on race day.
To claim left items show race number which must correspond to the number on the bag(s). You will be responsible for transporting your own gear back to your hotel after the race.
LOST AND FOUND
This will be located at the Transition Area at the Y-junction and will be open until 1:00pm on race day. After this time, any remaining lost property items will be transferred to the race office. Please remember to label all of your equipment before the race.
Finisher certificates will be made available for download on the results list.
PRE-AWARDS COCKTAIL PARTY
5:00pm – 6:00pm – 25 November
Latitude Marquee, opposite Canal Village.
6:00pm – 11:00pm – 25 November
Latitude Marquee, opposite Canal Village
The Awards Banquet will be held in the Laguna Phuket Latitude Marquee.
All athletes are invited to attend by purchasing tickets in advance online.
Tickets and wristbands must be presented to gain entry to the Banquet.
If not sold out, tickets will be sold at Registration on 24 November and possibly at the door. Tickets cost Baht 1,800 for adults and Baht 900 for children.
AWARDS AFTER PARTY
10:30pm – late – 25 November
Xana Beach Club, Angsana Laguna Phuket