PHUKET: Following the paramount success of 25th Laguna Phuket Triathlon (LPT) in November 2018, Asia’s premier destination resort Laguna Phuket has announced the award-winning race’s 26th annual edition is to take place on November 23 to 24 2019.

Laguna Phuket invites runners and triathletes to register for Asia’s longest-standing triathlon race, the 26th Laguna Phuket Triathlon (LPT), featuring “25 For 25 Sprint” short-distance triathlon and LPT Charity Fun Run. The 2-day multi-sport event will raise funds through Children First Fund (CFF) for more than 400 children in seven orphanages in Phuket, as well as for the Kao Kon La Kao Foundation, in support of hospitals in Thailand.

The registration booth will open from Thursday, October 24 to Sunday, October 27, at the Kao Kon La Kao Health Expo (in Saphan Hin during Oct 24 – 26 and at Laguna Grove on Oct 27), and from Saturday, November 2 to Sunday, November 3, at the Sky Walk in Central Phuket. Registration can also be made online by visiting www.lagunaphukettri.com until November 17, 2019 (or until sold out).

The 26th Laguna Phuket Triathlon will take place during November 23 to 24, 2019; on Saturday, the event will focus on the LPT Charity Fun Run (5K, 10K and 2K Kids Run), while Sunday is dedicated to the Laguna Phuket Triathlon race day (standard LPT comprises a 1.8k. swim, a 50k. bike race and a 12k. run and the “25 For 25 Sprint” includes a 0.5k. swim, an 18.5k. bike race and a 6k. run). Hotels and resorts within Laguna Phuket, in Cherng Talay, offer special rates during the race weekend.