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New Triathlon in Vietnam, the Laguna Lang Co Triathlon


laguna lang co triathlonLaguna Lang Co has announced its inaugural Laguna Lang Co Triathlon to be held on April 14, 2013. The event will take place at Laguna Lang Co, Vietnam's first integrated resort development. The event aims to build on the success of its sister event in Phuket, Thailand, the Laguna Phuket Triathlon.

The triathlon race will consist of a 1.8km Swim, 62km Bike and a 12km Run. A triathlon Team Relay, a Duathlon and a Fun Run will round off the event program.

Triathlon: Laguna Lang Co Triathlon
When: Saturday, April 14, 2013
Where: Lang Co, Thua Thien-Hue Province, Vietnam
Events: Triathlon, Duathlon, Fun Run
Website: www.lagunalangcotriathlon.com

Huế, Province is on the North Central Coast of Vietnam, approximately in the center of the country. It borders Quảng Trị Province to the north and Đà Nẵng to the south, Laos to the west and the South China Sea to the east.

Athletes can expect a scenic destination race in fantastic natural surroundings. Central Vietnam is a beautiful part of this culture rich country. The three UNESCO world heritage sites, the ancient capital city of Hue, the charming and age-old city of Hoi An and the relics of My Son, a sanctuary featuring a wealth of temples and monuments with intricate carvings are within close proximity of the race venue. These treasures will make a trip to the Laguna Lang Co Triathlon not only a great racing experience but also an enjoyable cultural experience.

The triathlon will start at the beautiful Laguna Lang Co beach with a one lap swim. The bike portion of the race will take athletes on a scenic ride around Lang Co and around Lang Co lake with a short climb towards Hivan pass. The views from the turnaround point at the end of the 3 km climb will offer stunning views of the area before the course takes athletes back to Laguna Lang Co. The run will be two laps around Laguna Lang Co's Nick Faldo designed golf course. The transition and finish will both be located within Laguna Lang Co.

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Lang Co is easily accessible by air via Da Nang. Da Nang International Airport has direct flights that connect to various countries such as Singapore, Hong Kong, China and Malaysia. From other international destinations Da Nang is easily accessible via Ho Chi Min City or Hanoi. Laguna Lang Co is a 40 minute drive from Da Nang International Airport. Laguna Lang Co is a 40 minute drive from Da Nang International Airport.

Go Adventure Asia is the exclusive online registration partner for the Laguna Lang Co Triathlon event. Early bird entry fees are available for all race types until January 31, 2013. Registration information can be found here.

For more information on the triathlon event visit the website: www.lagunalangcotriathlon.com or the race Facebook page: www.facebook.com/LagunaLangCoTriathlon
 
 
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