May Update – Triathlon

By Su

Triathlon Fantasy Camp Draw Winners

Over 3000 people entered our draw for the chance to experience an all-expenses paid triathlon camp!

The winner gets flown on a round-trip ticket to Phuket, given accommodation at the Thanyapura Sports Hotel, and go through a 10-day custom triathlon training camp with 4-time triathlon world champion Chris McCormack and 8-time Ironman champion Jurgen Zack. The VIP experience includes airport transfers, sports massages, FTP testing, and personal training sessions with a professional swim coach, a former Tour de France cyclist, a strength & conditioning trainer, and a mind trainer.

Congratulations to our winners:
1st Prize – Emma Mackien (all-inclusive trip)
2nd Prize – Nelson Rodriguez (ROKA Maverick wetsuit)
3rd Prize – Tara Rebele Block (ROKA Viper swimskin)

Upcoming Camp: Heat Acclimatisation

We run triathlon camps year-round at Thanyapura. Check out our Supercamp schedule here. This month we have our Heat Acclimatisation camp running from 9-17 May. Participants will experience the benefits of heat training and how it can improve race-day performance.

Also don’t miss our Get Your Numbers camp in August! Put yourself to the test in our sport science lab as well as through our group training. Package includes full board at DiVine, round trip airport transfers, Thanyapura t-shirt and triathlon kit, FTP bike test, lactate test, group training with the triathlon academy, exclusive training for camp group, and private group gym classes.

Rates

8 Nights (15th -23rd August)
Single 43,500 THB
Twin 35,100 THB

15 Nights (15th – 30th August)
Single 78,480 THB
Twin 63,980 THB

Book now through reservations@thanyapura.com

Race Results from April

Big Congratulations to our Elite Junior Sports Academy scholar Brett Izzo for taking the win at the 2015 MetaSprint Series Triathlon on 19 April. His win along with his 2nd place at the MetaSprint Aquathlon in February saw him crowned MetaSprint series champion. Check out the exciting race report from AsiaTri here.

At Ironman Taiwan we saw the “Flying Swede” Fredrik Croneborg grab the 2nd spot on the overall podium with a 2:49 marathon on a difficult course! Congratulations also to Guillaume Lecallier for winning his age group, Peter Wolkowicz for going sub-10 hours in his first ironman, and Lindsey Fraser for being fastest age grouper overall. Guillaume and Lindsey will join our head coach Jurgen Zack in Kona this year! Strong finishes all around.

Challenge Taiwan was a fantastic race for athletes who have trained at Thanyapura in the past: Kathryn Marie Haesner, Brooke Langereis, Monica Torres, Eneko Elosegui Armendariz, Eric Watson, Mitch Robins. Also big kudos to Thanyapura Online Coaching athlete Isabella Moulin for winning her age group and coming in 6th woman overall in 5:20!

Fun Friday Aquathlon

Our monthly aquathlon happens on 29 May! All athletes are welcome to join and test themselves in competition, then come back the next month to beat their previous record! This keeps participants motivated to keep training and improving.

Distances

Short course – swim 100m/run 1km
Mid course – Swim200/run 2km
Long course – Swim400/run 4km
*Athletes may choose the distance they want to race
*Available in individual and team categories

Schedule

5:00 – Registration & warm up at Pool Deck
5:30 – Long course race start
5:40 – Mid course race start(10 minutes after Long Course Start)
5:47 – Short course race start(7 minutes after Mid Course Start)

Entry Fee

Free for members/ THB 300 for non-members

Register at Thanyapura Activities Desk on race day!

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