Tag: Langkawi

The Youngest Malaysian EVER to Qualify for IRONMAN!

He is the Youngest Malaysian Ever to Qualify for IRONMAN

Lim Chee Yong, born in LangKawi, Kedah on 29th September 1997 is the eldest among his three siblings. He shortly picked up running in 2016 after he finished high school….

IRONMAN Malaysia 2017: It’s a Wrap in Langkawi!

IRONMAN Malaysia 2017: It’s a Wrap in Langkawi!

This year’s IRONMAN Malaysia in Langkawi saw more than 70% of registered athletes coming from over 60 different countries. The Top 5 international countries were Japan, Singapore, China, Australia and…

Oceanman Kicks Off Global Expansion, First Asian Stop: Langkawi, Malaysia

Oceanman Kicks Off Global Expansion, First Asian Stop: Langkawi, Malaysia

In 2015, Oceanman started out in Spain and Italy as the first global open water swimming races that are designed by swimmers, for swimmers. A year after that, in 2016,…

Last Year’s Champions Return to IRONMAN Malaysia 2017 to Defend Their Titles

Last Year’s Champions Return to IRONMAN Malaysia 2017 to Defend Their Titles

Croneborg and Riesler are among over 1,800 athletes that are expected to compete for IRONMAN Malaysia and IRONMAN 70.3 Langkawi this coming 11 November 2017. More than 70% of registered…

Will You Swim to Victory at Oceanman Malaysia 2017?

Will You Swim to Victory at Oceanman Malaysia 2017?

When Malaysia’s Minister of Tourism and Culture Dato’ Seri Mohamed Nazri Abdul Aziz called a press conference in 2015 to announce plans for four new hotels by 2018, his intention…

IRONMAN Malaysia 2017 Returns to Langkawi with Two Races

IRONMAN Malaysia 2017 Returns to Langkawi with Two Races

IRONMAN has announced that Langkawi will continue to host IRONMAN Malaysia this year, with an additional race: IRONMAN 70.3 Langkawi. Both races will take place on 11 November 2017. Athlete…

Calling All Swimmers: Don’t Miss the 10th December AkTion SwimFest 2016

Calling All Swimmers: Don’t Miss the 10th December AkTion SwimFest 2016

Whether you took to the water like a duck when you were a small child splashing in Singapore swimming pools—or swimming lessons eluded you until you were older—developing a passion…

IRONMAN Malaysia, Langkawi 2016: Possibly the Last You’ll Ever See

IRONMAN Malaysia, Langkawi 2016: Possibly the Last You’ll Ever See

Reputable for offering a scenic yet unforgiving course that will put your skills and preparation to the ultimate test, the IRONMAN Malaysia, Langkawi will be returning to the Jewel of…

Why You Cannot Miss Malaysia’s First Tuba Trail Run Langkawi

Why You Cannot Miss Malaysia’s First Tuba Trail Run Langkawi

The first ever Tuba Trail Run will be held on 6 April 2016 in Langkawi, Malaysia. Can this race, strongly supported by Langkawi Development Authority, inspire you?

Pulau Tuba, Langkawi Unlocks New Eco-Tourism Destination with Tuba Trail Run

Pulau Tuba, Langkawi Unlocks New Eco-Tourism Destination with Tuba Trail Run

An event organised jointly by Langkawi Development Authority (LADA) and E-Plus Entertainment Productions, the inaugural Tuba Trail Run will be held on 2 April 2016. The run will tap into a newly opened 30 km trail that spans from the second largest island after the main island of Langkawi, Pulau Tuba and neighbouring Pulau Dayang Bunting which allows participants to be among the first to run on a trail that is untouched even by the locals.

IRONMAN Malaysia Langkawi Returns With More Adventures and Winners

IRONMAN Malaysia Langkawi Returns With More Adventures and Winners

IRONMAN Malaysia Langkawi, the Tropical IRONMAN Adventure, took place on Langkawi Island on Saturday, 14 November 2015 with a host of activities leading up to Race Day. With a turnout of 1,500 volunteers this year, comprised of Langkawi residents, the IRONMAN Malaysia involved the local community for the event. Briefings were held to educate the volunteers about the most efficient ways to support athletes along the routes and to cheer on the athletes as they raced through the course.