Organisers of the Penang International Triathlon & Duathlon (PgITD) has recently launched the registration for the second edition of the event which will be held on 23 March 2014 at Pantai Jubilee, Batu Feringgi. Registration must be done online at www.howei.com/event/pgitd2014 from now till 9 January 2014 or when they receive a maximum number of 500 participants for the triathlon and 800 for the duathlon, whichever comes first.
This is a combo event whereby the triathlon and the duathlon will be conducted simultaneously. The first leg of the triathlon is a 1.5km swim at Teluk Bahang, followed by a 40km cycle from Teluk Bahang Dam to Balik Pulau as the second leg, and the third leg is a 10km run towards Kampung Teluk Bahang. The duathlon route starts with a 5.5km run at Kampung Teluk Bahang and will merge with the triathlon for the second and third leg.
The available categories for the triathlon includes a Men Open and Women Open for ages 18 to 39, and Men Veteran for age 40 and above and Women Veteran for age 36 and above. Categories for the duathlon includes a Men Open and Women Open for ages 18 to 29, Men Junior Veteran for age 30 to 39, Women Junior Veteran for age 30 to 45, Men Veteran for age 40 to 49, Women Senior Veteran for age 46 and above, and Men Senior Veteran for age 50 and above.
The fees are at RM180 for the triathlon and RM150 for the duathlon. For more information, visit www.penangtri.com.