Xterra Malaysia Special Edition 2018 @ Desaru Coast 🇲🇾

Yeah‼️ SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 has witnessed the press conference of the XTERRA Malaysia Special Edition 2018 🏃🏻‍♀️🏃🏻‍♂️🚴🏻‍♀️🚴‍♂️ ~ The world 🌍 ’s premier series of off-road extreme multisport competitions 😃

For the 1️⃣st time in the world 🌍 & 1️⃣-of-a-kind competition which organized by Tough Gorilla will be making its debut in Malaysia 🇲🇾 This XTERRA Malaysia Special Edition 2018 will provide the extreme sports local Malaysian athletes with an international sporting experience as there will be foreign participants 👬👭👫 from the Asia Pacific & other regions worldwide 🌍

There are workshops by the professional athletes & certified coaches too. For athletes 👬👭👫 traveling with their families, the Special Edition offers a shorter 5️⃣km route for a lighter challenge off-road 😆

“We are very excited 😃 to be the venue📍host of XTERRA Malaysia Special Edition 2018. The natural landscape 🗾 in Desaru Coast makes it a fitting venue📍for the world 🌍 ’s 1️⃣st duathlon 🚴‍♂️🚴🏻‍♀️🏃🏻‍♀️🏃🏻‍♂️& we look forward to welcome all extreme sportsmen 👬 & women 👭 in Malaysia 🇲🇾 & from all over the world 🌍 said Philip Whittaker, the CEO👨🏼‍💼of Integrated Theme Parks & Attractions (“ITPA”) & Chief Commercial Officer of Themed Attractions Resorts & Hotels Sdn Bhd

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The event will take place over a 3️⃣-day period starting from 28 Sept to 30 Sept 2018. Majority of the athletes’ 👭👬👫 between the age range of 25 to 45 years old 

It has announced this world 🌍 ’s 1️⃣st duathlon 🚴🏻‍♀️🚴‍♂️🏃🏻‍♀️🏃🏻‍♂️in Malaysia 🇲🇾 will be hosted by Desaru Coast for its Special Edition 2018 with 2️⃣ categories i.e. duathlon 🚴‍♂️🚴🏻‍♀️🏃🏻‍♀️🏃🏻‍♂️ & trail run 🏃🏻‍♀️🏃🏻‍♂️

Wow‼️ Definitely an exciting 😃 opportunity to compete in the stunning 🤩 scenic landscape 🗾 of Desaru Coast

 

“We sincerely hope that visitors & participants 👫👭👬 will receive an unforgettable experience through the unique ambiance & race routes. Malaysia 🇲🇾 has continuously proven itself to be a suitable destination📍for internationally renowned sporting events e.g. Ironman & Oceanman, attracting thousands of athletes & participants 👫👭👬 from all over the world 🌍 These extreme multisport competitions cultivate strong sporting sentiments for the country over the years, we are honoured to be part of it once again, at Johor’s upcoming hidden gem 💎 , Desaru Coast,” said Datuk Seri Mirza Mohammad Taiyab, Director General 👨🏾‍💼Tourism Malaysia

In addition, international sporting events e.g. XTERRA will play an important role in helping boost ⬆️ the local economy through tourism from participants & spectators 👫👭👬 This will promote ⬆️ Johor not just as a mere transit 🔁 point for travellers but as an international tourist hub; eventually making the tourism sector a key contributor in the state’s economic development

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XTERRA Malaysia Special Edition 2018 🏃🏻‍♀️🏃🏻‍♂️🚴🏻‍♀️🚴‍♂️ is supported by The Ministry of Tourism, Arts & Culture, Malaysia Major Events, Johor Tourism, Johor Sports Council & Desaru Coast as the venue sponsor. Located📍in the southern region of Peninsular Malaysia 🇲🇾 , Desaru Coast is a multi-phase development that includes 1️⃣ of the world’s🌍 largest water 💦💧 parks – the Desaru Coast Adventure Waterpark, 2️⃣ championship 🏆golf ⛳️🏌️‍♀️🏌️‍♂️ courses, world 🌍 -renowned hotels & resorts, a retail village & a Conference Centre. Desaru Coast hosts 3️⃣ international hotel 🏢 brands under its wing, the Westin Desaru Coast Resort, Anantara Desaru Coast Resort & Hard Rock Hotel Desaru Coast. Far from the saturated property & investment environments, the location📍is perfectly situated in the southern gateway to Malaysia 🇲🇾 which can be easily accessible by land 🚂🚌🚕🚗, ferry ⛴ & air ✈️🛩 for both domestic and international travelers

“We are honoured to organise such an event & would like to thank 🙏🏻 all our partners for having the confidence & trust in us with an event in such a scale. Execution & planning for events like this requires experience, hard work, dedication & to be able to cater to everyone’s needs. It is of utmost importance that we ensure that the event is carried out seamlessly & efficiently with success,” said Azura Zainol Abidin, Managing Director 👩🏻‍💼 of Tough Gorilla

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Ohh ya…The winners👫👭👬will stand a chance to compete in the World 🌍 Championship 🏆 held in Kapalua, Maui, Hawaii & a prize money offering worth RM 30k

Yeah‼ It’s organised by Tough Gorilla & there will also be workshops conducted by XTERRA Pro Athletes🏃🏻‍♀️🏃🏻‍♂️, Ben Ellen & Jacqui Slack to prepare contestants👫👭👬for the exhilarating & challenging courses available i.e.

  1. Run Bike Run Duathlon (5km Run🏃🏻‍♀️🏃🏻‍♂️– 30km Bike 🚴🏻‍♀️🚴‍♂️ – 5km Run🏃🏻‍♀️🏃🏻‍♂️)
  2. Trail Run🏃🏻‍♀️🏃🏻‍♂️(21 km, 11km and 5km)
  3. Family Fun 👫👭👬 Beach 🏖️🏝️ Run🏃🏻‍♀️🏃🏻‍♂️(Below 5km)

Hmm…SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 is considering to register for a 🔟+1️⃣km trail run🏃🏻‍♀️, how about you❓⁉️

Interested too❓⁉️ Let’s sign up ☺

Website🌐: https://www.sbbhosted.com/event/xterra-malaysia-duathlon-115

FB: https://www.facebook.com/xterramy/

Foreign participants❓⁉️

No worries 😉, a video clip 📹🎥 on how to arrive at the beautiful 😍 Desaru coast location📍of this XTERRA Malaysia Special Edition 2018

 

Need accommodation❓⁉️

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21 thoughts on “Xterra Malaysia Special Edition 2018 @ Desaru Coast 🇲🇾

  1. Hey…Thanks for sharing this, will be at Spore with my gf this Sept, gonna check this out to participate since yet to be at Desaru Johor. Chance to meet you personally at this race?

    Dave

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    1. Ohh wow 😲 so happy that my sharing here is useful to you during your trip at Spore 🇸🇬

      All the best for your race participation with your gf 👫ya 😃😁

      Hmm…Am still yet to confirm whether will be at this race, if I am, will update to inform at my blogging here ya 😉☺️

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  2. I am a marathon runner, so this event really excites me. But, won’t be able to participate in this fun filled 1st ever duathlon. I really liked the concept of this.

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    1. Woow!! Thanks for sharing with me, Color Manila seems fun & exciting at your home country 😀

      Go go go, let’s marathon again ya 😀

      I always try to participate fun runs / marathons to align with my new year resolution since last year ~ continue to be healthy : ) Yeah!!

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