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Fiery, Fast and Furious 113 Desaru Triathlon

A short hiatus after finishing IRONMAN Malaysia in 2016, I found the itch to race again, but starting with the sprint distance at the recent¬†113 Desaru Triathlon in Desaru, Johor. Underestimated the preparation and packing my gear, but fortunately I…

Battling through searing heat at the 113 Desaru Triathlon

The 2018 edition of the recent 113 Desaru Triathlon race in Johor, Malaysia can be summed up with 3 words, Hot, Hilly, and Windy. It was tough, it was brutal, but then again, it’s SUPPOSED to be that way. Come…

Lightning strikes twice at 113 Desaru Triathlon

Many people warned me about the turbulent, ‘washing machine’ current off the east coast at the 113 Desaru Triathlon, and I also knew about the unforgiving rolling hills that surrounds the idyllic resort town of Desaru in Johor. And yet,…

Mohd Allie Helmy and Colin O’Shea spearheads the 113 Desaru Triathlon

The Triathlon season continues through mid-season and the beaches of Desaru beckon the multi-sport athletes this weekend at 113 Desaru Triathlon. Renowned for white sandy beaches facing the South China Sea, Desaru’s roads unroll into undulating stretches providing a stiff…