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Challenge Iskandar Puteri 2018 – 16.09.2018

Date: 16 September 2018 Venue: Puteri Harbour, Iskandar Puteri in Johor, Malaysia Categories:  Main Race (16th Sep) Kids Race (15th Sep) Register here The city of Iskandar Puteri lies in the southern state of Johor in Malaysia, approximately a 20-minute drive…

Tropical storm and heat pushes limits at Challenge Iskandar Puteri triathlon

Every great journey starts with a small step. Good weather greeted us on the morning of the Challenge Iskandar Puteri triathlon in Johor recently, but I would be lying if I say I wasn’t nervous that morning. The last triathlon event…

Mitch Robins and Beate Goertz wins 2017 Challenge Iskandar Puteri triathlon

Australian Mitch Robins and German Beate Goertz overcame challenging weather conditions to emerge as champion of the 2017 UEM Sunrise Challenge Iskandar Puteri Triathlon at Puteri Harbour in Johor recently. Leading the field from the first discipline of 1.9km swim at…

Pro Triathlete Lachlan Kerin finishes Challenge Iskandar Puteri on city bike

Professional Australian Triathlete, Lachlan Kerin truly embodied the cliche quote, “When there’s a will there’s a way”. In the middle of the Challenge Iskandar Puteri race recently, he faced a irrecoverable mechanical failure on his bike and quickly picked up…

Cameron Brown to lead charge at 2nd Challenge Iskandar Puteri

Iskandar Puteri, Johor will once again play host to triathletes from all over the world in the Challenge Iskandar Puteri, the sixth race in the global Challenge series of full and half triathlon races from the 21st to the 23rd of September…

Challenge Iskandar Puteri set to make waves on 23rd Sept

Returning for the second year in the heart of Johor’s international marina, the Challenge Iskandar Puteri triathlon is set to make waves on 23rd September. Flagging off from the beautiful venue of Puteri Harbour, the main triathlon features a 1.9km…

Exclusive Interview: Triathlon’s Power Couple Brad Kahlefeldt and Radka Vodickova at Challenge Iskandar Puteri

Triathlon’s Power Couple Brad Kahlefeldt and Radka Vodickova have been trotting the globe and collecting world titles before Brad took the win, while Radka finished second at the inaugural Challenge Iskandar Puteri in Johor, Malaysia recently. ToughAsia caught up with…

Brad Kahlefeldt and Amelia Watkinson conquer sweltering heat in inaugural Challenge Iskandar Puteri victory

In a day of warm waters, threatening rain then sweltering tropical temperatures, it was a hard day at the office for everyone including the professional triathletes at the inaugural Challenge Iskandar Puteri races at the Puteri Harbour Marina in Malaysia. Lovebirds…

Chris McCormack spearheads competition at Challenge Iskandar Puteri on Aug 13

Chris McCormack, a Challenge Global Ambassador, met a group amateur triathletes at Puteri Harbour Marina last Saturday, offering advice to the passionate participants of the sport. The two-time world champion and triathlon legend also spoke of his excitement ahead of the Challenge Iskandar…

Challenge Iskandar Puteri brings inaugural Challenge Family triathlon to Malaysia

Famous international professional athletes will be testing themselves in the first Malaysian Challenge Family race at Iskandar Puteri, Johor on Aug 13. The race is a part of a bigger project aimed at promoting sports and healthy lifestyle in the area. Iskandar…