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6 Malaysian Athletes Will Debut at Triathlon and Duathlon in 2022 SEA Games

Malaysia will be proudly represented by two teams of athletes in the Triathlon and Duathlon, at the 31st SEA Games in Vietnam. The team representing the Malaysia Triathlon Association (MTA) will be in Hanoi for the triathlon race on 14th…

Janatul “Jaii” Naim Aspires To Represent Malaysia in Multisports

Janatul Naim Bin Mohd Noor might be 22 years young, but he already aspires to represent Malaysia in multisports in the near future. Popularly known as Jaii, the Kuala Lumpur born is also an Officer Cadet in Military Training Academy…

Ahmad Nizam: From 110kg to 71kg And Rank 51 in Malaysia Ultra Trail League

10 years can mean a lot in life if you live life to the fullest. For father-of-two Ahmad Nizam bin Yunus, his transformation is nothing short of phenomenal, from the moment he donned running shoes. The 46-year old manager in…

Emma Pallant and Arnaud Guilloux Wins Narrowly in IRONMAN VR Pro Challenge

The fourth edition of the IRONMAN® VR™ Pro Challenge saw four professional women compete Saturday and four professional men compete Sunday on the IRONMAN 5150 Boulder 40 km bike course. It was Emma Pallant of the United Kingdom winning the…

Doctor Juggles Between Hospital Work and Virtual Races

A 5am indoor bike ride at home, followed by a 45-minute transition time to commute to the hospital to continue with a run on the treadmill. When the going gets tough, the tough – Dr. Lynn Azura Md Sham gets…

Sam Long and Lauren Brandon Victorious in IRONMAN VR2 Pro Challenge

  The second edition of the IRONMAN® VR™ Pro Challenge on the virtual bike course and then in a 5150® Olympic distance race simulation continued over the consecutive weekend. In the professional category, Americans Sam Long and Lauren Brendon took…

Is It Easier to Race a Virtual Duathlon Indoors?

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues its wrath on the human race, we still find ourselves confined indoors. Alas, the race must go on with IRONMAN’s Virtual Race 2 (IMVR2) after the success of the inaugural one, although it didn’t go…

Would You Race A Virtual Duathlon In Lockdown?

The world of racing has come to a complete halt in this COVID-19 pandemic, rendering every athlete’s training over the last few months useless. Or so we thought. In celebration of the IRONMAN Virtual Club launch, the IRONMAN brand launched…

Chris Khoo and Maple Chan say I DO to Multisports for Life

Chris Khoo turned to multisports when he found it hard to have a sustainable diet and lifestyle. But little did he know that in a few years later, he would find his true love in Maple Chan, pursuing multisports alongside…

Run Asia Kemensah Duathlon: Training and Racing Tips From Jessen Lee

Duathlon is a growing sport in Malaysia. There are more duathlon events today versus just five years ago, and the number of participants has swelled too. However, the duathlon that we typically associate with would be a road duathlon event:…