The 4th edition of the increasingly popular Queens' Cup Hua Hin International Triathlon will take place on August 19, 2012 in the idyllic fisherman village Kao Tao, located 10km south of Hua Hin and 200 km from the vibrant city of Bangkok.
The event is supported by the Hua Hin municipality , Sport Bicycle Company Limited, the Tourism Authority of Thailand and the Thai Hotel Association (THA).
The event has been created to celebrate her Majesty the Queen’s 80th birthday and their Majesties commitment to sports.
Eco-friendly and outdoor activities are becoming more and more popular around the world and in Thailand in particular. Now Thailand is experiencing a surge in the numbers of athletes interested in multi-sport and endurance events, as triathlons have become very popular. Events such as the Hua hin Triathlon will raise further the profile of such races, and are set to become major sport attractions in Thailand in the future.
The Queens' Cup Hua Hin International Triathlon is set to become one of the largest Triathlons in South East Asia with an expected attendance of 500 racers from around the world.
Event Name: The Queen's Cup Hua Hin International Triathlon 2012
When: Sunday, August 19, 2012
Where: Kao Tao, Hua Hin, Thailand
·Triathlon Swim: 1.5km-Bike 41km-Run 12km
· Duathlon Run 5km-Bike 41km-Run 12km
Website: www.huahintriathlon.com or www.ama-events.com
The race is open to individuals and teams.