The first Blue Tree Aquathlon on Saturday 24 September 2022, was a huge success with over 150 participants divided into 7 different categories.
The opening ceremony was hosted by Mr. Paolo Randall, Assistant Managing Director of Blue Tree Phuket, who welcomed all participants and Mr. Thammawat Wongchareonyos, President of the Phuket Provincial Sports Association (left), and Mr. Damrong Chaisena, Office Director. SAT Phuket (Sports Authority of Thailand, Phuket) (right) who spoke on the support and promotion plan for sporting activities in Phuket.The atmosphere at the event was lively even with the early start. The race started at 7:00 am at the Blue Tree Lagoon starting with the swim part of the Aquathlon. It was a beautiful sight as hordes of athletes swam around the Blue Tree Crystal Lagoon. This was then followed by the run around the Blue Tree Forest Park. We were also excited to have professional Thai triathlete, Kritsanapol Poonpai, (Turbo), who has competed in The SEA Games in Malaysia 2017 and the 2018 Asian Games, and we were honored for Turbo to participate in the first Blue Tree Aquathlon.
The Aquathlon went without any incidents and more importantly was super fun for the participants and the supporters. The last participants got to the finish line at around 9 AM. The winners of all categories received a trophy and all the participants received a one off special Blue Tree Aquathlon T-shirt and a Blue Tree Lagoon ticket, and it was considered a happy ending for everyone. The race distances consisted of 300m swim and a 1.5km run, a 600m swim and 3km run, and finally a 1.2km swim, 6km run. The event was open to beginners, amateurs and professionals, and both children and adults.The next Blue Tree Aquathlon will be held on September 16, 2023, giving all athletes a year to prepare. See you soon at the next sporting event at Blue Tree Phuket. For more information, please contact Blue Tree Phuket Facebook page or call 076 602 435 and the website www.bluetree.fun.
About Blue Tree Phuket:
Blue Tree Phuket a Sports, lifestyle, and entertainment destination unlike any otherAt Blue Tree, we take FUN seriously. Whether it’s lounging by the Crystal Lagoon, taking advantage of a wide variety of exhilarating activities on or off the water, working out indoors or outdoors, indulging in delicious cuisine, enjoying local and international events and entertainment, or shopping and checking out the Lifestyle Village, Blue Tree offers up a little something for everyone. The island’s premier Sports, lifestyle, and entertainment destination. The Blue Tree Lagoon is Phuket’s first-ever Crystal lagoon, and it is a magnificent sight, boasting beautiful views and a huge variety of things to do. The sporting options are endless in the lagoon, and plenty of adrenaline-inducing activities set the pace for a fun-filled day. From cliff jumping, zipline, ninja warrior course, paddle boarding, wakeboarding, underwater scooter, water slides, and the lagoon also has the longest Superfly in Thailand, which takes only 10 sec to launch you high into the air, and if you do have your eyes open, gives you even better views of the stunning lagoon. But it’s not only the stunning Crystal lagoon that boosts an array of sporting opportunities for children and adults. Blue Tree also offers a wide range of health and sports activities to get active and stay fit. A host of community-based sports facilities and activities that include a forest park, fit trails and outdoor gyms, mountain bike trails, a skate pump track, a purpose-built skate park, DoJo, kids camping, jungle adventures, a health and sports running club and so much more.Blue Tree Phuket 4/2 Srisunthorn, T. Srisunthorn, A. Thalang, Phuket, 83110, Thailand Tel: (66) 76 602 435 www.bluetree.fun