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Foremost Triathlon Coaches from Malaysia and Singapore Host Triathlon Clinic at Desaru Coast

In preparation for IRONMAN 70.3 Desaru Coast in May, Desaru Coast will play host to a triathlon clinic by Malaysia’s and Singapore’s premier triathlon coaching companies, RC Coaching and Elevate Performance. The three-day clinic will feature an intensive training program designed to elevate triathletes’ skills and endurance.

Scheduled from 19 to 21 April 2024, the triathlon clinic, titled “Desaru Torture Camp,” aims to enhance one’s physical endurance and skill set through a comprehensive series of activities. These include a triathlon simulation, challenging long runs on the 70.3 Desaru Coast race course, an invigorating open-water swim, and a heart-pounding 90 km bike ride at the core of the race circuit. Participants will also be educated in proper recovery techniques, featuring sessions on foam rolling and stretching. Beyond the standard training regimen, the program will culminate in a group celebration dinner, fostering camaraderie and mutual encouragement among participants. 

IRONMAN 70.3 Desaru Coast

Coaches from RC Coaching (Malaysia) and Elevate Performance (Singapore) will also offer valuable insights into various racing strategies. Both RC Coaching and Elevate Performance are recognised for producing world-class triathletes who have secured podium finishes at past IRONMAN Desaru Coast competitions. 

Under the guidance of RC Coaching, the Desaru Torture camp helped me a lot as I was able to familiarise myself with the race course and race strategy. The personalised attention and tailored guidance provided by experienced coaches equipped me with the skill and confidence needed to navigate the challenges of race day.” Yap Qi Yi, 2023 IRONMAN Desaru Coast SPRINTdistance winner. 

IRONMAN 70.3 Desaru Coast

Prices start from RM1,110 for the training pass only. Stay packages include a 3D2N stay at Hard Rock Hotel Desaru Coast with daily breakfast, lunch, and dinner at RM2,840 for single athletes and RM4,440 for two participants. All participants will also receive a complimentary Desaru Coast IRONMAN 70.3 Torture Camp T-shirt, swimming cap and lifeline ID. Interested athletes may register for Desaru Torture Camp here. 

IRONMAN 70.3 Desaru Coast is the marquee event at the Desaru Coast Multi Sports Festival happening on 17 to 19 May 2024. The race stands as one of the most renowned triathlon events in Asia. The race entails a 1.9km swim course in front of The Westin Desaru Coast Resort beachfront, followed by a 90km bike course through lush greenery providing both shade and picturesque views. The race concludes with a 21km run course around the perimeter of The Els Club Desaru Course, featuring multiple hills to provide for a challenging race.