MIRI: The 10th Sarawak International Triathlon scheduled from June 21 to 22 this year at Brighston Beach offers a total of cash prizes worth RM65,000.
Organising Committee Chairman, Awang Hashim said the participants will compete in four categories namely Olympic distance, men and mixed relay, sprint triathlon and Sarawak Close Olympic distance which is open to 16 to 50 years of age and above.
For this year he added, the organising committee expected more than 300 participants compared to 216 participants last year.
Those interested can obtain the entry forms and further details from the organisers in Kuching, Miri and Kuala Lumpur.
In Kuching, interested may contact Awang at 019-8583520 or Liaw Boon Hua at 016-8993433 from the Sarawak Triathlon Association (SATRIA) and the Ministry of the Social Development and Urbanisations (KPSU).
In Northern region, they can contact Robert Anyie at 019-8150264 or 085-419624, while in West Malaysia they can call Chan Chee Seng from Malaysian Triathlon Association (TRIAM) at 03-78055290 or 012-2959892.
Entrance fees for individual is at RM70 per person, while the fee for relay and sprint event is RM100 and RM40 respectively.
The entry closes on the June 9.
Meanwhile, the event is jointly organised by Sarawak Triathlon Association and the Ministry of the Social Development and Urbanisations of Sarawak.