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Challenge arrive in Vietnam

Race organiser expands worldwide schedule with new Asian race

Fresh from the announcement of Challenge Amazonia, Challenge have today launched their latest exotic race destination with the half distance Challenge Vietnam in the city of Nha Trang on 11 September 2016.

Challenge Vietnam will run alongside Nha Trang’s six kilometre stretch of coastline with its white sandy beaches, clear waters and an abundance of marine life, verdant mountain ranges at each end, as well as an archipelago of 19 untouched islands just a short boat ride away.

The region – situated on the country’s south-eastern coast and an hour flight from the major Ho Chi Minch City – also offers host of sightseeing and recreational activities with the town itself full of breath-taking architecture dating back to the ancient Champa Kingdom, Buddhist temples as well as natural hot springs, salt fields and majestic waterfalls.

The race will begin with a 1.9km swim in the tropical waters of the beautiful beaches of Nha Trang City, followed by a 90km bike ride, which takes athletes to see the sights and sounds of Nha Trang City. The race culminates with a 21km run along Nha Trang City’s coastline strip

For further information, visit www.challengevietnam.com

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Matt is a regular contributor to 220 Triathlon, having joined the magazine in 2008. He’s raced everything from super-sprint to Ironman, duathlons and off-road triathlons, and can regularly be seen on the roads and trails around Bristol. Matt is the author of Triathlon! from Aurum Press and is now the editor of Cycling Plus magazine.