2019 Xiuguluan River Rafting Triathlon in eastern Taiwan opens for registration

Xiuguluan River Rafting Triathlon is a special triathlon event that includes rafting, cycling and running

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(秀姑巒溪國際泛舟鐵人競賽photo)

(秀姑巒溪國際泛舟鐵人競賽photo)

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Registration for the 2019 Xiuguluan River Rafting Triathlon, a special triathlon event that includes rafting, cycling, and running within the scenic surroundings of Hualien County, eastern Taiwan, is now open until May 17, according to Tourism Bureau's East Coast National Scenic Area (ECNSA).

The 10th edition of the annual event, organized by the ECNSA, will take place on Sunday, June 16, starting from the Xiuguluan River Visitor Center in Ruisui Township (瑞穗鄉), Hualien County. Participants of the Triathlon event will engage in 11 K of rafting on Xiuguluan River, 12.6 K of road running, and 44 K of cycling, in that order, according to the event organizer.

There are also the categories of Triathlon Mixed Relay, Duathlon (rafting and running), Triathlon Team Championship, and Duathlon Team Championship.

Registration for each category might close earlier when its capacity is reached. The ECNSA also said that if weather forbids the event to take place on June 16, it will be moved to June 30.

For more detailed information, please visit the event’s website or Facebook account. For registration, please refer to this site.

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