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Challenge Iskandar Puteri 2017

Race Information


Race Information


Welcome to Challenge Iskandar Puteri

Iskandar Puteri lies in the southern state of Johor in Malaysia, approximately a 20-minute drive from Singapore and Johor Bahru City. The main venue Puteri Harbour Marina is an international marina surrounded by hotels, dining and entertainment options and is the main activity area for the athletes and their fans and family. It is also the starting point for the Swim Course and the transition area for all courses. The 90km Bike Course will take riders around the newly-built green city of Kota Iskandar, passing Legoland, Educity and other attractions.

On the Run Course, tri-athletes will race along tree-lined streets that surround Johor’s new administrative centre featuring a collection of architecturally aesthetic structures. Throughout the race, the courses wind around some of the best sports and recreation facilities in the country and tourist attractions surrounded by natural green landscapes ideal for outdoor sports.




 Event Dates

 Main Race                               23 Sept 2017       7.20am

 Kids Race                                22 Sept 2017        8.00am

 5KM Run                                   22 Sept 2017        7.30am

 Host Venue

 Puteri Harbour, Johor
 Supported by

 Ministry of Tourism and Culture

 Malaysia Major Events

 Tourism Malaysia






 Race Category

 Early Bird        

 (21 Apr-12 May)


 (13 May-31 Aug)

 MAIN RACE Individual Race - Malaysian (with Malaysia I/C)
 RM500.00  RM600.00
 MAIN RACE Individual Race - International
 RM600.00  RM760.00
 MAIN RACE Team Relay RM1000.00 RM1200.00 
 Kids Race
 RM100.00  RM150.00


The entry fee includes:

  • Exclusively designed T-shirt (size chart)
  • Challenge Iskandar Puteri 2017 wind breaker (size chart) - For Main Race Individual participants only. Team Relay and Kids are not entitled to a wind breaker
  • Challenge Iskandar Puteri 2017 towel
  • Finisher’s medal
  • Finisher’s Collared Shirt (size chart)
  • Participation to Challenge High Performance Forum
  • Participation to Pasta Party: Carbo Loading Dinner
  • More goodies to be announced



Main Race    >    Swim: 1.9km    Bike: 90km    Run: 21km

Kids Race     >    Swim: 100m     Bike: 4km      Run: 500m    (for ages 6 to 10 years)

                  >    Swim: 200m     Bike: 8km      Run: 1000m   (for ages 11 to 13 years)

                  >    Swim: 300m     Bike: 12km    Run: 1500m   (for ages 14 to 18 years)


Challenge Iskandar Puteri 2017 – Race waiver Terms & Conditions.


Age is determined based on the age on 31st December of the race year. 



 * time to be confirmed. Subject to change.




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Course Information


Course Information

 * Courses subject to change


Main Race


Swim Course:

This is a 1.9km course in the warm waters of the southern part of the Straits of Malacca that forms the border between Malaysia and Singapore. The swimmers will be protected from the open sea as the start and finish will be within Puteri Harbour Marina. A specially built transition area will allow racers to move easily from their swim to the bike course, and then to the run course.


Bike Course :

A 90km, triple loop that will take riders around the Medini area which boasts its newly-built EduCity and Johor’s sports hub constructed while maintaining the natural tropical environment of the state. Riders will also pass Legoland, along undulating roads with low rise and fall that will offer cyclists a more exciting ride and the chance to clock better times.


Run Course :

A triple loop 21km course, along flat, tree-lined streets that surround Johor’s new administrative centre featuring a collection of architecturally aesthetic structures surrounded by natural green landscapes ideal for outdoor sports. The race will end at Puteri Harbour Marina promenade where fans and family will be waiting to cheer their loved ones to the finish line.



Kids Race



 * Courses subject to change 






Travel to Iskandar

   By flight


Johor’s Senai International Airport is only a 25-minute drive to Puteri Harbour while for travellers arriving at Singapore’s Changi International Airport, the drive will take approximately one hour.

By road
From Kuala Lumpur, drivers can head south for about 350km on the North-South Highway and turn off at Exit 253 (E2), which will take you on the Second Link Expressway. From there follow signs to Kota Iskandar and take Exit 312 which will lead to Puteri Harbour.

From Penang, drivers head out on the Penang Bridge towards E36 of the North-South Highway. Drive south for about 690km and turn off at Exit 253 (E2). This will take you on the Second Link Expressway. From there follow signs to Kota Iskandar and take Exit 312 which will lead to Puteri Harbour.

By train
The Malayan Railways (KTMB) has regular train services from the KL Sentral station in Kuala Lumpur to Johor Bahru. The train heads south along the Western coast of Peninsula Malaysia and the journey ends at the new JB Sentral Train Station. This station is connected to the JB City Square Mall and the Immigration complex for easy access to Singapore. There are also regular trains to Singapore from here.


Hotel Option

Accommodation options are located within the Puteri Harbour Marina with a variety of dining and entertainment outlets along the seafront.








 Hotels Nearby Puteri Harbour (click here)













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  • When is the Challange Iskandar Puteri 2017 (Main Race)?
    The Challenge Iskandar Puteri 2017 (Main Race) will be held on Saturday, 23 September 2017. The Kids Race and Fun Run will be held on Friday, 22 September 2017.
  • Where will the race be held?
    The race will start at Puteri Harbour, Nusajaya, Johor.
  • What if I am injured during the race or otherwise unable to finish the race?
    Please approach the nearest first aiders deployed along the route.
    Participants who require immediate medical attention may alert the route marshals.
  • Will I get a certificate after the race?



Event Properties

Event Start Date: 23-09-2017 12:00 am
Event End Date: 23-09-2017 12:00 am
Closing Date 01-07-2017
Location Puteri Harbour

Team Price

Number team members Rate/Person(RM)
2 600.00
3 400.00
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