Kickoff leg of National Age-Group Triathlon series to showcase rising stars in Subic 

Jan 3, 2014
The special elite category which will determine their rankings as well as their preparations for this year’s Asian Games, Asian Beach Games and the Youth Olympic Games. TRAP

NEW talent in the Philippine triathlon and duathlon teams will be showcased in the opening leg of the 2014 National Age-Group Triathlon (NAGT) series on January 19 at the Subic Bay Freeport.

New Philippine team members Jared Macalalad, Claire Adorna, Nestor Cagas, Vicky Deldeo, Justin Chiongbian, Baltazar Valencia and Nancy Papaya will test their mettle against tough competitors in the special elite category which will determine their rankings as well as their preparations for this year’s Asian Games, Asian Beach Games and the Youth Olympic Games.

Also competing are national standouts like Nikko Huelgas, Jon Chicano, Kim Mangrobang, Kevin Eijansantos, Robeno Javier, Pawee Fornea, Mirasol Abad and Magali Echauz.

The elites along with seasoned age-groupers will endure the Standard Distance course made of of a 1.5 kilometer swim – 40 Km bike – 10 Km run course which will take them from Dungaree Beach to Argonaut Highway (until Corregidor) and to Naval Mag in the freeport.

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Age-groupers (16 years old and above) will handle the Sprint Distance course (750 meter swim – 20 Km bike - 5 Km run) while teen participants aged 13 to 16 years old will engage in the mini-sprint course of 350 M swim – 16 Km bike – 2.5 Km run). A SuperTriKids aquathlon side-event will be held for participants aged 9-10 years (200 M swim – 400 M run) and 11-12 years (350 M swim – 1.5 Km run).

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Medals and gift items will be awarded to the Top 3 Male and Top 3 Female winners of the different categories covering all distances. Race participants will be entitled to finishers’ medals and t-shirts.

The event is sponsored by the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) Tourism Department, Asian Centre for Insulation Philippines, Inc. (ACIP), Gatorade, Standard Insurance, Green Triathlon, Lifestyle Subic Bay and Philippine Sports Commission (PSC).

Registration is ongoing until January 12 with entry fees set at P3,500 for standard distance events, P3,000 for sprint distance, P2,500 for mini-sprint and P1,000 for STK aquathlon races. BIKEKING (Bonifacio High Street) and SPEEDO Concept Stores (Alabang, SM Megamall, The Podium, Glorietta 4 and Bonifacio High Street) are the registration centers.

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Interested parties may contact the Triathlon Association of the Philippines (TRAP) via 0915-6394233, 710-8259, 399-6598, fax 809-3136 and email fabiedavid@yahoo.com and AFC_0412@yahoo.com

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The special elite category which will determine their rankings as well as their preparations for this year’s Asian Games, Asian Beach Games and the Youth Olympic Games. TRAP
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