Subic set to host Asian Triathlon championships

Jan 1, 2013

OVER US$12,000 in total prize money is at stake in the Asian Triathlon Championship at the Subic Bay Freeport this April.

The cash prizes will be spread out to the winners in the Elite, U/23, and Junior Sprint categories of the meet set from April 27-29.

The three-day event presented by K-Swiss Subic Bay ASTC marks the 20th edition of the longest-running and premier standard distance triathlon in the country.

The meet is a joint project of the Triathlon Association of the Philippines (TRAP), International Triathlon Union (ITU), the Asian Triathlon Confederation, and the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) which is hosting the event for the third time.

Elite participants and those under the U/23, Elite Juniors, age-group sprint (750 M swim–20 Km bike–5.4 Km run) and mini-sprint (350 M swim–9.8 Km bike–3 Km run) categories will race on April 27.

The next day will have the age-groupers and Inter-Club competitors racing the standard distance (1.5 Km swim–40 Km bike–10 Km run), and on April 29, it will be the turn of the entries to the Asian Mixed Team Relay championships and the inaugural Paratriathlon competition.

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Meanwhile, TRAP welcomes the new year by holding the PSC Aquathlon on January 27 and the opening leg of the National Age-Group Triathlon (NAGT) series at Dungaree Beach, Subic Bay Freeport on February 3.

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Interested parties are welcome to contact the TRAP via email (,, landline 710-8259 and 399-6598, mobile phones (0916-5046513, 0921-9954764, 0915-6394233) or by visiting

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