THE triathlon fever hits the scenic Hamilo Coast in Nasugbu, Batangas as it hosts the inaugural Aboitiz TRI2014 standard distance triathlon event on April 5.
A joint project of the Aboitiz Group and Bike King, the race begins with a 1.5-km swim that will take place off the coast near Pico de Loro followed by a 40km cycling mainly along the Nasugbu-Ternate Road and Highway and 10km of running that ends at the Pico de Loro Beach Club.
Two transition areas will be utilized by participants.
Awaiting winners in the event sponsored by Aboitiz Equity Ventures, UnionBank, Aboitiz-Power, and Weather-Philippines together with Unilab Active Health (ULAH), Hamilo Coast, Pico Sands Hotel, Orbea, Shimano, Crystal Clear, Maxxis, Pocari Sweat, TIMEX, Saucony, and Pico de Loro Beach & Country Club are P40,000 in total cash prizes for the Top 3 Male/Female Elite finishers, and medals for Top 3 Male/Female age-groupers and Top 3 Relay Teams.
As a reward for joining the event, all participants are invited to the sunset awarding ceremony and party by the beach starting at 6 p.m. Each participant is entitled to an event shirt, a swim cap, timing chip use, finisher’s medal, post-race meal and entrance to Hamilo Coast.
“Creating a more sustainable future can begin with a personal commitment to a healthy, active lifestyle, which one can strengthen by participating in the Aboitiz TRI2014” said organizer Bike King.