31 May 2013

Century Triathlon set in Subic

Century Tuna takes health and fitness to a whole new level when it holds the 5150 Triathlon Series on June 24 at the Subic Bay Freeport.

The event is an extraordinary demanding competition that challenges even the best and most seasoned triathletes who will see action in a 1.5K swim, 40K bike and 10K run event.

“We are very proud to be part of this world-class event. As Century Tuna is a brand that upholds the value of health and fitness, we think it is only fitting that we support an event of this magnitude so we can encourage more people to live a healthy lifestyle,” said Century Canning Corp. vice president and general manager Greg Banzon, a seasoned triathlete.

Now on its second year, the Century Tuna 5150 Triathlon Philippines has so far attract a big field that includes two-time Ironman world champion Chris McCormack, Luke McKenzie, Ben Allen, Jacqui Slack, and Belinda Granger. Also competing are Filipino elite triathletes, among them Filipino defending champions John Leerams Chicano and Monica Torres, Kim Mangrobang, and national triathlon record holder, Olympic hopeful and Century Tuna Tri Hard member Nikko Huelgas.

Also expected to compete are entries from the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, United States of America, Singapore, France, Germany, Taiwan, Japan, and Philippines.

Interested parties can log on to www.5150philippines.com, or the race’s official Facebook page at www.facebook.com/CenturyTuna5150Philippines for more details.

Backing the event are Finisher Pix, the competition’s official photographer, 2XU; Air Asia, Alaska, Aqua Sphere, David’s Salon, Department of Tourism Region 3, Dole, Gatorade, Globe, Intercare, LBC, Light ‘N Up Marketing, Manila Beer, Master Card, MultiSport, Oakley, PGA, Philippine Star, Pioneer Insurance & Surety Corp., Planet Sports, Regent, Safeguard, Shotz, Timex, and Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority. (Malaya)