23 February 2015

2015 Tri United triathlon slated in Subic Bay

THE much-awaited new season of Unilab Active Health’s (ULAH) Tri United series will formally begin at the Subic Bay Freeport with Tri United 1 firing off at 6 a.m. on March 1 by the Dungaree Beach.

Organized by BikeKing headed by Raul Cuevas, the event is composed of a Sprint Distance course of 750m swim-20km bike-5km run and a more challenging Standard Distance course of 1.5km swim-40km bike-10km run for the more seasoned triathletes.

The swim is set at the waters of Dungaree Beach followed by a new and still flat bike course that will stretch out to Argonaut Highway and Rizal Drive for the turning point before heading back to the transition area near the beach.

The run course this time around will be composed of 2.5km loops (compared to last year’s 5km loops) participants will engage in before going back to main venue where the finish line is set.

At stake in the event sponsored by ULAH, Aboitiz, Enervon Activ, Active Health Sports Gel, Enervon HP, AboitizPower, Orbea, Shimano, Maxxis, Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA), TIMEX, Saucony, Gardenia, Gerry’s Grill, Pocari Sweat, Lighthouse Marina Resort Subic, Camayan Beach Resort and Court Meridian Hotel is P40,000 in total cash prizes with P10,000 each to be awarded to the Elite Male and Elite Female champions.

Meanwhile, the top 3 male and female winners in the age-groups and team categories will receive medals and gift packs in the race also supported by media partners Men’s Health, SBR.ph, Multisport and SPIN.ph.

The top 3 winners in the Team Competition will receive specially designed trophies, medals and gift packs.

Inquiries regarding Tri United 1 are accepted by the organizers at registration @bikekingphilippines.com.

For race details, schedules, start list, partner hotels and other information, visit www.bikekingphilippines.com. (People's Tonight)