Over six hundred entries beat the early bird cut-off for the National Age-Group Triathlon (NAGT) Subic Bay race set for January 27 next year at San Bernardino inside the Subic Bay Freeport.
The event organized by the Triathlon Association of the Philippines (TRAP) in cooperation with the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) Tourism Department will have Standard Distance (1.5 km swim – 40 km bike – 10 km run), Sprint Distance (750 M swim – 20 km bike – 5 km run) and Super Sprint Distance (500 m swim – 13 km bike – 2.5 km run) courses that will start and end at San Bernardino. The NAGT series serves as TRAP’s main development and recruitment program from the grassroots level. The next stops are in Cebu, Dipolog City, Roxas City and Cagayan de Oro.
According to competition manager Kenneth Romero, members of the Philippine Team who are aspiring for slots for the 2019 Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games) including Claire Adorna, Kim Kilgroe, Nikko Huelgas, John Chicano, Mark Hosana, JC Abad and Edward Macalalad will be racing for their respective early season tests. Many prominent junior elite and youth triathletes from around the country have registered including Cebuano standouts Andrew Kim Remolino, Karen Manayon and Moira Frances Erediano.
For inquiries, contact the TRAP by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit their official website at www.triathlon.org.ph