The Aboitiz TRI2016 will be held on Sept. 3 at the Pico de Loro Beach and Country Club, Hamilo Coast, Nasugbu, Batangas.
For the third year in a row, the event will draw out the toughest among triathletes, delivering a challenging Olympic-distance triathlon set against the scenic Batangas coast.
Hosted by Aboitiz Equity Ventures and organized by Bike King, the event’s afternoon gun start has made it popular with triathletes who are also looking for a day trip or an accessible “racecation” weekend with family and friends.
Aboitiz TRI2016 is set to start at 2 p.m. on Pico Beach with a 1.5-kilometer swim in the crystal blue waters of Pico de Loro cove. It is followed by the challenging 40-kilometer bike leg, as cyclists make their way from Transition 1, up a steep hill to the highest point of the cove before doing three loops along Nasugbu-Ternate Highway and ending the route at Hamilo Coast marina. From here, the 10-kilometer run course will take athletes up rolling hills, a steep descent to the main resort area, and a flat three loops around the lagoon before heading to the finish line.
In the evening, the awarding ceremony and dinner will take place followed by a post-race party.
Specially designed trophies will be awarded to all top 3 male and female category winners, team winners, and relay winners.
Aboitiz TRI2016 forms part of Aboitiz Group’s BetterWorld sustainability efforts, focused on encouraging team members and stakeholders to pursue a healthy and sustainable lifestyle.
The event is supported by AboitizPower, UnionBank, and WeatherPhilippines together with Pico de Loro Beach and Country Club, Orbea, Nuun, TIMEX, Sante Barley, and Standard Insurance. Media partners are The Philippine Star, SPIN.ph, RaceDay, and Endurance Sports.
Deadline for registration is July 31. For more information, visit www.bikekingphilippines.com