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Aquathlon, duathlon races set

Triathlon Association of the Philippines will stage two races for the derivatives of triathlon in September a week apart in separate traditional venues of the tri-discipline sport.

The Philippine Aquathlon Championships 2016 unwraps on Sept. 11 in the cooperation of Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority at Camayan Beach Resort and Ocean Adventure in Subic Freeport.

The National Duathlon Championships 2016 “Race for the Iloilo River” is set on Sept. 18 in partnership with the city government of Iloilo, headed by Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog, at the Esplanade 1 in Iloilo City.

The kick-off event of the Philippine Youth Olympic Games Qualifying Series for those born in 2001-02, the aquathlon is also the national championships for junior high school and collegiate levels, youth and junior not representing any school, para athletes and open category.

September 7 is the deadline for registration in the run-swim-run event. Entry fee is P1,500 for youth, P2,000 for junior, P2,000 for individual age groupers and P3,000 for the two-man relay.

Philippine Sports Commission and SBMA Tourism Department co-present the aquathlon tilt with Camayan Hotel, Subic Holiday Villas and The Lighthouse Marina Resort as partner hotels.

Green Triathlon, Blueseventy, Singphil, Gatorade, Standard Insurance, Asian for Center and Insulation, Bert Lozada Swim School, Subic Holiday Villas, Lighthouse Marina Resort, Century Tuna, Vita Coco, C-lium and Statmed are the sponsors; and Raceday Triathlon, SBR.ph, SWIM Magazine, Trilife Magazine, Kikay Runner, Multisport, Endurance Sports Magazine and Sports Radio the media partners.

For inquiries, please send email to trap.aquathlon@gmail.com or call TRAP at 710-8259 or 399- 6598.