Triathlon is booming in the Philippines and the local triathlon scene has a new race to conquer. TRI-Factor Asian Championship Series is now in the Philippines with a distances for all ages and level of experience. The race is on May 25-27, 2018 at the Camsur Watersports Complex.
Top Asian multisport brand TRI-Factor enters the local triathlon scene with the third leg of its Asian Championship Series happening in Camarines Sur on May 26-27, 2018. The race is expected to attract a slew of rising and leading triathletes as well as newbies and even kids. TRI-Factor creates an environment that’s both friendly for kids and beginners and at the same time will be keep the experienced ones challenged.
TRI-Factor has been a venue for multi-sport beginners, enthusiasts and veteran triathletes and even kids to hone their talent and skills in swimming, biking and running. It has also grown from a multi-sport event organizer in Singapore to creating the premier short-course championship series across the Asian region.
“We’re pleased to announce the TRI-Factor Asian Championship series with new races in the Philippines, Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia and China. Our purpose is to provide our athletes diverse race options throughout the year, catering to the specific needs of the athletes across Asia,” said Elvin Ting, managing director of organizing Orange Room Pte Ltd.
- Kids triathlon (100, swim-5km bike-1km run)
- Freshmen triathlon (200m swim-10km bike-2km run)
- Sprint triathlon (750m swim-20km bike-5km run)
- Standard triathlon (1.5km-40km bike-10km run)
- Long triathlon (1.5km swim-60km bike-15km run).
The TRI-Factor is also staged to promote an active and healthy lifestyle, particularly among the youth, and its Asian Championship leg will be held here for two years – 2018 and 2019, where hosting of more events including new race formats like CYCLE-RUN-CYCLE are being looked into. Its staging in the country comes at a time when local triathlon is enjoying tremendous boom with top-notch events held regularly across the country the last few years.
“Tri-Factor’s coming to the Philippines would be a great opportunity and new challenge for the newbies to engage in triathlon and pioneer triathletes to take the opportunity of racing in other parts of Asia especially in China under a different triathlon format. I’m looking forward to be in both the Philippine and China legs of Tri-Factor and I am really excited to go back to CWC, which is a great venue for a triathlon,” shared Taguig Congresswoman and triathlete Pia Cayetano, upon learning about Tri-Factor’s arrival in the Philippines.
Founded in 2009, TRI-Factor is aimed at building a community and culture of Asian athletes racing with the region with its short distances and secured courses allowing beginners to master swimming, cycling and running and prepare them for the regular triathlon events.
Each TRI-Factor race finish gives athletes points counting toward a year-end ranking. For the Asian Championship series, each race will be assigned a Race Course index depending on the degree of difficulty where points awarded will be multiplied with the index, allowing athletes to rack up bigger points at the tougher races.
Titles to be dispute are the Series Asian, Best Country Athlete of the Year, Best Country Junior Athlete of the Year, Best Veteran Country Athlete of the Year, Top First-Timer Athlete and Top First-Timer Junior Athlete.
Also on tap are the Club Challenge and Corporate Challenge for companies and triathlon clubs. For details, visit www.trifactor.asia.
Local Registration Details:
Registration Link: via TriFactor.PH