New Clark City to hold Inaugural Triathlon Race

New Clark City to Hold Inaugural Triathlon Race

CLARK FREEPORT ZONE – The New Clark City Athletic Stadium and Aquatics Center will be the center of a two-day triathlon tournament on October 19 and 20, 2019. The inaugural event will also serve as a test for the new facilities before the upcoming 2019 Southeast Asian Games.

At least 700 participants, including well-known athletes and celebrities, are expected to compete in the race. “Participants will have a chance to be one of the first to use the pools at the Aquatics Center and the track oval at the Athletics Stadium,” says GoClark Sports & Events Director Jumbo Tayag, “This is totally a fresh change from the usual venues in Subic and Clark”

Tayag will lead the opening ceremony together with Bases Conversion and Development Authority (BCDA) President & CEO Vince Dizon and MTD Clark, Inc. President Engr. Patrick Nicholas David.

Race events for children ages 8-14 and a Fun Run will be held during the first day while the major event consisting of three different categories will be held on the second day.

The first category is the NCC Tri Full which involves a 900m swim, 40km bike, and 8km run; second is the NCC Tri Sprint with 450m swim, 20km bike, and 4km run; and thirdly, the NCC Tri Full Relay which includes a 900m swim, 40km bike, and 8km run.

Sign up for the race at Registration lasts until October 8, 2019.

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