Friday , June 22, 2018

Cebu Jr. triathletes suit up for Ormoc Tri

CEBU’S junior triathletes will gear up for the Ormoc 101 Triathlon, which will start and end at Ormoc City Plaza tomorrow.

Cebu’s top tier-junior triathlete Karen Manayon, Moira Frances Erediano, Nicole del Rosario, Renz Wynn Corbin, Psalm Aquino, Charles Lipura, among others will vie for top honors in various divisions of Bagtik Trikids.

The tri kids race will feature the 9-below, 10-13 class, 14-16 division and relay.

Manayon, Erediano, del Rosario, Aquino, Corbin and Lipura will be competing in the 14-16 which covers 400-meter swim, 10kilometer bike and 3K run.

The 9-below will have 200m swim, 3K bike and 1K run; the 10-13 will feature 300m swim, 8K bike and 3k run.

After the trikids, the standard distance will be staged for age-groupers on Sunday.

The standard race will have the 1.5K swim, 40K bike and 10K run for 17-38 age groupers, 39-49 and 50-above.

The open sprint category, meanwhile, will cover 750m swim, 20K bike and 5K run.

One of the organizers Panfilo Tabudlong said that there are total of 261 triathletes listed in the two-day event, which is part of the activities for the 70th Charter Day of Ormoc City. (RSC)