Leading manufacturing company Regent Foods joins the triathlon community as it stages the inaugural Regent 5150 Triathlon on June 7 at Subic Bay with top Aussie pros Casey Munro, Justin Granger, Clayton Fettell, Belinda Granger, Dimity Lee-Duke and Thai Carol Fuchs lead the foreign entries in the 1.5-kilometer swim, 40-kilometer bike and 10-kilometer run events which serve as Regent’s response to multisport enthusiasts who like to do a short distance yet challenging race in a world-class stage.
“In our aim to supportchanging lifestyles and needs, Regent Foods focuses in promoting a balanced routine through our participation in fun run events. Over the past years, we have seen triathlon evolved into a fast-growing sport. We are truly proud to be part in supporting the community with the Regent 5150 event,” said Ricky See. Joining this challenge are local elite triathletes Banjo Norte, Jenny Rose Guerrero, LC Langit and celebrity triathletes Kim Atienza, Matteo Guidicelli, Victor Basa and Onemig Bondoc.
The Regent 5150 Triathlon is a tune-up event for Cobra Ironman 70.3 in Cebu in August featuring a 1.5K one loop, rectangular, clockwise swim at Subic Bay Boardwalk, 40K point-to-point bike ride to the Subic International Airport heading to IDESS up to Tarlac Road and back to Transition 2 at Remy Field.
The 10K run starts from Transition 2, Remy Field towards the first turnaround at Dewey Avenue and heads back to Remy Field then to Rizal Highway entering Argonaut Highway for the second turnaround then back to Remy Field.
“We commend Regent Foods for joining the growing list of backers of this popular three-sport athletic competition. With a talent-laden international feed, we expect a world-class competition since it serves as a fitting tune-up for those competing in the upcoming Ironman,” according to president of Sunrise Events, Wilfred Uytengsu. Sunrise Events also handles the Ironman, Ironkids, and the Safeguard 5150 Triathlon.
Athlete registration, race kit claiming, and race briefing will be held on June 5 and 6. The two-day pre-event is supported by 2Go Express (official courier and logistics partner), Sante Barley, Newton Running, PLDT, TYR, Coca Cola Femsa, Garmin, David’s Salon, Shotz, Smart, Pioneer Insurance, The Philippine Star, Multisport Magazine, lntercare, Department of Tourism, Tourism Promotions Board, and Subic Bay.
For more details, please visit Regent 5150 Philippines.