September 25, 2017, 1:26 am
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1st Sun Life Aquathlon kicks off Sept. 17

OVER 400 newcomers and veterans will gather at the Makati Aqua Sports Arena and the University of Makati for the 1st Sun Life Aquathlon on September 17.

The swim-run race starts at 6:30 a.m. with participants competing in two categories: the Aqua Full distance consisting of a 400-meter swim and a 5-km run; and the Aqua Lite distance, a 200-meter swim followed by a 3-Km run.

The swim leg will take place at the Makati Aqua Sports Arena. After completing the swim leg, marshals will guide aquathletes along the pedestrian footbridge linking MASA to the University of Makati track oval for the run leg.

The event is presented by Sun Life Financial Philippines and supported by Speedo,  Timex, hydration partner Gatorade, Gardenia, Robinsons Supermarket, Pascual Creamy Delight, Simply Cereal, Prohealth Sports and Spinal Physiotherapy Centres and media partner SwimBikeRun.ph.

At stake are specially designed trophies and gift packs for the Top 3 winners of each individual age group and relay categories.

Awarding rites will be held at the UMak track oval, where a race expo featuring sponsors’ products will be set up.

Participants must bring their valid IDs to claim their race kits on September 16 at the 2nd floor, A. Wood Room, Sun Life Centre, BGC 5th Avenue in Taguig City from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., or on September 17 from 5:30 a.m. until one hour before the last wave of participants is released.
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