The Vaseline Xterra Triathlon Philippines 2014 is a tough event of the world’s present elites and anyone who is interested in trying an off-road triathlon for a change. Set in the wonderful town of Liloan in Cebu, it has a very challenging course, it’s super scenic, the swim is particularly pleasant (most first-timers seem to struggle with this the most) and it’s spectator-friendly so you can bring friends and family out and they’ll enjoy one great show!
The best of the best in off road triathlons led by defending champion Ben Allen are again competing this March 15, 2014 and have two main events lined-up, the Individual Full Event (1,500-35k-10k for the swim-mt. bike-trail run) and Individual Lite (500m-17.5k-5k).
Here’s the announcement made by Sunrise Events, organizer of the biggest triathlon events in the Philippines:
Vaseline Men kicks off 2014 XTERRA Off-road Triathlon Series
After hosting a successful series of off-road action events last year, Vaseline Men, the fastest growing men’s skin care brand in the Philippines once again drives you to get more out of life in the 2014 Vaseline Men XTERRA Off-Road Triathlon Series happening on March 15 in Liloan, Cebu.
Dubbed as the world’s premier off-road triathlon event, the Vaseline Men XTERRA Off-road Triathlon Series in the country serves as one of the qualifying events for the World Championship. The Vaseline Men XTERRA Off-Road Triathlon features exhilarating triathlon races that will challenge even the most seasoned athletes. Aside from winning exciting cash prizes, qualified elite group of finishers can race with other XTERRA record holders around the globe during the world championship in Maui, Hawaii.
On its third year, Vaseline Men will again bring triathletes to the pristine waters and rough but picturesque terrains of Liloan, Cebu for a more thrilling set of challenges.
The national championship event highlights two race categories, XTERRA Lite and XTERRA Full. The XTERRA Lite involves a 500-meter swim, 15.5-kilometer mountain bike and a 5-kilometer trail run, while the XTERRA Full involves a more grueling challenge with a 1.5-kilometer swim, 35-kilometer mountain bike and a 9.2-kilometer trail run. Registration for the triathlon events is ongoing in the Vaseline Men XTERRA Philippines website (www.Xterraphil.com).
So this year, brace yourself for a challenging yet exciting summer adventure at the Vaseline Men XTERRA Off-road Triathlon Series. To know more, log on to www.Xterraphil.com or visit https://www.facebook.com/VaselineMenXTERRAPhil. You can also visit R.O.X Bonifacio High Street and R.O.X Cebu to register.
The Vaseline Men XTERRA Off-road Triathlon Series is also sponsored by ABS- CBN, Air Asia, Aqua Sphere, Coca-Cola FEMSA Philippines, David’s Salon, Devant, Department of Tourism Philippines, Intercare, LBC Solutions, Prudential Guarantee, R.O.X, Salomon, Shotz, Smart, Timex, Titay’s, and The Municipality of Liloan.
Good luck to all the XTerra-minators especially to sir Joy Cagurangan
Best of luck to all participants! Thanks for dropping by, Cyrus! 🙂
Pre, may balita ka ba kung may Merrel Adventure Run 2014?
I asked at Merrell’s Twitter page if there will be one scheduled this year but no reply from them yet. We’ll wait and i’ll let you know.