Thursday, April 29, 2010

ITU Subic Bay International Triathlon 2010 Asian ASTC Junior & U23 Triathlon Championships 2010

Aina will represent Malaysia in this event.This is an International Triathlon Union (ITU) and Asian Cup Series event and is organized by TRAP and officiated by International Technical Officials under the supervision of ITU/ASTC. SuBIT 2010 will be the 17th edition of the longest running and premier triathlon in the country. It has hosted the ITU Asian Triathlon Championships twice in 1997 and 2004. This year, it will host the 2010 Asian Junior & U23 Triathlon Championships which will be participated in by many ASTC member countries. SuBIT has built a reputation as one of the best organized triathlons in the Asia Cup Series and continues to evolve to bring new challenges to its participants.

Event Venue:
Start at Dungaree Beach and Finish at Waterfront Rd., Central Business District, Subic Bay, Philippines

Race Dates:
May 1, Saturday, 6am Female Elite Open/Under 23, Female Age Groupers, Junior Sprint, Adult Sprint, Mini Sprint Female Inter-Club Competition, Relay

May 2, Sunday, 6am Male Elite Open/U23, Male Age Groupers, Male Inter-Club Competition

Race Distances:
Standard Distance for Elite, Under- 23, & Age-Groupers – 1.5k swim, 40k bike (30k + 10k), 10k run

Sprint Distance for Juniors (16~19 years old) & Adults (20 & over) – 750m swim, 20k bike, 5k run

Mini Sprint (13~15) – 350m swim, 10.5k bike, 2.5k run

Participants’ Categories:
Elite Open; Elite Under-23, Junior Elite (16~19) - Male and Female
Junior Elite & U23 Elite Team Competition- Male & Female, Team of 6, 3 to count
Adult Sprint - Male and Female
Male Age Groups: 17~19, 20~24, 25~29, 30~34, 35~39, 40~44,
45~49, 50~54, 55~59, 60 & over
Female Age Groups: 17~24, 25~29, 30~34, 35~39, 40-44; 45 & over
Inter-club Competition
Relay Team Competition
Mini Sprint (13~15) - Boys and Girls

Race Course Description:

The Swim will be done at Dungaree Beach at the far end of the Subic Airport.

T1 will be just outside Dungaree.

The Bike Course goes straight out of Dungaree Beach and up towards the Naval Magazine
area. Turn-Around (TA) for the Sprint is at Bldg. 2070, 2.5k past the Naval Magazine Gate,
while the TA for the SD is 800m past Shaw Bunker, near the 2nd wire mesh gate.

After the respective TA’s, cyclists will head back to the airport, turn right at Argonaut (the
road along the airport), take the left fork to Maritan, turn left at Rizal, left at Labitan, right at
Dewey, left at Manila, then left at Waterfront to T2.

T2 is last year’s Transition Area at the former Boardwalk Area.

Sprint participants will dismount at their 1st pass at T2, while SD will do an additional
10k loop, which is as follows: From T2 go down Waterfront to Sampson, left at Sampson.
Go past the Spanish Gate, then the Police HQ, left on Burgos past the track oval, then right
at Rizal. Go past the Yacht Club, right at the Petron station then turn around on Argonaut in
front of the Asian International Auctioneers compound. Back towards Petron, left at Rizal
until Subic International Hotel, left at Labitan, right on Dewey, left at Manila, left at Waterfront,
& back to T2.

The Run will be around the loop defined by the following streets- Waterfront, Manila, Dewey,
and Sampson - in a clockwise direction, i.e., all right turns. SD will do 4 loops and the Sprint 2.

Aina will participate in the Mini Sprint for 13-15 YO’s. The swim will also be done at Dungaree. Out of T1, the kids
will ride out to and take a left at Argonaut following the same route as the Adults to T2.
They will then do 1 loop on the run.

No iPods & mp3’s can be used during any portion of the race.

The Finish will be at the center of Rojas St. between El Centro and Courtyard Inn.

Awards and Prizes: over US$5,500 in prize money
Medal and Cash Prize for Top 5 Overall – Standard Distance, Open, Male & Female
Champion – P30,000, 2nd – P20,000, 3rd – P10,000, 4th – P8,000, 5th – P6,000
Medal and Cash Prize for Top 3 – Standard Distance, Under 23, Male & Female
Champion – P6,000, 2nd – P5,000, 3rd – P4,000
Medal and Cash Prize for Top 3 – Junior Sprint, Male & Female
Champion – P5,000, 2nd – P3,000, 3rd – P2,000
For Male & Female Elite: Best Swim Split - P5,000., Best Bike Split- P5,000.,
Best Run Split- P5,000.

- Gift certificates from SPEEDO and DAVID’S SALON for top finishers and
Age Group winners
- Medal for Top 3 Finishers each of the age group category
- Medal for all the 5 members of the Top 3 teams in the Inter-Club Competition
- Medal for Top 5 Finishers in the Adult Sprint race
- SPEEDO Dri-Fit T-shirt for all Finishers

Schedule of Activities/Waves:
April 30, Friday
10~12nn/ 2~8pm Race Packet Distribution Secretariat
1~4pm Optional Bike Check for AG’s
1~3pm Bike & Helmet Inspection for Elite (by ASTC)
2pm Race Officials Meeting
3pm Bike & Run Course Familiarization
6pm Race Briefing for Women Elite & U23, Women Age Groupers, Sprint, & Mini Sprint TBA
6~8pm Deposit of T2 equipment & special needs

May 1, Saturday
4:30am Transport of Bikes to T1
5:00am Check in, Body Marking Dungaree Beach
6:00am Wave 1 Mini-Sprint Dungaree Beach
6:05am Wave 2 Junior (Male)
6:10am Wave 2 Junior (Female)
6:15am Wave 2 Adult Sprint (Male)
6:20am Wave 2 Adult Sprint (Female)
6:30am Wave 3 Female Elite
6:35am Wave 3 Female Elite U23
6:40am Wave 3 Female Age Groupers/Relay
8~11am Brunch (Walk-in Price for Brunch - P300)
10:00am Awarding for Women Elite & U23 & Sprint Races
1~4pm Optional Bike Check for AG's/Bike
Check for Elite
5~6 pm Media/Race Briefing- Men Elite & U23, Men Age
Groupers. Travelers Hotel
6~8 pm Pre-Race Dinner (Walk-in Price - P450)
6~8pm Deposit of T2 equipment & special needs

May 2, Sunday
4:30am Transport of Bikes to T1
5:00am Check in, Body Marking Dungaree Beach
6:00am Wave 1 Male Elite Dungaree Beach
6:30am Wave 2 Male Elite U23
7:00am Wave 3 Male Age Groupers
9am~1pm Brunch (Walk-in Price- P450) Travelers Hotel
10:30am Awarding Ceremonies

We will be staying at Subic Bay Travelers Hotel (the former and refurbished Majestic Hotel)
- Deluxe Room (Single/Twin 64 Rooms): PhP 3,410.00 net/room/night for first night and Deluxe Quad: PhP 4,350.00 net/room/night for 2nd night

After race we will be staying at BayFront to chill out.

Saturday, April 24, 2010


Date: April 24 2010
Event: Ironkids Run Race
Venue: Ateneo de Manila, HS Grounds

Age Group Run
6 to 8 yrs 1 km
9 to 10 yrs 1.5 km
11 to 12 yrs 2 km
13 to 14 yrs 3 km

We arrived at Ateneo around 6:20, quite late and they unable to warm up for Aina event. Despite woke up at 430, 2A still took their own sweet time to get ready!
Aina only managed to secured 2nd place as she trailed behind Natasha Zobel whilst Aisya surprised us at 3rd place. Both of them were not in good mood before the race and hope they can shake off the crankiness! Lesson Learn; Arrive at least an hour earlier!

Saturday, April 17, 2010


Just had one to one cycling coaching with Coach Noel at Alabang Country Club. Great experience!!!


The father ran without Aina & Aisya. Just want to make sure that they will not burn out at early stage. Just want them to enjoy.

After the series of earthquake that happened in Haiti and Chile, our mother Earth is now showing signs due to global warming. Let’s all show our support to help stop global warming. Adevents Manila is organizing a fun run for our planet, dubbed Earth Run 2010 happening on April 18, 2010 @ the Fort.

Earth Run 2010
April 18, 2010
Fort Boni Grounds, Global City, Taguig

Friday, April 16, 2010


British School Summer Sprints Meet

Saturday 17th April

Warm Up Starts 8:00am

Marshal Firs Event 8:45am

Meet Starts 9:00am

Awarding Ceremony at 12:15pm

Aina participated in 4 events and got Silver Medal for Backstroke and Bronze Medal for Breaststroke.

Aina Farid (13)

# 103E Girls 13-14 100 Free 1:29.27S
# 105E Girls 13-14 50 Back 45.87S
# 107E Girls 13-14 50 Breast 48.68S
# 111E Girls 13-14 200 IM 3:45.27S
# 113 Mixed 11 & Over 200 Medley Relay C Back
# 113 Mixed 11 & Over 200 Medley Relay D Free


Aina completed the SlimmeRun at 4th place and almost got into podium. Right practise make perfect...

Sunday, April 11, 2010

SlimmeRun 2010

Slimmers World International is hosting it’s second running event called SlimmeRun 2010: A run to look great, live slim, fit and healthy on April 17, 2010. This event is open to all runners, members and non-members of Slimmers World International.

Aina & Aisya will be joining the 3K Adult category.

SlimmeRun 2010
The Fort, Bonifacio, Global City
April 17, 2010
3K / 5K / 10K

Registration fee is Php 300 which includes a limited edition of Slimmerun Singlet (for the first 4,000) and a race kit. All runners will have a Php 500 discount on all running collection of Mizuno.

Slimmers World members can avail of discounted registration fee of Php 200 from March 12 to March 20, 2010 in any of the Slimmers World International centers nationwide.

Non-Slimmers World members can register at:

Slimmers World Head Office
536-2381 / 526-7396 – Michelle Sadiasa

Run and Compete Events
727-9987 / 0918-9158536 – Mr. Rudy Biscocho

Selected Mizuno shops in Metro Manila.

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Saturday, April 10, 2010


It's a great day for the Triteen as Aina and Aisya won their respective categories.

Aisya demonstrated exemplary determination as she continued to run and overtook 2 triathletes to grab the championship despite fell down during dismount & suffered bruises.

Date: April 11, 2010 (Sunday)
Venue: Narra Park, AAV, Muntinlupa City
Check-in at 5:30 am
Races start at 6:00 am

1-12 Years Old 200m 3.4k 1.7k
13-15 Years Old 350m 12k 2.5k

Race Day Schedule:
Check-in & Body Marking 5:30am
Race Briefing 6:00
Wave 1 6:15 STK Aquathlon (youngest to oldest)
Wave 2 Adult Aquathlon
Wave 3 STK Triathlon (youngest to oldest)
Wave 4 Adult Triathlon
Refreshments 8:30
Awarding 9:30

Sunday, April 4, 2010


Event: The 16th Cheonan Duathlon
Date: 2010-04-04
Venue: Cheonan Independence Hall, Cheonan, South Korea
Organiser: KTF

Run 5km, Bike 25km, Run 5km
Aina is the champion for her category 12-15 years old.