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.

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