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Run, Swim, and Conquer in the Second Edition of Sun Life PH's Aquathlon

When we talk of Sun Life's fitness activities, what comes first in our mind is the annual Sunpiology Race which involves running and biking. The said race grows further making it one of the most anticipated and the largest celebrity races in the country. It even split into two parts, the Sunpiology Duo highlighting the bike and run enthusiasts.   

But this October, Sun Life PH brings back another exciting race for the swimmers. This is called the Sun Life Aquathlon.

Now on its second year, Sun Life Philippines teams up with BikeKing Philippines for the Sun Life Aquathlon. The event will be on October 14, 2018 at the Vermosa Sports Hub in Imus, Cavite.

The said event will mark the conclusion of the first ever aquathlon series in the Philippines, thus the tag "Series Championship."


The race is divided into different categories. There is a solo category called the petite wherein the racer will exercise both his/her capacity to run and swim. And of course if you want to run only or swim only, you can still join choosing the Relay category. 

Yes, the event is open for both male and female athletes. But of course, they can also teamup for a relay division.

Let's check now the details of the race:

Categories and Distances: 

        Male / Female 7-8             100 Meter Swim, 600 Meter Run
        Male / Female 9-10           100 Meter Swim, 600 Meter Run
        Male / Female 11-12         300 Meter Swim, 2.2 Km Run
        Male / Female 13-14         300 Meter Swim, 2.2 Km Run
        Male / Female 15-17         500 Meter Swim, 5 Km Run
        Male / Female
        18 & Above Standard       500m Swim – 5km Run
                                                  Petite: 300m Swim – 3km Run
                                                  Relay: 500m Swim – 5km Run
                                                  Relay Swim: 10 years old minimum
                                                  Relay Run: 14 years old minimum
 
The solo or the petite category covers all age groups. But for the relay, it offers only the Standard.

For more details and to register to the race, just visit this official site: BikeKing Philippines.

Meanwhile,  check out some of the photos below during the event's presscon held at the Sun Life PH office:






 "The demand for multisport races in the country has been growing significantly over the years, and Sun Life is happy to nurture the Filipinos' interest to become fitter and healthier through sports, this is definitely aligned with our thrust of helping Filipinos live healthier lives,"  shared by Mylene Lopa, the Sun Life Chief Marketing Officer during the launch.

"The success of last year's Aquathlon, which attracted a total of 422 racers, has been truly inspiring and we look forward to offering another exciting race to this year's participants,"  Lopa added.

The Bloggers During The #SunLifePHAquathlon Presscon

Runner Rocky is Set to Conquer the Race

Over a Cup of Coffee After the Presscon

Yours truly Runner Rocky and two of the members of Team Runner Rocky will join the race. We will conquer the relay category. We will definitely see you on the event day!

So start training now and register. Together, let's take part in another sports and fitness event from #SunLifePH. Let's go! 09/11/2018 (Runner Rocky)


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