LINGAYEN– The province witnessed intense competition some 300 triathletes from all over the country who joined expected to participate in the Northern Cement Corporation sponsored ‘TIGASIN’ triathlon on May 13-14.
The triathlon was ran along major thoroughfares of the Capital town during the weekend for the 3rd edition of Tigasin.
The event covered .75 and 1.5 km open water swimming on May 13 from 5-9 A.M. offshore El Puerto Marina in Lingayen town; and Olympic distance triathlon (1.5km swim, 40km bike and 10km run) and sprint distance (750m swim, 30km bike and 5km run) on May 14 from 4 A.M. to 12NN.
Traffic was rerouted on Maramba Boulevard, Alvear East St. and Avenida Rizal West St. for the sprint component of the triathlon. Swimming was held offshore Capitol beachfront while biking was staged mainly at the Capitol Baywalk.
Provincial officials led by Governor Amado I. Espino, III graced the triathlon event’s awarding ceremonies held at the Provincial Training and Development Center on May 14 in the afternoon. (PIO/MGNO)