Celebrities Paul Jake Castillo and Bubbles Paraiso took time off their schedules last month to participate in a triathlon held at Subic Bay Free Port Zone.
They were with Philippine elite triathlete Edward Vince Jared Macalalad, crowned male 18-24 champion; Banjo Norte, who bagged first place in the Male 25 to 29 age group; and Karen Manayon, who bagged the win in the female 18 to 24 category.
Other Standard Distance age-group champions of the My Daily Collagen triathlon were Cianyl Gonzales (25-29), Lyllian Grace Banzon and Lorin-Pedro Balandreau (30-34), Ronald Molit (35-39), Nylah Bautista and Jeff Valdez (40-44), Bic Ferreria and Romeo Marquez (45-49), Peter Gonzalez (50-54), Rune Stroem (55-59), and Josef Guetta (60-above).
The champions on the Sprint Distance (750 m swim – 18 km bike – 5 km run) contests were Marielle Estreba and Josh Angelo Averion (15-19), Austine Morfe (20-29), Princess Que and Melvin Benzon (30-39), Ana Cristina Abanico and Ranvel Eriko Rufino (40-49), Margaret Koa Cheng (Female 50-above), and Ruben Ercilla (Male 50-59).
Cebu City Rider Omega Tri Team won as the fastest triathlon team in the standard distance race, followed by Team Sante Barley and Herbalife Team, respectively. The relay category champions were Team Salada (Family), Cebu City Rider Omega Tri Team (Mixed), Prito Fam (All-Female), and Team Balon Dagupan (All-Male).