Monday, August 4, 2014

Challenge Philippines Triathlon set for CamSur, Subic Bay, & Bataan

With Challenge Philippines' resounding success in Subic Bay and Bataan last February, it is no surprise that they are now preparing for a new race called Challenge CamSur.
Challenge Philippines 2015 Set
Challenge Philippines 2015 Set
Challenge Philippines 2014

Challenge Philippines Triathlon
Challenge Philippines Triathlon
Challenge Philippines earlier this year showcased over 729 athletes from 38 countries. Triathletes from different walks of life, including two crown princes of Bahrain, competed in the inaugural race.

25 of the world’s fastest pro triathletes participated in Challenge Philippines competing for two million pesos, the largest prize purse in Asia. Among them are Australia’s Michael Murphy and other current world champions.

Challenge Camsur 2015

Set on June 14, 2015 for Camarines Sur, Challenge Camsur is pattered after the original Challenge Philippines Triathlon which will also be held in Subic Bay and Bataan on February. 21, 2015.

The launch a few days ago at 55 Events Place in Quezon City was led by Leverage Sports Asia Chief Executive Officer David Voth.
We are honored to welcome Challenge CamSur as part of the Challenge Philippine’s Family of races. Camsur has a rich tradition and legacy in the sport of Philippine triathlons… With the passion and warmth always evident from the people of Camarines Sur supporting our athletes, it’s just amazing,” said David Voth, CEO of Leverage Sports Asia and chairman of Challenge Philippines Race.
Challenge Philippines Camsur Press Conference
Challenge Philippines Camsur Press Conference
Challenge Family, owner of the global triathlon series of long and half distance races, is known worldwide for giving the most iconic and beautiful race locations. This is exemplified with the announcement of the new Challenge CamSur.

Camarines Sur Governor Miguel Viallafuerte and father Lray Viallafuerte also gave delivered their messages in the press conference.
We in the province of CamSur are proud to be part of the Challenge Family Global Series and we are looking forward to host the CamSur Challenge triathlon next year as a banner event of Challenge Philippines,” CamSur Gov. Miguel Luis Villafuerte said. “Being the host of the first major international triathlon event sanctioned by the World Triathlon Corporation in the country in 2009, and this was for three consecutive years until 2011, our contribution to the growth of triathlon in the Philippines is substantive. This has established for us a solid international reputation in terms of hosting world-class triathlon events.
Villafuerte pointed out that Camsur holds a unique draw when it comes to hosting such international sporting events.
There is strong government support and we are able to offer a complete and integrated package… To add to all these is the enthusiasm and involvement of the local residents who go out as early as 4 a.m. and line the race routes to cheer for the competitors,” Villfuerte shared.
Triathlon: Swim, Bike, & Run

Challenge Camsur Details

Hubble Multisport Inc. Director Julian Paolo Tayag, Yellow Cab Pizza Co. Chief Operating Offcier Roy Quejada, Eric Imperio, Kennet Romero, Anna Stroh, and international triathlon athlete Michael Murphy also graced the event.
Being part of the Challenge Family provides an ideal platform to continue our objectives established over a decade ago, but with a wider reach… I am very delighted to have Yellow Cab on board as a Title Sponsor of the Challenge Brand in Philippines. Having supported Triathlon since 2008, having Yellow Cab as part of the Family is a wonderful match”, Challenge Director Jumbo Tayag said.
The new title sponsorship with Yellow Cab Co. for Challenge Philippines and Challenge Camsur, with an initial term of 3 years, will begin immediately. The famous pizza chain has been a long-time supporter of triathlon by supporting its own team, Team Yellow Cab, and many sport development programs, including its support of Challenge Philippines in 2014 as an official partner.
Challenge CamSur
Challenge CamSur is Ready

The Challenge Philippines Brand and Yellow Cab share a certain status in the market.  Only a few can be a triathlete, but a lot of people are aspiring to be one.  Similar to Yellow Cab, customers sees the brand as aspirational, a brand that you want to be associated with,” said Roy Quejada, chief operating officer of Yellow Cab Co.
After registration, all athletes will get the chance to win a year-round season pass to select Challenge Family races including a coveted race kit to Challenge Roth in 2015. The promotion will run for a limited time only. Athletes may register and join through
"The 2014 Challenge Philippines race course in Bataan was proclaimed by many around the world as being the ‘World's Toughest Course.’ Our goal for Challenge Camsur is to design and deliver one of the fastest courses in Asia," Voth said.
Sports Manila
Sports Manila with Governor Migs Villafuerte, Lray Villafuerte, and Int'l Triathlon Athlete Michael Murphy
Challenge CamSur Fast
Challenge CamSur "Fast"

Challenge CamSur
Challenge CamSur
Know more about Challenge Philippines and Challenge Camsur at their website and Facebook page.

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