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Penong’s 5i50 Triathlon | February 23, 2020

Penong’s Barbecue Seafood & Grill holds its second race on February 23, 2020, at the Hijo Resorts Davao in Tagum City, Davao del Norte! Enjoy the exciting new venue which is an eco-agritourism destination that relies on its natural landscape to increase awareness of the beauty of nature and promotes sustainable tourism and nature conservation.

QUICK FACTS

WHAT: Penong’s 5i50 Triathlon
WHEN: February 23, 2020
WHERE: Hijo Resorts Davao in Tagum City, Davao del Norte
ORGANIZER: Sunrise Events Inc.

EVENT DETAILS

After its debut on the national stage last year, with the holding of the 2019 Penong’s 5i50 Davao, Penong’s Barbecue Seafood & Grill holds its second race on February 23, 2020, this time at the Hijo Resorts Davao in Tagum City, Davao del Norte

Penong’s owner Ma. Teresa Regis said she appreciates the change in the venue which will showcase the beauty of Davao del Norte before the world.

“I am excited, of course. I grew up in (Barangay) Madaum (which is a few minutes away from Hijo Resorts Davao) and it’s a good idea for us to showcase before the triathletes, their families and friends that there are nice places (in Davao Province) other than Davao (City).

The swim course starts at the beautiful beach of Hijo Resorts Davao with participants swimming in the pristine waters of Davao Gulf.

The multi-loop bike course takes the participants around the beautiful roads of Tagum City which are lined with picturesque palm trees and traverse expansive plantations. A challenging run course goes through scenic coastal areas and to the finish line in Hijo Resorts Davao.

“And it’s a whole new experience to the triathletes. Same racecourse (will present) less challenge but with our new race (course) a different experience and challenge awaits,” said Regis.

She added that the new and improved course presents participants with a fresh adventure and an opportunity to experience the natural beauty of Davao del Norte. And she expects a bigger field than last year.

“More participants because of our new and better racecourse. The race (sometimes) is dependent on the weather. (I’m) praying that the weather will cooperate,” said Regis.

Being a family of athletes the Penong’s owner said she and her children will again participate in the race.

“Yes, we will (join the race). But this time I am thinking of doing sprint (if my work schedule permits),” said Regis.

Penong’s 5i50 Triathlon will be followed by the Alveo IRONMAN 70.3 Presented by Petron on March 22 in Davao; the Century Tuna full IRONMAN Presented by Big Boss Cement to be held June 7 in Subic Bay Philippines; the Sun Life 5i50 Triathlon on July 12 in Bohol; and the Regent Aguila IRONMAN 70.3 Presented by Philam Vitality to be held August 9 in Cebu.

Sunrise Events completes its 2020 calendar with the Black Arrow Express 5i50 Triathlon October 25 in Subic Bay.

RACECOURSE

The 1.5-kilometer triangular clockwise swim course will start at the Hijo Resorts beach with a 530-meter stretch then turning right to the 470-meter part of the course. Participants will make the final right turn taking them to the 500-meter part of the course. After completing the swim, participants will exit the boat ramp, and enter transition at the baseball field.

The 40-kilometer bike course will start upon exiting Hijo Resorts towards the main highway. Participants will head to the Daang Maharlika making a right turn heading to Tagum City. Participants will then reach the first turnaround at KM 20. They will then head back north to make the third and final turnaround at KM 29.2. Participants will then ride towards Hijo Resorts for the transition.

The 10-kilometer run course will start as they exit the transition area and head south inside Hijo Resorts property across the bridge. They will pass the tourist center and the main resort. Participants will make the first turnaround at KM 3 and run back North for turnaround 2 at KM 5. They head south and make the final turnaround at KM 7 before heading north across the bridge and run towards the finish line at the baseball field.

REGISTRATION

Registration Fees

Individual Entry Fees
Early bird entry 1 Oct 2019 – 31 Oct 2019 (Closed) $150 +8% Active Fee = $162
Regular entry 1 Nov, 2019 – 31 January, 2020 $175 +8% Active Fee = $189
Late entry 1 Feb, 2020 – onwards $195 +8% Active Fee = $210.6
Team Entry Fee
Early bird entry 1 Oct 2019 – 31 Oct 2019 (Closed) $180 +8% Active Fee = $194.4
Regular entry 1 Nov, 2019 – 31 January, 2020 $225 +8% Active Fee = $243
Late entry 1 Feb, 2020 – onwards $245 +8% Active Fee = $264.6

Registration Venues

Click here: https://endurancecui.active.com/new/events/64735651/select-race?e4p=c1091549-9a94-4973-89b1-d191169bbbb9&e4ts=1578631192&e4q=7935dc86-caa8-4c76-9b0b-2d88380aa439&e4c=active&e4e=snawe00000000&e4h=5edec6040f272992fe35018a09be7b54&locale=en_GB&e4rt=Safetynet&_p=44705228958670595

All prices are in USD

Entries will close on 16 February, 2020 if maximums are not reached earlier.

Important Information:

All athletes must complete the onsite Check-In procedure by Check-In close on Saturday 22 February 2020.  Any athlete who does not Check-In by this time will not be eligible to race. Please refer to the event schedule for full details.

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