It is all systems go for the 2012 Pico Tri Invitational, Pico de Loro Beach and Country Club’s biggestsporting event of the season. Set on March 31, triathletes and sports enthusiasts are all gearing up to be at the panoramic terrain and seascapes of Pico de Loro Cove in Hamilo Coast, Batangas which will serve as a backdrop as they swim, bike and run for the ultimate endurance test.
The by-invitation triathlon organized by the famed Ironman finisher, Raul Cuevas, brings to life Hamilo Coast and Pico de Loro’s exceptional active lifestyle offerings with an event that highlights the dynamic experience members and guests can have within this exceptional coastal destination.
An annual milestone activity of Pico de Loro Beach & Country Club, Pico Tri Invitational started in 2011 and is envisioned as a premier sporting activity locally and regionally.It is expected to draw some 200 participants including local &foreign triathletes and award-winning triathlon legends, Matt Ohalloran of Canada; Jurgen Zack and KatjaRabe of Germany; Fredrik Croneborg of Switzerland; Melvin Wong of Singapore, and Ali Flitch from Australia. Filipinos, Augusto Benedicto and Carlo Pedrigosa, who carved their names in this endurance sport, will also give participants a run for their money.
Local teams are currently doing practice races at Pico de Loro Cove with the supervision of in-house sports and recreation consultants, Dan Brown and Ani de Leon-Brown, renowned triathletes and endurance sport honchos. This 1.2 km swim, 35 km bike and 8 km run will give participants first-hand experience of the active coastal lifestyle that Pico de Loro Cove has to offer.