Go for Gold launches search to discover outstanding PH triathletes
MANILA, Philippines—Opening the door to new talents, Go for Gold Philippines has set up a series of races to discover the best athletes to be part of its growing team.
Top male and female competitors to emerge from the six races set for this year will be offered a contract to join Team Go for Gold, which is already supporting athletes from various sports.
“There is no shortcut toward success. But if your dream is to be part of Go For Gold Philippines, then this might be your time to shine,” said Go for Gold godfather Jeremy Go in a press conference Tuesday at Rudy Project at Uptown BGC.
The first race is the Go For Gold Sunrise Sprint in Cebu on April 28, a short distance triathlon featuring a 750-meter open-water swim and a 20km bike ride before finishing off with a 5km run.
The next stop is the Go For Gold SBR PH Aquaman at Vermosa Sports Hub on May 19 followed by the Go For Gold SBR PH Duaman in Nuvali on June 16.
The rest of the scheduled are as follows: Go For Gold Sunrise- Davao City (July 7), Go For Gold SBR PH Triman-Clark (July 28) and the Go For Gold Sunrise Sprint-Subic (November 4).
The 10 fastest clockings in both men and women during the SBR races and the Go For Gold Sunrise Sprint open category will be rewarded with corresponding points according to their order of finish.
“This program aims to encourage more young individuals to pursue excellence through sports,’’ said Go.
He added the winners, which will be announced after the Nov. 4 race, will receive a professional contract worth up to P100,000 plus a Storck bike and a specially crafted Go For Gold trophy. Celest Flores-Colina