Ramos, Garcia share 5150 Davao honors
With a dominant performance from water to land, Joshua Ramos on Sunday ran away with the Penong’s 5150 Davao title in Tagum City where KC Joy Garcia had to dig deep to complete a come-from-behind win on the women’s side.
The ace from Baguio Benguet Triathlon got out of the water first and was completely unchallenged in the 1.5-kilometer swim, 40-km bike and 10-km run spectacle, clocking two hours, four minutes and 47 seconds with Lucian Alejo checking in second for the overall championship.
Alejo timed 2:12:35, nipping Jethro Ramos by close to a minute for second place even as Garcia had an overall clocking of 2:43:15 to win over Lourdes Ramos, who timed 2:46.47.
Kriska Sto. Domingo was third in 2:49.40.
Sharing the podium were Go for Gold Sunrise Sprint overall winners Matthew Hermosa and Nicole del Rosario, who timed 1:02.55 and 1:18.57, respectively, over a 750-meter open water swim, 20-km bike and 5-km run course.
Team Happy Life Tri Team, meanwhile, took the all-relay men title in 2:08.11, nipping Team Mind over Miles by 17 seconds, with Team Davao Metro Shuttle Trivengers placing third in 2:11.13.Team Davao Metro Shuttle Avengers/MZ Farm topped the all-relay women side in 2:55.20, also in close fashion as Team Metro Shuttle Trivengers clocked 2:55.33.