Triathletes from Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao are in the city for tomorrow’s 2nd Dumaguete Triathlon which coincides with the 71st charter anniversary of the city.
City tourism officer Jacque Veloso Antonio said a total of 205 triathletes from different provinces are competing in the event.
The swim course will be at the Escano beach, the Sprint of one loop is 750 meters long while the standard is composed of two loops at 1,500 meters
For the bike, the sprint is 20 kilometers going to Bacong and back while the standard is twice the same route.
On the sprint, one loop is 5 kilometers and standard course is 10 kilometers.
Antonio said safety of the athletes is the number one concern of the city and they are appealing to the public to ensure this.
She appealed to the spectators to respect road closures that will be imposed tomorrow and to keep their cars parked inside their properties instead in the sidewalks to keep the road clear for the bikers and runners.
She also requested pet owners to keep their pets indoors during race.
Antonio enjoins Dumaguetenos to cheer for the triathletes when they passed by their houses and stores but they should stay away from the roads.*
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