TriFactor, a brand synonymous with exceptional triathlon experiences, launching it’s 2024 Asia championship in Philippines Subic Bay that saw more than 87% returning athletes. This event marked the launch of the TriFactor Destination Triathlon Series, and it exceeded all expectations.

TriFactor Philippines showcased unity, community, and sportsmanship against the stunning Subic Bay backdrop. The Event is co-organised by Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority and GoClark Event together with it’s supporting sponsors.

Witnessed by Ms Jem Camba from Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority, this event’s unique significance in promoting tourism and sportsmanship couldn’t be clearer. TriFactor roared back with energy, promising more in the future.

Championing Athletic Excellence: Notable among the triumphs of the TriFactor Phillippines Triathlon 2024 is the triumph of Norte, Stawicki and Santiago Bag Age Group.


Banjo Norte was the first overall men’s finisher and took top honors at the age group all-stars men’s open category, finishing in 2:15:13 on the strength of his race-best 1:04:49 bike split.

Rhia Stawicki was the first overall women’s finisher and dominated the age group all-stars women’s open category. Stawicki finished in 2:27:55 in a wire-to-wire victory, producing the women’s best splits of the day in all triathlon legs.

In the men’s age group masters category, Elmer Santiago capitalized on his category-best run split of 48:38 to come from behind and win in 2:29:08.

Juan Miguel Tayag won the junior elite division in the sprint distance category with a time of 1:06:38.

Stawicki commented, “The competition was tough, and every athlete brought their best to the course. It’s an honor to win in TriFactor Triathlon Philippines. A big thank you to the organizers and sponsors for putting together such a fantastic event.”

More than 800 participants converged at Subic Bay this weekend for the Pho3nix Kids Philippines and TriFactor Philippines events. It reaffirmed Subic Bay’s status as the Triathlon Capital of the Philippines.

“This is an amazing start to our 2024 TriFactor Asian championship race in Subic where we welcome participants from 17 countries to race across 3 race formats. A very special thanks to Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority for the unwavering trust and support to host our TriFactor championship event and to our partner GoClark Events and all sponsors that make this event into an iconic TriFactor triathlon event within the Republic of Philippines,” added Elvin Ting, TriFactor Asia CEO.

The event featured a 1.5 km swim in Subic Bay’s harbor, a 40 km bike ride through the coastal freeport, and a hot 10 km multi-run along the waterfront road, which tested the endurance and skill of every participant. It also catered a sprint category for beginners and intermediate athletes.

Scott Frankland, an athlete representing United Kingdom commented via Facebook, “”My first ever triathlon today… I have no comparison with others but this was amazing! I loved it! Great service and organisation! You should be very proud of this event! I will return!!!”

Race Director and organizer Jumbo Tayag reflected on the event’s success, stating, “We are thrilled with the turnout and the level of competition at this year’s TriFactor Triathlon.

Other category Winners are: Isaiah Del Rosario (Male 18-24), Jigo Libiran (Male 25-29), Lennart, Reiners (Male 30-34), Raymund Velasco (Male 35-39), Edgar Puruganan (Male 40-44), Edward Agdamag (Male, 45-49), Levy Ang (Male 50-54), Noel Mondero (Male 55-59), Angelito Bolina (Male 60+) Faith Garcia (Female 30-39), Kriska Sto. Domingo (Female 35-39), Patricia Anne Castillo (Female 40-44), Rena Marte (Female 45-49), Celma Hitalia (Female 50+).

TriFactor’s Commitment: CEO of TriFactor, Elvin Ting, expressed his elation, “The success of the TriFactor Phillippines 2024 is a testament to the indomitable spirit of the triathlon community and the breathtaking beauty of Subic Bay. We anticipate the arrival of many more such spectacular events in the Destination Triathlon Series, scheduled to grace scenic locations across the region.” This event was not just a celebration of athleticism but also a reflection of the power of community and giving back. It has set the bar high for the forthcoming races in the TriFactor Destination Triathlon Series.

TriFactor remains steadfast in its mission to empower athletes, nurture community, and create extraordinary experiences in breathtaking destinations. This resounding success paves the path for many more memorable events in the years ahead. We would like to extend our heartfelt gratitude to our co-organizers, supporters, sponsors, participants, and our esteemed ambassadors for their role in making this event a resounding success.

For additional information about TriFactor and upcoming events, please visit www.TriFactor.Asia.


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