Challenge Announces New Philippines Course

The Challenge Family has announced that it is adding Challenge Philippines to its 2014 lineup of events.

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The Challenge Family has announced that it is adding Challenge Philippines to its 2014 lineup of events. The race will take place in the water of Subic’s Ilanin Bay and on the rolling hills and coastal jungle forests of Subic Bay and Battan.

Challenge Philippines is the third Asian event of the globally expanding Challenge Family series of events. The half distance event scheduled for Feb. 22, 2014.

The Challenge Philippines course reflects the efforts by Challenge Philippines organisers, Endurance Entertainment Asia (EEA), to deliver the “best all around event experiences to the athletes and the Subic Bay and Bataan stakeholders.

“We deliberately looked on how to bring an iconic Challenge Philippines event to the area with the best economic impacts. From first contact to finishing line, we wanted a unique and completely new course designed by athletes for athletes and the best possible race experience; this was our desired objective,” said Dave Voth, EEA CEO.

“We are very pleased to have the very distinguished global event Challenge Philippines come to Subic Bay and feature our Freeport and former historic Naval Magazine area. We have long hosted many world-class events here and see Challenge Philippines a continuation of our strategy. The significant economic and global media impact is a benefit that will reach all within the Freeport area. We know the Challenge Philippines broadcast will reach millions of viewers around the world and have a positive effect on our entire Freeport. We know this will be a great success,” said Roberto V Garcia, Chairman and Administrator Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority Subic Bay Freeport Zone.

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