Registered participants for PauPau 5150 now at 40

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As the Paupau 5150 Taga Triathlon set for May 29 fast approaches, 40 individuals have committed to the participating in the event as of yesterday.

According to the Triathlon Association of the CNMI registration page, 40 individuals have already officially registered for the event that will feature a 1.5-km swim, 40-km bike, and 10-km run.

For those still interested in participating, registration for the event officially ends today.

The swim route will be two laps out and back to the triangle buoy off Paupau Beach and the bike route will be two laps from Paupau Beach to Seafix Inc., while the run will be from Paupau Beach to east of Last Command Post.

The Olympic-distance triathlon will have several categories including individual male, individual female, and team relay men/women/mixed. The race will have a 6am start time.

The Top 3 finishers will receive cash prizes while the top overall for each age group will receive medals. Everyone who completes the course will also earn finisher’s T-shirt.

Registration is $70 for individuals and $210 for team relay. Registration fee includes T-shirt and entrance to the awarding banquet that will be held at Kensington Hotel.

TRAC is using the Paupau 5150 Taga Triathlon to raise funds to prepare CNMI triathletes as well as help in hosting the triathlon/aquathlon event for the 2022 Pacific Mini Games. Kensington Hotel and Michelob Ultra are the sponsors of the Paupau 5150 Taga Triathlon.

The Paupau 5150 Taga Triathlon registration and more details are available at triathloncnmi.org or at https://www.webscorer.com/register?raceid=234099.

Kimberly B. Esmores | Reporter
Kimberly Albiso Bautista has covered a wide range of news beats, including the community, housing, crime, and more. She now covers sports for the Saipan Tribune. Contact her at kimberly_bautista@saipantribune.com.
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