The 4th Annual Hacienda Tres Rios Triathlon

Hacienda-Tres-Rios-triathlon-4On Sunday, Sunset World Resorts & Vacation Experiences, the leader in Mexico timeshares, hosted their 4th annual Hacienda Tres Rios Triathlon. Over 400 athletes participated in the event including local resident Marcos Velazquez, a visually impaired athlete training for the World Triathlon ITU 2014 in Edmonton, Canada.

In preparation for the race, all participants were invited to attend a rally the day before on May 17th. At this event, athletes received race t-shirts and supplies featuring the theme of “Accept the Challenge”. Souvenirs and supplies were distributed by a variety of vendors including: Yantra, Hospiten, Electrolite, ADT, Info Vital, Energy Fitness, Elite Cyclery, A de Coco, Elite Lockers, Cristal, jazzercise®, Powerade®, TravelBook, and Zoom Photoshop.

On the day of the race, ages 16 and up participated in the triathlon. The traditional spring included swimming 750 meters, cycling 20 kilometers, and running 5 kilometers.

For the first time, children between the ages of 6 and 15 years old also had the opportunity to participate. To accommodate different skill levels, children were separated four different categories by age.

Afterwards, Sunset World Resorts & Vacation Experience hosted the awards ceremony and a “Celebrate the Challenge” party. Hosted at the Hacienda Tres Rios resort, the after party featured music, drinks, and food to celebrate the athletes and their achievements. Guests also enjoyed the resorts’ beach access and three rivers of Tres Rios Nature Park.
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