Nationality : Philippines Frank "The Legend" Lacson, a.k.a. Helty Almusal, turned age 50 in 2013. Known as the Father of Philippines Triathlon to many, he has been actively participating in Triathlon races since 1983 and is still racing as we speak. Proving age is not a factor when ones heart is set to a goal.
He was the 1st Filipino Triathlete, 1st Philippine National Champion 1992, 1st Filipino who has won in 5 age divisions (locally), 5 year member of Philippine Triathlon Team, 30+ years Triathlon veteran, and 123 Triathlon Career finishes & counting.
2012 1st, Sibit Sibit Open water swim 2007 3rd, 1st Subik Subik Open Water Challenge CYCLING 1993 1st, Makati Summer Sports, Executive A Div 1993 1st, St Lukes Cycling Classic III CCP Complex to Batulao, Advance Div 1993 4th, 5th Yakult Summer Cycling Festival Luneta to Nasugbu, Sports Cat 1992 2nd, 4th Yakult Summer Cycling Festival Baclaran to Nasugbu,Sports Cat 1992 2nd, 1st Interclub Criterium Race FTI Bicutan Paranaque 1992 6th, Khumbela "Heat of the battle" CCP Complex to Tagaytay 1991 3rd, Ginsana Road Race Cycling Classic CCP Complex to Puerto Azul Sports Cat ATHLETICS- Road 2013 10th, Subic International Marathon 42K 2012 4th, Lion's Run 16K 2012 4th, 1st IBP Zambales Chapter 16K Subic Bay 2012 5th, Independence Day run 10K Subic Bay 2010 1hr 35min, QC International Marathon 2008 47min 10sec, Subic Marathon Legacy Run 10K Subic Bay 2008 41st Subic Marathon 42K Subic Bay 2006 13th, 30th Milo Marathon 21K Subic Bay 2004 9th, Phil Red Cross Race for Humanity 10Km 2004 42min 20sec, 28th Milo Marathon, 10K Metro Manila 2003 4hrs 1min, 27th Milo Marathon, 42k Manila 2003 11th, 1st Laguna Marathon 42K, San Pedro, Laguna 2003 12th, 20K Milo Marathon, Olongapo 1994 1st, 11th Runnex 10 km, UP Diliman 1994 1st, Tutuban Summer Sports Festival, Senior Category 5 km 1993 2nd, 10th Runnex 10 km, UP Diliman 1993 1st, 17th National Milo Marathon 20 Km , Executive Div 1993 1st, Hyatt Valentine 5 km, Pasay City 1992 2nd, Pharmaton RP Masters Series 10km 1992 1st, 16th National Milo Marathon 20 Km , Executive Div 1991 2nd, 15th National Milo Marathon 20 Km, Executive Div TRIATHLON
2013 1st, Safeguard 5150, Subic Bay, 50-54 age group
2013 2nd, Ironman 70.3 Cebu, 50-54 age group course PR 2013 1st, Century Tuna 5150, Subic Zambales 45-49 age group course 2012 1st, White Rock Triathlon, Subic Zambales 45-49 age group 2012 11th, Ironman 70.3 Cebu, 45-49 age group 2012 2nd, Century Tuna 5150, Subic Zambales 45-49 age group 2011 1st, White Rock Triathlon, Subic Zambales 45-49 age group 2011 4th (2nd local), Ironman 70.3 Camsur, 45-49 age group 2010 1st, Tri-Unilab White Rock,Subic Zambales 45-49 age group 2010 5th (3rd local), Ironman 70.3 Camsur, 45-49 age group 2009 2nd, White Rock Triathlon, Subic Zambales 45-50 age group 2009 5th (1st local), Ironman 70.3 Camsur, 45-50 age group 2007 2nd, White Rock Triathlon, Subic Zambales 40-45 age group 2007 2nd, ITU-BG Junior Camp Sprint Tri, SBMA Overall Age Group 2007 2nd, 1st Iba Zambales Triathlon 40-45 age group 2006 ITU O2 Long Distance SBMA, Zambales Team Relay 1st Runner Up 2006 White Rock Triathlon, Subic Zambales Team Relay Team Champions 2005 SEA Games Test Race SBMA, Zambales Team Relay Team Champions 2005 White Rock Triathlon, Subic Zambales Team Relay Team Champions 2004 White Rock Triathlon, Subic Zambales Team Relay Team Champions 2003 13th, Enduraman Triathlon, Subic Bay, Zambales 2002 5th, 1st Philippine Ironman, Matabungkay Batangas 1998 2nd, Everyman sprint Triathlon series, Ateneo De Manila 30-35 agegrp 1997 1st, Subic Bay Half Ironman, Relay team Categ(swimmer) 1996 4th, 1st Philippine Half Ironman, Matabungkay Batangas 1995 2nd, "Araw ng Kalayaan" Duathlon, Ayala Alabang 1991 1st, Nike Triathlon, Marbella Resort, Ternate Cavite 1985 2nd, 1st Annual Chaffey College Sprint Triathlon, Ca USA DUATHLON 2012 1st, Asian Duathlon Championship Subic Bay Freeport 45-49 age group NATIONAL EVENTS 2013 1st, 20th Subic International Triathlon 50-54 age group 2013 2nd, National AG Triathlon Subic 50-54 age group 2012 2nd, 19th Subic Bay International Triathlon 46-50 age group 2011 3rd, 18th Subic Bay International Triathlon 46-50 age group 2010 2nd, 17th Subic Bay International Triathlon 46-50 age group 2009 2nd, 16th Subic Bay International Triathlon 46-50 age group 2008 5th, O3 Asian ITU Long Distance Triathlon 40-49 age group 2008 3rd, 15th Subic Bay International Triathlon 40-45 age group 2007 3rd, 2nd O2 Long Distance Triathlon 40-45 age group 2007 1st, 14th Subic Bay International Triathlon 40-45 age group 2006 3rd, 13th Subic Bay International Triathlon Team Division Team Herbalife 2005 4th, 11th Subic Bay International Triathlon 40-45 age group 2004 4th, Asian Triathlon Championship. 40-45 age group 2003 10th Subic Bay International Triathlon 1997 2nd, 5th Subic Bay International Triathlon, 30-39 age grp & Asian Championship, Subic Bay 1996 2nd, 4rth Subic Bay International Triathlon, 30-39 age grp 1995 1st, 3rd Subic Bay International Triathlon , 30-39 age grp 1994 3rd, 2nd Subic Bay International Triathlon, National Div 1993 2nd, 1st Subic Bay International Triathlon, National Div 1993 5th, 2nd National Triathlon Championship, Puerto Azul Resort, Ternate Cavite 1992 1st, 1st National Triathlon Championship. Puerto Azul Resort, Ternate Cavite REGIONAL EVENTS 1996 Cebu Gatorade Invitational, Plantation Bay Resort, Mactan Island, Cebu 1994 2nd, Davao City "Araw ng Davao Festival "Triathlon
INTERNATIONAL EVENTS (National team member)
1996 5th Asian Triathlon Championship, Madras India 1995 4rth Asian Triathlon Championship, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia 1994 3rd Asian Triathlon Championship, Cheju Island, Korea 1993 2nd Asian Triathlon Championship, Tianjin China
Hobbies : PC Games and IT, cross country ski, ice speed skating, and Kayaking Vision : "To change the nutritional habits of the world and save lives through that."