Kim Chiu says that it was Jake Cuenca who signed her up for the athletic event.
Gerald Anderson wasn't able to hold back his excitement for returning oncscreen partner Kim Chiu's latesy endeavor.
The Ikaw Lang Ang Iibigin actor happily shared during their contract renewal that Kim is joining a duathlon next month.
"March 5 sasali sa duathlon. 5k run, 20k bike, 5k run. Abangan niyo yan March 5!" he shared.
Duathlons are athletic events that are composed of running and cycling.
"Ako na talaga ang sumagot sakanya. Lahat ng fans niya, Cavite. Sila po ni Jake Cuenca," he continued. Jake is their Ikaw Lang Ang Iibigin star along with Coleen Garcia.
Kim, meanwhile, was caught off guard by Gerald's gesture.
"Wala napo akong nasabi, 'yun napo talaga 'yun. Tinapos na niya lahat so kailangan ko talagang puntahan 'yun," she joked.
On a serious note, Kim clarified that she was really looking at joining such competitions this year.
"Pero hindi ko pa ina-announce kasi baka hindi ko pa magawa pero sinabi niya napo, so sige," she said.
How is she feeling that it's happening in less than a month?
"Siyempre kinakabahan kasi kita niyo naman ang braso ko ang payat payat ko na," she said. "So parang siyempre first time ko talagang sumali ng ganon and 'yun nagte-training ako since hindi pa kami masyadong nagte-taping 'yun ang ginagawa ko ngayon."
According to Kim it was actually jake who paved the way for her to join tahat duathlon as he was the one who signed her up for it.
"So sige gawin natin ganon. Tsaka for the role narin, for Ikaw Lang Ang Iibigin," she said.
Fans owho are eagerly waiting for the Kimerald reunion need not wait any further for their upcoming triathlon-themed soap.
"Nag-start na kami mag-taping. Nasa week three na ata kami. So kapag pinalabas na siya at least medyo matagal tagal narin kaming nagte-taping, " Gerald said.