TRAP is the national governing body for Triathlon in the Philippines. It is accredited by World Triathlon, the International Federation for the sport of Triathlon and multisport in the world.
TRAP is also a member of Asia Triathlon, the Continental Federation, which gave Triathlon Association of the Philippines "developed status" in its 2014 and 2015 members evaluation in the areas of technical officiating, coaches development, and athlete development.
On February 27, 2018, TRAP was awarded as the National Sports Association of the Year at the Philippine Sportswriters Association Annual Awards, citing the gold medal finishes of Team Philippines in Men's and Women's Triathlon events at the 2017 South East Asian Games in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Last December 10, 2020, TRAP was also recognized as Sports Tourism Association of the Year at the 4th Philippine Sports Tourism Awards.