Century Tuna Ironman 70.3


About Subic Bay, Philippines

Bounded on three sides by a mountain range, and endowed with a deep natural harbor, Subic Bay was once the home base of the U.S. naval forces in the Pacific. It was America's largest naval installation outside the United States, until it was turned over to the Philippine government in 1992.

All that sand and sea have not gone to waste, as Subic Bay is now a premier holiday destination for visitors from all over the world. They come for its pristine beaches, first-rate amenities and friendly services. In fact the waters and beaches of Subic Bay feature attractions for all types of folks: miles of fine sand and calm waters for beach lovers and picnickers, spectacular corals and underwater fauna for divers and snorkelers, mysterious sunken wrecks for history aficionados, and even choice spots for a relaxing afternoon of fly fishing.

But there's more to Subic Bay than sun-drenched shores. Its blessed location at the foothills of the Zambales mountain range has given it lush tracts of preserved tropical forest, which have become favorite venues for eco-tourism activities and sports events. U.S. Marines used to hone their jungle-survival skills in these mountains, trained by local indigenous people called the Aetas who have learned to live in harmony with their natural environment.

Subic Bay is one of the best places to train and tri in the Philippines.



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COURSE

The 1.9 kilometer swim will start and end in Acea Beach in Subic Bay. T1 will be right across the swim exit at Acea Subic Nay Parking. The 90 km bike course will take participants in the different roads and highways in and out of the area. Participants will then head towards Subic Bay Exhibition and Convention Center (SBECC) where T2 will be located.  The run will be heading towards the New Container Terminal (NCT), heading back to SBECC for the finish line.

   
  
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    The 1.9 kilometer swim will start and end in Acea Beach in Subic Bay. The counter clockwise swim course is divided into 800 meters, 100 meters and 1000 meters, heading to the swim exit on the same beach.  From ACEA Beach athletes will run towards Acea Parking lot for Transition 1. Participants will grab their bikes and mount on San Bernardo road.  To start the bike leg portion of the course participants, turn right on the road and a sharp left heading to Argonaut.      Transition 1   From Acea Beach participants will run towards the parking lot for Transition 1. Participants will grab their bikes and mount on San Bernardo road. To start the bike leg portion of the course, participants turn left on the road and make a sharp right heading to the entrance of the Airport runway.

FEB 24 UPDATE!!! 

The 1.9 kilometer swim will start and end in Acea Beach in Subic Bay. The counter clockwise swim course is divided into 800 meters, 100 meters and 1000 meters, heading to the swim exit on the same beach.  From ACEA Beach athletes will run towards Acea Parking lot for Transition 1. Participants will grab their bikes and mount on San Bernardo road.  To start the bike leg portion of the course participants, turn right on the road and a sharp left heading to Argonaut.

Transition 1

From Acea Beach participants will run towards the parking lot for Transition 1. Participants will grab their bikes and mount on San Bernardo road. To start the bike leg portion of the course, participants turn left on the road and make a sharp right heading to the entrance of the Airport runway.

   
  
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    Participants will use the long runway of the Airport heading out to Argonaut highway, turn right at Rizal Highway then turn left to Subic–Tipo Expressway. They will then bike all the way to Tipo Exit and enter the roads of SCTEX (Subic–Tarlac Expressway).   From SCTEX participants will head to the turn–around at Florida Blanca Interchange, make a turn–around then head back to Tipo gate. Participants will then enter Subic Bay, using the Subic Tipo Expressway heading back to Rizal Highway and Argonaut Highway heading to SBECC (Subic Bay Convention Center).  Upon entry to SBECC, they will head to the parking lot for Transition 2, rack their bikes and start the 21km run.

Participants will use the long runway of the Airport heading out to Argonaut highway, turn right at Rizal Highway then turn left to Subic–Tipo Expressway. They will then bike all the way to Tipo Exit and enter the roads of SCTEX (Subic–Tarlac Expressway). 

From SCTEX participants will head to the turn–around at Florida Blanca Interchange, make a turn–around then head back to Tipo gate. Participants will then enter Subic Bay, using the Subic Tipo Expressway heading back to Rizal Highway and Argonaut Highway heading to SBECC (Subic Bay Convention Center).

Upon entry to SBECC, they will head to the parking lot for Transition 2, rack their bikes and start the 21km run.

   
  
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    The 21km Run will start from SBECC, participants will run out towards the roads of Efficiency Ave heading to a road which exits Binictican Drive. Exiting Binictican drive participants will head to Maritan Road heading to Causeway Road. Participants will head to Argonaut Highway passing through the airport. They will head to ACEA for the turnaround point. From the turnaround participants will follow the same route heading back to SBECC. Once inside SBECC participants will head to the entrance of the compound for the finish line of the race.

The 21km Run will start from SBECC, participants will run out towards the roads of Efficiency Ave heading to a road which exits Binictican Drive. Exiting Binictican drive participants will head to Maritan Road heading to Causeway Road. Participants will head to Argonaut Highway passing through the airport. They will head to ACEA for the turnaround point. From the turnaround participants will follow the same route heading back to SBECC. Once inside SBECC participants will head to the entrance of the compound for the finish line of the race.


VERY IMPORTANT REMINDERS FROM THE ORGANIZERS

1. Registration at the Subic Bay Exhibition and Convention Center (SBECC) with the following schedule. Please take note of the cut-off time for registration and bike check-in activities. A LATE CHECK-IN ARRANGEMENT is available on Saturday, for a fee, for those who will be unable to make it to the regular schedule.

2. Please bring at least 1 Government Issued ID (with picture and signature). Race kit will not be released without presenting proper identification card. We also recommend that you bring additional ID cards just in case there is a need for further identification.

3. Race kits will only be released to the actual participants. Authorization letters will not be honored.

4. Race kits must be used by the registered participant only. Passing your registration without proper notification to the organizing committee will mean 5 Years BAN to ALL Sunrise Events, Inc. races.

5. NO Tyvec, NO Seat Post Sticker, NO Top Tube Sticker, NO Bike Check–In.

6. For Relay Teams, all team members must be present during the registration. Race kits will not be released unless everyone is present to sign the waiver as a group.

7. For your additional convenience, please visit our website´s Athlete Information Page at www.ironman703subicbay.comto get your race number. This is the first question that you will be asked upon entering the registration area.

8. Participants must register first before availing of the carbo load dinner. Bands will be checked at the entrance of the buffet area.

9. Transition area and Bike check in opens on Saturday. A LATE CHECK-IN ARRANGEMENT is available on Saturday, for a fee, for those who will be unable to make it to the regular schedule. This will be held at the Subic Bay Exhibition and Convention Center (SBECC).

10. Bike Check out will be on Sunday. Only participants may get their bike.


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