Cobra Ironman 70.3 Philippines [2017]

This is an overview of one of our featured races, The Ironman 70.3 Philippines.

About Cebu

Condé Nast Traveler Magazine named Cebu the 7th best island destination in the Indian Ocean-Asia region in 2007, 8th best Asian-Pacific island destination in 2005, 7th in 2004 and in 2009, with popular tourist destinations such asthe Mactan Island. In a decade it has transformed into a global hub for furniture making, tourism, business processing services, and heavy industry.  

Cebu has been the home of the Cobra Energy Drink IRONMAN 70.3 Philippines since 2012.  Race Central is the beautiful Shangri-la Mactan Resort and Spa at the historic City of Lapu Lapu. 

The Province of Cebu boasts of successfully putting the fast paced well connected metropolis lifestyle and the laid back serenity and beauty of an island province. The cuisine is unique and the people warm and friendly.

The Event Experience

A total of 2,500 triathletes gather from over 45 countries, including former world champions and rising stars of the sport. You may even bump into Apl de Ap of the black eyed peas or Formula 1 race car driver Jenson Button. Both have participated in this race. The event also boasts of the one biggest and most complete triathlon expo to date. 

Local celebrities, actors and actresses, local politicians are also avid supporters of this race, making it THE biggest and brightest race in Asia. 

Oh, by the way all the finisher medals and podium trophies are designed and hand made by World Class Cebuano designer Kenneth Cobonpue.

IRONMAN World Championship Qualifying Race

There are 30 qualifying slots to the 2018 IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship in Nelson Mandela Bay, South Africa

 


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Course

The official Course Maps has not been released yet. Please check this space again.


Calling out to our beloved All World Athlete members! We're inviting you to breakfast exclusively for All World Athletes with a special talk by IRONMAN U Master Coach Lance Watson and IRONMAN Professional Champion Belinda Granger! RSVP now by emailing: Ching Arguelles - sraguelles@alaskamilk.com Emma Domingo - emma.domingo@sunriseevents.com See you at the Ocean Pavillion, Shangri-La Mactan on August 5, 2017! #IM703Philippines #CobraIM703

Calling out to our beloved All World Athlete members! We're inviting you to breakfast exclusively for All World Athletes with a special talk by IRONMAN U Master Coach Lance Watson and IRONMAN Professional Champion Belinda Granger!

RSVP now by emailing:
Ching Arguelles - sraguelles@alaskamilk.com
Emma Domingo - emma.domingo@sunriseevents.com

See you at the Ocean Pavillion, Shangri-La Mactan on August 5, 2017!

#IM703Philippines #CobraIM703


Side Event: The Alaska IronKids


Side Event: The Sun Life Free Local Bike Out with TriLife Magazine

Save the date! Join the Sun Life Bike Out on July 30! 🚴🚴🏼‍♀️ #CobraIM703 #IM703Philippines

Save the date! Join the Sun Life Bike Out on July 30! 🚴🚴🏼‍♀️ #CobraIM703 #IM703Philippines


Side Event: The Atleta Ako's Iron Girl


 

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