By Mars G. Alison
Triathletes who are in the waiting list as they were shutout of the 2013 Cobra Energy Drink Ironman 70.3 Philippines – Cebu happening on Aug. 4 will have a chance to still be part of the race as organizing Sunrise Events Inc. (SEI) open the “community” slots tomorrow at 8 a.m.
Sunday morning’s road accident that landed Manila-based couple Sandra Gonzales and her 42-year-old husband Peter in the hospital occurred three weeks after an athlete collapsed and died on the bike route of the Aug. 5 Ironman 70.3 in south Cebu.
A DAY after the Ironman 70.3 races, Metro Cebu officials congratulated their localities for a successful hosting job.
By Ador Vincent Mayol
DRESSED in their triathlon orange and black jerseys, athlete friends of Ramon Igaña yesterday carried his coffin to his final resting place in the Cebu Memorial Park in Cebu City, six days after Igaña’s death during a bike race in the Ironman 70.3 competition.
He loved to bike with the same passion as he ran marathons, said his wife, a physician.
By Haide Acuna
Arland Macasieb, the 2011 Filipino elite category winner of the Cobra Ironman 70.3 was right when he said Mendel Lopez was the man to watch in this year’s field of Filipino triathlon elites.
By Ricky Poca
Last Sunday the Ironman 70.3 triathlon was finally held in Cebu and was indeed very successful. Many participants were satisfied with the sporting event except for that an untoward incident where a Cebuano cyclist, Ramon Igaña Jr. died during the race. Ramon was a member of the Cebu-based relay team TTB-Extreme with his wife Humility.
By Haide P. Acuna
, Marian Codilla
If you can make it here, you can make it anywhere,” said Pete Jacobs, who won the Cobra Ironman 70.3 Philippines for the third straight year.
By Norman V. Mendoza
AIRLINE passengers headed to and departing from the Mactan Cebu International Airport (MCIA) were stuck in three-hour traffic from Cebu City to Lapu-Lapu City after roads were closed for yesterday’s Ironman 70.3 Philippines.
AUSTRALIA’S Pete Jacobs described yesterday’s Ironman 70.3 in Cebu as “terrific but also having one of the toughest conditions for an Ironman event anywhere in the world.”
By Mars G. Alison
A strong performance in the run stage allowed Australia’s Pete Jacobs to nail his third straight professional elite male title in the Cobra Energy Drink Ironman 70.3 Philippines during Cebu’s first hosting of the yesterday.
There will be thousands of spectators out there. Keep that in mind.”
IT’S the moment of truth for first-time host Cebu as 700participants open their bid in the Cobra Energy Drink Ironman 70.3Philippines.