Experience Cebu through Cobra Ironman 70.3

THE culture and heritage, the cuisine and the people of Cebu.

With almost everything in place for the much-awaited Cobra Ironman 70.3 Philippines on Aug. 3, the organizes encourage the participants to see Cebu from a perspective other than an athlete competing in this gruelling race.

“I want the triathletes to enjoy the race and to observe safety first during the whole course of the competition,” said Princess Galura, Sunrise Events Inc. (SEI) project director, after the route inspection yesterday…Continue reading–>

Prep Work in Place for Ironman

An ocular inspection of the entire 90-km bike route for the Cobra Energy Drink Ironman 70.3 Philippines had organizers saying that everything’s in place for the Aug. 3 opening day.

Cebu Provincial Administrator Mark Tolentino said the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) will cover the potholes found near Plaridel Street at the Sergio Osmeña highway from Kaohsiung road in the North Reclamation Area.

“Actually we are already prepared for Sunday’s race we will just have to patch up the potholes along Sergio Osmeña highway a few days before the race day,” Tolentino said…Continue reading–>









“We are delighted to see the interest and demand for the Cobra Ironman 70.3 Philippines sell out in just 4 hours. Clearly the sport has grown tremendously in the Philippines but we are also attracting triathletes from all over the world with over 30 countries represented. We expect to have another stellar Pro cast as well. See you in Cebu!”
Wilfred Steven Uytengsu, President, Sunrise Events, Inc.

“I am not at all surprised that the Cobra Energy Drink Philippines 70.3 sold out in record time. It is a crown jewel in Asia, a race of superb quality, passion and commitment to our athletes.”
- Andrew Messick, President, World Triathlon Corporation

“We are extremely proud and very satisfied with the fast record breaking sell out of the individual and relay slots of the Cobra Ironman 70.3 Philippines 2014 in the magnificent province of Cebu. On behalf of Michael Tan, Hubert Tan and the Cobra Energy Drink Team and Asia Brewery Inc, we thank Fred Uytengsu of Sunrise and congratulate our partners Governor Davide of Cebu, Mayor Paz Radaza of host Lapu-Lapu City, DOT and the rest of Cobra Ironman Philippines sponsors.”

- Abe Cipriano, AVP for Marketing, Asia Brewery Inc.

“I was confident that in a few hours after registration opened it will be sold out because this year’s Ironman 70.3 was a success despite the inclement weather. The challenge is for the organizers to mount an even more memorable Ironman 70.3 event next year. As host city, in close cooperation with Sunrise Events, we’re up to the challenge.”
Hon. Paz Radaza, Mayor of Lapu Lapu City

“I am thrilled to part of one of the most successful triathlons in the world. The pressure is on to design a medal that’s worthy of my name and a prominent place on your display.”
- Kenneth Cobonpue, world-renowned Cebuano furniture designer and Cobra Ironman 70.3 medal designer

“The Tourism Promotions Board is very glad that the 70.3 Ironman Philippine triathlon is gaining global recognition as a sporting event with the incredible application of thousands of participants for next year’s staging in Cebu within the first few hours of registration opening. The Philippines has shown it’s growing readiness to welcome and host international sporting events with a bigger competitive spirit and better organization and coordination. We congratulate the organizers and wish you more success.” – Chicoy Enerio, COO, Tourism Promotions Board, Department of Tourism

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