We’re back to Subic Bay for the 2017 Century Tuna Ironman 70.3 and as always, we got to cover more than the main event. Here’s a glimpse of this intense weekend that also included the Alaska Ironkids and Century Tuna Superbods Underpants Run.
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[Press Release] MANILA, Philippines (March 12, 2017)—International pro triathletes Ruedi Wild and Radka Kahlefeldt bagged first place at the 2017 Century Tuna IRONMAN 70.3 at Subic Bay, Philippines, finishing at 3:48:24 and 4:22:13 respectively.
March came in jam-packed for me as I spent the first weekend of this month in Subic Bay to cover back-to-back-to-back events: Alaska Ironkids, Century Tuna Superbods Underpants Run, and Century Tuna Ironman 70.3. And that weekend started Friday lunchtime! Here’s my behind the scenes account of this whirlwind weekend.
Subic Bay saw some world-class triathlon action last March 06, 2016 as the sport’s superstars gather for the 2016 Century Tuna Ironman 70.3 event. Three-time Ironman Triathlon World Champion Craig “Crowie” Alexander from Australia took the overall title while two-time ITU Long Distance Triathlon World Championships winner Caroline “Xena” Steffen from Switzerland took the women’s crown.
[Press Release] MANILA, Philippines—Not quite your usual run, soon keeping pace among the world’s top-ranked Ironmen will be the country’s Superbods finalists—all for a cause. Century Tuna Superbods: The Underpants Run will kick off Century Tuna Ironman 70.3 this March in Subic Bay, gathering the world’s top athletes to one of the region’s desired triathlon destinations for the second year.
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This year a new face conquered the 2010 Cobra Ironman 70.3 Philippines held last Sunday in CamSur Watersports Complex. From the land down under, Pete Jacobs of Sydney finished the 70.3 mile competition with a time of 3:58:41 beating last year’s winner Terenzo Bozzone of Auckland, New Zealand by about seven minutes, who finished at 4:05:54. Coming into third with a time of 4:14:36 was Fredrik Croneborg of Sundborn, Sweden. Filipinos joined the top 10 ranks with Neil Catiil (4:37:10) and Arland Macasieb (4:44:08) in eighth and tenth place respectively.
Ironman 70.3 that is. Two days to go before the second Ironman 70.3 Philippines, again set at CamSur Watersports Complex (CWC), Camarines Sur. Indeed this is the biggest international triathlon event in the country today.