"We are extremely priveleged to be awarded the opportunity to host the Ironman 70.3 Asia Pacific Championships in 2016." - Mr. Wilfred Steven Uytengsu
Welcome to the Cobra Energy Drink Ironman 70.3 Philippines weekend!
Full house here at the #cobraironman703 Meet the PROs Press Conference!
Kenneth Cobonpue unveils this year's #cobraironman703 finisher's medal and the design of the winner's trophy. The hand in the bottom photo is Crowie's which he raised to say he wants to have that medal!
It's a beautiful morning here in Mactan, Cebu! Welcome to the Alaska Ironkids Triathlon Philippines!
"Today we are seeing the largest ever turn-out for the Alaska Ironkids!"
The race is now underway!
The Alaska team lead by Mr Fred Uytengsu is here at the Alaska Ironkids race to give their all-oit support!
Take a look at the contents of the Athlete's race bag.
Sinulog Queens at the #cobraironman703
Airport welcome dancers!
Good morning! Scenes today at the Cobra Energy Drink Ironman 70.3 Philippibes Transition Area! Today is race day
The transition area is now closed and participants are now starting to move to the beach for the swim start. #cobraironman703
We're 15 minutes 'til swim start #cobraironman703
Mr Fred Uytengsu and our hosts Whit Raymond and Pete Murray here at the beach for the Cobra Energy Drink Ironman 70.3 Philippines! #cobraironman703
The Male PROS and Elite were off at 6:27am and the Female PROS and Elite followed a minute after! The Cobra Energy Drink Ironman 70.3 Philippines is now underway! #cobraironman703
The rolling swim start started at 6:30pm.with six athletes going into the water at each time. #cobraironman703
Clayton Fettel was Male PRO out of the water followed by Sam Betten #cobraironman703
TOP 10 Pro Men - Out Of Swim
TOP 10 Pro Women - Out Of Swim
Filipino TV Personality Matteo Guidicelli
Paul Jumamil was first Filipino Elite out of the water followed close behind by Banjo Norte both from Alaska Tri-Aspire. #cobraironman703
TOP 10 Pro Men - Thru Bike Split 1 - 29 km
By the first U-turn of the bike course, Male PROs leading Tim Reed and Brent McMahon
Paul Jumamil, first Filipino Elite to reach the bike u-turn #cobraironman703
Kuya Kim Atienza now out on the bike!
TOP 10 Pro Women - Thru Bike Split 1 - 29 km
TOP 10 Pro Men - Thru Bike Split 2 - 45 km
Awesome crowd along the route regardlesş of the weather! #cobraironman703
Celebrity Victor Basa now out for the bike ride. #cobraironman703
Piolo Pascual now approaching the 3rd bike U-Turn #cobraironman703
TOP 10 Pro Women - Thru Bike Split 2 - 45 km
Tim Reed leading on the way back to transition as he passed the Marcelo Fernan Bridge. He is followed by Tim Van Berkel and Brent McMahon. #cobraironman703
Our defending champ Brent McMahon was first out of transition and is now on the run? Will he be able to hold on to his title? #cobraironman703