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IRONMAN 70.3 Philippines

    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!

    Body marking!

    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

    On to the bike @cobraironman703 in Cebu @claytonfettell and @SamBetten have 40s on the pack in the men's race.
    In the women @Caroline_Xena already clear out of the swim from Kathryn Haesner and @Belinda_granger - thousands along the roads supporting.

    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

    Matteo Guidicelli already reached the 3rd U-Turn and is now on his way to the tunnel. ‪#‎cobraironman703‬

    Defending champion @tribrentmcmahon leads on to the run from @TimBerkel and @timboreed #im703Cebu

    TOP 10 Pro Men - Out Of T-2

    Female PRO Updates: Caroline Steffen leadibg the way to transition as she was first the Marcelo Fernan Bridge followed close behind by Belinda Granger and then about four minutes after is Kathryn Haesner, Dimity Lee-Duke and Beth Gerdes.
    @caroline_xena and @belinda_granger clear on to the run in womens pro race in the heat at #im703cebu

    Finisher's Medals! #cobraironman703

    Media representatives and photogs waiting to get a good shot of the would-be 2016 Cobra Energy Drink Ironman 70.3 Philippines Male and Female Champs! #cobraironman703

    Piolo now at the Marcelo Fernan Bridge! #cobraironman703

    @timboreed runs to a lead late in mens race from @timberkel & @tribrentmcnahon. #im703cebu
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