Mayor Junard 'Ahong' Chan welcomed on Friday evening the 2,300 triathlon enthusiasts from 57 countries who will battle in three courses - swimming, biking, and running around the tourist island of Mactan - during the carbo-loading event in Shangri-La Mactan Resort and Spa in Punta Engano village here, to mark the start of the Regent Aguila Ironman
"I'm most looking forward to the spectator support in Cebu," said Wood, seeking to finally score a breakthrough after a third place effort in IRONMAN
70.3 Subic and a runner-up finish in Davao 5150 early this year.
On Sunday, they will both toe the starting line at the Ironman
Triathlon is one of a series of long-distance triathlon races organised by the World Triathlon Corporation, consisting of a 2.4-mile swim, a 112-mile bicycle ride and a marathon 26.22-mile run, raced in that order and without a break.
As part of the Ironman
competition temporary road closures will be in place, to ensure the safety of competitors and spectators.
Benedicto was the first of the Asian Elites, and sixth overall, to finish the race while Rondina came next and the two not only got shiny new medals they also qualified for the Ironman
70.3 Nice World Championship.
The IronKids serves as a fitting appetizer to the Century Tuna Ironman
70.3 Subic Bay presented by Big Boss Cement which fires off Sunday with Seychelles' Nick Baldwin setting out for back-to-back title feat in the country's triathlon capital following his triumph in the first full Ironman
"It'd be awful not to race Oceanside as it's only two hours away from where I live in Los Angeles -- so it's kind of a home race!" says Lawrence, who now begins her season in earnest after her comeback wins at Ironman
70.3 Bahrain last year and Ironman
70.3 Dubai in February.
'There is no truth to the 'advisory' that the Alveo Ironman
70.3 Triathlon scheduled on March 24, 2019, in Davao City has been canceled,' the city government said in a new statement issued on Wednesday.
world champion Natascha Badmann of Switzerland came second with a timing of 4:39:24.
70.3 Muscat, Oman race aims at raising awareness regarding the triathlon sport across the Sultanate of Oman and to serve the organising company's - TriMe Middle East - vision of adding Oman on the global map as an international sporting events destination.