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8080 San Remigio Triathlon | Race Results and Review


Congratulations to all the winners of the 8080 Triathlon! It was a scorching hot 8080 (1.8k swim, 65k bike, 14k run) and 4040 half (900m swim, 32.5k bike, 7k run)!

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Results :

8080 Trialthlon Bogo Leg Race Results HALF DIVISION (6 photos)

8080 Trialthlon Bogo Leg Race Results FULL DIVISION (5 photos)

Race Review :

To be honest, when we were invited by the Cornerstone Group to cover the race, we had zero idea about the race (aside from what was submitted to us for posting) and the info posted on their website (www.8080triathlon.com). We had little knowledge too about the organizers but we agreed to cover it as we made a vow after Mt. Mayon Triathlon to cover as many races in the province as possible.

Turns out, it was one of the best decisions we’ve ever made.

The Cornerstone Group is no little player. Armed with their own race gear and equipment, the race had all the bells and whistles of a major race but decked with the unique atmosphere of a provincial race and the warm hospitality of the people of Cebu and San Remigio.

The race has two distances. The full 8080 (1.8k swim, 65k bike, 14k run) and the 4040 half (900m swim, 32.5k bike, 7k run). Slightly longer than an olympic distance but not as long as a 70.3. We’re not sure how many out of the 200+ participants finished but we’re pretty damn sure that if you’re one of those who did, you’re one tough cookie.

We don’t know if it was just really hot that day or if it’s really just like that, everyday, in San Remigio. The 12:30pm start didn’t help either. The unique thing about a late start is that you’re not pressured to wake up at 3am in the morning for a 6am gun start. You can take your time eating your breakfast and even have a relaxing coffee session after. One downside is, unless you’re experienced enough, is that you’ll most likely skip lunch. Which can be a problem if you haven’t mastered your nutrition yet. You’ll start the race hungry.

The race had a lot of innovations as well. One of which was the neon green lane line under the water. Swimmers just followed the line without having to worry if they’re going in the right direction! We had no idea about it (we didn’t swim), until we heard one participant raving about it after the race. The race packet was pretty damn loaded as well. Aside from the usual stuff, the loot bag (which turns into a helmet bag) even contained a customized 8080 San Remigio Triathlon bike cover! Yep, very handy for those races whereyou have to leave your bike in transition overnight.

Verdict :

We’ll be honest, the race has its own quirks and errors. It was far from perfect. We noticed little things that they can improve on like the registration process and the transition flow. All of which we relayed to the organizers after the race.

But to sum it up, in just one weekend, our thoughts about this race quickly  turned from “hang on to your seats”, into “man, this race has lots of potential”, and finally into, “a MUST DO race for 2015″.

Cornerstone Group informed us that they are planning to do a lot of races next year. If you’re on the lookout for a good and well organized race in the province, put their races in your hit list. Take our word for it. You will not regret it.


Images Source : www.facebook.com/8080triathlon

 

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Sunrise Events, Inc. Triathlon Races Opens Tomorrow! | Be In The Know | Races and Combo Packages for 2015

Be in the know, SBR.ph nation! 1 Day to Go before REGISTRATION for all Sunrise Events, Inc. Triathlon Races opens! Set your computers and assure yourself of a slot in all SUNRISE EVENTS races!

Registration opens October 1, 2014. 8am Manila/HK time.

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Aside from being able to register individually for each event, you also have the following options

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Euro’s rule at IRONMAN Malaysia! | Filipino Contingent Rocks #IMMalaysia

Dataran Lang, Langkawi, Malaysia (September 27, 2014) Sweden and Germany ruled the heat and humidity that IRONMAN Malaysia threw down roaring away with clear maiden IRONMAN wins.
The final result reads like a football score Sweden 1 Germany 1 with a maiden IRONMAN win for Sweden’s Patrik Nilsson and Germany’s Diana Reisler. This is how the day played out.

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5 Days To Go / 5 Awesome Races! | Sunrise Events, Inc.

Triathletes of all ages! SAVE THE DATE! Registration for all Sunrise Events, Inc. Triathlon Races (Xterra Albay, Century Tuna Ironman 70.3 Subic Bay, Regent 5150 Philippines, Cobra Ironman 70.3 Philippines, and Safeguard Activ 5150) OPENS OCTOBER 1! Assure yourself of a slot in all SUNRISE EVENTS races!

Registration opens October 1, 2014. 8am Manila/HK time!

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2014 Duaman Duathlon X2 | Race Results and Review

Congratulations to the winners and finishers of the Duaman Duathlon X2! Thank you for joining our last event of the year! More importantly, thank you Lord for blessing us with perfect racing conditions! Rate the race using our ratings system above! Share your thoughts about the race in our comments section. PICTURES Duaman X2 Pre […]

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Mirinda Carfae | SBR.ph In[FOCUS] Pro Edition

She’s a two time Ironman World Champion, a course record holder, and owns the fastest Kona marathon record. Also, she “handily” won Challenge Roth this year.

Say anything you want about our next SBR.ph In[FOCUS] Pro Edition feature bor us, she’s now the undisputed Queen of Kona.

Without further ado, the reigning Ironman World Champion herself, Mirinda “Rinny” Carfrae!

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Pinoy Triathletes All Set To Conquer Ironman Langkawi

All aboard the Ironman Langkawi train! On September 27 at Langkawi, Malaysia, 119 Filipinos will attempt to conquer what was dubbed as the TOUGHEST SHOW ON EARTH.
This group is now the largest and second Philippine contingent ever to race in an Ironman distance race outside the country, the first one being the 90-member team which went to compete at the Ironman Asia Pacific Championship in Melbourne, Australia last March.

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#POCKETROCKET | Joyette Jopson | Little Age Grouper No More

As they always say, great things come in small packages. Add the word “fast” in the equation, and you got yourself one heck of an athlete. Not a stranger to SBR.ph, we’ve featured her multiple times on our website. She’s also a consistent nominee to the SBR.ph Awards where she won the Women’s Age Group of the Year trophy last 2012.

Without further ado, we’re proud to welcome back and present to you, the 2014 Ironman 70.3 Philippines Filipino Elite Champion, Joyette Jopson.

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TAG : The Age Grouper | Mirian Joy Libre | #2Seconds

So, imagine this. . you are a couple of meters away from the finish line, on the biggest race of your life, and with a couple of ticks left on the clock. Will you quit? Succumb to pressure? Or if you’re like Mirian Joy Libre, aka Joyjoy, you dig deep, leave everything on the line, and sprint with all you got to the finish line?

We were at the final aid station of the 2014 Cobra Ironman 70.3 Philippines and we can still vividly remember Joy passing us and we cheered loudly for her.

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2014 Cobra Ironman 70.3 Philippines | Race Results and Review

Congratulations to all the winners and finishers of the 2014 Cobra Ironman 70.3 Philippines!

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Did you know : out of 1765 participants in the individual category (1446 men & 235 women) the average finish time is 6:53:19.47. While in the relay category, out of the 151 relay teams, the average finish time is 6:53:21.25

Quick Results

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Cobra Ironman 70.3 : Be Extraordinary

Now on its 6th year, the Cobra Ironman 70.3 Philippines continues to raise the bar when it comes to quality race organizing, and now, performance nutrition. The 3x SBR.ph Race of the Year winner, has been fueling the event for 6 years since 2009 when Ironman 70.3 was first brought here in the Philippines.

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SPOTTED | 2014 Ironman 70.3 Philippines Expo Special | Cool Training and Racing Gear

SPOTTED! We scoured the 2014 Cobra Ironman 70.3 Philippines Expo in search of the latest and coolest products!

For this special, we SPOTTED a cool commemorative watch, a set of awesome home grown designed run visors, a cool way to stay fit (cycling wise!), and two of the latest SUPER bikes in the market.