After three years of supporting the 5150 Triathlon, Century Tuna advances further to stage for the first time the Ironman 70.3 triathlon event in Subic Bay this March 8, 2015. The Century Tuna Ironman 70.3 is the latest addition to the growing number of races in the thriving triathlon scene in the Philippines.
Next month’s Century Tuna Ironman 70.3 in Subic Bay, will see over 20 professionals of various nationalities including three-time Ironman World Champion and two-time Ironman 70.3 World Champion Craig Alexander as well as superstars such as Luke Mackenzie and Caroline Steffen. This makes the Century Tuna Ironman 70.3 in Subic Bay the most competed triathlon race in the country by virtue of the number of professionals at gun start. Attached to this email is a list of professionals slated to compete in the race this March.
“Century Tuna has supported the triathlon and fitness community in the Philippines for years now as a way of remaining committed to promoting a healthy and active lifestyle for Filipinos.” said Greg Banzon, General Manager of Century Pacific Food Inc.
“We felt it was time to offer Filipinos a bigger challenge that keeps pace with the expectations of the community. The interest so far, which includes that coming from the international triathlete circles, tells us that the inaugural Century Tuna Ironman 70.3 triathlon event is met with high anticipation and excitement, and will soon be part of the triathlete’s calendar.”
In next month’s Century Tuna Ironman 70.3 in Subic Bay, over 20 professionals of various nationalities are expected to arrive including three-time Ironman World Champion and two-time Ironman 70.3 World Champion Craig Alexander as well as superstars such as Luke McKienzie and Caroline Steffen. This makes the Century Tuna Ironman 70.3 in Subic Bay the most competed triathlon race in the country by virtue of the number of pro’s at gun start.
Subic Bay has once again been chosen as the perfect destination for the event due to its accessibility but more importantly because it offers the ideal terrain with its calm waters and well-maintained bike and run routes.
The course includes a 1.9 km swim, which will start and end at Sands of Triboa via the Subic Bay Airport to T1. The 90km bike ride will commence on the runway heading to Argonaut Highway, Rizal Highway, Subic-Tipo Expressway all the way to Subic-Clark-Tarlac Expressway (SCTEX). Participants will then make a u-turn upon reaching Florida Blanca Interchange, and head back to T2 at the Subic Bay Exhibition and Convention Center (SBECC). From the SBECC, participants will take on a 21-km run to the finish line.
For the start list, course map, and other race info, visit www.centurypacific.com.ph or www.ironman703subicbay.com