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A Decade’s Journey to The Country’s Full-Distance Ironman

Posted by on 25. May 2018

The Journey towards the first ever full-distance Ironman is on its final leg. 10 Years of Ironman 70.3 in the Philippines leads to the Century Tuna Ironman at Subic Bay on June 3, 2018. It’s also a culmination of the journey of triathletes aiming to be an Ironman in their own country.

Century Tuna Ironman

After a decade of Ironman 70.3 Ironman races in the country, June 3rd marks a first for the Philippine triathlon community as the sports toughest race distance will finally happen in Subic Bay.

The Century Tuna Ironman Philippines 2018 is all set to challenge local and international athletes—all of whom will race for the right to call themselves Iron men and women! To get there, they will have to swim in open water for 3.8 km, bike for 180 km and then run 42 km before crossing the finish line.

Ahead of the event, Century Tuna released an inspiring video to rally participants and to pique the interest of sports fans to watch and be part of this historic event.

“Staging the country’s inaugural full-distance triathlon race is a challenge we gladly accepted. We truly wanted to give serious Pinoy and international triathletes the opportunity to achieve their personal fitness goals and do a full Ironman on Philippine soil,” shares Greg Banzon, EVP and COO of Century Pacific Food Inc.

You may view the video here:

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