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Sunday’s Ironman race symbolizes Cebu’s recovery and optimism

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Sunday’s Megaworld Cebu Ironman 70.3 Philippines is more than just a showcase of sports excellence. It is also a sign of recovery and optimism. A total of 1,928 triathletes from 46 countries will test their mettle in the 1.9-kilometer swim, 90k bike, and 21k run traversing Mactan Island and the iconic […] The post Sunday’s Ironman race symbolizes Cebu’s recovery and optimism appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource: inquirer inquirerAug 5th, 2022

Puerto Princesa contingent here to observe how Ironman race was done

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Puerto Princesa City Mayor Lucilo R. Bayron and some city officials came to Cebu to observe and take note of how Cebu’s various local government units (LGU) supervised the successful Megaworld Cebu Ironman 70.3 Philippines last Sunday in Mactan Newtown in Lapu-Lapu City. The race featured 1,928 triathletes from over 40 […] The post Puerto Princesa contingent here to observe how Ironman race was done appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 10th, 2022

Ironman 70.3 in Cebu: Great weather contributed to perfect race conditions

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Excellent weather, scenic bike route, new race venue, and festive atmosphere— these highlighted the “Comeback Race” of the Megaworld Cebu Ironman 70.3 Philippines that started and finished at the Mactan Newtown in Lapu-Lapu City last Sunday, August 7, 2022. A total of 1,928 triathletes from 46 countries answered the starting gun […] The post Ironman 70.3 in Cebu: Great weather contributed to perfect race conditions appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 8th, 2022

Ironman organizers: Rain or shine, ‘Comeback Race’ in Cebu on Sunday a go

CEBU CITY, Philippines — With a huge chance of rainfall on race day, August 7, 2022, the organizers of the Megaworld Cebu Ironman 70.3 Philippines have already put in place contingency plans.  A total of 1,928 triathletes from 46 countries will answer the starting gun in the triathlon event dubbed as the “Comeback Race” which […] The post Ironman organizers: Rain or shine, ‘Comeback Race’ in Cebu on Sunday a go appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 6th, 2022

Chan appeals for patience as heavy traffic is expected during Ironman race this Sunday

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan appealed to the public, motorists, drivers, and other road users to stretch their patience as heavy traffic is expected this Sunday, August 7, 2022, during the Megaworld Ironman 70.3 race. Chan made the appeal during their final coordination meeting at Solea Mactan Resort in Cordova […] The post Chan appeals for patience as heavy traffic is expected during Ironman race this Sunday appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 3rd, 2022

Sunrise Events to limit number of bike-out participants to 50

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Sunrise Events Inc. (SEI) will limit the number of participants in the traditional bike-out of the Ironman 70.3 Philippines on Sunday that starts and finishes at the Mactan Newtown in Lapu-Lapu City. The bike-out is regularly held a week before the much-awaited race, giving the participating triathletes, a chance to familiarize […] The post Sunrise Events to limit number of bike-out participants to 50 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 27th, 2022

Lalamove delivers winning moves for IRONMAN 70.3 Cebu comeback

On-demand delivery platform Lalamove delivered possibilities for the Megaworld Ironman 70.3 Philippines in Cebu last August 7 as it provided fast, seamless, and reliable deliveries for the premier endurance race. Lalamove partnered with Sunrise Events, the official organizer of IRONMAN 70.3, and mobilized its 6-wheel and 10-wheel vehicles to transport items for the event, such […] The post Lalamove delivers winning moves for IRONMAN 70.3 Cebu comeback appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 14th, 2022

Breakthrough forum: Drug users share rehab journey through SuGod

CEBU CITY, Philippines — How did the 2,000 drug dependents change and got rid of their drug addiction through the Surrender to God or “SuGod” program? This is what “Breakthrough: A forum on the state of drug addiction recovery in Cebu” on Sunday, August 14, at the IEC Convention Center aims to tell Cebuanos, especially […] The post Breakthrough forum: Drug users share rehab journey through SuGod appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 12th, 2022

Cebu City prepares 100 police personnel for IronMan 70.3 PH hosting 

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A total of 100 personnel from the Cebu City Police Office will be deployed for the IronMan 70.3 Philippines that will be hosted by Cebu on Sunday, August 7, 2022.  As early as 4 a.m., on Sunday, police will be stationed in areas starting from the Cebu-Cordova Link Expressway (CCLEX) and the […] The post Cebu City prepares 100 police personnel for IronMan 70.3 PH hosting  appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 5th, 2022

Fund-raising race set on Friday

CEBU CITY, Philippines—A fund-raising non-competitive running event dubbed  “Race For Our Heroes” will be held at the Mactan Newtown on Friday, August 5, 2022, just days before the Cebu IronMan 70.3 Philippines. Over a thousand runners are expected to answer the starting gun in the running event which features a 1-kilometer and 3 km distance.  […] The post Fund-raising race set on Friday appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 3rd, 2022

Pinoy Aquaman Macarine’s goals: Finish full Ironman race, New York marathon

CEBU CITY, Philippines — After finishing his 36th successful long-distance open water swim, “Pinoy Aquaman” Ingemar Macarine plans to conquer a whole different sport as one of his ultimate goals. The 46-year-old Bohol-based Associate Provincial Prosecutor recently finished the five-kilometer open water swim on the icy waters of Lake Michigan for 2 hours and 57 […] The post Pinoy Aquaman Macarine’s goals: Finish full Ironman race, New York marathon appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 28th, 2022

Lapu police: Security measures in place for IronMan race

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-Lapu City police says security measures for the IronMan 70.3 Philippines is all set. Police Major Judith Besas, information officer of the Lapu-Lapu City Police Office, said that at least 930 personnel are ready to secure not only the participants but also the areas included in this prestigious triathlon event […] The post Lapu police: Security measures in place for IronMan race appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 26th, 2022

IRONMAN 70.3 Philippines Returns to Cebu

The IRONMAN 70.3 Philippines marks its return to Cebu in post-pandemic times in grand fashion with a new title sponsor, Megaworld’s The Mactan Newtown, as the race gets ready to welcome thousands of athletes from various parts of the world for the ultimate test of endurance and mental toughness. The premier endurance race, which will […].....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsJun 20th, 2022

Father-and-son tandem win in Liloan XC MTB race

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The father-and-son tandem of Dongkey and Khalil Sanchez flexed their winning form in the Liloan Cross-Country Challenge 2.0 mountainbike competition held in Barangay Jubay, Liloan town, northern Cebu on Sunday, July 25, 2021. Dongkey dominated the 40-49 years old category while Khalil topped the 19-below category in the race that featured more than […] The post Father-and-son tandem win in Liloan XC MTB race appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 27th, 2021

Philippine Navy team rules road races at Clark’s nat’l cycling trials

CEBU CITY, Philippines— The Philippine Navy-Standard Insurance cycling team dominated the final day of the PhilCycling National Trials at the Clark Freeport Zone in Mabalacat, Pampanga last Sunday, July 11, 2021.  Ronald Oranza and Kate Yasmin Velasco dominated the men’s and women’s road race respectively in the final day of the two-day major cycling competition […] The post Philippine Navy team rules road races at Clark’s nat’l cycling trials appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 12th, 2021

20 runners dead as extreme weather hits China ultramarathon—officials

BEIJING — Twenty people were killed and one remains missing after hail, freezing rain and high winds hit runners taking part in a 100-kilometer cross-country mountain race in China, local officials said Sunday. “Abrupt, extreme weather” hit a high-altitude section of the race held in the Yellow River Stone Forest near Baiyin city in northwestern […] The post 20 runners dead as extreme weather hits China ultramarathon—officials appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2021

Danao cycling team’s Yaoyao, Carcueva rule Tudela mountain bike race

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Danao Cycling team’s Shagne Yaoyao and Jonel Carcueva of Team Go For Gold ruled the Tudela MTB Circuit Race Year 2 in Tudela town, Camotes Island last Sunday, May 16, 2021.  Yaoyao dominated the women’s division while Carcueva lorded the pro division in the race that attracted more than a hundred cyclists […] The post Danao cycling team’s Yaoyao, Carcueva rule Tudela mountain bike race appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 17th, 2021

Surban, Yaoyao rule Danao MTB race

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Niño Surban and Shagne Yaoyao completed their domination of the three-leg “Race Against Drugs & Bike To Stay Healthy Against Covid” by ruling the final leg of the mountain bike (MTB) race last Sunday, March 28, 2021, in Barangay Sandayong Sur, Danao City, northern Cebu. LOOK: Niño Surban and Shagne Yaoyao compete in […] The post Surban, Yaoyao rule Danao MTB race appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 30th, 2021

Bamboo industry eyed to spur economic recovery amid Covid-19 pandemic

MANILA, Philippines — A lawmaker is pushing to make bamboo a “viable pillar” in the country’s economic recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic, touting its benefits not only to the economy but also to the environment. Rizal 2nd District Rep. Fidel Nograles, in a statement on Sunday, said his office would open talks with the Department […] The post Bamboo industry eyed to spur economic recovery amid Covid-19 pandemic appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 28th, 2021

Tuburan active cases drop to 25 with recovery of 40 patients

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – Tuburan town in northwestern Cebu experienced a massive drop in its number of active cases on Sunday, November 29, 2020, after 40 residents were reported to have already recovered from their infection. This development means that the town located approximately 87 kilometers northwest of Cebu City has only 25 active cases […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  balitaRelated NewsDec 1st, 2020

Mandaue City active cases near 100-mark

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – Coronavirus disease cases in Mandaue City now nears the 100-mark with the addition of nine active cases on Sunday, November 22. The city only had one recovery,MC2474, from Barangay Umapad on the same day. As of Sunday, Mandaue City logged a total of 94 active cases and 2,248 recoveries while its […] The post Mandaue City active cases near 100-mark appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 23rd, 2020