7 Celebrities To Watch In This Sunday’s Cobra Energy Drink Ironman 70.3 Philippines

Because what’s Ironman without them? :D
posted on: Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Rodel Montebon
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This year will be Cebu’s third edition of Ironman 70.3 (also known as Half Ironman) Philippines. Are your favorite stars participating in this exciting event? Here are some celebrities to watch out for

7. Piolo Pascual


The 37-year-old Filipino heartthrob will once again join the Cobra Energy Drink Ironman 70.3 Philippines as part of Timex’s Relay Team. This will be Pascual’s third time, which means that he hasn’t missed a single Ironman held here in Cebu. As his norm, Pascual has once again requested for escorts to keep people from distracting him in his race.

6. Matteo Guidicelli

Matteo Guidicelli


No stranger to Cebu and sports, the 24-year-old Filipino-Italian will once again be one of the celebrities whom we will be seeing in action in the third edition of Ironman 70.3. Guidicelli, a Cebuano and a multi-awarded kart race driver, said that the endurance race shapes his body and helps him maintain his healthy lifestyle.

                       SWIM                             BIKE                             RUN

2013            00:36:04                       02:45:34                     02:08:52

2012            00:31:48                        02:45:42                     02:09:08

5. Sen. Pia Cayetano

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The 48-year-old senator said that joining events like this is her “stress reliever”. Cayetano has always been athletic, starting out as a member of the Philippine Volleyball Team in her youth. She has also done other sports such as duathlon and cycling. Aside from this being her third time in competing in Ironman 70.3, the athletic senator has also joined various international competitions.

              SWIM                             BIKE                             RUN

2013            00:44:13                       03:00:16                     02:13:00

2012            00:37:44                       03:01:57                     02:26:23

4. Gretchen Fullido

gretchen fullido


The 34-year-old Filipina TV anchor and model will be joining the Relay category of the Cobra Energy Drink Ironman 70.3 Philippines wherein she will be swimming for an all-female team. This is Fullido’s second Ironman 70.3, having participated in last year’s event.

3. Kim Atienza


The 47-year-old Filipino TV host, actor and weather anchor has become sort of a mainstay in this race, this being his third. According to Atienza, joining in this kind of event is his “spiritual life” because it makes him fitter and healthier. A stroke four years ago encouraged him to try his hand in these kind of events.

                      SWIM                      BIKE                             RUN

2013           00:45:19                02:14:18                    ————-

2012           00:37:55                02:55:12                     02:24:57

 2. Ryan Agoncillo

Ryan agoncillo


The 35-year- old actor, model and TV host will join Cebu’s third edition of Ironman 70.3. Judy Ann Santos’ better half started joining triathlon’s in 2011 and now he will be racing in his first Ironman 70.3 race.

1. Jenson Button

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He’s back! 2009 Formula One World Champion will be joining the Cebu edition of the Ironman 70.3 race for the second time. His first was in 2012 wherein he topped his category. The British Formula One driver has been dabbling his hands into triathlon having hosted his own race in London.

For the third time, Lapu-Lapu City will be the main host of the Cobra Energy Drink Ironman 70.3 Philippines this coming Sunday, August 3, 2014.

So, are you ready to cheer for your favorite celebrity this Sunday?