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Tim Reed and Caroline Steffen Win in the 2015 Cobra Ironman 70.3 Philippines

2 Aug Piolo Pascual in the 2015 Cobra Ironman 70.3 Philippines

Australian Tim Reed and Swiss Caroline Steffen became the Male and Female Champions of the 2015 Cobra Energy Drink Ironman 70.3 Philippines. Reed beat fellow Aussie Tim Van Berkel by 2 seconds to capture his first ever Ironman 70.3 title. Caroline Steffen had an easier time despite some setbacks in the bike leg as she won her 4th Cobra Ironman Philippines title.

Tim Reed wins 2015 Cobra Ironman 70.3 Philippines title

Men’s Top Five Professionals:

1 Tim Reed AUS 03:46:03
2 Tim Van Berkel AUS 03:46:05
3 Brent McMahon CAN 03:50:23
4 Mitch Robins AUS 03:55:20
5 Craig Alexander AUS 03:57:11

The Men’s race has been dominated by Australians. Defending champion Brent McMahon (3rd Place) is the only non-Australian in the Top 5.  Continue reading


2012 Cobra 70.3 Ironman Philippines: Jennylyn Mercado pulls out after being duped by friend

1 Aug
Jennylyn Mercado to miss Cobra 70.3

Jennylyn will miss the country’s biggest ironman event

Cebuano fans of Kapuso actress Jennylyn Mercado will not be able to see her this Sunday on the biggest triathlon event in the country after the actress lost to P300,000.  According to an article by Gorgy Rula of, Mercado lost the money that was supposedly going to be used for her participation in the Cobra 70.3 Ironman Philippines to be held Shangrila’s Mactan Resort and Spa. She was supposed to go to Cebu along with her family and her boyfriend Luis Manzano. Her friend who was the one in charge for the booking of tickets for travel and accommodations emailed her that there was a problem with regards to the task that her friend was supposed to take care of. Although details are still very vague, most likely there will be no Jennylyn Mercado sighting in Cebu this weekend.

The 4th edition of the Cobra 70.3 Ironman Philippines will still be  star-studded even without Jennylyn Mercado as people will be able to see many celebrities from sports, showbiz, politics, and business worlds like Senator Pia Cayetano, F1 Star Jenson ButtonFernando Zobel de Ayala, Tessa Prieto Valdes, Piolo PascualDrew Arellano, Richard Gutierrez, Matteo Giudecelli, Eric Buhain, Anthony and Maricel Pangilinan and Gilbert Remulla. Cebuanos are encouraged to cheer on the participants on Sunday August 5, 2012.

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