People say that things get easier the second time around, that’s what I thought, and boy was I wrong. The Cobra Ironman 70.3 Philippines was the “A” race of my friends and me this year where 2,494 other participants gathered this year on August 3, 2014 in Shangri-La Mactan Cebu. The racecourse was slightly different but proved to be a tougher race to finish compared to the last.
Participants generally agreed that this year was indeed tougher, due to the insanely strong head wind in the bike leg along the Cebu SRP and with some parts of the road still being repaired, extreme caution is needed when going through them, but as always, the warm cheer of the local Cebuano’s along the route never fails to give you that extra energy to make it through the grueling 90KM bike course.
Then finally the run was under the scorching mid-day sun with no clouds in sight! Luckily, they where serving cold water and provided cold showers, which help cooled us down during the run, and a good combination of a good combination of Summit and Isotonic Drinks gave me enough fuel to eventually finish the race.
Despite the additional challenges, my friends and I were all glad to be 2014 Cobra Ironman 70.3 PH finishers! Nothing worth having ever comes easy, right?
Hardest earned medal to date! But it’s all worth it! Thanks to Cobra Energy Drink and Sunrise Events for organizing such a great race every year.
The race may be over, but the challenge is still on for the Cobra Ironman 70.3 Philippines, and this time everyone can participate! Cobra Energy Drink, having powered Cobra Ironman 70.3 for 6 years straight since 2009, is now powering the very first ‘Cobra Ironman 70.3 Power Up, Prize Up’ promo in partnership with the largest international convenience store, 7-Eleven.
All users of 7-Eleven’s Everyday Rewards Card can get a chance to win either the Timex Power Set, or the Oakley Power Set every week starting August 6 to September 6, 2014. Don’t have a Rewards Card? Don’t worry; you can simply get the card for only P10 pesos.
– Buy any 2 variants of Cobra Energy Drink with a single receipt in any 7-Eleven store.
– Have your 7-Eleven ‘Everyday Rewards Card’ scanned at the cashier to get a raffle entry.
– There will be 25 weekly winners to take home either one of two sets of prizes:
(a) 15 sets of One Limited edition Cobra Ironman 70.3 Timex watch and one special edition Cobra Ironman T-shirt
(b) 10 sets of one pair of Limited Edition Oakley sunglasses and one special edition Cobra Ironman T-shirt
For the complete mechanics of the Cobra Ironman 70.3 Power Up, Prize Up promo you may visit Cobra Philippines on Facebook!
What are you waiting for!? Time to grab a Cobra Energy Drink today!
Cobra is the Philippines’ number one and best-selling energy drink, powering Filipinos to be extraordinary. It contains world-class quality ingredients like B Group-Vitamins sourced from Qualiblends, the world’s leading supplier of pharma-grade vitamins, as well as ginseng, taurine, inositol and other ingredients to help Filipinos achieve more in a single day, everyday. It has several variants to serve different energy needs, namely: Cobra Original for instant energy, Cobra Fit with ActivBurn technology plus L-Carnitine for Power Fitness, Cobra Smart with ginkgo biloba for Power Thinking, Cobra Defense with Vitamins A to E and Zinc for Power Immunity and Cobra Berry for that Power Rush.
(For more information on Cobra visit www.facebook.com/cobraphilippines.)
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