On August 5, 2012, Cebu was host to the Iron Man 70.3 Philippines. It’s one of the most grueling competitions in the world. This race featured a 1.9km swim, a 90km bike ride and a grueling 21km run.

Pete Jacobs finished 1st with a time of 04:07:38.┬áHere’s what he had to say about the Iron Man in Cebu:

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If you want to see the official list of participants and their respective times, all you need to do is check out the Iron Man 70.3 website.

There were lots of celebrities as well! Sightings included Erwan Heussaff and the lovely Anne Curtis, Piolo Pascual, Matteo Guidicelli, and F1 champion Jenson Button.

Who else did we miss?

*All in all it seemed like a very successful event, but it was mired with a few casualties and even a death. Our condolences to the family and friends of the deceased.

Here are a few pictures of the event care of Instagram. Follow these dudes! They are awesome.

Pete Jacobs with Gov Gwen by gwengarciacebu

Erwan Heussaff with Anne Curtis by annecurtissmith

F1 Champ Jenson Button by iammikeysanchez

ballistic fans and Matteo Guidicelli by chilloutmatt

Iron Man swimmers by republikation

Iron Man Medal by taongbalai

Bikers gonna bike by trixius2012

Ironman after party at Vudu by iamethelbert

 

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