Australian Saucony pro athlete Tim Reed aims for a strong three-peat at the Cobra Ironman 70.3 in Cebu on August 6. Reed was the back-to-back champion of the previous two editions where he won using his Saucony Type A and Kinvara 7 respectively. For Reed, winning the races was all about consistency. Now he’s back to defend his crown in the1.9-kilometer swim, 90K bike and 21K run race to be held in the queen city of the south. “I love Cebu so I’ll be back every year as long as this race is on,” Reed quipped.
Saucony athletes represent
Other notable Saucony ambassadors who will be present in the upcoming race are prominent athletes Lezette Albarote of Team Herbalife, a three-time overall fastest female Filipino age grouper in Cebu Ironman; Matteo Guidicelli of Team Forza who won 1st Place in his age group at the Xterra Lite Off-Road Triathlon, and Jake Cuenca of Team De Rosa who won 3rd Place in the Duaman Duathlon.
Race day favorites and award-winning performance footwear
Highlighting their commitment to the sport and empowering athletes, Boston-based running lifestyle brand Saucony unleashes their best racing shoes and award-winning performance footwear just in time for the prestigious destination triathlon. Race day favorite Type A is favored by elite athletes for its exceptional comfort and lightweight support. Others may prefer the speedy Endorphin Racer 2 which offers a new standard for feather-light footwear with its single layer mesh upper for breathability. For collectors of exceptional footwear, don’t miss out on the special release of the limited edition World Marathon Series, iconic designs of Saucony’s signature models inspired by marathon races across the globe.
Catch Saucony at the Cobra Ironman 70.3 expo in Shangri-La Mactan Cebu from August 3 to August 6, 2017 where attendees can meet world-class professional athletes and choose among the latest and hottest triathlon gear.