Once again, Sun Life Financial Philippines will take a part of the action in this year’s Ironman 70.3 set on August 6 at Shangri-La’s Mactan Resort and Spa in Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu. Leading the Sun Life Tri-Team are its very own executives, advisors and brand ambassador Piolo Pascual.
Aside from promoting financial security, part of Sun Life’s advocacy is holistic wellness through a fit and active lifestyle and living a balanced life. For this year’s Ironman, Sun Life will be fielding a total of five relay teams and one individual racer. By far, this is its biggest contingency since int started participating in the prestigious race in 2013.
Actor Enchong Dee (swim) will join fellow celebrity Piolo (bike) in his team along with Toniel Ty (run).
Sun Life Board Director Paco Sandejas (swim) will be racing with Sun Life advisors Eboy de Leon and Mike Miras (run).
Sandejas’ wife, former Olympian and TV host Christine Jacob Sandejas (swim) forms Sun Life’s all-female team together with Laarni de Guzman (bike) and Sun Life Health and Wellness Marketing Manager Jaymie “The Bull Runner” Pizarro (run).
Former national team member jan Michael Chiu (swim) together with Sun Life’s Karl Villalonga (bike) and Alfred Dacosa (run) will compose the 4th team, while Sun Life advisors KB Expinosa (swim) and Rocio Pantaleon (bike) together with Toots Malapad (run) of Sun Life’s Agency Business Development Group forms the 5th team.
Meanwhile, Hazel Ferrer-Misa of Sun Life’s Strategy and Financial Managment Group will compete in the individual category.
COBRA IRONMAN 70.3 FINISHER’S MEDAL
The medal that will be awarded to the race finishers was one again designed by multi-awarded industrial designer Kenneth Cobonpue, a Sun Life brand ambassador himself.
“Sun Life has taken part in the Ironman many times, and yet, the excitement it brings never gets old. We’re proud of how our team is mostly composed of our very own executives and advisors, who truly embody our company’s commitment to health and wellness, ” Sun Life CEO and Country Head Riza Mantaring said.ed life. Its website, www
Sun Life has been boosting its health and wellness initiatives with GoWell, a community that promotes holistic wellness through a fit and active lifestyle, healthy eating, and living a balanced life. Its website http://www.gowell.com.ph offers fitness and wellness content with articles from experts; while community workouts and fitness classes are also offered to its members.
“We hope that the Sun Life Tri-Team will i nspire Filipinos who are looking to lead healthier lives. We encourage them to join the GoWell community so that we can help them reach their fitness goals, ” Mantaring said.