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Caroline Steffen: Alaska Tri-Aspire’s Warrior Princess

With the roar of an approving crowd cheering her on, Caroline Steffen crossed the IronMan 70.3 Asia Pacific Championship finish line in Mactan, Cebu, with a time of four hours, 16 minutes and 19 seconds. Representing Alaska Tri-Aspire, the win marked Steffen’s fifth consecutive title, and has earned her the status of a celebrity, not just in Cebu, but the... Read more

by alaskamilkcorp | posted on Monday August 8, 2016 9:59am


The A-Team: Alaska Tri-Aspire Triathletes

Triathlon may an individual sport, but in many cases, the triathlete’s success comes from the support of friends, family or his team. Without the support of a strong and passionate team, all the training in the world wouldn’t be enough for one to fully achieve their potential. Before the IronMan 70.3 Asia Pacific Championship in Mactan, Cebu, on August 7,... Read more

by alaskamilkcorp | posted on Saturday August 6, 2016 10:28am


Filipino hero Benedicto shines in Vietnam

On May 7th, the Ironman 70.3 Vietnam 2017 welcomed some of the world’s finest triathletes. One name that stands out is Alaska Tri-Aspire team member August Benedicto, the champion of the Asian Elite category. Ironman 70.3 Vietnam featured a 113 kilometer stretch overlooking the scenic white-sand beaches of Danang. Benedicto managed to complete the course with a total time of... Read more

by alaskamilkcorp | posted on Thursday May 18, 2017 8:35pm


Pushing the Limits

From different walks of life, they came, joined in the spirit of competition, all under the banner of Alaska Tri-Aspire. Decked out in their signature red, the latest Alaska Tri-Aspire team headlined this year’s IronMan 70.3 Asia-Pacific Championship, picking up multiple wins and podium finishes.   The race: Exhausting. The mood: Enthusiastic. The camaraderie: Priceless.   If there was something... Read more

by alaskamilkcorp | posted on Tuesday September 27, 2016 10:45am


Making History in Mactan

In 2009, 583 triathletes from 23 countries gathered to participate in the first Ironman 70.3 race in the Philippines. Eight years later, that number has grown to 2,900 participants from 43 countries, making it by far the largest triathlon even in the history of the Philippines - The Ironman 70.3 Asia-Pacific Championship. According to Sunrise Events’ Princess Galura, the scale... Read more

by alaskamilkcorp | posted on Thursday August 11, 2016 2:33pm


Cycling for Active Fun

For many of the Metro’s residents who might want to take up biking for fun or competition, the streets aren’t always the safest option to go out for a ride, especially when younger children are involved. This all changes once a year, when Alaska Cycle Philippines is held, which sees a select section of the city’s pathways and lets cyclists... Read more

by alaskamilkcorp | posted on Friday June 17, 2016 10:12am


August Benedicto’s Story

The name August Benedicto is one familiar to fans of the Southeast Triathlon scene, as the affable Pinoy made waves, most notably when he became the country’s first 2-time Cobra IronMan 70.3 champion for his wins in 2012 and 2014. Unlike many of his fellow participants, however, the world of triathlon is one almost entirely removed from the one he... Read more

by alaskamilkcorp | posted on Friday June 17, 2016 9:29am


Family Ride

Different people, both young and old, all came together on one road for a cycling event centered on 2 things – fun and family. Since the launch of Alaska Cycle Asia, the annual cycling event has served as a venue for thousands of families from all over the Metro to enjoy a day of bonding and exercise through bike riding.... Read more

by PlayPH Team | posted on Thursday May 26, 2016 11:40am


Leading The Way

All across the roster, the new members of the Alaska Tri-Aspire Team boast a stellar record of individual accomplishments. For their first race as a team in the recently concluded Ironman 70.3, held in the beautiful city of Danang, Vietnam, they did more than put their individual talents in full display – they showcased what they are capable of doing... Read more

by PlayPH Team | posted on Thursday May 26, 2016 11:25am


One Run, One Goal

Their passion for triathlon led them to cross paths, they ran together as one family with one goal – victory. Multiawarded and globally-recognized triathletes Caroline Steffen, Tim Reed, Tim Van Berkel, Dimity Lee Duke, Sam Betten, and our country’s own August Benedicto, joined forces to create one of the most formidable teams that participated in the recently concluded 2016 Ironman... Read more

by PlayPH Team | posted on Wednesday May 18, 2016 11:17am


The World’s Toughest

It has been 10 years since the Ironman 70.3 World Championships debuted in 2006, and each year, the competition has served as a venue where some of the toughest athletes in the world come together to compete. From Olympians to Ironman champions and short-distance athletes who use the event to prepare for long-distance racing, the global event is, if not,... Read more

by PlayPH Team | posted on Saturday May 7, 2016 3:48pm


Run to Your Own Beat

  Just as the soundtrack sets the mood of any movie, having a running playlist can help you pick up the pace while training or racing, and ultimately, have more fun. And when it comes to choosing the perfect songs to get you moving, there actually is more to it than just preference or taste. The Science of Songs In... Read more

by PlayPH Team | posted on Wednesday January 13, 2016 11:55am