Sun Life Introduced their Tri-Team for the IronMan 70.3 and Sunpiology Duo Event
Sun Life Financial, a leading financial services provider, took part in the recently concluded Ironman 70.3 triathlon in Mactan, Cebu on August 6, 2017.
Sun Life’s executives, financial advisors and top celebrity brand ambassadors–Enchong Dee and Piolo Pascual represented the Sun Life Tri-Team as they race to win in this prestigious race. It is yet their biggest team ever since they first joined in 2013.
The Sun Life Tri-Team
In this year’s IronMan 70.3, Sun Life Tri-Team is represented by five relay teams and a solo racer. Celebrity heartthrobs Enchong Dee (swimming) and Piolo Pascual (biking) joined Toniel Ty (running) as the first team.
Paco Sandejas, Sun Life’s Board Director formed the second team with Financial Advisor Eboy Leon (biking) and Mike Miras (running).
For the all-female team, former Olympian and renowned TV host Christine Jacobs Sandejas (swimming) teamed up with Laarni de Guzman (biking) and Jaymie Pizzaro (running), a Health and Wellness Marketing Manager.
Jan Michael Chiu (swimming), a former national team representative, together with Alfred Diacosa (running) and Karl Villalonga (biking) formed the fourth team.
The fifth team is composed of KB Espinosa (swimming), Rocio Pantaleon (biking) and Toots Malapad (running) of the Business Development Group.
Last but definitely not the least, Hazel Ferrer-Misa from the Strategy and Financial Management Group competed in the solo category.
Long-Term Commitment to a Healthy Lifestyle
More than just a well-diversified financial organization offering insurance, wealth, and asset management, Sun Life prevails to be a true advocate of a healthy lifestyle.
CEO and Country Head Riza Mantaring added,”We hope that the Sun Life Tri-Team will inspire 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”.
GoWell is Sun Life’s health and wellness project that aims to promote holistic wellness through healthy diet, exercise and work-life balance. Visit www.gowell.com.ph for a wealth of tips and guides from their wellness experts.
Sunpiology Duo: The Biggest Fitness Event to hit the Country
Sunpiology Duo, a celebrated annual event catering mainly to fun run enthusiasts will soon include both runners and cyclists. It includes two parts–the Sun Life Cycle PH and Sun Life Resolution Run.
In partnership with Sunrise Events, Inc., Sun Life will launch Sun Life Cycle PH, the first leg of the Sunpiology Duo event on November 18-19, 2017 at Bonifacio Global City, Taguig. Sunrise Events, Inc. is widely-known for pioneering events that promote sports tourism and race organization.
Sun Life and Sunrise Events signed an agreement to make this event official in Shangri-la Mactan, Cebu. It is represented by Sun Life CEO and Country Head Riza Mantaring, Brand Ambassador Piolo Pascual, Sunrise Founder Wilfred Uytengsu and Princess Galura, Sunrise General Manager.
Cycle and Run for Health with Sun Life
Announcements for the Sun Life Cycle PH registration will open soon. It will include seven categories:
- Tricycle – 100 meters race for 2-3 year old toddlers and 500 meter race for kids aged 4-5 years old.
- Kids Ride – this is a 5.5 km bicycle race for 5-9 year olds.
- Junior Challenge – a 30-minute race for 10-year olds and above
- Community Ride – 20 km race for 10-year olds and above
- Foldies Community Ride – 20 km for 10-year olds and above
- Challenge Ride – 40 km for 14 year olds and above
- Ride with Robbie McEwen – 40 km for 14 year olds and above.
The Sun Life Resolution Run will take place on January 20, 2018 together with Run Rio, a premier running series in the Philippines. It will open at 3k, 5k and 10k categories.
For a Great Cause
In the past 7 years, Sunpiology Duo created numerous charitable projects in order to support its beneficiaries.
Among these notable projects are: fundraising for the scholars of Hebreo 12:1 Foundation and the diabetes awareness program from the Institute of Studies for Diabetes Foundation. Expect Sunpiology to be another star-studded event you need to watch out for as celebrities from Star Magic will be in attendance.
More updates about this event will be released soon so make sure to follow them their social media profiles: @sunlifeph on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
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