IRONMAN 70.3 fever heats up at The Mactan Newtown

Australian Triathlete and champion Tim Reed races through Newtown

Boulevard at Megaworld’s The Mactan Newtown, which served as the

transition area from swimming to biking using its own beachfront as

part of race course of the 2016 Asia Pacific 70.3 Ironman held in Cebu.

LAPU-LAPU CITY, CEBU, August 4, 2016 – Spectators and participants of the Iron Man 70.3 Asia-Pacific Championship are sure to find plenty of reasons to stop by The Mactan Newtown as the grandest triathlon event in the Philippines kicked off last 7th of August in Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu.

The Mactan Newtown, Megaworld’s 30-hectare township development featuring its own beachfront, has rolled out exciting events, attractions and activities as it indulged tourists and participants in an authentic Cebuano cultural experience.

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The Mactan Newtown, the first and only vibrant township with its own beachfront in Cebu, served as one of the transition areas during the 2016 Asia Pacific 70.3 Ironman held in Lapu-Lapu City. The 30-hectare development of the property giant Megaworld is now experiencing a construction boom that will soon pave the way for unparalleled panorama of island life in the Visayas.

Beginning August 5, The Mactan Newtown have held an all-day live roasting of Cebu’s culinary pride, the Lechon, in its newly launched Lechon Pit located at the 500-seater Mactan Alfresco, a Singaporean inspired, hawker-style food strip that houses Cebu’s most popular restaurants.

No less than Cebu’s top lechon-makers and Mactan Alfresco mainstays Ayers Lechon, Cebu Lechon Belly, Ana’s Lechon, have prepared and roasted their signature lechon dishes in the Lechon Pit, allowing tourists and guests to witness live lechon roasting before enjoying a serving of the world’s best pork dish.

Australian Triathlete and champion Tim Reed races through Newtown Boulevard at Megaworld’s The Mactan Newtown, which served as the transition area from swimming to biking using its own beachfront as part of race course of the 2016 Asia Pacific 70.3 Ironman held in Cebu.

Australian Triathlete and champion Tim Reed races through Newtown Boulevard at Megaworld’s The Mactan Newtown, which served as the transition area from swimming to biking using its own beachfront as part of race course of the 2016 Asia Pacific 70.3 Ironman held in Cebu.

Guests at Mactan Alfresco experienced a slice of the famed Cebuano culture with live cultural performances from 6PM to 8PM.

Spectators also witnessed the race at various viewpoints as it made its way around the township during Race Day on August 7. Moreover, supporters of the triathletes also watched all the action at the special Race Day coverage at Mactan Alfresco from 5AM to 6PM. A sumptuous food exhibit also greeted hungry race fans at Mactan Alfresco’s beachfront area from 6AM to 3PM.

Model, actor and triathlete Matteo Guidicelli passes through Newtown Boulevard at Megaworld’s The Mactan Newtown after making the shift from swimming to biking during the 2016 Asia Pacific 70.3 Ironman held in Cebu.

Model, actor and triathlete Matteo Guidicelli passes through Newtown Boulevard at Megaworld’s The Mactan Newtown after making the shift from swimming to biking during the 2016 Asia Pacific 70.3 Ironman held in Cebu.

Showbiz personality, model and triathlete Piolo Pascual races through Newtown Boulevard at Megaworld’s The Mactan Newtown during the 2016 Asia Pacific 70.3 Ironman held in Cebu.

Showbiz personality, model and triathlete Piolo Pascual races through Newtown Boulevard at Megaworld’s The Mactan Newtown during the 2016 Asia Pacific 70.3 Ironman held in Cebu.

Guests also enjoyed free shuttle service going to and coming from The Mactan Newtown, with pickup/drop-off points located at Shangri-La Mactan, Movenpick and Be Resorts.

Mactan Alfresco is located near the main entrance of The Mactan Newtown, the country’s first “Live-Work-Play-Learn” lifestyle township with its own beachfront located in Lapu-Lapu City, Mactan Island, Cebu. For more information, visit www.megaworldlifestylemalls.com or like Mactan Alfresco on Facebook or follow on Instagram and Twitter.

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