All Philippine Ironman events have drastically been affected by the coronavirus pandemic this year

By Nicole Ganglani | Photo by Javier Lobregat

It seems like Ironman Subic won’t be happening this year after all. 

As coronavirus cases continue to rise in the Philippines, Sunrise Events’ general manager Princess Galura announced on June 10, Friday that the Century Tuna Ironman Subic Bay will be rescheduled to June 6, 2021. 

 

 

“In what has been a continually evolving and challenging time globally, we recognize that the postponement may come as a disappointment but look forward to providing athletes with an exceptional race experience in the future,”  says  Ironman Subic organizers via Facebook post.

All Philippine Ironman events have drastically been affected by the coronavirus pandemic this year. Both Ironman Cebu and Davao were also rescheduled to 2021. 

Ironman Subic, which was supposed to take place in June 2020, was first moved to October. However, given that the country has yet to defeat the health crisis, Ironman Subic organizers together with the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority have decided to instead hold the event next year to prioritize the health and safety of the community. 

Century Tuna Ironman Philippines race organizers also mentioned that athletes will be receiving an email about the postponement.