(L-R) Aurelle Flores, Godfrey Español, and Team Captain Jonnifer Sinogaya

The UP Cebu Triathlon Team composed of Aurelle Flores (swim), Godfrey Español (bike), and Team Captain Jonnifer Sinogaya (run), participated and finished in the 2019 Regent Aguila Ironman 70.3 on 11 August 2019.


Sinogaya posts on his personal Facebook account:

The participation of UP Cebu was made possible by our Chancellor, Atty. Liza Corro and by Mr. Hembler Mendoza of the Lapu-Lapu City Tourism Office. Thank you Chancy and sir Hembler for giving us the great opportunity to represent UP Cebu again in this prestigious sports event in the country.


Thanks also to our families for their loving support, prayers and encouragement.


Special thanks to Ms. Yvette Malahay of the College of Communication, Art and Design (CCAD) for designing the Sablay-inspired trisuit of UP Cebu team.


Above all, we thank You Lord for keeping us safe during the race. We give you back all the glory!



Cebu has been the home of the IRONMAN 70.3 Philippines since 2012. The Province of Cebu boasts of successfully putting the fast paced well connected metropolis lifestyle and the laid back serenity and beauty of an island province.

A total of 2,500 triathletes gather from over 45 countries, including former world champions and rising stars of the sport. The event also boasts of the one biggest and most complete triathlon expo to date.

Local celebrities, actors and actresses, local politicians are also avid supporters of this race, making it THE biggest and brightest race in Asia. All the finisher medals and podium trophies are designed and hand made by World Class Cebuano designer Kenneth Cobonpue.