Sun Life fielded Tri-Athletes at Cebu Ironman, highlights its health and wellness thrust

By Miong - Monday, August 06, 2018

On its 5th year attendance, Sun Life Financial Philippines Triathlon Team joined the Ironman 70.3 in Cebu August with 13 tri-athletes led by Sun Life brand ambassador Piolo Pascual, actor Enchong Dee, and its very own executives.

Sun Life Tri-Team at Ironman 70.3 Cebu led by Mr Piolo Pascual and Enchong Dee, with Sun Life Financial PH CEO & Country Head (2nd from right, standing) Benedicto Sison

Piolo Pascual, Enchong Dee and Toniel Ty formed the first relay team, the trio raced in bike, swim and run discipline, respectively.

Sun Life PH Brand Ambassador Piolo Pascual and Enchong Dee and Inigo Pacual (center)

Sun Life Executives also seen on action at the race with Chief Investments Officer Michael Enriquez (bike), Sun Life Business Development Manager for Partnership Distribution, Toots Malapad and Sun Life Sales Training & Development Head Ged Custodia.

Jan Chiu (swim), a former national team member together with Sun Life Digital Transformation Specialist Karl Villalonga (bike) and TBR Sun Life Dream Marathon 2017 top finisher Alfred

The 3rd team will also comprised of Diacosa (run), while an all-female team will consist of elite athletes Bea Grabador (swim), Laarni de Guzman (bike), and Charlle Sy (run).

Sun Life Philippines Brand Ambassador Piolo Pascual talks about his preparation for the race in spite his busy schedule. 

Benedict Sison said it’s a thrill for Sun Life to to once again be part of Ironman 70.3, which is a perfect venue for them to highlight Sun Life’s health and wellness thrust. Sun Life, which has expanded its purpose beyond helping clients achieve lifetime financial security, aims to encourage Filipinos to live healthier lives. In fact, the company has been beefing up its suite of health and accident insurance products and has been launching programs that promote the cause.

“By having our own brand ambassador and executives leading the Sun Life Tri Team in Ironman, we’re confident that we’re sending a clear message that we're committed to this purpose," Sison said. “We hope that by following the journey of our athletes in this race, more Filipinos will be inspired to lead healthier lives."

Sun Life PH Triathlon Team at 2018 Ironman Race Cebu posted at Cebu Events Blog

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