Tagum City to host Penong’s 5150 Triathlon & Go For Gold Sprint on Sept 4

Glendale G. Rosal 08/12/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The triathlon fever spreads further south after the highly-successful Megaworld Cebu Ironman 70.3 Philippines in Mactan Newtown last August 7, 2022. This time it will invade Tagum City in Davao del Norte for…

Puerto Princesa contingent here to observe how Ironman race was done

Glendale G. Rosal 08/10/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Puerto Princesa City Mayor Lucilo R. Bayron and some city officials came to Cebu to observe and take note of how Cebu’s various local government units (LGU) supervised the successful Megaworld Cebu Ironman…

Ironman 70.3 in Cebu: Great weather contributed to perfect race conditions

Glendale G. Rosal 08/08/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Excellent weather, scenic bike route, new race venue, and festive atmosphere— these highlighted the “Comeback Race” of the Megaworld Cebu Ironman 70.3 Philippines that started and finished at the Mactan Newtown in Lapu-Lapu…

Benedicto, Santiago rule Cebu Ironman 70.3 race

Glendale G. Rosal 08/07/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Highly-regarded Filipino triathletes, August Benedicto and Ines Santiago, lorded over the Megaworld Cebu Ironman 70.3 Philippines on Sunday, August 7, 2022 at the Mactan Newtown in Lapu-Lapu City. Both triathletes put on impressive…

Bada, Ungos rule 13-14 category of Ironkids Philippines

Glendale G. Rosal 08/06/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Members of the Philippine developmental triathlon team in Darryl Bada and Adrian Ungos shone in the Ironkids Philippines on Saturday, August 6, 2022 at the Mactan Newtown, Lapu-Lapu City. Both 13-year-old kids, Bada…

Fund-raising race set on Friday

Dale Rosal 08/03/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—A fund-raising non-competitive running event dubbed  “Race For Our Heroes” will be held at the Mactan Newtown on Friday, August 5, 2022, just days before the Cebu IronMan 70.3 Philippines. Over a thousand runners are…

Sunrise Events to limit number of bike-out participants to 50

Glendale G. Rosal 07/27/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Sunrise Events Inc. (SEI) will limit the number of participants in the traditional bike-out of the Ironman 70.3 Philippines on Sunday that starts and finishes at the Mactan Newtown in Lapu-Lapu City. The…

Mactan Newtown is new host of Ironman 70.3 Philippines

Glendale G. Rosal 06/17/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Mactan Newtown in Lapu-Lapu City will be the new epicenter of international triathlon in Asia after the Ironman 70.3 Philippines will use it as its new venue. This development means that the…

Megaworld eyes P1. 5-B beach mall at Mactan Newtown

Irene R. Sino Cruz 09/19/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — With Cebu’s tourism industry facing brighter prospects, a two-level beach mall will rise at the 30-hectare The Mactan Newton. Megaworld would be investing P1.5 billion in Mactan Newtown Beach Walk, said Kevin Tan,…

Cebu City traffic makes BPOs turn to Mactan

Victor Anthony V. Silva 08/04/2016

WITH the traffic problems in Cebu City, business process outsourcing (BPO) companies are considering setting up shop in Mactan Island. Jericho Go, senior vice president of Megaworld, announced this trend in a press briefing yesterday. Go said…

Property firm eyes Visayas BPO triangle

Inquirer, Victor Anthony V. Silva 08/04/2016

Tycoon Andrew Tan-led Megaworld Corp. is grooming its three huge township developments in Iloilo, Cebu and Bacolod into a “Visayas BPO (business process outsourcing) triangle” – envisioned to bring to the office property market 225,000 square meters…

‘Lechon Pit’ opens at The Mactan Newtown

Cheche L. Lara 07/08/2016

EXPERIENCING Cebu will never be complete without having to taste the city’s pride—lechon. In giving tourists and locals an entirely different way of experiencing the world-famous Cebu lechon, The Mactan Newtown’s Mactan Alfresco brings its very own…

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