Sunday, September 29, 2013

Press Release: Languido, Cadion top CDO MILO marathon qualifiers

Cagayan de Oro, Philippines (September 29, 2013) - Despite heavy downpour mid-race, veteran runner Juneil Languido persevered and dethroned last yearâ's local 21K top placer Jeffrey Sotto Sunday at the 37th National MILO Marathon Cagayan de Oro qualifying race.

Local bet Cresabel Cadion, who placed first in 2011, also forged a victory against her closest pursuers and managed to take back the CDO crown that was once hers in a race participated by 11,785 runners,

Languido and Cadion each received the P10,000 top purse for their respective victories, and are set to lead 34 other 21K qualifiers to the finale in December.

This is Languido's fourth trip to the MILO Marathon National Finals, following a seventh place finish in the finale last year.  As an added incentive to this year'€™s national final winners, MILO will be sending the MILO Marathon King and Queen to the 2014 Paris Marathon to compete with the world's finest athletes.

Monday, September 16, 2013

Press Release: Comendador, Calabroso win Tagbilaran qualifying race

Manila, Philippines, 15 September 2013 - Students Emmanuel Comendador and Teodelyn Calabroso overpowered their 21-K division rivals in the 37th National MILO Marathon last Sunday in Tagbilaran City.

Comendador and Calabroso took home the P10,000.00 top purse and trophy even as they lead other qualifiers to the finale in December.

The Tagbilaran race was participated by over 6,153 athletes, students, and running enthusiasts. MILO announced that it is sending this season's MILO Marathon King and Queen to the Paris Marathon next year.