Friday, November 29, 2013

I Run for the HeArt

The Cultural Center of the Philippines Complex Employees Organization (CCPCEO), with the support of the Cultural Center of the Philippines, will hold a major fund-raising event on January 12, 2014 for the benefit of the CCPCEO cultural workers and members.

Entitled "I Run for the HeART", the fun run will start and end  at the CCP grounds in Pasay City.

The event is initiated by the CCPCEO Board of Directors 2013-2014 to enable the said organization to continue its mission to provide programs for health, education, medical and emergency needs of its members.

This project also aims to promote work-life balance and encourage a healthy lifestyle among the participants.
Registration fees for the various categories are: P400 for  3K, P500 for 5K, P600 for 10K and P700 for 16K. Winners of the races will also receive cash prizes.

Registration  is ongoing. The first 500 registrants will get free concert tickets to the Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra’s Fukumura, Wang & Saint-Saens concert on December 13, 2013.

Lots of fun and freebies and a start of a healthy lifestyle await everyone.

For more information, please call the CCPCEO Secretariat at 832-1125 local 1115 and 1405.

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Tabac, Miranda top Siargao Mangrove Marathon

Seasoned runners Elias Tabac of Bayugan City and Judelyn Miranda of Davao City topped the first Siargao Mangrove Marathon held recently in Del Carmen town in Siargao Island, Surigao Del Norte.

Tabac and Miranda, Both frequent qualifiers to the Milo Marathon and other national running events, clocked one hour, 23 minutes and 24 seconds and 1:41.20, respectively, to rule the men and women’s divisions in the 21-km run.

Monday, November 18, 2013

Gilbuena, Poliquit win in Tarlac MILO race

More than 12,000 runners particiapted in Tarlac.
TARLAC City, Philippines (November 17, 2013) – Last year’s winner, Miscelle Gilbuena made good use of her familiarity with the route to earn herself a back-to-back victory at the 37th National MILO Marathon in Tarlac City. 

Veteran runner Rafael Poliquit also showed perseverance under pressure and outlasted his closest pursuer, former MILO Marathon King Julius Sermona, in the men’s division. Like many of this season’s marathon champions, both Gilbuena and Poliquit serve the country as members of the Philippine Air Force.
 
Of the 12,089 students and running enthusiasts who joined the race, 55 runners successfully beat the clock and booked a ticket to the finale in December. They and are set to compete with 500 other elite runners from across the country for the national title and for an all-expenses paid trip to the 2014 Paris Marathon courtesy of MILO. 

As a testament to the increasing number of skilled athletes in provincial areas, the Tarlac race has tied Manila for the most number of qualifiers in a single regional leg this season. 

Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Press Release: Rescue Run III

THE FILIPINO running community will again join forces to hold “Rescue Run III”, a fun run to raise funds for the victims of the recent earthquake and typhoon that hit the Visayas.  The noble event is set for November 16, 2013 (Saturday) starting at 5:00 AM at the corner of 9th and 34th Streets in the Bonifacio Global City.

For a minimum donation of PHP 150.00, one will receive a race bib to join either the 10 or five-kilometer category.  Donations of PHP 500.00 or more will qualify the donor to join the special raffle.

Registration opens on November 13 (Wednesday) at A Runner’s Circle at the corner of Roxas Boulevard and Quirino Avenue and Second Wind Branches located in Teachers Village, Ortigas Home Depot and Greenhills Shopping Complex.  On-site registration will also be available on race day.

Sunday, November 10, 2013

Bolivar, Abad win MILO's Dagupan race

DAGUPAN City, Philippines (November 10, 2013) – Alquin Bolivar and Mirasol Abad, both members of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP), combated strong winds and the slippery terrain to win the 21K division of the 37th National MILO Marathon Sunday in Dagupan City.

Both runners are set to lead 26 other qualifiers to the finale in December, where they will compete with the country’s best runners for the championship title and for a trip to the 2014 Paris Marathon courtesy of MILO.

A total of 8,043 runners joined the day’s race.

Sunday, November 3, 2013

Press Release: Veterans Buenavista, Martes top MILO's Baguio City race

About 5,210 athletes, students and running
 enthusiasts joined the prestigious race
Sunday in the City of Pines.
Baguio City, Philippines (November 3, 2013)
 –  Challenged neither by the course nor the competition, reigning MILO Marathon King Eduardo Buenavista treated spectators to a thrilling comeback Sunday at the 37th National MILO Marathon in Baguio City.

Not to be outdone, a be-medalled Cristabel Martes also proved her mettle in the 21K track and earned herself a back-to-back win in the local race.

Both Buenavista and Martes have four National MILO Marathon titles under their belt and are considered to be two of the best runners in the country.