By Romina S. Austria
Different goals, same results. John Philip Dueñas merely wanted to set a personal record while his ward, Mary Joy Tabal, eyed a fourth straight appearance in the National Finals. Both emerged winners yesterday in the 21K Cebu elimination leg of the 37th Milo Marathon here.
By Romina S. Austria
Mary Joy Tabal will lead the estimated 25,000 runners competing in the 37th Milo Marathon qualifying leg here as she defends her title in the race that will start in front of Cebu Normal College and end at Cebu City Sports Center.
The 160 kilometer-long (100 miles) Berlin Wall used to represent the communist ‘Iron Curtain’ surrounding Germany’s capital, but this weekend a hardy group of ultra marathon runners aim to run its length.
THE 4TH Run for Wellness in Naga City will mark South Star Drug’s 76th anniversary, featuring races in 3K, 5K, 10K and 21K distances.
EUGENE Postrado took top honors in the men’s 21K division yesterday to lead the qualifiers from Naga City in Camarines Sur to the National Finals of the 37th National Milo Marathon.
GERALD Sabal continued his family’s winning tradition by emerging as top finisher in the men’s 21K division run of the Lipa City leg of the 37th National Milo Marathon on Sunday.
Norlan Warizal repeated as Puerto Princesa champion as the 37th Milo Marathon kicked off its 17-leg qualifying races in Palawan over the weekend.
By Celest R. Flores
A chance to take their marathon experience to Paris in 2014 awaits the top male and female Filipino runners at the finish line of the 37th edition of the Milo Marathon national finals.
Usain Bolt laughed off suggestions he may be ‘past it’ on Tuesday and said he is looking forward to defending his world titles at 100 and 200 meters in Moscow in August.
The London Marathon takes place Sunday amid a heightened police presence following the Boston Marathon bomb attacks, with the 36,000 runners observing a 30-second silence to remember victims.
Boston Marathon organizers said on Tuesday that next year’s race would go ahead as planned and that they are cooperating with law enforcement officials to find those responsible for the deadly blasts.
By Leica R. Carpo
This is a tragedy that hurts not only city marathons, like Boston, New York and London, but the running community at large. There is a unique bond that forms during marathons not just with fellow runners but with the spectators and bystanders. From the high of hearing strangers cheer for you, to the sticky high fives from 6-year-olds and the promised kisses of Wellesley girls. It’s a moment that lasts a lifetime and keeps a tradition going stronger than ever even after 117 years.
Fans of Outbreak Manila are in a frenzy with less than 10 days to go before the fourth installment of the 5km zombie-infested thrill run.