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Pyongyang opens marathon to tourist-runners

In this April 14, 2013 file photo, runners compete at the start of the 26th Mangyongdae Prize Marathon at Pyongyang's Kim Il Sung Stadium as North Korea hosts the sports event to mark the birthday of the late leader Kim Il Sung on April 15. For the first time ever, North Korea is opening up the streets of its capital to runner-tourists for the annual Pyongyang marathon, undoubtedly one of the most exotic feathers in any runner’s cap. Tourism companies say they have been inundated by requests to sign up for the April 13, 2014 event, which this year will include amateur runners from around the world. AP

For the first time ever, North Korea is opening up the streets of its capital to runner-tourists for the annual Pyongyang marathon, undoubtedly one of the most exotic feathers in any runner’s cap.

Posted: April 2nd, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Latest Sports Stories,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Marathon up in 5th National Geographic run

Responding to the clamor of the running community, a full marathon will be included for the first time in the Earth Day Run by National Geographic Channel (NGC) on April 27 at Bonifacio Global City in Taguig.

Posted: March 27th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

New challenge for ‘Outbreak Missions’ announced

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MANILA, Philippines – Outbreak Manila announces the new task for its much-awaited Zombie Apocalypse-themed fun run, ‘Outbreak Missions’. In a press launch Wednesday, Runtertainment’s Managing Director Angelo Cruz introduced the new challenge for 5,000 participants of the run. This time around in “Operation Stronghold”, Dr. Alfonso Adarna will be held captive by a villainous group [...]

Posted: March 20th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Buenavista, Tabal snare Paris berths

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MARY Joy Tabal only targeted to go under the three-hour mark. But the elite Cebuana racer did that and more in the 37th Milo Marathon National Finals yesterday at SM Mall of Asia Seaside Boulevard.

Posted: December 8th, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »

Dueñas, Tabal dominate Milo Marathon Cebu leg

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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.

Posted: September 22nd, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »

Tabal leads Cebu Milo race field

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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.

Posted: September 22nd, 2013 in Headlines,Other Sports,Section | Read More »

Runners tackle Berlin Wall route in ultra race

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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.

Posted: August 13th, 2013 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

South Star Drug races fire off firm’s 76th year tomorrow

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.

Posted: July 26th, 2013 in Headlines,Other Sports,Section | Read More »

Postrado, Payong rule Milo Marathon Naga leg

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.

Posted: July 14th, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »

Sabal, Agura top Milo Lipa 21K

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.

Posted: July 8th, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »

Warizal Milo 21K king anew in P. Princesa

Norlan Warizal repeated as Puerto Princesa champion as the 37th Milo Marathon kicked off its 17-leg qualifying races in Palawan over the weekend.

Posted: July 4th, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »

It’s the Paris Marathon for top 2 Filipino finishers in annual PH race

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Organizers of the 37th Milo Marathon announce Thursday, June 20, 2013, that the top two Filipino fishers will fly to Paris, host of the 2014 international marathon. The announcement was made in a press conference at the Bayview Hotel in Manila. CELEST FLORES/INQUIRER.net

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.

Posted: June 20th, 2013 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Usain Bolt laughs off idea he’s ‘past it’ after loss

Jamaica's Usain Bolt greets fans after the men's 100m event at the Golden Gala IAAF athletic meeting, in Rome's Olympic stadium, Thursday, June 6, 2013. American sprinter Justin Gatlin handed world-record holder Usain Bolt a narrow defeat in the 100-meter race at the Golden Gala meet on Thursday. Gatlin clocked 9.94 seconds and Bolt crossed second in 9.95. AP/Andrew Medichini

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.

Posted: June 12th, 2013 in Latest Sports Stories,Multimedia,Other Sports,Photos,Photos and Videos | Read More »

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