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67 runners qualify for Milo Marathon National Finals

SIXTY-SEVEN runners in the 42nd Milo Marathon Iloilo leg are qualified to compete in the much-anticipated National Finals in Laoag City on Dec. 9, 2018. Among the 67 passers, five runners will travel for free courtesy of the organizers. They are Prince Joey Lee of Cebu, Rafael Pescos, and Ryan Hulleza. In the female division, […] The post 67 runners qualify for Milo Marathon National Finals appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource: thedailyguardian thedailyguardianOct 11th, 2018

SEA Games slots up for grab in Milo Marathon

Aside from the honor of conquering the country's biggest footrace, this year's King and Queen of the 42nd National Milo Marathon will get a chance to don the tri-colors in the 2019 Southeast Asian Games. The 11-leg event in partnership with the Philippine Athletics Track and Field Association will honor the men's and women's race champion with a slot in the Philippine team that will compete in the biennial meet to be held in the country November next year.  "Basta kung sinong mananalo dyan yun ang kukunin namin for the SEAG. We’re after the winners on both categories regardless of the time,” said PATAFA president Philip Ella Juico on Thursday during the event's press conference at Conrad Hotel in Pasay City. The kickoff leg will be held in Urdaneta, Pangasinan on July 15 while the culminating National Finals will be in Laoag, Ilocos Norte on December 9. Organizers expect around 150,000 runners participating for the duration of the event with last year's men's champion Joerge Andrade and five-time winner Olympian Mary Joy Tabal looking to extend their reign.  After the opening leg, the race will make a stop in Manila (July 29), Tarlac (August 26), Batangas (September 16), Lucena (September 30), Iloilo (October 7), Cebu (October 14), General Santos (October 21), Butuan (November 11), Cagayan de Oro (November 18) and the finals in Laoag (December 9)......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsJun 7th, 2018

Milo Marathon winner gets Southeast Asian Games berth

The stake gets higher in the 42nd National Milo Marathon as tickets to the 42K race in 2019 Southeast Asian Games will be on the line in the grand finals......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 7th, 2018

TAG Heuer is the official timer of Milo Marathon

MILO announces TAG Heuer as its official timing partner for the 2018 National Milo Marathon. The renowned Swiss luxury watchmaker joins forces with Milo to provide a better race experience for all runners joining. Now on its 42nd season, the National Milo Marathon is the country’s biggest and most accessible running event. As an additional […] The post TAG Heuer is the official timer of Milo Marathon appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsMay 13th, 2018

Tabal Achieves Milo Marathon Five-peat

Mary Joy Tabal just made an unprecedented feat in front of her fellow Cebuanos. Tabal scored her fifth consecutive win in the national finals of the Milo Marathon in Cebu City on Sunday, becoming the... The post Tabal Achieves Milo Marathon Five-peat appeared first on MetroCebu News......»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsDec 4th, 2017

Mary Joy Tabal sets historic 5 wins in row at the Milo Marathon Finals

CEBU CITY — Mary Joy Tabal is now the first woman to win the National Milo Marathon Queen crown five times in a row. The Cebuana Olympian and SEA Games gold medalist fittingly achieved this impressive feat in the National Finals at her hometown of Cebu, with thousands of Cebuanos cheering her on. Meanwhile, Davaoeño […] The post Mary Joy Tabal sets historic 5 wins in row at the Milo Marathon Finals appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2017

Tabal aims for record 5th Milo Marathon queen title

CEBU CITY, Philippines - It will be like a homecoming for Cebuano Olympic marathoner Mary Joy Tabal when she guns for her fifth title as the 41st Milo Marathon National Finals will be held here for the first time on Sunday, December 3. No other woman has won the Milo ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 2nd, 2017

Cebu hosts National MILO Marathon finals on Sunday

Cebu hosts National MILO Marathon finals on Sunday.....»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsDec 1st, 2017

New faces rule National MILO Marathon Manila leg

Rafael Pescos and Cinderella Lorenzo were hailed as the new champions in the men’s and women’s divisions of the centerpiece 42-kilometer event of the 41st National Milo Marathon Metro Manila qualifying race participated by over 32,000 runners at the Mall of Asia grounds in Pasay City. Pescos received the fruit of his six-month training as [...].....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJul 30th, 2017

Milo Marathon runner hit by car

Hazel Conde, a Milo Marathon participant, was accidentally hit by a car during Sunday morning's race in Cebu. Abel Tanjay, a 19-year-old college student and a resident of Barangay Punta Princesa in Cebu City, sideswiped Conde along P. Del Rosario corner Jakosalem St. while she was competing in the 42nd National Milo Marathon Cebu leg. The 22-year-old Conde, who suffered bruises and injury to the head, was brought to the Saint Vincent Hospital and was later transferred to UC Med for further medical examinations. Milo Marathon organizers said Tanjay tested negative for alcohol, contrary to what was reported a few moments after the accident happened. According to Ricky Ballesteros, th...Keep on reading: Milo Marathon runner hit by car.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 14th, 2018

Registration for Milo Marathon Iloilo ends today

THE Iloilo City Sports Development Office advised all runners who want to join the 42nd Milo Marathon – Iloilo on Sunday at the Iloilo Business Park (IBP) in Mandurriao that the registration will be until today. According to Moises Salomon of the City Sports Office, runners who wish to be part of the tournament can […] The post Registration for Milo Marathon Iloilo ends today appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsOct 5th, 2018

Eliud Kipchoge sets new world record in Berlin marathon win

BERLIN (AP) — Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge set a new marathon world record, winning the Berlin race in 2 hours, 1 minute and 39 seconds on Sunday. Organizers initially put Kipchoge's time at 2 hours, 1 minute and 40 seconds, but later reduced it by one second. The 33-year-old broke the previous world record set in Berlin by fellow Kenyan Dennis Kimetto in 2014 by 1 minute and 18 seconds. "I lack words to describe this day," Kipchoge said after becoming the first person to finish a marathon in less than 2 hours and 2 minutes. "They say you miss two times but you can't miss the third time," he said in reference to his two previous failed attempts to break the world record in Berlin. The Kenyan defended his 2017 title in the German capital, pulling ahead of other runners early on amid perfect conditions. Mild autumn temperatures and little to no wind gave the runners an advantage over last year, when rain slowed the race. Berlin debutant Amos Kipruto came second in 2 hours, 6 minutes and 23 seconds, followed by a third Kenyan, former world-record holder Wilson Kipsang, with 2 hours, six minutes and 48 seconds. Shogo Nakamura of Japan narrowly missed setting a new national record with a time of 2 hours, 8 minutes and 16 seconds. Gladys Cherono won the women's race in 2 hours, 18 minutes and 11 seconds, a new women's record for the Berlin marathon. The previous track record was set by Mizuki Noguchi of Japan 13 years ago. The 35-year-old Kenyan said she felt confident going into the race but wasn't sure she would beat favorite Tirunesh Dibaba. Dibaba came third behind fellow Ethiopian Rutia Aga......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsSep 16th, 2018

ASIAN GAMES: Philippines looks to end 24-year medal drought in athletics

JAKARTA — If Eric Shawn Cray can just make a repeat performance of his semifinal running in the 400m hurdles of the Rio de Janeiro 2016 Olympics, there is a big chance he might win the gold in the 18th Asian Games. Cray, whose pet event was originally set on Monday, will try to qualify first in the re-scheduled 400m hurdles at 11 a.m. on Sunday and hope to take it from there in an effort to win the Philippines’ first medal in the Asian Games in 24 years. The 29-year-old Cray ran the 400m hurdles of the Rio Olympics in a blistering 49.37 seconds, which if he did during the 2014 Incheon Asian Games, would have easily dislodged the 49.71 of gold medal winner, Bahrain’s Ali Khamis, who is defending his title here. And from the looks of it, the Filipino-American is in tip-top shape. The two-time 400m hurdles champion of the SEA Games (Myanmar and Singapore) is coming off a gold medal in the 400M hurdles of the 2017 Asian Athletics Championships. He was also the silver medalist in the 60M Run of the 2017 Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games. “If everything goes right, many of our athletes can spring some surprises,” said Philippine Athletics Track and Field Association president Dr. Philip Ella Juico. Cray, who finished sixth with a 51.47 in the Incheon edition of the games, has improved since that performance. He had 50.04 in the World Championships in Beijing, China in 2015, before submitting a 49.07 during the 2016 World Challenge in Kawasaki, Japan, where he earned a silver. In the same World Challenge, this time in Madrid, Spain, also in 2016, Cray ran a scorching 48.98, his personal best, to likewise earn the silver, before his title-clinching 49.57 in the Asian Championships in Bhubaneswar, only last year. The last time the Philippines bagged an athletics’ medal of any color in the Asian Games was during the 1994 Hiroshima Asiad, courtesy of Elma Muros, whose 6.41-meter leap in the long jump competitions was worth a bronze. Aside from Cray, three more from the athletics’ team here plunge into action as marathoner Mary Joy Tabal, hurdler Clinton Bautista and long jumper Marestella Torres-Sunang get going. Tabal, the marathon queen of the 2017 Kuala Lumpur  SEA Games, starts the PH campaign for the day with the marathon at 6 a.m. “This is a special opportunity for Tabal to prove herself against the North Koreans, Japan, China and some of these middle eastern countries,” said Juico, “I don’t think she will be wanting in spirit. According to the report I got, she’s ready, she’s well-conditioned, she spent most of her time in Tuscany, Italy (training). We are hoping for the best as usual.” After Tabal, Bautista, the bronze medalist in the same Malaysia SEA Games, takes his turn as he tries to qualify in the 110M hurdles at 10 a.m. A four-time SEA Games long jump queen whose reign began in the Manila edition of the meet in 2005, Torres-Sunang makes what could be her last hurrah in these games as attempts to advance in the finals of the long jump competitions starting at 10:30 a.m. Meanwhile, SEA Games decathlon gold medalist Aries Toledo began his bid on a bright note as he placed second in the first event of his discipline, clocking 10.84 in the 100M behind Saudi Arabia’s AL QAREE Mohammed Jasem Al Qaree (10.77). He later ranked 4th in the high jump and eighth in the shotput. Newcomer Kristina Knott was scheduled in the 100M heats later in the day.  .....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsAug 25th, 2018

Agravante, Hallasgo top Milo 42K race

Jeson Agravante and Christine Hallasgo ruled their respective divisions in the Milo 42K race event of the 42nd National Milo Marathon Manila. Agravante, a former Milo Marathon king, clocked two hours, 35 minutes and 10seconds, finishing almost seven minutes earlier than second-placer Erick Panique. Bryan Quinco crossed the finish line in third with a time of 2:43:59. In the women's division, Hallasgo, a Milo Marathon veteran, left the rest of the field in the rear-view mirror, registering three hours, five minutes and 14 seconds. Jho-An Villarma came in far second with the time of 3:14:28 while Cinderella Lorenzo came in third with 3:17:46. Agravante and Hallasgo, who also won P50,0...Keep on reading: Agravante, Hallasgo top Milo 42K race.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 29th, 2018

Solenn Heussaff cracks personal best in Milo Marathon

MANILA, Philippines – Solenn Heusaff continues to be a "fitspiration" as she achieved her personal best in the 10-kilometer run and cracked into the top 10 in the 42nd National Milo Marathon leg on Sunday, July 29, at the Mall of Asia grounds.  The French-Filipino celebrity clocked 55:56 and finished ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 29th, 2018

Martes, Lamparas rule Urdaneta leg of Milo Marathon

URDANETA, Philippines – Christabel Martes and Kurt Jomar Lamparas bested 13,000 other participants in the 42nd National Milo Marathon in Pangasinan on Sunday, July 15. Elite runner Martes and track racer Lamparas took home gold in the women's and men's divisions of the 21K run with times of 1:31:35 and 1:45:26, respectively.  The two ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 16th, 2018

PVL: Blockbusters force rubbermatch

Vice Co. kept its Finals hopes alive after surviving a marathon five set duel over Philippine Air Force, 25-22, 16-25, 25-23, 29-31, 17-15 to force a decider in the Premier Volleyball League Season 2 Reinforced Conference best-of-three men's semifinals Wednesday at the FilOil Flying V Centre in San Juan. JP Bugaoan unleashed 24 points built on 18 kills, five kill blocks and an ace to rally the Blockbusters back in the series. Game 3 is on Friday. With its back against the wall, Vice Co. came up on top after a furious race in the closing stretch of the fifth set to exact revenge on the Jet Spikers, who dealt the Blockbusters a four-set loss in the series opener last Sunday. Jude Garcia finished with 17 points while Paolo Pablico and Kim Malabunga registered 12 and nine points, respectively, for Vice Co., which weathered the 32-point explosion of Air Force hitter Bryan Bagunas. The National University recruit, who had 30 points in Game 1, rained down 27 attacks with four kill blocks and an ace while adding 16 excellent receptions and eight digs on floor defense. But Bagunas' effort as well as the 25 points of Fauzi Ismail and the 20 markers of Ranran Abdilla went down the drain. --- Follow this writer on Twitter, @fromtheriles.....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsJul 4th, 2018

Milo Marathon winners get shot at SEA Games national team

The Philippine Athletics Track and Field Association (Patafa), Inc. took a different approach in choosing the next Filipinos who will represent the country in the 2019 Southeast Asian Games. Patafa formed a partnership with Milo in choosing additional members of the Philippine track and field team which will compete in the 2019 Games. The winners of the 2018 National Milo Marathon will join the likes of Mary Joy Tabal and Eric Cray in donning the country's colors in the next Southeast Asian Games. "That is the commitment, we're after the winners on both categories [men's and women's] regardless of the time," said Patafa chairman Popoy Juico Thursday at Conrad Hotel. "Whoe...Keep on reading: Milo Marathon winners get shot at SEA Games national team.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 7th, 2018

Milo Marathon champions to represent PH in 2019 SEA Games

MANILA, Philippines – The champion gets to represent the Philippines in the regional games. The 42nd National Milo Marathon will culminate on December 9 in Laoag, Ilocos Norte, with the winner having the distinction to represent the Philippines in the 2019 Southeast Asian Games. “Basta kung sino ang manalo [sa Milo Marathon], ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 7th, 2018

No upsets as Ateneo, other top teams advance in NBTC Sweet 16

All the higher seeds in the First Round of the 2018 Exped Socks National Basketball Training Centre National Finals advanced to the Sweet 16, Monday evening. Behind the towering Kai Sotto, UAAP champions Ateneo Blue Eaglets dominated the New Ormoc City Eagles, 98-47. The UAAP Season 80 Finals Most Valuable Player had 15 points on 70 percent shooting to go along with six rebounds and three blocks in just 16 minutes of game time. The Blue Eaglets will face the 16th seeded Australia Pinoy Selection as AusPinoy was able to eke out an 86-79 win over Aussumption Montessori of Cagayan de Oro. It was also a smooth sailing first round for the other top seeded teams. Second-ranked La Salle Green Hills Greenies walloped Jesus the Loving Sheperd of Naga, 85-46, while the third-seeded Chiang Kai Shek College pounced on St. Columban College of Pagadian, 68-44. Reigning CESAFI champions University of Visayas Baby Lancers routed the University of Luzon of Dagupan, 100-73. UAAP runners-up NU Bullpups survived an early scare before blasting the Tay Tung High School of Bacolod, 81-63. The team B of the number 7 San Beda Red Cubs scored the biggest blowout of the day, notching a 105-40 victory over the St. Louis-Don Bosco of Dumaguete. One of the top performers of the day was Harvey Pagsanjan of Hope Christian High School. After dropping 33 markers during the first eight showdown on Sunday, the gunslinging guard rallied Hope from 15 down to pick up an 84-77 win over St. Benilde International School of Calamba.  Pagsanjan finished the game with 35 big points on 13-of-26 shooting Outside of Camp David of New Zealand, as they lost to the Lyceum-Cavite Junior Pirates 85-59, the three other international teams made it to the next round. Number 11 Durham Crossover of Canada escaped University of Baguio 80-75; number 13 FilAm Sports pounded De La Salle-Lipa, 92-59;and number 16 AusPinoy triumphed over Assumption-Cagayan de Oro, 86-79. Completing the Sweet 16 are #6 Mapua Red Robins, #8 Sacred Heart Magis Eagles, #10 San Sebastian Staglets, #12 Adamson Baby Falcons, #14 Letran Squires......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsMar 19th, 2018

UAAP Season 80 Men’s Football: UP, UST look to remain unbeaten

MATCHES ON SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 18 (Rizal Memorial Football Stadium) 9:00 AM - NU vs. Adamson (Men’s) 1:30 PM - UST vs. NU (Men’s) 4:00 PM - UST vs. Atene (Men’s)   League-leading University of the Philippines tries to keep their spotless record intact when they take on Far Eastern University when the UAAP Season 80 Men’ Football tournament continues on Sunday at the Rizal Memorial Football Stadium. Coming off a dominant 4-1 win over Adamson University last Thursday, the surging fighting Maroons are looking to make it four for four against FEU on Sunday. King Miyagi and JB Borlongan have been the go-to-guys for the Maroons this season, each with four goals in their first three matches. After back-to-back losses to UST and DLSU, Season 79 runners-up FEU finally got their first point of the season a week ago when they managed to hold University of the East to a scoreless draw. It hasn’t been an easy start for the Tamaraws, who have been plagued with injuries and are trying to get back on track after making the finals last season. There will be a hint of revenge on the Maroons’ minds in this matchup, given that the last time UP and FEU shared the pitch, the Tams eliminated UP in the Season 79 semifinals. UP and FEU kick off at 1:30 PM.   Also looking to remain unbeaten this season are the University of Santo Tomas Growling Tigers, who’ll be facing a tough test when they take on the surging defending champions Ateneo Blue Eagles. After picking up back-to-back wins in their first two matches against FEU and Adamson, the Growling Tigers figured in their first draw of the season against National University. On the opposite end, the Blue Eagles have bounced back from their opening day loss by winning back-to-back matches, most recently against collegiate rivals DLSU, Thursday. Much like the UP-FEU matchup, the Espanya-based side will try to get a measure of revenge on Ateneo, having been eliminated by the Blue Eagles in last season’s semifinals. UST and Ateneo kick off at 4:00 PM.   In the first match of the day, two sides looking for their first wins of the season collide, as NU meets Adamson. After losing back-to-back contests, the a more aggressive NU side managed to hold UST to a draw for their first point of the season. They’ll be looking to carry that momentum as they take on a struggling Adamson side, who remains as the only team without points this season. NU and Adamson kick off at 9:00 AM......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsFeb 17th, 2018