Event: St. Ignatius Run – July 13, 2014 (Register now! Info here >>)
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* Photo credits to Yong Larrazabal and Justin Chiongbian
Depends on your age, you might call Ateneo de Cebu, Sacred Heart School. But one thing is definite that this school has been home of some Cebu’s pride athletes. This coming July 4, 2014, we are lucky to have a chance to listen up close and personal, not only 1 but 2 Hearters / Ateneans athletes: a student varsity and an alumnus.
What: [Athletes Talk 6] Ignatian Athletes
Guest Speakers: Dr. Yong Larrazabal and Justin Chiongbian
When: Friday 6PM (Assemlby time), July 4, 2014
Where: Chika-an, Lahug, Cebu
Dr. Yong Larrazabal. Dubbed as the Marathon Man in Cebu for being one of the pioneers in collecting marathon medals here and abroad, Dr. Yong can also be credited for the tremendous growth of running and its community in Cebu. This busy doctor not only runs races, but also organizes some of the popular local races, to name a few: SM 2 SM (the first few editions), Kawasan Falls Marathon, University Run, and many other benefit fun runs.
Justin Liam Chiongbian. He’s a 16-year old triathlete. He has gathered quite a few achievements in his young age. One is that he is part of the Philippine team. He just also came home from Portugal after undergoing a training from an Olympian coach. Following are just a few of his international and national awards:
GOLD – 2012 ITU ASIAN Duathlon Championship (1/2 Filipinos to win GOLD) Nov11
BRONZE- 2012 SINGAPORE International Cold Storage Triathlon Sept29
GOLD – 2013 ITU SINGAPORE International Cold Storage Triathlon Sept27
5th place – ITU LANTAU Island HK Asia Cup Oct26
Qualifier for the ITU Burabay YOG Asian Championship Jun1 2014
BRONZE – 2012 Alaska IRONKids Shangrila Mactan Aug 4
SILVER – 2013 Alaska IRONKids Shangrila Mactan Aug3
2012 SBR Ph Male Youth Triathlete of the Year
2013 SBR PH Male youth Triathlete of the Year
2012 PHI Youth Olympic Games Qualifier Series
BRONZE 1st 2012 Batang Pinoy National Triathlon
SILVER 2012 Subic NAGT
SILVER 2012 Alegre Cebu NAGT
There is so much to learn from these two Hearter / Atenean athletes. So come and join!
This event is made possible by St. Ignatius Run 2014 organizers, Sacred Heart School (AdC) Batch 89!
To register for this race:
Online: http://store.aktib.ph/shop (No additional web fees!)
* The Planet Sports – Active Zone, Ayala Center Cebu
* The Athletes Foot – Ground Floor, Ayala Center Cebu
* ADC/SHS students at the alumni office of Ateneo de Cebu
* CoffeeCat, JP Morgan, IT Park
* Cebu Bionic Builder Supply Inc.. Magallanes branch
* Cebu Home & Builders, AS Fortuna
This event is also supported by: The Athletes Foot (Ground Floor, Ayala, Cebu) & The Planet Sports (Active Zone, Ayala, Cebu), and Etch (Kiosk 202, 2nd Level, SM City Cebu), and Mochi Audio for the sound system.