by Armie Garde
BUKIDNON’S Junel Languido and Cebu’s Mary Joy Tabal ruled the 21K division of the 36th National Milo Marathon Cebu leg on Sunday.
Tabal posted 1:26:58 for an easy win over Joeyry Lee, who clocked in at 1:37:52. Madelyn Carter got third place in 1:44:45, a minute ahead of fourth placer Sandra Soliano (1:45:47). Virginia Parajenog (1:50:16) finished five minutes after Soliano for fifth place and Path Torremoro got sixth place in 1:52:34.
Odiza Abellana (1:55:09), Tessie Escasinas (1:56:31), Wilma Lugay (1:57:18) and Preciousa Sanchez (1:57:25) completed the top 10 in the women’s division.
In the men’s, Languido got first place in 1:11:56, three minutes ahead of Cebu’s favorite Mohammad Sherwin Manangil at second place (1:14:49).
Bonifacio Monjas (1:14:51) got third place ahead of fourth placer Neri Ramil (1:15:39) and fifith placer Noel Tillor (1:16: 20).
Other runners in the top 10 are Jospeh Arnel Emia (1:20:18), Paul James Zafico (1:20:19), Dandy Maturan (1:25:04), Rolan Batiancila (1:26:55) and Joey Oacan (1:29:12).
In the 10K, Jordan Bacong got the first place among men in 34:16 while German Beate Krecklow ruled the women after finishing in 41:51.
The 11th regional qualifying leg of the 36th National Milo Marathon in Cebu got the participation of 22,000 runners; and the downpour early morning Sunday did not affect the turn out of runners.
Armie Garde the Warat Runner, who started running ultramarathons at 23 years old, is a multimedia journalist based in Cebu City, Philippines. One of her ultra dreams is to finish BDM 102 and 160. She maintains runroo.com.
36th national Milo Marathon Cebu elimination leg top results / finisher’s list