41st National Milo Marathon Leg 3 (Manila) Top Finishers for 42K: Cinderella Lorenzo and Rafael Pescos

New faces dominates the first place podium of the 41st National MILO Marathon Manila leg last Sunday. Rafael Pescos ruled the Metro Manila elimination race winning by over 4 minutes. The 23-year-old Cebuano topped the 42K category of the event for the first time, clocking 2:38:27. Erick Panique finished in 2:43:10 for 2nd place followed by Noel Tillor in 2:47:31.

While the 28-year-old housekeeper Cinderella Lorenzo from Taguig won the women’s race in 3:16:15, way ahead of Lany Cardona (3:23:38) and Lizane Abella (3:29:48). Pescos and Lorenzo took home P50,000 in money and a trophy, and booked their slots to the MILO National Finals in Cebu City on December 3, 2017.

The National MILO Marathon has long been energizing and inspiring champions for over 40 years and, as such,has been attracting runners of all kinds, from children, rookies, veterans, friends, and families from all over the country and the world.Centered on the theme “Magsama-sama, Tumakbo, Matuto”, this season is driven by values such as discipline, resilience, and determination, which runners can take with them in their journey in life.

The series started in Urdaneta on July 16. Following the pilot race, the National MILO Marathon will continue in Laoag (July 23), Metro Manila (July 30), Angeles (August 6), Tarlac (August 13), Naga (August 27), Lucena (September 03), Lipa (September 10), Tagbilaran (September 24), Roxas (October 1), Iloilo (October 8), General Santos (October 15), Davao (October 22), Butuan (November 12), and Cagayan De Oro (November 19). The National Finals in Cebu City will be on December 3.

The 41st National MILO Marathon is endorsed by the Philippine Sports Commission, Philippine Olympic Committee, Department of Education, the Philippine Athletics Track and Field Association, and the International Association of Athletics Federations – Association of International Marathons and Distance Races. The National MILO Marathon is in partnership with Salonpas, and supported by Garmin, Hisense, Manila Bulletin, Maynilad and Walter Mart Supermarket.

For more information on MILO Philippines, log on to the official website (milo.com.ph) or the MILO Philippines Facebook page (facebook.com/milo.ph). Follow MILO on Twitter (@MiloPH) and Instagram (@MiloPhilippines).

JL Santiago Aquino

A millennial lifestyle blogger from Caloocan City who adores trying new things. ✨ Email: blog.ph7@gmail.com. Follow @JayL_Aquino on Instagram, Twitter, TikTok & Facebook.


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