Dagupan City, Philippines, 17 July 2016 – The electric opening race of the 40th National MILO Marathon kicked off with over 9,300 runners crossing the finish line in Dagupan, Pangasinan. Last year’s Dagupan champion Cesar Castañeto placed first once again in the 21K male category, together with Lany Cardona in the female category. They each took home the top purse of P10,000 in cash and a trophy, and booked their slots to the National Finals in Iloilo City on December 6 to try and claim the MILO Marathon King and Queen titles.
Manila, Philippines, 14 July 2016 - The National MILO Marathon kicks off its 40th year this weekend, on July 17th in Dagupan, the first of its 14 regional races which culminates in the National Finals by December 4th. The MILO Marathon marks another milestone as it holds its final event out of Luzon and in the city of Iloilo.
As we launch into the thrilling 2017 KOTM Season, we offer a frontRUNNER magazine that inspires.
Franxine Regalado, Alana Julianne Halagueña, Mary KL Lerio and sisters Rayya and Rishane Abellar are not yet 16 but already champions. Read about their young careers which promise to go a long way.
Robert Watson shares his secrets to preparing for an ultramarathon. Val Ramos writes about how squatting can be your best friend when training for a trail race.
Older, wiser and stronger? Dr. Mary Jean Flordelis advises Masters runners to take heed, stay healthy and be responsible when running. Ultrarunners Dr. Joe Babsa-ay and Dr. Toto Mina also caution against aging and neglecting your vision health when running.
Overseas, our correspondents Ben Gaetos and Jael Wenceslao report on the race action at the Cuyamaca 100K Endurance Run in San Diego and the Seattle Quadzilla and Quadzuki races.