35th National Milo Marathon Elimination at Bacolod City
The last time the city participated in such event was last 2009.
This year, around 8000 runners are expected to flock the event on September 25 making it the biggest running or sports tourism event in the city.
The marathon aims to promote athletecism, physical activity and sportmanship among participants while fulfilling its goal of providing running shoes to thousands of aspiring but needy children around the country.
In Bacolod City alone, the following are the beneficiaries of the Milo Shoe Drive:
1. Antipuluan Elementary School
2. Handumanan Elementary School
3. Bata National High School
4. Ramonito Maravilla Sr. High School
5. Sum-ag Elementary School
Bacolold City Mayor Evelio Leonardia and City Councilors Al Victor Espino and Carl Lopez are also expected to join in as competitors in the event. The Bacolod City mayor together with Vice Mayor Jude Thaddeus Sayson are appointed honorary chairmen while Mr. Franklin Echevarria is the Milo Race Director.
Registration fees and requirements are as follows:
3K and 5K Distances: Php 100.00 and 20g sachet of Milo
10k and 21K Distances: Php 500.00 and 20g sachet of Milo
Interested participants may contact the race director:
Franklin Bais Echevarria
Frunk Sports and Fitness Training Services
Lot 6 block 19, Rho Street Greensville 1 Bacolod City
Or Register Online at: http://www.nestle.com.ph/milo/marathon/race_registration.html
UPDATE: Bacolod City National Milo Marathon 2011 Route
Tags: Bacolod City, Fun Run, Sports