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REGISTER NOW for the 2015 Run United 1!

Hey, fellow runners!  Want to complete the Trilogy this year?Have you registered yet for the 2015 Run United 1? Registration is now open.  Make sure you book before  March 1.

The 2015 Run United 1 will be held on 8 March 2015 with 5k, 10k, and 21k race categories. All categories will have a start and finish at the SM Mall of Asia grounds.  Here’s  a gentle reminder on payment schemes:

For online (credit card) registrants: complete race kit will be delivered. Singlet/Finishers’ shirt sizes will be available online on a first come, first served basis. Delivery of race kit will be on or before 1 March 2015.

For in-store registrants: complete race kit will be given upon registration for actual runners. Singlet sizes will be on a first come, first served basis. Please refer to 2015 RU1 Registration Details  and 2015 RU BUNDLE PROMO  for more information.  Below are the designs of the finisher’s medal and shirt.

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Complete the Trilogy by running all the 21Ks

 

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Or, complete the Trilogy by challenging yourself to finish three distance categories: 21K, 32K                                               and 42K, and get those elusive finsher’s medals this year
Run United 2015 Finisher's Shirts
Finisher’s Shirts

 

Race results will be available within three (3) days after the race at the following websites: www.unilabactivehealth.com and www.runrio.com.  Timing and Race Results: feedback@runrio.com

For online and in-store registration inquiries, you may call any of the following:

  • Landline (+632) 463. 4813 or (+632) 463. 4814
  • Mondays to Fridays at 9am to 5pm only, except holidays

EXCEED YOURSELF!

Dancing to the Beats at Dance for Life Marathon

Many thanks to Betty Romero of Lifeline Foundation for inviting me to join the Dance for Life, a four-hour dance marathon held on November 22 at the Quirino Grandstand in Manila.  If not for the invite, l wouldn’t have known that  she knew my friend Ruth from way back.

The warm up dance was led by no other than the Police Zumba Group.  Then it was followed by the playing of non-stop versatile vintage sound  with all the staple grooves of the 60s and 70s jams, urban beats of the 80s and 90s including a taste of hip hop dance led by a Zumba instructor.

 I could have danced, danced, danced up to the end of the dance marathon, but Ruth’s baby Solenne was tired already so we decided to cut short our dance participation and capped it with a dinner at Harbor View.

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The dance marathon was well attended and very well received by a large group of participants.  Given the success of this event, l wouldn’t be surprised if there would be a repeat next year. Congratulations Lifeline Foundation and to all dance participants for a job well done!  Here’s Lifeline Foundation’s Dance Unite Post Event Release-final report.

MILO Advisory for the 38th Milo Marathon

MILO POSTPONES MARATHON FINALS

In view of the imminent arrival of Typhoon Ruby and to ensure the safety and welfare of all concerned, it has been decided that the National Finals of the 38th Milo Marathon will be postponed.

Originally scheduled for tomorrow Sunday, December 7, 2014 a new date will be announced within the next few days.

We apologize for this disappointment and ask everyone be sure to take care during these coming difficult days.

We would like to assure all officially registered runners that their registration will be honored in the new race schedule.

For questions and concerns, please contact the RunRio hotlines as follows:

(632) 703-1736

(02) 463-4814

(0977) 137-6345

MILO® Celebrates 50 Years as a Brand and the 38th National Marathon

MILO Celebrates 50 Years as a Brand and the 38th National Marathon …

      To Build a Nation of Champions, 
              One Child, One Sport at a Time.

In 1974, the brand’s first ever sports event-the MILO® Marathon was launched.  With only 747 runners from a single race, it’s now a year-round, nationwide, multi-race event with over 200, 000 participants.  

On July 27, Sunday, the MILO® brand will celebrate the 38th National Marathon.  It has grown into a globally renowned running event having certified by the Association of International Marathons (AIMS) and International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), and hosts foreign marathoners from Kenya, Ethiopia, and other countries across the globe.  The race is organized by Runrio, lnc.

From a Greek Character

The name MILO® was coined after the Greek character Milo who was known for his extraordinary strength.  Inspired by its namesake, the brand MILO® uses its energy to strengthen Filipinos through sports (1964).

1980s witnessed the rise of the MILO® Sports Clinics which propelled many sports development programs including its life-long commitment on Building Champions.

A ‘MILO® a Day’ and ‘Growing Up with MILO® ‘ jingles became household hits in the 1990s. It was also at this time that the B-vitamins was launched.

In 2004 (40 years), the highlight of the celebration was the campaign that featured sports legends led by Lydia De Vega passing on the torch to upcoming champions.

Be part of its history!  See you at the starting line!

Press Release: MILO, DepEd Partnership to Lead the One Child, One Sport Campaign and the 38th National MILO Marathon Press Conference, 19 June 2014

MILO and DepEd Partnership to Lead the One Child, One Sport Campaign

Leading beverage brand MILO today announced its partnership with the Department of Education (DepEd) for the One Child, One Sport campaign. One Child, One Sport will enable closer collaboration between MILO and DepEd as it consolidates their new and existing sports programs under one umbrella campaign. Anchored on the thrust to build a nation of champions, the program seeks to empower, mobilize, and inspire both the youth and their educators through sports and proper nutrition.

According to the 2011 Updating of Nutritional Status of Filipino Children conducted by the Food and Nutrition Research Institute (FNRI), with the rise of interactive technology, children are becoming less engaged in physical activities that enable them to lead a well-rounded lifestyle. Concurrently, households have less time to prepare healthy meals that support overall wellness due to work and other factors.

“We are working closely with DepEd to raise awareness about the value of physical education and sports in bringing a wealth of physical and mental benefits and teaching life values that prepare schoolchildren for a successful adulthood,” says Nestle Philippines Beverages Business Executive Manager Sherilla Bayona. “One Child, One Sport is a program that encourages children to get into an active and healthy lifestyle and eventually lead them to sports.”

Bayona adds that providing access to physical education and various sports disciplines will not only shape the country’s budding athletes, but will also address the right of every Filipino child to learning opportunities for a better future. MILO and DepEd seek to engage 15 million schoolchildren aged 7 and above to become active and healthy champions by 2017.

MILO and DepEd will implement One Child, One Sport across ongoing and new sports programs in public schools in the country. One example of how OCOS will leverage existing MILO sports programs is the National MILO Marathon, which will continue to engage DepEd through its short distance race categories and the Help Give Shoes Advocacy.

Photo 1: Coach Rio dela Cruz addresses queries about the safety measures of the National MILO Marathon ; Photo 2: Ms. Sherilla Bayona explains the concept of One Child, One Sport campaign ; Photo 3:  Mr. Robbie de Vera responds a question about the R2 Running Clinics operating around Metro Manila ; Photo 4: Atty. Tonisito Umali discusses the importance of the After School Sports Program ; Photo 5 (L-R):  Coach Rio dela Cruz, National MILO Marathon race organizer; Ms. Sherilla Bayona, Nestle Philippines Beverages Unit, Business Executive Manager; Mr. Robbie de Vera, MILO Sports Marketing Executive; Atty. Tonisito Umali, Assistant Secretary of the Department of Education for Legal and Legislative Affairs; Mr. Andrew Neri, MILO Sports Marketing Manager ; Photo 6: Mr. Andrew Neri reveals new and exciting things happening in the 38th National MILO Marathon.
NATIONAL MILO MARATHON Marks its 38th Season this Year

Throughout the years, the National MILO Marathon has not only catered to professional athletes but also welcomed aspiring runners in the 3-K and 5-K distances where young sprinters have emerged as division winners.

The National MILO Marathon’s legacy lives on as it ushers the 18-leg event with the opening race in Baguio on June 29. The winners of this season’s National Finals will be given a chance to compete in the 2015 Tokyo Marathon. Last year’s victors Eduardo Buenavista and Mary Joy Tabal, will go head to head with the nation’s best to bag the top purse and claim the coveted spots in the esteemed international race event. Part of their prize for winning the 37th NMM in 2013, Buenavista and Tabal recently competed in the Paris Marathon in April 2014. The country’s biggest and most prestigious footrace expects 230,000 runners to participate this year.

The brand will also further the support for young Filipino talents by providing 16,000 underprivileged youth with brand new running shoes this year to reach the 50,000 mark through the Help Give Shoes advocacy. Help Give Shoes aims make the donation to students in Yolanda-hit cities, particularly Tacloban, Ormoc, and Eastern Samar

As local running community continues to grow in number, MILO is steadfast in encouraging Filipinos to run not only for victory and the thrilling experience but also to join its noble cause. Interested participants may process their registration, payment, and direct-to-home delivery of race kits online through the official MILO website.

Following the pilot race in Baguio (June 29), the elimination legs will resume in Dagupan (July 6), Tarlac (July 13), Angeles (July 20), Manila (July 27), Naga (August 24), Lucena (August 31), Puerto Princesa (September 7), Lipa (September 14), Iloilo (September 21), Bacolod (September 28), Tagbilaran (October 5), Cebu (October 12), Butuan (October 19), Cagayan De Oro (November 9), General Santos (November 16), and Davao (November 23). The National Finals will be held on December 7 at the SM Mall of Asia grounds in Pasay City.

The 38th National MILO Marathon is made possible by Timex, the Bayview Park Hotel Manila, ASICS, Lenovo, Manila Bulletin and Gatorade, along with endorsements from the Department of Education, Philippine Sports Commission and the Philippine Olympic Committee.

For more information on MILO Philippineslog on to the official website (http://www.milo.com.ph) or the MILO Philippines Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/milo.ph). Follow MILO on Twitter (@MiloPH) and Instagram (@MiloPhilippines).
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About MILO
The MILO brand is the world’s leading chocolate malt beverage that can be prepared with hot or cold milk or water. Given its popularity it is a “must have” product for food service operators particularly in Asia, Africa and Oceania.
MILO also promotes participation in sports through its Summer Sports Clinics, MILO-B.E.S.T. Center Training Program, MILO Marathon, and MILO Little Olympics. The leading beverage brand believes that these contribute to the holistic development of Filipino champions in sports and in life. 2014 marks MILO’s 50th year in the country.
About the National MILO Marathon
The National MILO Marathon is an annual marathon event open to amateur and professional runners. From its humble beginnings in 1974 as a single marathon race in Metro Manila attended by 747 participants, the National MILO Marathon has grown to be the biggest, longest, grandest national running event in the country attracting more than hundreds of thousands of runners across the country.
The National MILO Marathon has grown into a globally renowned running event having been certified by the Association of International Marathons (AIMS) and International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), and hosts foreign marathoners from KenyaEthiopia, and other countries across the world. The race is organized by RunRio, Inc.
About Nestle Philippines
Over a hundred years after it first started operations in the country, Nestle Philippines, Inc. (NPI) today is a robust and stable organization, proud of its role in bringing the best food and beverage throughout the stages of the Filipino consumers’ lives. The Company employs more than 3,200 men and women nationwide, and is now among the country’s Top 10 Corporations.
Driven by its mission to nurture generations of Filipino families, Nestle today produces and markets products under some of the country’s well known brands such as NESCAFE, NIDO, MILO, NESTEA, MAGGI, BEAR BRAND, NESTLE and PURINA, among others. Its product range has expanded to include coffee, milk, beverages, non-dairy creamer, food, infant nutrition, ice cream and chilled dairy, breakfast cereals, confectionery and pet care. 

Skechers GORun Wins 2014 Boston Marathon*

With the support of the Skechers Performance Division by my side every step of the way, I have won for the city of Boston, and for the entire U.S.,” said Meb Keflezighi (“Keff-Lez-Gee”) at his Boston Marathon presser.


Skechers GORun ambassador and America’s #1 marathoner Meb led the pack of elite runners to the finish line in the 2014 Boston Marathon in his high-performance Skechers GORun shoes.
Meb’s victory became a feel-good story in the running community, following the devastating bombing incident in last year’s Boston Marathon as he is the first American to win in the prestigious Boston Marathon after three decades with a new personal-best time record of 2:08:37.
Vice President of Merchandising and Marketing for Skechers Performance Division Rick Higgins said, “We are so proud of Meb and his monumental accomplishment on what was clearly a very emotional day…if [he] can do it in Skechers shoes, so can you.”
The Skechers Performance Division first signed Meb in 2011 to represent the Skechers Performance Division as it launched its new footwear line. The Skechers GORun is designed for speed with its innovative M-Strike Technology to promote a mid-foot strike (two-point step: mid-toe), allowing more fluid and powerful strides than a heel strike (three-point step: heel-mid-toe).
Meb transitioned from a heel strike to a mid-foot strike runner with Skechers GORun, giving him an effortless and faster take off. Since that time, Skechers M-Strike Technology’s influence on the improvement of Meb’s PR (personal record) has been evident.
At 36, he ran in the NYC Marathon in Skechers GORun back in 2011 and posted a personal-best time in finishing sixth in New York that day, and then lowered it again in winning the U.S. Olympic trials just two months later. Meb also won more than five key races, including the U.S. Half Marathon Championship in Houstonin January 2014, and the U.S. Olympic Trials in Houston in 2012.
While his winning the 2014 Boston Marathon might have come as a surprise to many given his age during the race was just two weeks before Meb turns 39, he attained greater achievements and established his personal best time record, running like a blur ever since he shifted to Mid-foot Strike Technology with Skechers GORun.
“It’s a pretty massive deal for a non-traditional running shoe company,” said Eric Smallwood, senior vice president of Front Row, a Philadelphia marketing and analytics company focused on sports. “If you’re a runner and you get a PR (personal record) in a new pair of shoes, you’re sticking with those.”
Are Skechers Performance shoes any good? Smallwood’s say: “They win marathons don’t they?”

*Press Release

Started the Year by Running a Marathon

Race through the streets and colors of Cebu,” a message inscribed on a mango-shaped medal.

I signed up for this race sometime in October 2010. I was also excited since I haven’t visited Cebu for the past 11 years. The Cebu City Marathon (CCM) was my first race for the year. However, on race day, I didn’t expect much from “me” considering there was no time to train prior to the big event due to the passing of my mother in December, which was also the main reason why I didn’t make it as a pacer for the half marathon event of the 2nd Quezon City International Marathon.
The mood at the starting line was festive. Surprisingly, there was a good showing of numbers for the 42K category. The race started as scheduled with a countdown and fireworks display. There were also bands and cheerers along the route.
The same route as that of the inaugural race was used; however, runners had a taste of passing through the newly-opened one-kilometer tunnel leading to the South Reclamation Project or SRP. At around 7AM, as I was running along SRP, the sun was already up. It would only mean one thing, on our way back after the turnaround point; the sun would shine with all its might enough to drain most of the runners of their energy. Indeed, it happened. I suffered cramps even before reaching KM14. After which, I experienced an involuntary toe curling on my right foot, an indication of dehydration. I stopped running, tried to relax my muscles, and walked slowly before running again. Cramps didn’t stop. I had them even on my way back. I was forced to run-walk.
Good thing, Allen a.k.a. Ambow, a sub-six pacer, came by. He saved me when he gave me a sachet of oral rehydration salts. From then on, I felt a lot better. With tired legs, together with two fellow marathoners in our pace group, we ran-walked the route, confident at first to reach the finish line at sub-six. With the sun so hot and hilly route during the last seven or so kilometers, these elements slowed us down. Ambow and I reached the finish line with four or five minutes off target time. Anyway, despite the frustration, we still managed a respectable finish and had a great time running the last kilometer.

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Photos courtesy of Estan Cabigas a.k.a. Fit and Run.info

Many thanks to Carina a.k.a. Flying Boar (Team Endure) for claiming my race packet and Ambow (Team “Ultra” Ungas) for pacing with me. Congratulations also to Emily, a Cebu-based runner, for finishing her second marathon despite having cramps the whole time. What a willpower!

I take my hats off to the Cebu City Government, Mayor Mike Rama, Councilors Edgar Labella and Sylvan “Jack” Jakosalem, who at the same time, Chairs the Cebu City Traffic and Operations Management, and the Cebu Executive Runners Club headed by John Pages and Meyrick Jacalan for a job well done.

Viva Pit Senyor!

Newbie 101: GalloWAY to Your Marathon

This year’s 2nd Quezon City International Marathon will have pacers who’ll use the Galloway method. But first thing first, what’s Galloway anyway? Actually, it’s both a “what” and a “who”.

Jeff Galloway (JG) is a marathoner, a writer, author of Galloway’s Book on Running and Marathon: You Can Do It!, la la la … just to name a few. What’s the method? To find out, visit JG’s site here.

Good luck to those who’ll be doing their first marathon and remember, as what JG said in his book, Marathon: You Can Do It!, and I quote,”The title of marathoner, has from the beginning, been awarded to those who went the distance under their own power, whether they ran, walked, crawled, or tiptoed. When you cross that finish line, you’ve joined an elite group. About one tenth of 1 percent of the population has done it. Don’t let anyone take that great achievement away from you.”

Running in a Sea of Green: 34th MILO® Marathon Elimination Race

34th MILO® Marathon
Manila Elimination Race
4 July 2010

Photos courtesy of Dr. Jun K. and Jhuvy from Takbo.ph

I signed up for this race with the thought of finally running a full marathon organized by MILO®, considered as the premier race of the metro. But with just barely two weeks before race day, some blogs were abuzzed with posts about the new route in lieu of the “classic route” known to most runners. Initially, I was kind of disappointed. I even commented in one of the blogs that I would run sans the excitement.

I was apprehensive how I would fare in this race given that my training was disrupted with some family concerns. I had to be honest with myself. I couldn’t do as much as compared to what I have done during the Condura Marathon. To qualify in my age category was already out of the question.

I consoled myself instead to finish it within the given cut off time, or, better yet finishing it in five hours, get the precious Milo medal, run it within the usual 6 to 6.3 min/km pace with no major cramps, and treat the 42K marathon as LSD for “ahem!” another ultramarathon. Gulp!

Dr. Jun Kagaoan of Vigan Tarayem Running Club, yours truly, and ultramarathoner, Mel

At the starting line, excitement was in the air. There were quite a good number of familiar faces and 42K runners. It started with stretching exercises. A multimedia presentation followed showing the new route to the delight of the crowd. It looked so easy with the arrow jumping from one flyover to the second one. Then I heard the gun being fired, signaling the start of the race.

I was doing fine during the first two loops (18.5KM). I was still strong even after passing the lively and supportive aid station provided by Takbo.ph volunteers. Takbo.ph administrators, Jinoe and Que, were also there to give support. On the third loop I could feel fatigue slowly seeping in my leg muscles.

Walking really is a “no! no!” for me. The first time I was forced to walk in a marathon was during the Pasig International Marathon last year (please read my previous account of my first marathon) where I could no longer even take a step and felt this fist-like muscle slowly crawling up to my butt. I suffered major muscle cramps then. And I didn’t want that same experience to happen again.

Though the recently staged Milo Marathon was marred by some runners who cheated, what I’ve experienced during the third loop and during the last seven kilometers was the exact oxymoron, that instead of seeing cheaters, they were act of kindness or good deeds from strangers who are also runners themselves.

The Runner in Red

As I was nearing the water station after that corner along Macapagal Avenue, this elderly runner, wearing a red singlet, asked if I were feeling OK when he saw me walking. He only continued to run after I assured him I was fine.

The Water Runner

A particular area along Macapagal Highway was both good and bad news for runners. Good: you could eat banana. Bad: no water. You had no choice but to run first before you could reach the next oasis.

My throat was dry after eating three slices of banana. However, there was this runner who smiled at me and offered his bottled water. Blessed him!

The Pusher

I dreaded the thought of not finishing within the cut off time. My legs felt heavy already. I had no choice but walk. And at times, I forced myself to run. I caught up with a runner whose strategy was to run/walk. That young runner named John, pushed me to run. Upon reaching Kalaw Avenue, I told John to leave me and run ahead.

The Instant Pacer

The last few meters toward the finish line, I was paced by Cyrus aka Cloudshocked of Takbo.ph. Whew! Thank you so much Cyrus!

Mission accomplished!

Random Thoughts After the Race

It was no easy route.

And the scorching heat!

I had blisters for the very first time.

My legs felt heavy.

My feet hurt.

My body ached.

I finished within the cut off time.

Train hard so you could qualify next time.

My third full marathon (freakin’ 42.195)

My second MILO® medal.

Speechless.

CamSur Marathon Press Conference

I attended the recently held CamSur Marathon press con but didn’t get to stay long.

A video presentation was shown highlighting CamSur‘s achievements as a province over the years. CamSur Governor LRay Villafuerte gave the opening remarks.

It was well attended not only by celebrities, athletes, media people, guests but also bloggers as well. Emcees of the said event were Marc Nelson and Tricia Chiongbian.


With the much sought after CamSur Watersports Complex and its world-class wakeboarding facilities as its centerpiece, it’s not at all surprising why the province of Camarines Sur or simply CamSur was voted as the number one tourist destination in the country in 2009.

Venue for some of the most prestigious international competitions such as the Ironman 70.3, World Wakeboard Championships, Asian Wakeboard Championships, and the International Dragon Boat Festival, CamSur’s equally famous Caramoan Islands have also become home to several franchises (France, Bulgaria, Serbia, Israel, Turkey and Sweden) of the long-running show, Survivor.

This September, CamSur is once again the site of another world-class sporting event, the first-ever CamSur Marathon 2010 dubbed as a Race to Rebuild the Nation.

As part of our continued efforts to pursue nation-building, the CamSur Marathon 2010 aims to be the premiere running event in the country to gather 20,000 participants,” declares Governor Villafuerte.

The Camsur Marathon will feature elite runners from all over the world amidst the setting of mountains and greeneries.

Designed to be included among the ranks of the New York, Vienna and Boston marathons, the local government is vying for the international accreditation of CamSur Marathon 2010.

With 3K, 5K, 10K, 21K and 42K [categories], the marathon is intended to mainly benefit Gawad Kalinga (GK), a nation-building organization that aims to empower poverty-stricken Filipinos through dignity restoration and values transformation.

One of the highlights of the CamSur Marathon 2010 is the Gawad Kalinga Bayanihan Run category. Here, participating groups will race as a team of 15 and commit to pledge to raise funds to build GK communities for the poorest of the poor, with at least minimum of one house to building an entire Legacy Village for a period of three months from June 24 to September 24.

Celebrities Join the CamSur Marathon

CamSur Marathon, the biggest marathon in Southeast Asia, will be attended by some of the biggest and brightest stars in the country today.

Race Director Coach Rio dela Cruz shares, “After close to a year of preparation, our dream of organizing a bona fide international marathon here in the Philippines has finally materialized. This historic running event aims to attract local and foreign athletic delegates, running celebrities, and runners of all fitness levels. The Camsur Marathon is sure to be race worthy and of international stature.”

Absolute hunk and health buff actor Derek Ramsey, host Drew Arellano, couples like Troy Montero and Aubrey Miles, actress Iza Calzado, and more stars will be racing to the finish line.

Some of the World’s Best Runners are Joining

John Mutai
10,000 Meters
2007 28:12.5 Nairobi
Half Marathon
2009 1:02.55 Altötting, Germany
Marathon
2010 2:11.23 Tiberias
2009 2:15.07 Mumbai
2008 2:14.18 Poznań, Poland

Dado Firehiwot
Half Marathon
2010 1:12.10 Roma
2009 1:09.26 Boulogne
25 Kilometers
2010 1:23.46 Grand Rapids
30 Kilometers
2010 1:42.51 Roma
Marathon
2010 2:25.28 Roma
2009 2:27.08 Roma
2008 2:37.34 Košice

Simson Limareng
3,000 Meters
2005 7:55.31 Hermosillo
Half Marathon
2003 1:03.30 Monterey
Marathon
2010 2:14.24 Mumbai
2008 2:16.24 Zhengzhou

Asnake Fekadu
25 Kilometers
2008 1:5.13 Hamburg
Marathon
2009 2:13.40 Tokyo
2008 2:12.39 Hamburg
2006 2:15.13 Tempe, Arizona
2005 2:17.38 Nashville, Tennessee

Joyce Kandie
Lahore 2007 winner, Loch Ness, and Delhi marathons. Also won twice in Belfast. Half marathon best is 1:11 winning Bath Half Marathon in UK 2009.

This marathon is also for the benefit of the Organ Donor Card awareness drive. Headed by Director Enrique Ona of the National Kidney Transplant Institution, the Organ Donor Card has amassed numerous supporters including Aga and Charlene Muhlach, Dawn Zulueta, Mikee Conjuangco, Martin Nievera, Derek Ramsey, Angelica Panganiban, Karylle, Iza Calzado, Carla Abellana, Gerald Anderson and many more.

Another beneficiary is the K.I.D.S Foundation as supported by Diether Ocampo which aims to uplift the standards of living of the youth.

Villafuerte says, “The vision of these organizations serve as inspiration for the Camsur Marathon.”

The dynamic young governor promises a wonderful time at CamSur for all local and international participants of the CamSur Marathon 2010.

Our world-class sports amenities and accommodations will entice you to stay a little longer,” Governor Villafuerte confidently assures.

Our secret hideaways await your discovery and we are certain that you will want to explore the nooks and crannies of fascinating Camsur.”

The CamSur Marathon 2010 is also presented by the Department of Tourism with Summit Water and Smart Communications as major sponsors. Other sponsors are Timex, 100 Plus, Nature Valley, and the Philippine Star.

Visit CamSur Marathon for more details.