Corregidor International Half Marathon 2012 Launched

The 3rd Corregidor International Half Marathon (CIHM) which is organized and managed by Big, Big, Big, Inc. was launched last Thursday night, October 11 attended by media people including runner-bloggers.  



This year’s edition dubbed as Showdown on the Rock is expected to intensify a runner’s competitive spirit.  Notable changes are also expected to happen this year such as the NO SWEEP TIME for the participants of both race categories and exemption from the race qualifying time for the first 500 registrants:
       Half Marathonor 21K             3:30hrs Male         3:45hrs Female
       10K                                     1:30hrs Male         1:45hrs Female
Finishers of the 21K will get the CIHM Medallion while the 10K finishers will get the 10K Achiever Medal upon crossing the finish line.  Registration will start on October 15, Monday and will end on November 23.  To register, participants need only to go to any SM Tickets outlets at all SM Cinemas nationwide.  For more information and complete race registration details, you may log on here.
The press launch, which took place aboard in one of the Sun Cruises’ ships that toured along Manila bay, concluded with a simple buffet dinner, acoustic music and a raffle on the ship’s deck.  
I believe the heavens and the earth, the sea and all that is therein connived with me that night allowing me to win the raffle grand prize, a Soleus watch, which was so timely since my Garmin Forerunner 305 won’t charged anymore.  It conked out on the final lap during a 32-kilometer race last month.  

I take my hats off to the sponsors and the organizer of this launch.  Thanks,  too, to Art M. for the nice photos taken during the event.  The blogging bug  has finally caught up with him. Hahaha! Go Art!