Emia, Sorongon rule PADS Half Marathon 2019

By: Mars G. Alison - CDN Digital | November 11,2019 - 01:25 PM

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Joseph Emia and Ruffa Sorongon continue to lord over their opponents as they clinched the title in their respective divisions in the premier 21-kilometer distance category of the 1st Synergy Marine Group – PADS Half Marathon 2019 held Sunday, November 10, 2019. 

The road race started and ended at the SM City Cebu.

Both Emia and Sorongon were on a league of their own as they left their opponents far behind to grab the male and female 21k titles, respectively. 

Emia crossed the finish line with a time of one hour, 16 minutes and 53 seconds (1:16:53), almost five minutes ahead of second placer Ruel Algufera, who clocked 1:21:20.

Rounding up the top 3 in the men’s division was Azlan Pagay, who breasted the tape in 1:22:59.

Here are the complete list of winners of the race.

Sorongon also led by almost five minutes against Lizane Abella, who trailed her at second place. Sorongon had a time of 1:32:28 while Abella came in at 1:36:52.

Glenn Pontanar salvaged third place with a  time of 2:03:49.

Eric Chipsirror bagged the 12k male title, clocking 41:30. The Kenyan relegated locals Florendo Lapis and Michael Largo to second and third places, respectively. Lapis clocked 44:00 just four seconds ahead of Largo finished with a time of 44:04.

The distaff side was dominated by Cherry Andrin, who crossed the finish line with a time of 55:05.

She was trailed by Evamie Villarin in second place and Janice Camanse in third place. Villarin clocked 56:47 while Camanse came in at 1:03:32. /bmjo

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