Tabal to runners: Don’t pressure yourselves, just enjoy the run

Glendale G. Rosal 01/06/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — “Don’t pressure yourself and just enjoy the experience,” this is the advice from the country’s most accomplished female marathoner, Mary Joy Tabal for those running in the Cebu City Marathon 2023 on Sunday…

It’s green and go for Sunday’s Cebu City Marathon 2023

Glendale G. Rosal 01/05/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Not a single stone is left unturned in preparing for Sunday’s Cebu City Marathon 2023 which will start and finish at the SM Seaside City Cebu. A total of 8,362 runners will answer…

Agila Beach Run to raise funds, promote tourism in San Remigio

Glendale G. Rosal 09/14/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A long-distance race that aims to promote tourism in San Remigio town, north Cebu will blast off on October 2, 2022. The “Agila Beach Run” features a grueling 50-kilometer ultramarathon, 25k, and 12k…

Fans urged to stay away from Olympic marathon over virus fears

Agence France Presse 07/08/2021

The public will be urged not to line the route of the Olympic marathon over fears that crowds of fans could spread the coronavirus, Tokyo 2020 organizers said Tuesday. With less than three weeks before the pandemic-postponed…

Quincentennial Amazing Race 2021: 6 events for sports enthusiasts this summer

Glendale G. Rosal 03/01/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Cebuano sports enthusiasts have something to look forward to this summer as the Rotary Club of Cebu-Fort San Pedro, and the Basilica Minore del Santo Niño lay ministers will hold a series of competitive…

FACES OF CEBU: Joel Baring, 54, race director

Glendale G. Rosal 02/28/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Cebu was once hailed as the running capital of the Philippines, thanks to race directors like Joel Baring. If you’re a regular runner in Cebu, you probably know Baring, or popularly known as “Joebars” in…

Will virtual competition become the new normal in the world of sports?

Glendale Rosal 02/20/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines— One of the worst-hit sectors of the COVID-19 pandemic in Cebu is the sports industry. Despite this, Cebuano sports organizers and enthusiasts still found a convenient way to stage sporting events in the middle…

First Filipino to join the Official 8 Continents Marathon Club

PR 10/13/2020

Dr. Potenciano “Yong” Larrazabal III, CebuDoc Group’s President and Chairman made another history by becoming the first-ever Filipino to join the Official 8 Marathon Club. A renowned eye surgeon, Dr. Larrazabal is now a part of the…

Olympian Tabal thrilled at seeing her face on Milo packs at grocery stores

Mars G. Alison 12/28/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — “(A) dream come true!”  This is the reaction of Cebu marathon Olympian Mary Joy Tabal after finally seeing her photo on the packs of Milo sold on the grocery stores. “Dream come true!…

Who dethroned Cebu’s Mary Joy Tabal?

Mars G. Alison 12/06/2019

New Clark City—Another petite runner won the gold for the Philippines in women’s marathon in the 30th Southeast Asian Games.  But it isn’t Cebu’s Mary Joy Tabal. Christine Hallasgo, a 27-year-old runner from Malaybalay, Bukidnon, pulled off…

Female runner Ezel Conde overcomes Milo Marathon fears, finishes 6th in 10K race

Mars G. Alison 10/11/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Renewed confidence and determination to succeed propelled Ezel Conde to cross the finish line of the 10-kilometer category of the 2019 Cebu qualifying of the 2019 National Milo Marathon held last September 29.…

Milo Marathon 2019 Cebu leg registration on

Mars G. Alison 07/15/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Registration for the Cebu qualifying of the 2019 National Milo Marathon slated for September 29, 2019, a Sunday, is now open. However, the winners or those who will qualify for the national finals…

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