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The Hills Are Alive in Sierra 51050!
Sigue Correr Runners and Team Intensity won the titles for Team Relay and Duo Half Marathon
February 24, 2014 MANILA, Philippines – It was an awesome morning when running buddies and teams experienced the challenging rolling hills of Tanay, Rizal in the Sierra 51050: Team Comes First last February 23.
|Sierra 51050 promotes team spirit and camaraderie among runners and teams |
Running teams, companies and runners from Laguna, Rizal and Manila compete for the title as the Champion for Team Relay and Duo Half Marathon categories. It was a cloudy day with 22°C weather but as early as 1am participants were already in the venue anticipating the race. Sierra 51050
ignites team spirit and encouraged runners to come together in a friendly competition where speed, endurance, tactics and strategy are key elements to win the race.
For the Duo Half Marathon
, Team Intensity
took the title for Champion (Team Intensity Bravo, 1:35:00) and first place (Team Intensity Alpha, 1:40:00) while Team A
followed at second place with a time 1:55:14.
|Champion of Duo Half Marathon, Team Intensity Bravo (in the middle middle) with Carlo Catronuevo, Marketing Manager of World Balance and Abet Ocampo, president of Rundezvous, Inc.|
|1||st|| place of Duo Half Marathon, Team Intensity Alpha|
|2nd place of Duo Half Marathon, Team A |
For the Team Relay
, where there are five (5) members in a team running the 50-km route. Runners A-D run for 20kms each while Runner E runs the very challenging last 10km leg. The Team Relay
champion is Sigue Correr Runners A
with an official time of 4:02:26. 1st place goes to The PowerPuff Boys
with time 4:05:53 while 2nd place goes to Nestle WRC1
with time 4:17:40.
|Team Sigue Correr Runners A gets the award, prizes from co-presenters World Balance and Tupperware and optics from Spyder. Flanked by representative from Tupperware, Race Director Alfred Vedarozaga, Rundezvous, Inc. president Abet Ocampo and World Balance marketing manager, Carlo Castronuevo|
|Abet Ocampo, president of Rundezvous, Inc. presents the Champion trophy for Team Relay |
|The Powerpuff Boys gets the 1st|| place for Team Relay|
|Team Nestle WRC1 gets the 2nd place for Team Relay, flanked by representative from Tupperware and Allan Enriquez of Running Free Manila|
aims to promote the concept of team in running, known to be an individual sport.
This is a first concept race for Rundezvous, Inc.
, known to organize fun runs and runs for a cause. In partnership with Running Atom
and Running Free Manila
, co-presented by World Balance
and Tupperware Brands
, the race started and ended in Sierra Madre Hotel & Resort
. Sierra 51050
would like to thank their official timekeeper is Suunto
, official photographers Running Photographers
, official eyewear Spyder
, healthcare partner Pascual Laboratories
, registration partner SecondWind Running Specialty Store
, refreshment partner Creamline
, natural therapy treatment from SensaCare
, special thanks to Team USB
and Team six:30
. Organizers would like to thank the Tanay Local Government Unit
for securing the safety and protection of the participants in the race.
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