Carreon, Abahan tops 50K FaRT marathon

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Wednesday, March 19, 2014


SUMMER Capital's runner Juny Carreon and long distance prospect Sandy Abahan completed another milestone for Baguio runners in topping the Fastest record Time 3 race held during the weekend.

Dubbed Run to the Clouds, the 50-kilometer uphill and downhill marathon gun started at the Ambuklao Dam View Deck in Bokod, Benguet and finished at Mt. Cabuyao in Tuba gathering running enthusiasts from all over the country.

Carreon clocked a total of 4 hours 49 minutes and 33 seconds while ultra-runner Marcelo Bautista came in second with 4:51:19 as Mark Villafuerte checked in with a time of 5:26:59.

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In the distaff, Abahan topped the female division with 5:33:01, for her fourth first place finish over-all in the race event.

Rashel Pena crossed the finish line in second with 7:54:14 while Lyza Jardin and Gay Baniwas clocked an identical time 8:51:10 to share the third spot.

Abahan, the overall women's crown winner, scored her second marathon title this year after her fresh first place finish in the 3rd Pilipinas Akyathlon held at Mt. Ugo, Tinongdan, Benguet late in January.

FaRT 3 is the last stop of the three-part marathon running series held in North Luzon which started in September last year.

Published in the Sun.Star Baguio newspaper on March 20, 2014.

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