Lupio, Miranda top Trinity Run-A A +A
Tuesday, September 25, 2012
MULTI-TITLED Brian Lupio and Judelyn Miranda took the center stage anew as they crowned themselves 16-kilometer (16K) king and queen, respectively, at the close of the Trinity Run held at the People's Park on Sunday.
Lupio checked in at 55 minutes and 12 seconds while Dennis Languido came second with a time of 55:16 and Brokenshire College's Anthony Nerza, who recorded 56:56, suited up for third.
Joselito Dugos (1:06:11), Christopher Eyao (1:13:53), Gigo Jardelisa (1:13:53), Nick Baleguat (1:18:58), Redante Medina (1:19:26), Julius Nunala (1:21:32) and Ulysses Cervantes (1:21:52) rounded up the top 10.
In the distaff side, Miranda clocked one hour, eight minutes and 45 seconds to beat perennial rivals Mona Liza Ambasa (1:11:24) and Cynthia Jaro of Brokenshire (1:14:01) who wounded up in the next two spots.
Miranda's win came on the heels of topping the 1st Banana Night Run held in Panabo City.
Trailing behind were Olive Fermeza (1:31:40), Tina Buenaventura (1:34:59), Marlyn Sales (1:38:51), Irene Toh (1:42:13), Ermita Panin (1:44:34), Karen Rulida (1:44:35) and Marie Espejo (1:44:55).
Sonny Wagdos annexed the men's 7K crown over Arnie Macañeras and Ramel Neri while Criselyn Jaro lived up to her billing by topping the women's event after registering 28:42. She bested Daisy Jane Canencia (29:16) who settled for the runner-up honors and Emily Avergonzado (29:25) who grabbed the third spot.
Rolly Paderna and former Palarong Pambansa triple gold medalist Mae Barit shared top honors in 3K. Paderna (9:47) raced past Michael Barrosa (9:48) and Juanito Mahinay (9:49) while Barit (11:53) outran Diana Mae Memoracion (12:00) and Ruffa Sorongon (12:26).
The footrace was organized by the Holy Trinity Community to benefit its various projects including spiritual recollections for the Philippine National Police officers, medical and financial support for the SMAP Sisters orphanage in Tugbok District, faith trainings for the different Gagmayng Kristohanong Katilingban in the city and the establishment of the HTC Center.
It was managed by Vantage Sports Promotions of Kenneth Sai. (MLSA)
Published in the Sun.Star Davao newspaper on September 25, 2012.