Hallasgo eye SM2SM Run crown
Caecent No-ot Magsumbol (The Freeman) - February 15, 2020 - 12:00am

CEBU, Philippines — The country’s marathon queen and Southeast Asian Games gold medalist Christine Hallasgo leads the pack in the 10th edition of the SM2SM Run tomorrow morning at the SM City Cebu.

Hallasgo, who were also crowned as the new National Milo Marathon queen last month, will try to claim the throne in the 21K women’s category. A new women’s champ will be hailed as Cebuana Mary Joy Tabal announced that she is not defending her title as she focuses on his training camp for the Tokyo Marathon in March.

In the men’s open action, Milo Marathon king Jerald Zabala is considered as the runner to beat in his division.

Runners in the half marathon will start at 3:30 am at SM City Cebu passing Fort San Pedro, SM Seaside City Cebu through the South Road Properties all the way to the South Coastal Road in Talisay City and back.

Aside from the half marathon, other distances to be contested include 12K, 8K and 4K.

Meanwhile, SM City Cebu management will use thermal scanning devices to all runners to address concerns regarding the corona virus scare .

SM City-Cebu’s RJ Leduna, also said that the management will distribute small alcohol bottles to all runners as sanitation stations will be placed at each water station along the race route where volunteers can spray alcohol on the runners’ hand.

Over P600,000 in cash prizes await the top finishers, while a brand-new Chevrolet car will be raffled off aside from gift certificates from hotels and other major sponsors, airline tickets from Cathay Pacific and RealMe phones after the race.

CHRISTINE HALLASGO SOUTHEAST ASIAN GAMES
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