Originally posted on Kalongkong Hiker:
Languido returns, takes MILO Marathon CDO crown from Sotto
36 runners qualify for season finale in December
Cagayan de Oro, Philippines, September 29, 2013 – Despite the heavy downpour mid-race, veteran runner Juneil Languido persevered and dethroned last year’s local 21K top placer Jeffrey Sotto Sunday at the 37th National MILO Marathon Cagayan de Oro qualifying race. Local bet Cresabel Cadion, who placed first in 2011, also forged a victory against her closest pursuers and managed to take back the CDO crown that was once hers. A total of 11,785 runners, including Region X Governor Bambi Emano who ran 5K, graced the tenth qualifying leg of the prestigious nationwide race, marking not only a higher headcount in the regional competition but also the continued support of the local government.
Languido and Cadion each received the Php 10,000 top purse for their respective victories, and are set to lead…
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