Philippine Olympic distance runner - Eduardo Buenavista
Race no. & Finishers Cerificate
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THE 2008 MANILA HALF MARATHON CHALLENGE
Date: July .06, 2008
Time race started: 5:15am,
Location: In front of Rizal Park, manila, Philippines
Estimated no of runners for the 21k: 500
Weather: 31c, overcast clouds cloudy / cool.
Route: Around manila, killer hills especially on the bridges.
Water station: very good. Water was available every 2.5km.
Negative comment: Pollution especially in downtown area. Kilometre marking every kilometre (I would rather have km markings every 5km)
Sponsors: SILOGEXPRESS WAS A MAJOR SPONSOR OF THE 2008 MANILA HALF MARATHON CHALLENGE
SILOGEXPRESS will also be sponsoring de la salle run on July.13
& Laiya Beach Marathon on Dec.15
Actual distance: 19.36km (Garmin 205)
Finish Time: 1hr.48min.40sec
Pace: 5.36/ km
Note: comment from race organizer: The lead car did not follow the original route which shouldturn left at p.Ocampo towards taft at Benilde towards Quirino.
Other: For one reason or another I was not in the mood to wear my standard Black colour running gear.