35th National Milo Marathon

By on September 9, 2011

Cebu will once again participate in the Philippines’ biggest national running event on October 2, 2011. Just in time for Nestle’s 100th year is the 35th National Milo Marathon. Indeed, it is a great occasion to make the cause even grander.

Last year was the launching of Milo’s Help Give Shoes advocacy program and 4,000 pairs of running shoes were handed out to 18 public schools across the country. For this year, 10,000 more pairs will be given to 100 public schools; each school will receive 100 pairs. Php 10 from the registration fee goes to the advocacy, which Milo will double to buy the said 10,000 pairs. The Department of Education will choose the beneficiary school in the areas where the Milo marathon will be held.

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The registration fees are as follows: Php 500 for the 21K half marathon elimination race and 10K run, and Php 100 for the 3K and 5K kiddie runs. Registration forms are available at the Cebu City Sports Center.

For more details, contact Mr. Ricky Ballesteros at 0920-9089742, (032) 254-8567 or (032) 253-1091. You may check out Milo’s official Web site at http://www.nestle.com.ph/milo/marathon/default.html.

What are you waiting for? Heed Milo’s invitation to help underprivileged kids in Cebu. “Takbo na! Help give a child a pair of shoes.”

From July to December 2001, the various Milo races, which started in 1974, will be held in the major cities in Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao. Here is the complete schedule of the 35th National Milo Marathon:

July 3 – Laoag City

July 10 – Dagupan City

July 17 – Olongapo City

July 24 – Tarlac

July 31 – Manila Elims

Aug 21 – Batangas City

Aug 28 – Puerto Princesa

Sept 4 – Naga City

Sept 11 – San Pablo City

Sept 18 – Iloilo City

Sept 25 – Bacolod City

Oct 2 – Cebu City

Oct 9 – Tagbilaran

Oct 16 – Cagayan de Oro

Oct 23 – Butuan City

Oct 30 – General Santos

Nov 6 – Davao City

Dec 11 – Manila Finals

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