The first event of 2022 for Philippine Athletics. The 2022 Golden Half Marathon Event kicked off in Valencia on January 9. It was a follow on event from the Monkey Elite Mile.
VALENCIA CITY — National Athlete Jerald Zabala and Rosalyn Tadlas (1:37:21) ruled the men’s and women’s divisions of this city’s Golden Harvest Half Marathon 2022 held early today here in the city.
Zabala, the 2019 National Milo Marathon King and a resident of Cagayan de Oro finished the race at 1:12:30. Not far behind are Richard Organiza (1:18:29) and Jemarvin Cabilan (1:20:17) of Malaybalay Runners.
Completing the podium for the women’s category are Myline Campoamor of Don Carlos Runners Club who clocked in at 2:22:32 and Maria Lourdes Bolivar (2:48:02) of Malaybalay City.
The rest of the top 10 men finishers were Jhaymore Pugoy (1:22:04), Ryan Estrera (1:33:35), Paul Jumamil (1:42:51), Kim Luardo (1:43:17), Romeo Christopher Hernandez (1:43:28), Christian Jay Leyses (1:43:42), and Benjamin Obod (1:45:48).
Leading the presentation of awards is Honorable Mayor Azucena Huervas.
The Golden Harvest Half Marathon 2022 is one of the several sports competitions held by the City of Valencia today, January 9, 2022, in cooperation with Valencia Runners Club and Bukidnon Trail Runners as part of the 21st Charter Day Celebration.