Philippine Army’s Jho-ann Villarma once again dominated the 2018 Manila Bay Clean-up Run as she ruled the 21-kilometer race by foiling the challenge of rivals Maricar Camacho and Celma Hitalia, even as runners from Kenya in Jackson Chirchir, Joseph Miruri and Alex Melly dominated the men’s division.
The 2018 Manila Bay Clean-up Run is a project of the Manila Broadcasting Company and Star City, with the support of Manila and Pasay City.
In the 10-kilometer race, Richard Solano grabbed his third gold medal, followed by Jujet De Asis and Mark Anthony Oximar, while in the women’s division, Cinderella Lorenzo came in first, with former winners Luisa Raterta and Jhanice Tawagin settling for runner-up and third-place honors, respectively.
To show support for the clean-up program of the Sunset Partnership, 2018 Miss Eco International Cynthia Thomalla also ran in the 10-kilometer race, while triathlete beauty queen Alexandra Faith Garcia joined the 21-kilometer run.
Current Reyna ng Aliwan Chelsea Fernandez took part in the 3-kilometer run and was joined by her second runner-up Lady Justerinnie Santos.
Meanwhile, Gilbrat Rotaquio, Evelou Abutas, Rowel Galvero, Joida Gagnao, Joneza Sisituedo and Rishane Abellar each won a medal in the 5-kilometer race.
On the other hand, Aris Africa beat Immuel Camino and Reynaldo Villafranca as he ruled the 3-kilometer race. In the women’s division, Jie Ann Calis, Lovelyn Pamatian and Feiza Lenton placed first to third, respectively.
The 2018 Manila Bay Clean-up Ran is supported by the Columbia International Food Producst Inc., Steeltech Colored Roofing, Silka Papaya Soap and Lotion, Symdex-D, Manila Bulletin, Kenny Rogers Roasters, Vital Purified Water, Shield Bath Soap, Unique Toothpaste and Tang.
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