Kenyans score victories in Lapu
KENYANS Josphat Kiptanui and Douglas Mwiti finished one-two in the 15-kilometer race of yesterday’s 2nd Alphonsian Run at the Lapu-Lapu City Hall grounds.
Kiptanui logged a time of 51 minutes and 40 seconds to rule the men’s 15k race while Mwiti fnished at second with a time of 53 minutes and 55 seconds.
Cebuano Adonis Singson rounded off the top three with a time of 56 minutes and 57 seconds.
Cristy Tutor topped the distaff side clocking one hour, 27 minutes and 42 seconds. Keisha Mae Delechos breasted the finish line in 1:13.33 for second place while University of Southern Philippines Foundation’s (USPF) Aiza Suaybaguio clocled 1:17:36 for third place.
In the 6k race, Jhean Andrin (26:06) emerged victorious in the women’s side while Joebert Carolino (19:52) topped the men’s race.
Cherry Andrin placed first in the women’s 3k race with a time of 12:03 while Robert Daang placed first in the men’s side with a time of 09:05.
The running event attracted around 2,000 runners. It was intended to support Saint Alphonsius Catholic School Alumni Association Batch 1988’s charity works and scholarship foundation. /CORRESPONDENT DALE G. ROSAL
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