Constantino, Jaro rule Disudrin Fun Run
MICHAEL Ian Constantino and Cynthia Jaro, both college students of the Brokenshire College of Davao ruled the 5-kilometer race of the first Disudrin Mabilis, Mabisa Charity Fun Run, December 13, in an out and back course at the McDonald’s Bajada in Victoria Plaza.
The 20-year old Constantino sprinted in the last 20-meters to overtake Brian Lupio of the Holy Cross of Davao College and win the men’s open in 16 minutes. Constantino won P1,500 and a trophy, while Lupio settled for P1,000. Roy Leonor of the University of Mindanao finished to third to cop P500.
Jaro, 18, beat her own sister Criselyn, also from Brokenshire, to rule the distaff side. Fourteen-year old Berth Eloise Moralde of Buhangin was third.
In the Father and Child competition, 42-year old construction worker Ronaldo Abrigon and his nine-year old son Kecir of Sasa emerged as the first finisher in the 3-kilometer footrace organized by the Evangelista Aquatics and Sports Management Inc.
Kecir even managed to outran his own father towards the finish line. They were followed in second by the duo of Julito and Paolo Bagay, while in third were teacher Elmer Sugarol and son Christian of the Immanuel School of Davao.
Koreans Cherry Ko, 48, and her 10-year old Do Yeon Kim shared the limelight by topping the Mother and Child competition.
They still won the race initiated by the Multi-sectoral Organization of Volunteers for Entrepreneurship (Move) despite Ko competed the 5K instead of the 3K according to race director Jimmy Javier of Beefit Gym.
In second was the mother and son tandem of Jadee Valverde, 30, and Jadee, 5. They were followed by Joanna Cruz and her two-year old daughter Sameya Abogado, also the youngest participant.
Organizer Darren Evangeslita awarded the prizes together with Marilyn Roque of Mindanao Times. Also present were Pediatrica area manager Christine Uy and territory manager Francis Chang.