BACOLOD CITY, April 11 (PNA) — A marathon runner and a former Palarong Pambansa standout dominated the men and women five-kilometer run in the ongoing 20th Panaad sa Negros Festival.
Jason Agravante of Silay City, Negros Occidental ruled the men’s 5K run, clocking 14 minutes and 20 seconds.
The 17-year old Jelyn Duran of Escalante City won in the women’s division with a finishing time of 17 minutes and 22 seconds.
Agravante and Duran are set to sustain their winning streaks in the 10K run on Saturday starting from the town of Murcia.
The two are out to set a new record after Joel Alcorin of Silay City, last year’s champion, failed to join this year.
Macklin Sadia of Cadiz City landed second in the men’s 5K run followed by Ryan Hulleza of Himamaylan City.
In the distaff side, Jennlyn Nobleza of Silay City and Stephanie Cadosale of Escalante City, finished second and thris, respectively.
Cadosale, who was last year’s Milo marathon provincial champion, is a third year Education student of Central Negros State University in Victorias City.
Richanne Colite, 13, of Romanito Maravilla Elementary School and native of Kabankalan City won the 3K run in the under-14 boys category.
In second and third, respectively, were Jonloyd Sustento of Murcia town and teammate Rodrigo Delaben.
Jeraldine Hulleza of Himamaylan City landed first in the 3K run in the under-14 girls category followed by Jelca Villarte of Bago City and Jona Torno of Calatrava town.(PNA)