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Subaru PH holds first marathon event

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Text: / Photos: Subaru PH | posted September 21, 2015 14:53

Subaru PH aims to promote a healthy and proactive lifestyle

Motor Image Pilipinas, Inc., in partnership with RunRio Inc., held the first Subaru Marathon event last September 13, 2015 at the Mall of Asia Grounds in Pasay City.

According to Subaru PH, the event recorded over 6,000 registered runners for four different race categories of 5K, 10k, 21k, and 42k. The 42k race category kicked off as early as 2:00 AM with runners going through Mall of Asia, Roxas Boulevard, Buendia going to Kalayaan avenue passing by the Subaru Manila Bay and Global City showrooms.

Top finishers were awarded with premium items and cash prizes from Subaru and race sponsors. The 42k category came down to a photo finish between two foreign runners sprinting to the finish line. Top honors in the 42k category with a time of 02:47:24 was brought home by David Kipsang, followed by Joackim Kemboi who finished second with just a split second interval. The fastest woman in the race was Cristabel Martes who took third place with a time of 3:00:26.

Subaru Marathon event

The said marathon aims to promote a healthy and proactive lifestyle, similar to the brand's core technologies that provides performance and safety that is standard to Subaru’s model line-up.