Celebrities among top finishers in Boracay race

Celebrities among top finishers in Boracay race

Celebrities were among top finishers in the third edition of the Skyathon 2012 recently held in Boracay.

In the men’s 10-kilometer division, TV host Rovilson Fernandez clocked in at 55:09.45 to beat 64 others for 10th place. Actor and race car driver Mateo Guidicelli finished the 5-km race in less than 23 minutes to place 8th ahead of 69 participants. Sexy actress and former “Survivor” castaway Aubrey Miles finished 9th in the women’s 5-km division at 37 minutes, beating 53 others.

Other celebrity participants include Troy Montero, Brazilian-Japanese model Daniel Matsunaga and actor Will Devaughn who all finished the 5-km race at under 30 minutes.

Long-distance race veteran Gregg Osorio led the men’s 10-km race while Team Runner Academy coach Mherlz Lumagbas dominated the women’s 10-km division. Meanwhile, Rogie Ascano and Francesca Carpo of Fairview Running Club topped the 5-km divisions for men and women, respectively.

The foot races aim to raise funds for the clean-up of Boracay and instill awareness on the importance of preserving one of the best beaches in the world.
A total of 253 individual runners and 12 pairs for the couples relay joined this year’s edition sponsored by Sky Cable.