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Kenyans Rule DZMM Takbo Para sa Karunungan

Kenyan runners dominated the DZMM Takbo Para Sa Karunungan fun run yesterday (Mar 13) at the Quirino Grandstand in Manila, where an estimated 4,000 converged to run for the benefit of 25 young Filipino scholars.

Twenty-four year old Josphat Kiptanui led the winners from Kenya by finishing first on the 25km race with a time of 1 hour, 19 minutes and 53 seconds (01:19:53). Filipina Joan Banayag, meanwhile, ruled the female category with a time of 1 hour, 44 minutes and 43 seconds.

Kiptanui’s compatriots Stanley Ting (31:45), James Talcam (31:41), and Eliud Kering (31:15) also took the top three places in the Male 10km race. Female Kenyans Peris Poywo (41:43) and Irine Kipchumba (39:59) led in the Women’s 10km race, while Filipina Janette Agura (43:11) completed the top three.

This is the 12th year of the annual fun run of DZMM, which is also celebrating its 25th year on air in 2011. ABS-CBN Chairman Eugenio “Gabby” Lopez III, ABS-CBN Manila Radio Division Head Peter Musngi, former Vice-President Noli “Kabayan” De Castro, and singer-actress Karylle were among the celebrities who took part in the fun run. Manila Mayor Alfredo Lim also came to show his support.

The other top finishers are: Willy Rotich and Nhea Ann Barcena in the 5km race, Jaime Cruz Jr. and Daisy Cabilin in the 3km race for ages 6 to 9, and Joshua Ricaflanca and Lovely Morena for the 3km race for children 10 to 12 years old.

For the special awards, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources was awarded Biggest Government Contingent with 175 runners while the Biggest NGO contingent was Pasigandah with 208 runners. STI Taft also had 30 runners to win the Biggest School Contingent.

The top male and female student finishers in the 5km race were Fernan Nakila (18:10) and Michelle De Vera (23:06), while the Oldest Runner this year was 85-year old Felix Belarmino, who also ran in the 5km race.

DZMM will select the 25 beneficiaries of the Takbo Para Sa Karunungan with the help of the Department of Social Welfare and Development and the ABS-CBN Integrated Public Service.

18 Comments on Kenyans Rule DZMM Takbo Para sa Karunungan

  1. best of best teleserye // March 15, 2011 at 8:35 pm //

    Top 1: IMORTAL
    Top 2: Mara Clara
    Top 3: Mutya
    Top 4: Green Rose
    Top 5: Minsan Lang Kita Iibigin%%$$##@@@

  2. kala mo kung sino magsalita toh, ei kung makapandaot din naman kau s taga abs, ganun ganun n lang din, we just go with the flow, survival of the fittest toh teh, ang pikon, tsupi!!!!!!

  3. kapamily FAN // March 14, 2011 at 9:33 pm //

    @15
    ay teh,di na kelangan ng ABS bayaran kami no,naka unlimited internet kami teh at sa SMART ang affiliation ko,at di kami employees ng ABS,fans lang kami teh.Ang linis linis ng konsenya ko teh,di ko kelangan gumawa ng lies.Ikaw malinis ba konsenya mo?once pinatulan mo si alex g. REFLECT ON YOURSELF, wala ka na ring pinagkaiba sa kanya.kaya payo ko sa yo teh pabayaan ang mga spammer,walang kwenta mga yan para patulan pa no

  4. Anonymous // March 14, 2011 at 7:24 pm //

    @ 14 – tamaaaa…bato bato sa langit..paaaakkk!!! hahahaha..buti nga sa inyo..mga inggitero kasi kau mga kapamilya…lalo na tong alex g. na to…papasin…buset

  5. KAPAMILYA-MAGKANO ANG BAYAD SA INYO TO INSULT OTHER PEOPLE EVEN IT IS OUT OF TOPIC...MAGISIP KAYO...TAMA BA ANG GINAGAWA NIO? KRISTIANO BA KAYO OR KAPAG MAGDI MAGANDANG NANGYAYARI SA INYO? ALEX G.....YOU ARE THE BIGGEST LOSER NOT GMA7 // March 14, 2011 at 7:22 pm //

    i therefore conclude that the biggest loser is not kapuso but kapamilya who is aiming to destroy others thru paycheck from abscbn..i know i was just a rumor before but now i am sure that this what they called demolition team is a reality, a reality that in this game, there is a winner and biggest loser – kau un kapamilya

  6. loser gma

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  8. alex g: How would you equate a Decline in Ads, Cheap Awards, Flop Movie Gross & Poor Artists' Endorsements, from a high ratings (daw!?) claimed by gozon? // March 14, 2011 at 12:58 pm //

    Cheating & Data Tampering, Desperate Publicity, Mind Conditioning, Rating Manipulations, etc.
    (w/ AGB & PEP).
    8-)

  9. alex g: Did you know that gma7 was always the first channel that SIGNS-OFF the tv? And terminated by KBP for Television Code violations? Did you also know that AGB Nielsen Media Research has a pending case here & abroad? // March 14, 2011 at 12:57 pm //

    Early Signing-Off, Cost Cutting, Debt Increase & Financial Crisis.
    Words that best describes gma.
    8-)

  10. alex g: What happened to the Titan Plugs of gma? It seems like a shrinking Titanic. I think that's what you called, "KARMA". // March 14, 2011 at 12:57 pm //

    Boboserye, Copyserye, Flopserye, Peryaserye, Pornoserye, O.A.serye, T.H.serye, etc.
    Tatak-gma tlga.
    8-)

  11. alex g: gma, known for "Cheating, Data Tampering, Desperate Publicity, Mind Conditioning & Rating Manipulation" (w/ AGB & PEP). KARMA, "Here I come". // March 14, 2011 at 12:57 pm //

    “Self-Proclaim”, heto rin ang paraan ng gma para i-promote ang sarili.
    8-)

  12. alex g: Kapit-Tuko tlga si gozon sa ratings, (as usual pag PANIC time). TALUNAN kasi sa Ads, Awards, Movies at Endorsements. // March 14, 2011 at 12:57 pm //

    Weakness tlga ng gma ang lumaban ng patas.
    8-)

  13. alex g: Balance Programming, Daytime & Primetime Shows, Foreign Programs, News Channel/Program, Promos, Regional Network Events, Sports, Station ID, TV Format, Timeslot, etc. (kinopya lahat ng gma). // March 14, 2011 at 12:56 pm //

    Konting Delicadeza naman gozon.
    8-)

  14. alex g: "Walang kinikilingan, walang pinoproteksyonan, walang kasinungalingan, walang bahid pulitika, serbisyong totoo lang", Dahil d natutulog ang balita, BAYARAN niyo kami para gumawa ng commercials 24 oras". // March 14, 2011 at 12:56 pm //

    Dahil sa PERA, nawala tuloy prinsipiyo.
    Pera-Pera lang po mga kapuso.
    8-)

  15. buti pa si gabby fit na fit,nakakainggit.Haynaku sasali na lang kayo ako sa biggest loser,tingin nyo guys?

  16. alex g: Valentines Box Office King pala ah, ni wala nga kasabay na Filipino movie eh, 44.26M in 3 weeks lang!? (as compared to BULONG with 67.27M). May "Divine Intervention" pa raw, sabi ni mother lily (how stupid). // March 14, 2011 at 12:55 pm //

    “Napakahirap na ng buhay ngayon, kaya for a movie to make over P135 million in 3 days is a miracle. Divine intervention ito”.
    -lily monteverde (baliw).
    8-)

  17. top 5 most superb teleserye // March 14, 2011 at 12:15 pm //

    1. IMORTAL
    2. MUTYA
    3. MARA CLARA
    4. GREEN ROSE
    5. Minsan lang kita iibigin

  18. CONGRATULATIONS DZMM NO. 1

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