Sofitel Manila Half Marathon 2015
August 16, 2015 | SM Mall of Asia, Pasay City
Sofitel Philippines Plaza Manila, in partnership with Runrio, staged the Sofitel Half-Marathon last month to raise funds for the Virlanie Foundation. Virlanie, is a non-government organization with a 23-year history of caring and building a better future for children in need of special protection. The run kicked off at SM Mall of Asia and wound its way north towards Luneta Park and south along the stretch of Roxas Boulevard. Runners were encouraged to bring water bottles for refilling at designated hydration stations. Raphael Poliquit rose triumphant among all the participants by crossing the 21K finish line in t 01:14:55, while Mary Grace de los Santos, who finished at 01:31:47, led the ladies side.