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Champion: 2010 BDM 102/PDI News

12 03 2010

Corporal Alvin Canada of the Philippine Army won as the Overall Champion in the latest edition of the Bataan Death March (BDM) 102K Ultramarathon Race which was held last March 6-7, 2010 from Km oo in Mariveles, Bataan to Km 102 in San Fernando, Pampanga.

The following is a news clipping from the Philippine Daily Inquirer’s Sportwatch section on page A17 dated March 11, 2010. Thanks, Carrey for the publication.

Philippine Daily Inquirer's News dtd March 11, 2010

 A total of 143 runners were invited after they have registered and properly screened. On race day, 128 runners showed at the Starting Line. Out of the 128 runners, 104 runners were able to reach the Finish Line within the cut-off time of 18 hours.

Congratulations to all the runners, sponsors/donors, friends of Bald Runner, Elite Team Bald Runner, Volunteers & Team Bald Runner-Professional Group, and the staff of Bald Runner’s Events. Your cooperation, unity & teamwork have made this event a successful one. My heartfelt thanks to everybody.

See you on the next year’s edition of BDM 102/145.

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7 responses

12 03 2010
theroadmarker

You’re most welcome Sir Jovie. The publication would not have been possible without the help of my friend from PDI, Romina, who is also a runner. Romina, hats off to you!

Congratulations Sir for a successful event and to everyone – you are all heroes in your own right. Treasure this moment and always remember what BDM stands for.

Best,
Carrey

12 03 2010
kingofpots

thanks, carrey and extend my thanks to romina. i hope to meet her personally one of these days. god bless!

12 03 2010
juliuscervantes

Sir Jovie, I read somewhere that registration for BDM 102 2011 starts today (Friday, March 12). Is this true? If so, how and where do we register? Thank you po.

12 03 2010
kingofpots

julius, the “APPLICATION” will start on March 15, 2011, Monday! please wait for my announcement in this blog. thanks!

12 03 2010
rickgaston

A general organizes a race, an army soldier wins it, all to commemorate the Bataan Death March. It reads like fiction but is the real deal. Congratulations to the race director and the volunteers, the champion, all the finishers and their crew.

12 03 2010
kingofpots

hahaha! rick, correction, a “retired general” (who knows his history). well, maybe, in the years to come i can come up with a book about this wonderful ultra race to commemorate our heroes who sacrificed their lives in the name of freedom and independence. thanks, rick & hope you will be a part of this race in the future.

14 03 2010
markhernz

I’ll be looking forward to reading the book!

Congratulations again on a great event, and thank you for giving me an opprtunity to be part of this commemorative event! Looking forward to 2011 BDM (150???)

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