Engbino defies age, holds Cebu 100 Miles Record

BREAKNECK RUNNER Desiderio “Sano” Engbino of Spectrum Runners proven once more as he finished champion and set a new course record of Cebu100 Miles Endurance Challenge 2017.


A 160 kilometer ultramarathon race over the weekend spangled Cebu Nautical and Transcentral Highways with 11 ultra runners vyed to cross the finish line before cut off time.

Engbino poses his Finish Line

The 46 year old Engbino officially finished the race in 21 hours and 39 minutes breaking the course record of last year’s edition set by Rose Betonio with clock time of 31 hours and 18 minutes.

Yadao poses his Finisher’s Plaque

Together with Engbino, was Janrey Yadao of Team PLDR crossed the finish line with official time of 35 hours and 4 minutes. The said two were only finishers before the cut off time. Race Director Sir Blue Tradio, allowed remainder runners to continue the race considering the course edition was extremely strenuous.

Cheers to the following in the list!



Menchu Constanilla of Team PLDR/ CUC, favored to name as female champion of this year’s edition. To her,  the route was not easy. It’s like ultra picnic, cooked meals along the route,  even asked some favors  to  locals to use of their bathroom and took catnap along the way.

Costanilla poses in her Finish Line

The race officially flagged off on the 7th of October 3AM at Consolacion Government Center in Consolacion, Cebu and finished on October 9 3PM  with COT of 36 hours at Brgy. Busay Multipurpose Hall, in Cebu City.

2017 Cebu 100 Miles Route
2017’s course map of Cebu 100 Endurance Challenge

Of note, the 2017 edition is a revision of last year’s edition where the starting line was in Brgy. Lahug, Cebu and finished in San Remegio, Cebu Province. The 2016 edition was positively finished by 9 runners which is far behind from this year’s result. According to RD Blue Tradio the said new route will be followed in next year’s edition.



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