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Lima Park Hotel hosts Bisikleta Iglesia 2015

Lima Park Hotel invites the faithful to do the pious Roman Catholic Lenten tradition of visiting seven churches or religious sites on two wheels.

The 2nd Bisikleta Iglesia will be held in Batangas on March 28, 2015, which is the Saturday before Palm Sunday.

The mass ride will take the pilgrims to the Philippine National Shrine of Padre Pio in Sto. Tomas, Batangas; St. Therese of the Child Jesus Parish in Lipa; the Redemptorist Church of Lipa, where Our Lady of Perpetual Help devotees gather; Mary, Mediatrix of All Grace in the Archdiocese of Lipa, Batangas, a Carmelite Monastery and the the site of pilgrimages by Marian devotees coming from different parts of the Philippines; the convent of the contemplative order of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel where the reported mysterious shower of rose petals happened decades ago; the Cathedral of St. Sebastian in Lipa City; and finally the Sto Nino Parish of Lipa City.

Assembly time is 5:00 AM and ride out at 6:00 AM. Meet-up will be at Lima Park Hotel, located at LIMA Technology Center in Malvar, Batangas.

Registration fee is P 250.00, which is inclusive of light breakfast and lunch at Lima Park Hotel. First 100 registrants will also be given an events shirt. Total ride distance is 55 kms.

The event is also presented by First Asia Institute of Technology and Humanities. For more information, call Andress Alisuag III or Joseph Baclagan at (0923) 946.2297 / (0921) 727.4000 / (0908) 867.9971.

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Batangas Earth and Water Festival Champs

Multi-awarded athlete Mary Pauline Fornea from Mindanao dominated the female category of the Batangas Earth and Water Festival, held on February 7, 2015 at Pusod Taal Lake Conservation Center in Mataasnakahoy, Batangas.

Fornea won the race after completing a five-kilometer run, twenty-kilometer bike and three-kilometer run in the challenging and rigorous trail of the municipalities of Mataasnakahoy and Balete.

Fornea was trailed behind by Remecar Santure and Joanna Lui in this duathlon organized by Lima Park Hotel and First Asia Institute of Technology and Humanities.

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Male category champ, meantime, is Joey delos Reyes, followed by Gabrielle Allen Santiago and Christophen Lobaton.

Category winners were Roberto Bacani Jr for 40 above; Norman Mendoza for 30-39 category; Ralp Gonzaga for 20-29; and 15-year-old Paolo Van Ongkiatco for the 19 and below category.

Other participants who showed prowess were 40 and above category 2nd placer Rogelio Sotto and 3rd placer Von Ricardo Ongkiatco; 30-39 Category 2nd placer Noel Parco and 3rd placer Jon Dimaculangan; and 20-29 Category 2nd placer Carlo Atienza.

In the relay category, the tandem of Darwin Españo and Michael Climaco took home the gold medal.  They were followed by Alvin Lat and Manuel Reynante at 2nd place; Julie Somoso and Sumner Ninobla at 3rd place; and Bogs Custodio and Alex Semondoc at 4th place.

Like its predecessor, the Batangas Earth and Wind Festival, the activities of the recent Batangas Earth and Water Festival is based on the two different elements that the festival celebrates, namely earth and water. The water component is the kayak clinic and non-competitive kayaking activity at the picturesque Taal Lake.

The Batangas Earth and Water Festival is a Bisita Batangas 2015 event, supported by the local government units of Mataasnakahoy and Balete.

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Karipasan 2015

10k Male Category (from left) Ms. Lalaine Manalo Tertiary School Director, FAITH, Dean college of Business and accountancy, 3rd placer Rosal Sacil, 1st placer Arjay Calatong, 2nd placer Archie De Guzman and Mr. Juan P. Lozano Executive Director, FAITH.

10k Male Category (from left) Ms. Lalaine Manalo Tertiary School Director, FAITH, Dean college of Business and accountancy, 3rd placer Rosal Sacil, 1st placer Arjay Calatong, 2nd placer Archie De Guzman and Mr. Juan P. Lozano Executive Director, FAITH.

10k Female Category (from left) Ms. Lalaine Manalo Tertiary School Director, FAITH, Dean college of Business and accountancy, 3rd placer Julie Somoso, 1st placer Arlene Torres, 2nd placer Christina Tecson and Mr. Juan P. Lozano Executive Director, FAITH.

10k Female Category (from left) Ms. Lalaine Manalo Tertiary School Director, FAITH, Dean college of Business and accountancy, 3rd placer Julie Somoso, 1st placer Arlene Torres, 2nd placer Christina Tecson and Mr. Juan P. Lozano Executive Director, FAITH.

Thousands made a mad dash for the benefit educational communities in the Visayas that were devastated by typhoon Yolanda.

Held at the Lima Technology Center, the 7th annual run for wellness of the First Asia Institute of Technology and Humanities and the Lima Park Hotel had more than three thousand runners gathered before dawn for the teacher training, school and library assistance, scholarships and other special involvement programs of the Bato Balani Foundation Inc.

Arjay Calatong won the 10K male category with a finish of 41 minutes and 50 seconds.  He was followed by Archie De Guzman and Rosal Sacil.  In the female category, Arlene Torres crossed the finish line with a time of 54 minutes and 30 seconds, earning for her the gold medal.  Christina Tecson and Julie Somoso placed second and third respectively.

In the 5K category, Christian Ticzon placed first, followed by Jhonsam Baccoya and Asaytono John Jeffrey.  Ticzon finished with a time of 15 minutes and 7 seconds. Jennylynn Palma, meantime, dominated the female category with a finish of 33 minutes.  In second place was Marilou Endaya and Evangeline Matanguihan was on third place.

In the 3K category, Sumner Ninobla brought home the gold, followed by Angelito Felipe and Baural Angelbert.  Cheryl Golangco was the female category champion, with Paulyne Salazar and Maricris Catinguel as second and third placers respectively.

Aside from the fun run, organizers also held a Zumba Marathon and a waiters’ race.

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No spillages please! Waiters Race on its 3rd Year in Batangas

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Professional waiters from different local restaurants and Hotel and Restaurant Management students from various schools gathered as Lima Park Hotel, in cooperation with FAITH’s College of International Hospitality Management (CIHM), hosted the third Batangas Waiters Race recently at the Lima Park Hotel, Lima Technology Center in Malvar, Batangas.

Lipa City Colleges took home the most medals with three wins. The school dominated the male categories, with Reggie Gabales getting the first place in the male sprint and, once again, Reggie Gabales with his teammates Arela Lita and Jonarex Pusa finishing first in the male relay.  In the female category, Leo Leona Ehrigalz took the silver medal.

The female category sprint was won by Sapphire International Aviation Academy’s Arnie Escata.

Batangas State University (BSU) Malvar also proved their prowess in walking as fast as possible without knocking over drinks on their trays. BSU bets Harold Copue is 2nd placer in the male sprint and the trio of Ivan Fereria, John Kristopher Salapare and Jane Genosas placed second in the male relay.

In the professionals’ category Jenica Popoy of STI Tanuan finished first in the professional female sprint.   Tabobels Catering, meantime, got both first place at the professional male sprint and professional male relays.

Winning in the professional male sprint is Jordan Delas Alas of Lima Park Hotel.  For the professional team relay, Jordan Delas Alas, Kevin Chavez and Rachel Fernandez of Lima Park Hotel finished first.

Lima Park Hotel and FAITH CIHM aim to popularize the waiters’ race in the Philippines which has gained popularity in countries such as Hong Kong, Australia, US, and France.  This year’s waiters race was held as part of Lima Park Hotel’s Karipasan 2015.

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Lima Park Hotel holds Batangas Earth and Water Festival 2015 at Pusod TLCC

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Ride, run, row and protect nature.

Runners, mountain bikers, marathoners, cyclists, duathlon athletes, first time competitors and everybody else are invited to head to Pusod Taal Lake Conservation Center (Pusod TLCC) for the Batangas Earth and Water Festival (BEWF) 2015.

It will be a festival of earth and water.  Earth will be represented by a 3K-20K-5K run and bike relay.  The Water element will come in the form of a kayak clinic and non-competitive kayaking activity.

The venue, Pusod TLCC, only an hour away from Manila, provides both the perfect backdrop and apt terrain for these activities.  Participants for the duathlon will traverse the challenging and rigorous trail of steep slopes that starts at Pusod TLCC and will go through the scenic roads of the municipalities of Mataasnakahoy and Balete.  Kayaking participants will paddle at the expansive space of Taal Lake, with the calming view of the volcano island.

Pusod TLCC is a partnership between Pusod, Inc and the Municipality of Mataasnakahoy, which serves as a knowlege center for Taal Volcano Protected Land. It has training and resource center intended to support the implementation of the Taal Volcano Protected Areas Management Plan.  The venue has already been catching the attention of weekend revellers and groups looking for worthwhile educational and fun activities.

BEWF is a Bisita Batangas 2015 event, produced by Lima Park Hotel (located in Malvar-Lipa) and supported by First Asia Institute of Technology and Humanities (FAITH), in cooperation with the local government offices of Mataasnakahoy and Balete. Registration is 1,000 pesos for solo participants and 1,300 pesos for teams.

For more information, call Andress Alisuag III or Joseph Baclagan at (0923) 946.2297 / (0921) 727.4000 / (0908) 867.9971. Visit and like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/batangasearthandwaterfest. Or call Lima Park Hotel (043) 981.1555 and (0917) 504.2385.

Pusod TLCC is located at Sitio Lipute, Barangay Kinalaglagan, Mataasnakahoy, Batangas.

 

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Karipasan 2015, Batangas Waiters Race make a dash for wellness, sportsmanship, and camaraderie

MALVAR, BATANGAS—On 08 February 2015, Sunday, more than 3,000 runners will make a mad dash for KARIPASAN 2015: The 7th Batangas Run for Wellness to benefit educational communities in the Visayas that were devastated by typhoon Yolanda.

Thousands of running enthusiasts including students and teachers from around Batangas and Metro Manila will be doing 3K, 5K, and 10K runs. Gun start is at 6 am, in front of the Lima Park Pavilion found inside the Lima Technology Center in Malvar, Batangas.

Organized by the First Asia Institute of Technology and Humanities (FAITH) and Lima Park Hotel, this annual event is a manifestation of the Institute’s commitment to community-building. It is also one of the Hotel’s concrete steps to promote sports and wellness tourism as part of the Bisita Batangas campaign.

This year, proceeds from Karipasan 2015 will go the education development programs of the Bato Balani Foundation Inc focused on teacher training, school and library assistance, scholarships and other special involvements aimed at uplifting Philippine education.

Last year, proceeds from Karipasan went to the rehabilitation of typhoon-ravaged schools in central Visayas, and special programs that supported the welfare of teachers who survived typhoon Yolanda.

Simultaneous events are the Zumba Marathon and the Bataangas Waiters Race, where Hotel and Restaurant Management students and schools and professional compete in mixed sprint and relays. Last year’s champions are BSU Malvar, STI Tanauan, Le Cafe, F. Baylosis, and Tablogles Catering Services.

Karipasan 2015 is supported by the First Asia Institute Alumni Organisation (FAIAO), Lima Land Inc., and the Municipality of Malvar. For more information and to register, contact Theresa Codizal through tel. nos. (043) 778 0656/1529/1526 loc. 312. You may also send an email to mtcodizal@firstasia.edu.ph.

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