Wednesday, May 21, 2008

Images of the Olango Challenge 2008

Photos courtesy of the Cebu Photographers Club

May 10, 2008
Sta. Rosa, Olango Island & Shangri-La's Mactan Resort & Spa, Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu

Race course: 5 kilometers (Sta. Rosa to Shangri-La)
and 1,000 meter-deep Gilutongan Channel
Number of swimmers: 73
Number of finishers: 73
Gross Revenues: P1.2M

The Olango Challenge: Swim for a Cause geared to:
1. Raise funds for PBSP's education and livelihood projects in Olango Island
2. Promote public awareness about the magnitude of drowning in the Philippines
3. Declare top 8 male and female swimmers who will represent the Philippines in the first Asian Beach Games in Bali, Indonesia

Project Partners:
Philippine Amateur Swimming Association (PASA)
Shangri-La's Mactan Resort & Spa