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FWD sends off sole Filipino runner to North Pole Marathon 2018

Determination, dedication and the support of every Filipino is what our very own representative for the North Pole Marathon will bring with him as Pan-Asian insurer FWD Life Insurance the fastest growing insurance company in the Philippines, sends off sole Filipino runner on the Marathon which happened last March 22, 2018.

After his intensive and rigorous training together with his support team, our very own Louie Sangalang is more than ready to carry the Philippine Flag towards the finish line.



The multi-sport athlete and cancer survivor Luisito “Louie” Sangalang is set to fly to the northernmost point on Earth to represent the Philippines in the Marathon, which will be held on April 9. He will join ten (10) other FWD-sponsored runners from Hong Kong, Indonesia, Singapore, Vietnam, and Japan in the grueling marathon.

Collectively, the 11 runners are dubbed “FWD Team Asia”. The FWD North Pole Marathon runners, hailing from all over the globe, will be running on ice sheet measuring 6 …

Philippine Marathoner Set To Conquer North Pole

FWD Life Philippines, one of the fastest-growing insurance company here in the Philippines launched its new campaign " Blaze a Trail in the Arctic " in line with the world's coolest marathon the FWD  North Pole Marathon 2018. This marathon was recognized by The Guinness World Records as the "Northernmost Marathon on Earth"
FWD will sponsor ten runners from Asian countries like Hong Kong, Japan, Indonesia, Singapore, Philippines, and Vietnam that will take on the extreme challenges and make this as one of their life experience to show their passion and determination. Runners will traverse the 42- kilometer path with an average of -30 degrees centigrade, which will definitely test their will and determination.
Louie Sangalang will be representing the Philippines for the FWD North Pole Marathon 2018.  He is a multi-sport athlete who do mixed-martial arts, boxing and triathlons. He is also a proud cancer survivor. Mr. Sangalang was diagnosed with cancer of the appen…