A women’s civic group in Cebu is organizing a fun run to raise funds for children with hearing, speech and sight impairments.
Quota International-Cebu South will be staging a 12-kilometer and 6-kilometer race on March 7 at The Terraces, Ayala Center Cebu. (Interactive race map available at the end of this article.)
Club president June Chiongbian said it is the first time that the club is sponsoring a race. She said that with people now more conscious about their wellness, “it is appropriate that we’re doing a fun run.”
The race will be directed by veteran organizer and runner Raffy Uytiepo.
The registration fee for the race is P200, which is inclusive of a singlet. Those who want to join the race can register at the PSC office in the Cebu City Sports Center, Runnr in Ayala Center Cebu,
Uytiepo said they expected from 500 to 1,000 runners to join the charity run.
Dr. Humility Igaña, Quota vice president and project chairperson of the fun run, said cash prizes and medals will be given to winners.
The winners in both the male and female divisions of the 6K race will get: 1st place, P3,000; 2nd place, P2,000; and 3rd place, P1,000.
In the 12K race, the winners will get: 1st place, P6,000; 2nd place, P4,000; 3rd place, P2,000.
Those who will finish in the top 10 will get medals.
Uytiepo said that various running clubs and personalities have confirmed their participation in the run this early.
Igaña said that if the run is successful, they will hold it yearly.
Written by :Max Limpag