John Hay hosts Heroes Run-A A +A
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
RUNNING enthusiasts gets to enjoy the cool breeze and the pine tree roofed trails of Camp John Hay for the first Heroes Run to fire off April 5 at 3 p.m.
Hatched by Noble Trends Unbound Inc., in partnership with Gawad Kalinga and Diocese of Baguio, the inaugural event organized by Cool City Running Team will help generate funds to support GK’s Bayani Challenge happening from April 12-June 12 in different areas all over the Philippines.
NTUi special projects officer Nathan Agngaray said the running event will be part of the company’s corporate social responsibility projects for this year.
“NTUi came up with this Heroes Run activity to help generate funds in helping with Gawad Kalinga’s house building projects,” Agngaray said.
Agngaray added the CSR activity was brought about to continue for ten consecutive years.
“This will be the first staging and we hope to kick start with a great success since the program is aimed to be done in a step by step planning for ten long years,” Agngaray said.
“NTUi chose to hold an annual fun run just to make a better link with the community. We are involving a lot of people at the same time we do our responsibility in helping projects that would give benefit to the community,” Agngaray added.
He also mentioned Business Process Outsourcing companies stationed in the city will also join the huge running event.
There will be three running categories for the event namely 3K, 5K, and 10K with registration fees of P150, P200, and P300 accordingly.
Registration fees will be inclusive of race bibs and certificates, with the top three male and female race finishers to receive cash prizes with gift certificates and finisher’s a medal.
Registration sites will be located at Noble Trends Outbound Inc. in PEZA compound Loakan, NTUi Business Consultancy Office in Antipolo Annex Building, Session Road, or look for Ms. Che Alberto in Laperal Building Session Road.
For more information about the race people may visit their facebook page https://www.facebook.com/pages/Noble-Trends-Unbound-Inc-and-Gawad-Kaling... or contact Tanya Balonglong (0936)267-6947 or Nathan (0917)504-6199.
Published in the Sun.Star Baguio newspaper on February 27, 2014.