200 slots left for University Run-A A +A
Thursday, August 22, 2013
MORE than 200 slots are available before the registration of the Cebu Doctors’ University’s (CDU) University Run closes this Sunday.
The race, which is on its eighth year, will close the registration once it hits the 4,000 mark.
Only 10 slots are left for 25K run, 16 in the 13K, 74 in the 6K. They will accept 200 more runners for the 3K.
The race is the highlight of the CDU intramurals week, which will start on Aug. 26.
All the 13K and 25K finishers will be given finishers’ medals by Suarez and Sons.
According to Dr. Potenciano “Yong” Larrazabal III they have participants coming from the neighboring islands of the Visayas and Mindanao.
The race will be seeing elite runners such as Josphat Kiptanui, Bonifacio Monjas, Christy Tutor, Michael Largo and Mary Jane Beboso. A celebrity runner, Donna Cruz-Larrazabal, the wife of Dr. Larrazabal, will also be competing in this race.
Larrazabal also said that the different CDU departments are all set up for the best water station contest. He added that snacks will be given at the finish line of the 13K and 25K. They will also be offering a Red Bull station for the 25K runners and power bar stations for both categories.
There is also a separate category for CDU students and CebuDocGroup employees
Aside from the Cebu Doctors’ University Hospital ambulances, which will be going around the route, there will be a tribal band on top of a roving truck, which will provide entertainment for the participants.
There will be a CDU tanker that will be stationed at the final water station to provide a cool shower for the runners. 7-Eleven will also put Slurpee machines at the finish area. (PR)
Published in the Sun.Star Cebu newspaper on August 22, 2013.