Phoenix run draws 1,000 participants-A A +A
Friday, August 10, 2012
SOME 1,000 runners are set to answer the starting gun of the Kadayawan Phoenix Run: Run to Save Davao's Watershed which hits the road Sunday at the SM City Davao Parking Lot C.
Actors and actresses from media partner TV5 will participate in the footrace including Alice Dixson, Eula Caballero, Victor Silaya, Makata Tanawan, Pat Fernandez and April "Congratulations" Gustilo.
Runners from Tagum City, Compostela Valley and Manila are also set to join the event that features the men's and women's 1o-kilometers (10K), 5k, and 3k categories plus the 500-meter kiddie run.
Cash prizes are stake for the top three finishers in each category. A cash prize will also be given away to the biggest school, non-government organization (NGO), corporate or Local Government Unit (LGU) delegation.
Walk-in registrants will still be accepted during the assembly time at 4:30 a.m.
Registration is pegged at P299 (10K), P249 (5K), P149 (3K) and P99 (500m) inclusive of singlet, race bib, snacks and a raffle entry.
The fun run event will benefit the Talomo-Lipadas Watershed, one of the major water supplies of Davao City. Runners are encouraged to join the footrace since for every runner, a tree will be planted to protect and conserve the watershed.
The footrace is organized in partnership with the Davao City Water District and the SM City Davao. (RPSA)
Published in the Sun.Star Davao newspaper on August 10, 2012.