1,500 eyed in HB1 Fun Run-A A +A
Thursday, February 28, 2013
SOME 1,500 runners are expected to answer the starting gun when the first-ever HB1 Fun Run kicks off at 5 a.m. on Sunday in an out-and-back course from NCCC Mall Davao parking lot.
HB1 marketing supervisor Delsea Rain Sanchez, accompanied by BJ Pedres, bared this during the Davao Sportswriters Association (DSA) Forum held at NCCC Mall Food Cove on Thursday.
Sanchez said, "We have signed up 1,100 runners as of today. We hope to hit our target as registration closes before 5 a.m. on Sunday. We are upbeat about this run because this is HB1's biggest event thus far in promoting health and wellness in the community."
The event features the individual 10-kilometer (10K), 3K and 5K, couples 3K run, 500m kiddie race, individual with dog 3K and 30K bike race.
Cash prizes await first three finishers. Breakdown of prizes are P3,000, P2,000 and P1,000 for couples 3K, individual with dog 3k and individual 3K; P2,000, P1,000, P500 for 500m kiddie; P5,000, P3,000, P2,000 for individual 5K; P7,500, P4,000, P2,000 for individual 10K; and P5,000, P3,000, P1,500 for 30K bike race.
"We will be giving away prizes to the largest delegation and most cheerful team. We will also raffle off three mountain bikes, 10 P500 worth of gift certificates and 20 other consolation prizes during the awarding rites. All finishers will also claim finisher's loot bag," Sanchez said.
Pedres, for his part, urged Dabawenyos to join the fun run with families and friends assuring a fun-filled activity.
Pedres said, "Product sampling and unlimited coffee await participants."
Registration is going on at all HB1 outlets.
Fees are P400 (couples 3K, bike race), P250 (500m, individual 3K), P300 (individual with dog, individual 5K), and P350 (10K) inclusive of singlet, race bib, finisher's kit and certificate.
Published in the Sun.Star Davao newspaper on March 01, 2013.