Sports: Thousands of Runners Expected in Hua Ming Fun Run/Walk
Alumni, former varsity students and their families and other running clubs are expected to storm the registration day in time for the holding of Hua Ming Fun Run/Walk 2012 slated on August 19, 2012.
Dubbed as "Run Ko, Pag-asa Mo", the competition is organized by St. John’s Institute Alumni Association in cooperation with the SJI Parents’ Council in their fund raising activity for the benefit of the SJI Alumni Association Scholarship program.
This Fun Run/Walk event is open to all. It covers three categories; the 1k, 3k and 5k distance. The start and finish point is at the St. John’s Institute, Bacolod City.
For those who registered, assembly time is at 5:30 am and the race will start at 6 am.
The course route will be from SJI to 6th St., turning Lacson St. to Robinsons Place Mandalagan for the 5k turnaround. Assembly time is at 5:30 am and the race will start at 6 am. Registration fee for the 3 categories are: 5k- P300; 3k- 250 and 1k - P100 and students P50 (limited to 1k distance only).
The 5k and 3k entries will receive a free T-shirt. Refreshments will be provided and more than 30 raffle prizes will be given away after the race.
Top 10 winners for both male and female in all categories will be receiving medals.
Cash prizes await the top 3 winners in the 5k and 3k category. A Finisher’s medal will be given to all 5k entries that will complete the course.
The event includes a 5k Group Walk Challenge sponsored by Cityscape Residences. Vying for the P10,000 cash prize are the Capitolville Walkers Club, Sta. Clara Walkers Club, St. Scholastica Alumni Walkers and a possible 4th group, St. Mary’s Association of Queen of Peace Parish.
Registration is ongoing at the Run Club, Robinsons Place Bacolod and at the SJI Alumni Office. For inquiries, you may call the Alumni Secretariat - Lauren Megan Aguilar at 476-9433 or 09173000735.
Event partners are Run Club, POS Digital, Palace Construction, Summit Mineral/Water & 100 plus Energy Drink, Condura Refs and Freezers, SHARP, JSY Transport, Kyocera Digital Copiers, Mandaue Foam Furniture Center, Foodman, Yakult, World of Fun, Century Tuna and Samsung IT.* (CMGarde)