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Help Rehabilitate our Rivers by Joining 2nd Leg of Cebu Run for the Rivers

Make your run more meaningful by raising awareness and funds to support a worthwhile cause! Join the Cebu Run for the Rivers (CRR) on its second leg dubbed “Rivers Alive! Atong Sapa, Atong Ugma!”set for June 22, 2014 at the SM City Cebu Northwing Parking Area.

Cebu Run for the Rivers 2014

This marathon will highlight the reforestation and rehabilitation of the riparian zones particularly the Mahiga Creek and Guadalupe River in the hope of arresting soil degradation and improving green cover.

Runners and non-runners are encouraged to join the fun run to extend help for “Sagip Ilog”, a government call to improve the water quality of priority river systems in the community; particularly the five river systems in Cebu – Bulacao, Buhisan, Guadalupe, Mahiga and Lahug.

Cebu Run for the Rivers 2014

Aside from helping a cause, participants also get a chance to see Cebu’s best talents that include TV and movie actor Paul Jake Castillo along with the Wonggoys Band and Elvisaya: Elvis of the Visayas who have a special participation during the marathon.

Proceeds of this fun run shall be used as seed fund to rehabilitate the said rivers, to suffice alternative livelihood assistance for dwellers that would be displaced upon the implementation of the 3-meter easement of the government, and for community organizing, training, and evaluation.

The race categories and its respective registration fees are as follows:

  • P100 with bib only or P250 with Singlet and bib for 3-kilometer
  • P250 with Singlet and bib for 5-kilometer; P350 with Singlet and bib for 10-kilometer
  • P500 with Singlet and bib for 21-kilometer courses.

Registration includes runner’s kit (race t-shirt, race bib number and route map) yet singlets are on a first come, first serve basis.

Cebu Run for the Rivers 2014 shirt

Medals are given to the 21K Finishers with cut-off time of 03:00 hours, while cash prizes and medals are given to the Top 10 Finishers in 21K and 10K, and Top 5 Finishers in 5k. All finishers will receive a Finisher’s Certificate.

Cebu Run for the Rivers 2014 medal

The assembly time of the runners starts at 3:00AM to 4:00AM. There will be orientation and warm-up exercises before the gun start at 4:30AM.

Registration forms are available at the following centers:

  • Toby’s in SM City Cebu
  • Runnr in Ayala Center Cebu
  • Cebu City Sports Center
  • Cebu Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Inc. (CCCI)
  • Casa Illongga in Robinsons Place, Cebu City

On its second consecutive year, the Cebu Run for the Rivers is jointly organized by the CCCI in line of the Cebu Business Month Activities.

Since 1996, the CBM has become an institutionalized month-long jubilee of the business community founded by CCCI, the only ISO-certified chamber in the Philippines. CBM features, a series of events that highlight and inspire more successes in the Cebu Business Community as well as advocate, share and provide a more dynamic and optimistic road for a sustainable business atmosphere in Cebu and the neighbouring islands.

For further inquiries, please contact CCCI Media Relations Officer Nova Nhie Cruz through (032) 232-1421 to 24 local 112, or visitwww.cebubusinessmonth.net. Also like CBM 2014 on Facebook,www.facebook.com/CebuBbusinessMonth, and follow us on Twitter, @CebuBizMonth.



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