Responsible City Runners target med assistance
The Local Government Unit of General Santos City, thru the initiative of the Occupational Safety and Health Committee (OSHC), in partnership with the Philippine National Red Cross, Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP), Philippine National Police (PNP), Joint Task Force (JTF) Gensan, Brigada Group of Companies and Holy Trinity College, conducted a Fun Run dubbed as Responsible City Runners (RCR): Run for a Cause on November 18, 2017 along Matalam Street, this city.
Proceeds derived from the P50 registration fee charged to each participant in the 3-km run will be donated to the active LGU GenSan employees needing medical assistance.
In the male category, Mr. Mark Anthony Ruto, the first placer finished the race in 11 minutes and 12.5 seconds. He was followed by Mr. Raymond Antonio who finished the race in 12 minutes and Mr. Edward Flores who did it in 12 minutes and 10 seconds.
In the female category, Ms. May Pabria, the first placer finished the race in 13 minutes and 25 seconds. She was followed by Ms. Reah Llano who finished the race in 13 minutes and 33 seconds and Ms. Hannah Grace Gaje who did it in 15 minutes and 50 seconds.
The Fun Run also awarded Best Male and Female Performers in Zumba. Each awardee received a token from Brigada Group of Companies represented by Mr. Boyet Dela Rosa-Halago.
Meanwhile, Dr. Lalaine M. Calogo, Vice Chairperson in Occupational Safety and Health Committee (OSHC), welcomed the city runners for gracing the first RCR Run for a cause to help LGU employees who are in need of medical assistance.
City Mayor Ronnel C. Rivera in his inspirational message recognized the Responsible City Runners and the organizers especially the OSH Committee headed by Mr. Voltaire A. Tiu, Chief of Staff of the City Mayor’s Office and Head Chairperson of OSHC.
“I would like to say thank you to all who participate in our fun run today, our efforts will not be useless because it will go to a good cause which will take care our fellow LGU employees who are needing assistance,” the Mayor said. (CPIO/Pido/RSC/datb)