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TAKBO! Sagipin ang Kalikasan – January 20, 2013

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Celebrating its 10th year in military service, the Philippine Military Academy Mandarangan Class of 2003 will be slating their first ever Run for a Cause in Baguio City.

Dubbed as “Takbo! Sagipin ang Kalikasan”, one of PMA’s host classes for next year’s alumni homecoming engages in a bold attempt to gather runners in a 3K, 5K and 10K and 21K half marathon while fulfilling their three-pronged cause: to plant trees, return a favor to their alma mater and provide assistance to an ailing “mistah”.

The class proposes to plant coffee seedlings in PMA, as part of its advocacy to promote a lush environment. Added to this, “the Mandarangans deemed that propagating trees for coffee production will be a possible livelihood program for individuals assigned by the Academy to take care of the trees”.

Another chunk of the proceeds shall be donated to the PMA cadets in the form of sports equipment as their show of gratitude to the Academy for training them into becoming military officers.

The run was also conceptualized to help LT Frederick Emil Tapawan, who has been battling with tonsillar cancer for more than two years now. Tapawan who is fondly called as “Tappy” by his classmates in PMA 2003, has been a valiant officer of the Philippine Navy before he was diagnosed with cancer. Tappy has been knocking onto generous hearts to sustain his treatment as he researches on ways to conquer the illness to prove that he can win this fight.

LET’s RUN

TAKBO! Sagipin ang Kalikasan
January 20,2013 @ 5AM
Burnham Park, Lake Drive, Baguio City
3K / 5K / 10K / 21K
Organizer: PMA Mandarangan Class of 2003

Registration Fees:
3K – PHP 50.00 w/out Singlet
3K – PHP 250.00 w/ Singlet
5K – PHP 300.00
10K – PHP 350.00
21K – PHP 600.00

Inclusive of Singlet, Race bib, loot bag with snacks and finisher’s certificate and (for 21k only) Dri-fit finisher’s shirt.

Registration Venues:
Baguio City:
Laperal Building @ session rd.
DUYAN Bar and Restaurant @ Upper session
Landbank Harrison

For Outside Baguio:
check on our Facebook accounthttp://www.facebook.com/takbobaguio2013 or contact the Organizer

TAKBO! Sagipin ang Kalikasan – Singlet Design:

TAKBO! Sagipin ang Kalikasan – Finisher’s Shirt:

Contact Details:
Mike Cruz (Organizer)
Cell: 0906 2288513

Rey Ma-ao
Cell: 0922 8422003

Jebs Jebulan
Cell: 0908 8827073

Ms Che Alberto (Race Director)
Cell: 0917 7450378

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36 comments on “TAKBO! Sagipin ang Kalikasan – January 20, 2013

  1. ang ganda ng finisher shirt . dri fit at ung design kaso anglayo BAGUIO pa hahaha pwede ba sa Manila ren meron neto :)) para mo marame makasali na runners po :)

  2. @filreg

    mas mura ito kumpara sa Condura Run o Run for Pasig o Love a Tree Trail Run kasi dagdag ka na lang ng 1k (fare) makakapamasyal ka na plus me takbo pa…

  3. sir angel, sali po tayo dito….Sarap tumakbo kasi malamig pa sa Baguio by this time tska high altitude area pa. Dagdag ng vacation after the run….

  4. to: edzrRN
    Sorry, wala kme registration sa manila! you can contact me at 09062288513 for details of registration, Thankyou

  5. Sir MArio,
    Aircon bus from manila to baguio (7-8hrs.)- 450-500php (victory,genesis)
    Deluxe bus from manila to baguio (5-6 hrs.)- 750 php (victory liner)

    Hope this will help….

  6. Trish,
    thank you for your help!
    registration until 18 January or until supply last, you can contact the organizer for further details..

  7. I hope that there’ll be a registration here in Manila and also a shuttle. Kahit na add-on na lang sa reg fee. I think na madaming gusto sumali from Manila.

  8. I agree. Maganda po na may reg site sa Manila para mas maraming Manila runners na maka-join. And shuttle na rin para sabay-sabay ang punta. One month na lang kasi halos at wala ng time mag-ipon ng husto for booking in hotels/transients. At least pag may shuttle e sigurado na kaming makakabalik din agad kami without the hassle of securing tickets sa mga bus stations. Siguro puwedeng kahit late afternoon na umalis yung shuttle from Baguio pabalik ng Manila para may time pa mag-ikot at bumili ng souvenirs. :)

  9. 4 kaming manggagaling sa Manila (actually Sta. Rosa, Laguna pa). Pero we are planning to leave friday pa lang para makapag-ikot na rin sa Baguio and buy souvenirs. :)
    Yung gustong makisabay at naghahanap din ng matutuluyan e you can join us para mas makamura sa accomodation. :)

  10. gusto ko mag join d2 kaso sa baguio ka rin dapat mag pareg, dapat sana meron ding reg dito sa manila para isang akyatan na lang sa baguio,,, maganda kasi tumakbo d2 dahil meron pataas at pababang lugar na tatakbuhan mo,,, wala naman akong kakilala jan sa baguio para makituloy pansamantala,,,

  11. @hardkulangot

    You can text the organiser si Mike Cruz to reg. You’ll just give him your details then deposit sa bank account nila which he’ll give you once you text him. Ganun ginawa ko for me at sa 3 ko pang makakasama. Tapos pick-up mo na lang race kit mo on the day itself.

    Sa matutuluyan naman, you can join us kung gusto mo. :)

  12. sana nga may manila registration area. sayang! our group would love to join this event sana may round 2. Im hoping for a great turn out ng participants dito. Nice tech shirt design and race singlet too!

  13. We have registration site at LABADA Jo, Pandacan Manila near Chevrolet.
    If your too far from that area contact me at 0906-228-8513 to assist you in registration. just like sir JAybee said!

    Race Route will be announce next week…

    See You all here in Cool City of Baguio.

    Thank You so much for your help and support!

    Be safe, stay fit and Happy Running…

  14. route will be from burnham park up to kisad road, then to military cut-off going to loakan road then towards PMA ground (u-turn slot) then back to burnham park.

  15. Sir Mike, pakipost naman yung updated race route kasi sobra sa 21k yung posted route nyo sa fb (around 26km if im not mistaken)

  16. Yes, hopefully the route will be posted soon…Sarap tumakbo sa Baguio talaga at tamang tama malamig pa ang panahon…sige guys habol….pareng dick c u…

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