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The Rehabilitation Action for Baguio (RAB) fun run is one of the events being lined-up in celebration of the 110th foundation day of the City of Pines.
The fun run, the organization’s first charity run, is slated to happen on September 8, 2019, with the gun-start barking at 5 AM at Burnham Lake Drive, Baguio City
The run is themed Bagong Baguio Magaling and is offering races for 5Km, 3Km, and 1Km distances to be managed by Race Director Che Alberto. Medals and prizes will be awarded to the top three finishers of the 5K and 3K races.
Registration fees are pegged at P150 for 1K, P250 for 3K, and P350 for the 5 K races. Registration fees for the 5K and 3K are inclusive of a finisher’s singlet.
Registration for the run is still open and will end on September 7 at 12:00 NN. Interested runners and supporters may visit the following sites to register: (1) Laperal Building Entrance; (2) Fabulo’ Salon at Baguio Midland Building, Kisad; (3) 14 Upper Wright Park Souvenir Shop; and (4) Pawspurr Pet Shop Room 208 Lopez Building.
RAB is one of the organizations that presented to and conducted with the city a string of environment, health and spirituality-oriented projects.
It was involved in the Buyog Water Shed forest rehabilitation, proposing a two-and-a-half-year plan that was supposed to be implemented from August, 2019 to December, 2021.
It also initiated and organized synchronized clean-up that was successfully conducted last July 27 where participation from the barangays, academe, socio-civic, youth and interested individuals and organizations were sought. Also emphasized in the clean-up proposal was the incorporation of awareness and being receptive to the need for clean-up volunteers, barangay self-initiative for future action, and the conduct of waterways restoration in the conduct of barangay clean-ups and be done on a quarterly basis.
The group also presented environmental restoration programs to Mayor Benjamin Magalong as support for his administration’s ten-point agenda for community-led projects.
The group was said to have been created to help the new administration through supporting Magalong’s 10-point agenda for community-led projects. The movement’s goals include keeping the environment clean and green, making Baguio a better place to live in.
By Armando M. Bolislis