First open run, Futsal for Capitol anniversary

In its 447th founding anniversary celebration, Cebu Provincial Government will organize a series of month-long activities such as cultural presentations, agricultural fair and sports events.

The Cebu Provincial Sports Commission (CPSC) will open the first ever Cebu Province Anniversary Run and Futsal Tournament as one of the major highlights of the celebration.

It aims to gain support from other sport organizations to draw participants from the different cities and towns of Cebu.

CPSC Executive Director Atty. Ramil Abing said the event will also strengthen the provincial grassroots sports development program as student-athletes all over the province are expected to take part in the event.

The event is open to all running enthusiasts from all over Cebu province belonging to either open, grassroots or Capitol employees category.

The race will be on August 28 starting from and finishing at the Cebu Provincial Capitol Compound while the futsal tournament will be held on August 13 and 14 at the Minglanilla Sports Complex.

Registration fee is P500 for the 20-K open category run for both men and women aged 18 years old and above, either local or foreigner.

For the 10-K run, it is open to both local men and women aged 16 years old and above with a registration fee of P300.

For grassroots category, 5-K run is open to boys and girls aged 13-15 years old while the 3-K run is open to boys and girls aged 12 years old and below.

Meanwhile, the Capitol employees category is a 5-K run for male employees and 3-K run for the female employees.

“Those who are interested to join the run and the futsal tournament can register here at the Capitol or in Cebu City Sports Center,” said Abing.

The Cebu Provincial Sports Commission also plans to put up a registration booth to every municipality in the Province of Cebu.

(Sushmita Bravo and Sharmaine Mariel Puyod- SWU Comm INTERN)