NCAA aims to help Marawi with 'solidarity run'
ABS-CBN Sports on Jan 17, 2018 08:14 PM
The single-day event, dubeed "Bangon Marawi", will only be the first in the numerous charity events the NCAA will host this year.
The oldest collegiate sports league in the country will hold its Solidarity Run on Jan. 28, at the Rajah Sulayman Plaza in Roxas Blvd., Malate, Manila.
Its aim is to raise funds for the rehabiltation and relief of war-torn Marawi City in Lanao del Sur.
The single-day event, dubeed "Bangon Marawi", will only be the first in the numerous charity events the NCAA will host this year, Management Committee chair Fr. Glynn Ortega, OAR, of Season 93 host San Sebastian said.
"The event is aiming to help our brothers and sisters who are affected by the Marawi siege," said Ortega. "We also want to promote to our students and alumni to stay fit by joining running events like this and other sports events as well."
The NCAA expect about 5,000 participants in the event, including athletes, alumni, and students of the 10 NCAA member schools.
The race will be backed by Smart Communications, Pocari Sweat, Prime Powergraphix and Maynilad. WhenInManila and ABS-CBN S+A meanwhile will serve as media partners.
The event shall have several categories—1k and 3k for kids, 3k, 5k and 10k for adults.
Interested parties may register at www.tinyyurl.com/ncaapreregistration or they may visit the NCAA School’s official Facebook page.