Rice Fun Run, a success!

By on December 5, 2013

Rice Fun Run, a success!More than 500 runners flocked the Dipolog Boulevard to participate in the Rice Fun Run last November 24, 2013, 5:00 in early morning.

Bringing home the bacon for the 1st place in the male category was Ronald Retes from Manukan followed by Jonel Bohol from Dapitan City for the 2nd place and Reymart Enero for the 3rd place.

Emerging as champion for the female category was Crisabel Cadion from Pagadian City. She was followed by Camibel Acopiado from Dipolog City for the 2nd place and Angelica Kagatan from Dapitan City for the 3rd place.

The Rice Fun Run was also participated by other private and public entities in the society namely: Philippine National Police Dipolog, 101ST Brigade of the Philippine Army, Bureau of Fire Protection, and Jose Rizal Memorial State University.

A short program was held to formally culminate the said activity. It was graced by the presence of Dipolog City Mayor Evelyn Uy as the guest speaker; Assistant Regional Director for Research Planning and Policy Engr. Peter Andalahaw; 3rd District Representative Isagani Amatong; National Food Authority (NFA) Regional Director Diane Silva, V-Mayor Dr. Horacio Velasco, City Youth Sports Development Council Atty. Chandler Ruiz, City Civil Registrar Rosemarie Miranda, City General Services Officer Alice Calagui, City Tourism Officer Cecil Bilog, City Agriculturist Engr. Kerr Porlas.

The Rice Fun Run activity was initiated by the Department of Agriculture Region IX in collaboration with the City Government of Dipolog in line with the celebration of the National Rice Awareness Month with the theme “Sapat na Bigas. Kaya ng Pilipinas.”

 

Source: CIO            Transcribed by Dipolog.com News Team

Photo credits: CIO

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