Group holds half marathon, run for a cause

GUAGUA-- In line with the celebration of its fifth anniversary, Smoke 10 Events Management recently held the Guagua Half Marathon 2 in Natividad, Guagua here.

"The purpose of this marathon is to raise funds because we run for medical, surgical and dental missions," said Smoke 10 Events Management president Ariel Fantilanan said.

The running event priority is to support and buy medical equipment for the missions usually held around Guagua.

More than 500 runners from different places of Luzon joined the race which featured the 21k, 10k, 5k and 3k legs subdivided to female and male categories.

The 21k champions, male and female, bagged P5,000 each, while the 10k winners got P3,000 each, and the 5k and 3k champions got trophies and gift prizes. Other participants got specially designed medals.

Smoke 10 Events Management had already launched a total of seven running events in Guagua. Aside from Pampanga, the management is also organizing several fun runs for Luzon to Visayas. (Mary Allei Soliman, AUF Intern)