TWENTY-SIX runners are all set to run for knowledge at the ING New York City Marathon on November 7
TWENTY-SIX runners are all set to run for knowledge at the ING New York City Marathon on November 7, in support of the Knowledge Channel Foundation, Inc.’s (KCFI)
“KaRUNungan 2010: Run for Knowledge”
These “Runners for Knowledge” will be dedicating their run in New York for the cause of Philippine education. In particular, they will be helping the Knowledge Channel generate greater awareness and support for its educational media programs. KCFI programs help address the continuing learning and resource gaps in the Philippine education system.
Runners’ family, friends and supporters can show their support by pledging $1 (or its peso equivalent) for every kilometer the participants will finish in the marathon.
KCFI president Rina Lopez-BautistaThe 26 “Runners for Knowledge” include KCFI president Rina Lopez-Bautista, her son Daniel Lopez Layug, Bea Lopez-Puno, SkyCable chief operating officer Carlo Katigbak and corporate lawyer Eric Puno, and marathon veterans Jayme Pizarro of “The Bull Runner” and Coach Rio dela Cruz.
Other runners who will be running for Knowledge Channel are: ABS-CBN Digital Consumer Devices head Johnny Sy, Bayantrade president Dante Briones, Leah Caringal, Jun Cruz, Mariel Cruz, Mayda Custodio, Deo Custodio, Noel Dela Merced, Rina Samson, Patrick Gan, Hannah Gan, Michele Chan, Lora Tansengco, Butch Tansengco, Michelline Suarez, Melody Yapson, Nori Poblador, Mesh Villanueva and Monty Papa.
You may also join KaRUNungan in Manila on November 28 in the Meralco compound, Pasig City. For more information on KaRUNungan 2010, please visit www.karunungan2010.com