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More runners expected in
Red Cross MVR 2

The Philippine Red Cross Million Volunteer Run 2 slated on Feb. 10 in Bacolod City and other key cities in the country, is fast gaining headway with more professionals and youth registering, a press release from the organizers said.

Following the launch of the MVR Facebook site, registration for the participants in the 3K, 5K, 10K, and 21K run categories have increased. Bacolod City Red Cross is the only Red Cross chapter that has organized the 21K run among the 100 chapters nationwide.

Also joining the event is the Kabankalan City Red Cross whose MVR2 in Kabankalan City will be held simultaneous with the run in Bacolod City, the press release said.

The run in Bacolod will start at the Provincial Capitol and proceed towards ABS CBN (3Km turning point), Mandalagan (5Km), running up, using the flyover towards Talisay City for the 10K and 21K turning point.

The event is supported by the City Government s of Bacolod and Talisay as wells as the Bacolod City DPWH with Red Cross director Francis Joseph Jalandoni as over- all in charge.

It is also being endorsed by the Department of Interior and Local Government, League of Cities and Municipalities, Commission on Higher Education, and the Philippine Association of Colleges and Universities, the press release said.

Launched on Dec. 4, 2011, those who joined in the fun run are also encouraged to join the Red Cross 143 volunteers,who will be trained by the Red Cross on disaster preparedness, the press release added.*

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