By Mortz C. Ortigoza
MANGALDAN – If you want to have free marathon shirt, Zumba dance exercise, party, and a healthy body, then it is time to join the TakBona Unity Run here.
According to Fernando Saguisag "Adje" Cabrera, Administrative Officer 4 of the local government here, it is a unity run created last year by Mayor Bona Fe de Vera-Parayno.
“Brainchild by our good and beloved mayor na magkaroon ng fun run sa Mangaldan so she dubbed it as TakBona indicated na rin ang nickname niya. TakBona is on its second year,” he stressed.
Cabrera said interested individuals who want to participate are advised to report at the town’s public auditorium at 4 A.M of November 29 for the distribution of 1,500 free singlets before they simultaneously hit the grounds.
“Compared last year, 1000 na singlet had been distributed, 1,500 now pinagawa. Free iyon for 3 K (three kilometers) and 5K (five kilometers) run. Free registration on November 29 Saturday 4 A.M and distribution of running singlet, orientation kung saan ang daan”.
The start gun fires in front of the municipal hall at 5 A. M where the marathon commences.