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February 24, 2012

DZMM Takbo Para sa Karunungan : March 11, 2012

One of the older fun runs in the country is the one sponsored by radio station DZMM .  This year’s edition is called DZMM Takbo Para Sa Karunungan scheduled on March 11, 2012 (6am) at the Quirino Grandstand. 

This inspiring  fun run dates back to the year 1999 when DZMM launched its Takbo Para Sa Kalikasan.  Thru the years until 2010, this fun run has supported several campaigns for the environment such as the rehabilitation of the La Mesa watershed and the Pasig River Rehabilitation Project through ABS-CBN Foundation’s Bantay Kalikasan.   

In 2010, it shifted its focus to education, thus resulting in a change of name to Takbo Para Sa Karunungan.  For the 2012 edition, the DZMM fun run will benefit 25 scholar-students from Cagayan de Oro and another 25 scholar-students from Iligan City, both places  ravaged by Typhoon Sendong.  It will also raise funds to maintain the scholarship of the 25 Typhoon Ondoy victims   who were chosen as beneficiaries of the 2010 fun run.   

The participation of First Balfour   employees in the DZMM fun run has spanned from 2008 to 2011, and this will continue.  

Takbo Para Sa Kalikasan March 8, 2009

Takbo Para Sa Kalikasan February 28, 2010

Takbo Para Sa Karunungan March 13, 2011

Cooling at the Kapamilya Shower, Takbo Para Sa Karunungan March 13, 2011

For the 2012 fun run,  already registered are 29 First Balfour runners:    13 for 5 kms, 11 for 10 kms and 5 for 21 kms.

Looking forward to seeing you at the DZMM Takbo Para Sa Karunungan this March 11.  For registration details, please visit the DZMM website (www.dzmm.com.ph) or call the Secretariat at 4152272 locals 5674, 5641 and 5632.

It is a true fun run that will give scholarships to 25 students each in Cagayan de Oro and Iligan City.

Nakatulong ka na para sa karunungan, napaganda pa ang iyong kalusugan.

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