“The Great Walled City Run” to benefit calamity areas

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MANILA, July 30, 2014 – Some 3,000 people are expected to flock to the historic district of Intramuros on September 7 for the “The Great Walled City Run” that is being organized to benefit survivors in areas devastated by natural calamities like typhoon Yolanda.

In line with the 56th founding anniversary of the Knights of Columbus Fraternal Association in the Philippines, Inc. (KCFAPI), the insurance arm of the Knights of Columbus in the country, the run will have have the 5K race category for a Php550.00 registration fee and 10K for Php700.00.

Students will have a special discount.

The registration fee includes a singlet, race bib and medal for the 5K category; the 10k category runners will get an additional finisher shirt.

Organizers are seeking collaborators who can partner with them.

Inspired by KC Philippines founder Fr. George J. Willmann, SJ’s charity and care for the most needy, the proceeds of this event will support the charitable activities of two foundations –KC Philippines Foundation, Inc. and KC Fr. George J. Willmann Charities, Inc.

The foundations have been providing assistance to super typhoon Yolanda survivors; providing scholarships to the deserving students and religious scholarships for those with priestly vocations.

Interested parties may contact Ms. Eva Dawal or Ms. Jonnalyn Yanos at telephone numbers (02) 527-2223 or +63 999-4288008 or +63 999-8582-585. (Yen Ocampo)

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