As the Philippine Pharmacists Association (PPhA) marks its countdown for its Centennial Year, it will hold a nationwide Fun Run activity to kick off its Centennial Celebration. Its local chapter in Cebu, Cebu Pharmacists Association Inc. (CPhA), will hold its first-ever Family Fiesta Fun Run on September 01, 2019 (Sunday) at the Cebu Business Park. There will be 3 categories including 1-kilometer walk, a 3-kilometer run and 5 – kilometer run. The registration fee for the 1km is Php350, 3km is Php500 and 5km is Php600. Race kits are already included in the registration fee. Assembly time will be 5 am.

The target number of participants is 1,000 runners most of whom comprise the Pharmacists working in the different fields of pharmacy including drugstores, hospitals, academe, and manufacturing. This event is not only for Pharmacists but even pharmacy staff employees are also welcome to join. The different Pharmacy schools will also be supporting this event so expect Pharmacy faculty and Pharmacy students as well.

Mr. Robinson Y. Uy, President of CPhA, said, “this event is open to the general public and not only to Pharmacists. As this will be held on a Sunday, which is a family day, and our event is a Family Fiesta Theme, we want to invite everyone to bring along their loved ones like their families, extended family members and also their close friends so everyone can spend time together, bond, enjoy and finish the run at the same time. We want to have a feel-good atmosphere during the event. After the run, participants can also avail themselves of the different freebies from our event partners.”

The event Partners include Selecta, Nestle, P&G, Ichipan, Pocari, Nature Spring, Pepsi Cola, Asia Brewery, IPI, Salonpas, Unilab, Bayer, and many more. Cash Prizes and Gift Packs await the Top 3 Male and Top 3 Female winners.

Registration may be done at any La Nueva Pharmacy Outlets in Cebu or in La Nueva Pharmacy office, located at the 2nd Floor of La Nueva Supermarket Cityhall Branch in M.C Briones Street, Cebu City. Mondays to Saturday from 10 am to 7 pm. Money Transfer option for registration includes LBC or Palawan Express (Recipient Name: Robinson Y. Uy, contact number: 0908 105 2353). After Payment, text FUN RUN<space>Trans#<space>Amount<space>COMPLETE NAME, SEND to 0908 105 2353.

For more details on the event, you may contact Mr. Chunky G. Methani at 0917 554 4046 or


In the photo:

(From L-R) Rossel Quiamco (Senior IT Staff); Chunky G. Methani (VP Cebu Pharmacists Association Inc.); Robinson Y. Uy (President Cebu Pharmacists Association Inc.) and Joel Juarez ( Race Director)


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