Preparations are underway for the holding of a two day dart tournament in Zamboanga City in October 9 to 10. The tournament organizers said that two day event will be held at the Ram’s Beer Garden and Restaurant along Governor Camins Street in Zamboanga City. It said that the tournament will feature more than 100 dart enthusiasts from the Zamboanga Peninsula region and nearby places. Cash prizes and trophies await winners in the doubles and single. Door prizes and special awards are also at stake.
The Citigym will hold the Citigym Halloween run. This is a 21k race on October 31 at the Waterfront Cebu City Hotel and Casino Lagoon Area. And to go with the theme the organizers are encouraging the runners to wear Halloween costumes, because they have special prizes for those the most creative Halloween runner’s costume. More that 1,200 runners are already signed up, the deadline was October 25. The run will feature a 3k, 6k, 12k, division. The registration fee is 250 php for the shorter races and 400php for the 12k. The first 5oo finishers of the half marathon will get special medals. The ceremonial firing of the starting gun will lead by the Cebu City Mayor. The registration centers are at Toby’s In SM, R.O.X., Runnr, and Wellness Concepts in Ayala, in the Philippine Sports Commission Office at the Cebu City Sports Center and at the Citigym at the Waterfront. Aside from the race the Citigym will also hold a Chi Running workshop on October 29.
Visayas swimming and athlete’s teams will be put under the limelight today as they open the team’s title defense in the Milo Little Olympics national finals. The head delegation said that the Visayas can hardly wait to defend their title. Everyone is in an upbeat mood to defend the title and everyone is excited. It is our goal to defend the title but it will not come easy this year because winning the overall crown is also what is on the minds of the other regions the head delegation added. The Visayas jumper and runner will be leading team. The jumper said that there is pressure for him to win the gold for the team; he will be competing in the long jump event. He said also that he’s jump has already improve so far, it’s defends on who I go up against but he also feel good to his chances to win.
The 3 Filipino reached the finals in their respective divisions with impressive victories in the 31st Tammer Cup in Tampere Finland. The Filipino flyweight was set to face the Ireland at press time in a bid to complete a four-for-four semifinal romp for the PLDT-Abap team preparing for the Asian Games in Guangzhou, China. The Featherweight Filipino is one of the 14 elite athletes from 13 countries around the world selected by the G4S security group in preparation for the 2012 London Olympics.
One of the members of PLDT-Abap said that; our main goal here is to have a tough tune-up for the coming Asian Games. And they think that they will get that and get the gold medal.