The 29th National Statistics Month (29th NSM) Celebration in Eastern Visayas kicked - off with the first ever StatMan Fun Run yesterday, 30 September 2018. A total of 420 participants from various government agencies, private institutions and the academe joined the fun run.
A short program was held at the Tacloban City Hall Grounds before the fun run. The welcome message of Tacloban City Mayor Cristina G. Romualdez was read by her Executive Assistant Ms. Pinky Brosas, followed by the message from the Department of Tourism VIII (DOT VIII) Regional Director Karina Rosa S. Tiopes. A 30-minute Zumba prepped the participants before the official 3km fun run around Magsaysay Boulevard.
The first ten (10) male and ten (10) female finishers were given tokens, while all finishers were given certificates. The closing message was given by PSA – RSSO VIII Regional Director Wilma A. Perante. Free arroz caldo and water were also provided sponsored by the City Government of Tacloban.
This activity was organized by the PSA – RSSO VIII in coordination with the DOT VIII and the City Government of Tacloban. This year’s celebration is anchored on the theme, “Exploring Philippine Wonders in Numbers: Statistics Towards Sustainable Tourism Development”.
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