PhilHealth made waves as it simultaneously announced the start of registration period for PhilHealth Run 2013 thru setting-up of registration desks in various strategic venues nationwide last Saturday, November 17, 2012.
For PhilHealth Regional Office XII, the registration desk was set-up at the lobby of ACE Centerpoint, Gold Sponsor for PhilHealth Run 2013 and one of the leading local establishments in the City of Koronadal.
Showcased at the desk were PhilHealth Run 2013 tarpaulin, singlet, as well as videos of PhilHealth Run 2013, its main beneficiary (Philippine Childrens Medical Center) and the PhilHealth Mindanao Run 2012 milestone.
The desk was open from 9am to 4pm. It was manned by PhilHealth XII Regional Registration Committee members who distributed registration forms to walk-in clients and letter invitations to employers, schools and other organizations, fielded inquiries, and received six (6) registration forms with full payments.
Registration sites, fees, race categories and prizes were among the most popular questions encountered.
The Committee encouraged clients to register at any PhilHealth Offices in Koronadal, General Santos, Kidapawan, Isulan and Cotabato, business centers in Surallah, Norala, Polomolok, Malungon, Kiamba, Midsayap, Tacurong and Lebak and PhilHealth Express in Robinson’s Mall at General Santos City from November 19, 2012 until February 11, 2013.
Registration fees of Php250 for 3k, Php300 for 5k, Php350 for 10k and Php450 for 18k inclusive of singlet, complete race kit, raffle coupon and snacks were discussed.
Further, it was explained that those who will register before the end of December 2012 under the 5k, 10k and 18k race categories will avail of the Php50.00 discount. (amorsequito/proxii)