IN CELEBRATION of the Alumni and Faculty Homecoming of the University of the Philippines Visayas on August 24-26, 2018, the UP SILAK Brotherhood and UP SILAB Sisterhood in partnership with the UP Alumni Association, Iloilo Chapter will host the eight edition of RUN UP on August 25.
RUN UP 8 will be a special event as it will feature a 21K marathon that will commence at SM City Iloilo to Pavia, Iloilo. Other enthusiasts who wish to run shorter distances may also participate in the 5K, and 3K runs.
Registration details will be announced later.
Proceeds of the run will the used on the following projects:
- Reforestation/Tree Planting of the UP ALUMNI PARK at UP Visayas in Miag-ao, Iloilo;
- UP SILAK Alumni Scholarship Fund for the underprivileged but deserving students of UP Visayas; and
- Various projects and activities that the UP Alumni Association Iloilo Chapter and the UP SILAK and UP SILAB Alumni Association undertake during the academic year, such as the Homecoming Week, U.P. High School Career Orientation Talks, UP Freshmen Orientation Programs, Golden Lunch for retired UP personnel during the Alumni Week, and other similar activities.