It is more fun to run with buddy, right?
That’s what exactly James Reid and Jessy Mendiola did!
James and Jessy together with thousand athletes,including CEOs, SEA Games Triathlon Gold Medalist Nikko Huelgas, and members of the Philippine Volcanoes, ran in pairs to promote healthy living and wellness at the 8th Robinsons’ Fit & Fun Wellness Buddy Run held on July 5 at the Bonifacio Global City in Taguig.
It’s an annual Fit & Fun Buddy Run to empower those who are leading healthy and active lives. Also,encourage the rest to start healthier days by going on a wellness journey with Robinsons Supermarket.
Robinsons Supermarket General Manager Jody Gadia said, “While eating healthy is at the core of a healthy life, we cannot discount the immutable contribution of exercise. And running is always better when done with a partner hence, the Fit & Fun Wellness Buddy run.”
Around 4,500 recreational runners took on the 5KM and 10KM run. It is a testament that the number of health-conscious individuals is consistently increasing and they are actively seeking healthier lifestyles
And what’s exciting after the long run?
Top pair finishers received prizes from Robinsons Supermarket officials. 5K winners won a trip for 2 to Coron, Palawan while 10k winners bagged a trip for 2 to Yangon, Myanmar. 2nd to 5th place finishers received Robinsons Gift Certificates as consolation prizes.
There were also special awards for the Outstanding pairs given by the event sponsors: Close-up Couple award, Rexona Do More Buddies, Breeze Sige Mom-child Tandem, Nestle Best Shape-up Buddies, Milo Energy & Milo R2 Twin Buddies, and the Johnson & Johnson Active Fresh Award.