A large crowd of over 3000 filled the Terraces Ayala Center in Cebu City on the early morning of July 1, 2012 to participate in the GO RUN FOR ROAD SAFETY. A joint collaboration between Mapfre Insular and the Department of Education, the advocacy RUN was held to raise awareness on the importance of road safety especially among the youth. Over 2,000 school children participated in special dash categories during the event.
Besides the run, the children were treated to free food, drinks and fun activities like face painting, balloon making, know- your-road safety- sign games and mini entertainment.
Present at the awarding ceremonies were: Dr. Yolanda Quijano, Undersecretary, DepEd (Department of Education) along with 4 other Department of Education officers; Mr. Javier Menendez, Education Adviser, EMBASSY OF SPAIN IN THE PHILIPPINES; Engr. Alberto H. Suansing, Executive Director, PHILIPPINE GLOBAL ROAD SAFETY PARTNERSHIP; Mr. Arnel Tancinco, Asst. Regional Director, Ms. Alita Pulga & Mr. Macario Getaruelas LTO Representatives, LAND TRANSPORTATION OFFICE; and officers of MAPFRE Insular led by Mr. Javier W. Warleta, President and CEO.