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Running Clinic @ CITIBANK

23 07 2009

This is the 7th Running Clinic that the Team Bald Runner had conducted since it started this program. And we have maintained it to be FREE.

This time, the running clinic was done at CITIBANK’s Main Office in Makati City. The coordination was made by Owen King, one of the staff, through an e-mail he sent me. The e-mail which I received while I was still in United States started the “ball rolling” and final coordination had been made in a few days.

Finally, the Team Bald Runner conducted the 1st phase of the Running Clinic at the CITIBANK Tower in Makati City o/a 5:00 PM last Friday, 17 July 2009. The lecture was attended by 20 participants which consisted of officers, staff and employees of the bank. The lecture and open forum lasted for about 2 hours in one of the lecture/seminar rooms of the building.

The Best Seminar/Lecture Hall I've Seen

The Best Seminar/Lecture Hall I've Seen

Participants Listening Attentively During The Lecture

Participants Listening Attentively During The Lecture

Received Used Shoes For My Project Donate A Shoe

Received Used Shoes For My Project Donate A Shoe

After the conduct of the lecture, Nigel Romano, CFO of Citigroup Philippines and Owen formally had given to us the used shoes they have collected from the participants as contribution to my Project Donate A Shoe. Thank you very much!

At 6:30 AM, the following the day, Saturday, July 18, 2009, the CITIBANK running group started their practical demonstration and exercises at the ULTRA Oval Track. Coach Titus Salazar and the Sabal Brothers (Elmer & Gerald) of the Elite Team Bald Runner conducted the practical demonstration and exercises. Coach Titus demonstrated the proper running form, footstrike, and other important “basics” in running, to include stretching exercises, drills, and techniques. The session lasted for two hours.

Warm-Up Run Around The Oval Track

Warm-Up Run Around The Oval Track

Drills & Strides

Drills & Strides (Cathy Sy Doing The Drills)

Every Participant Was Required To Do The Drills

Every Participant Was Required To Do The Drills (Owen King at the Front)

Nigel From Trinidad-Tobago Doing The "High-Knee" Drills

Nigel Romano From Trinidad-Tobago Doing The "High-Knee" Drills

Display of Donated Shoes

Display of Donated Shoes

It was nice to see almost all the participants in the Running Clinic during the conduct of last Sunday’s GLOBE Run For Home at The Fort. I hope that the Running Club/Group of CITIBANK will grow in the number of members and will soon come up with their own corporate-sponsored road race.

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4 responses

24 07 2009
24 07 2009
elkyoshi

Congrats on the running clinic and donate a shoe program. Keep up the good work, Jovie-san!

26 07 2009
gingerbreadrunning

Very nice initiative Sir Jovie. Thank you for continuing to go out there in helping spread to others the benefits of our sport 🙂 And it’s free! Unbelievable!

Cheers,
Luis

27 07 2009
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