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FORT BONIFACIO, Taguig City – About 1,000 Army personnel with their dependents and friends joined the Army Day Run 2017 today held here.

The annual event, which covers 3km, 5km, and 10km categories, was spearheaded by Maj. Gen. Harold N. Cabreros, the Vice Commander of the Philippine Army.


The run aims to develop camaraderie and sportsmanship among its participants.

The top 3 male runners and top 3 female runners in each event were awarded with medals and cash prizes.

The 1st placer of each event was awarded with Gold Medal with cash, while the 2nd placer of each event was awarded with Silver Medal with cash and the 3rd placer of each event was awarded with Bronze Medal with cash prizes.

Moreover, the youngest and the oldest runner were also awarded with medals and cash prizes during the awarding ceremony held at the Headquarters Philippine Army Grandstand after the run.

The Army Day Run 2017 is held in line with the celebration of its 120th Founding Anniversary with the theme, “Serving the People, Securing the Land.” #

The Philippine Army is the main branch of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) responsible for ground warfare.