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MRT-3 to give free rides to Red Cross Million Volunteer Run joiners

By: - Reporter / @DYGalvezINQ
/ 10:40 AM December 07, 2019

MANILA, Philippines — Those will join the Philippine Red Cross’ Million Volunteer Run (MVR) on Sunday, Dec. 8, will get free rides at the Metro Rail Transit Line 3 (MRT-3).

The MRT-3 on Saturday said the free rides can be availed from 5 a.m. to 10 a.m. on Sunday.

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Passengers only have to show their race bib to the train line’s security personnel to avail of the free ride.

The 5th MVR will be held at the Quirino Grandstand in Manila.

Through the fun run, the PRC seeks to raise funds for equipment, such as ambulances, boats, fire trucks, and rescue vehicles. It also aims to raise funds for the conduct of first aid and disaster resilience trainings in communities.

The funds will also be used to aid areas hit by disasters and health emergencies.

The race route starts and finishes at the Quirino Grandstand, with u-turn slots at Pedro Gil for three-kilometer (3K) runners and Quirino Avenue for those running five kilometers (5K).

Assembly time is 4 a.m. at the Quirino Grandstand. The 5K gun start is at 5:25 a.m. and 5:50 a.m. for 3K runners.

PRC chapters nationwide will also hold simultaneous runs in their respective provinces.

Edited by MUF
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