OVER 130 Thomasians and non-Thomasians took part in the benefit run “Colorun: The Spectrum of Giving” held last Sunday, September 15.
The Colorun, a run for the Rated K’s “Handog Tsinelas Campaign,” was organized by the University of Santo Tomas’ Industrial Engineering Circle (IEC) and was held within the university’s grounds.
Around P15, 000.00 were raised in proceeds, which will be used for the “Tsinelas Campaign” and the community development projects of the organization.
The event was open to all, divided into 3k and 5k runs, a 3-lap and 4-lap run around the University, respectively. Stations were scattered around the campus which hugged, splattered, and gunned the runners with food coloring based paint.
Colorun was held in line with the IEC’s theme “Hues: Harmonizing Colors in Disparity” for its 35th year in the University. The candidates of the Search for the Ideal Industrial Engineering Personality and Ms. Rubi Anne Dauan, president of the Central Student Council, were present during the event.
“This is the biggest event of the Circle of the year, so far,” says Mark Mayuyu, president of the IEC. “Sobrang proud ako. Kung tutuusin di kami kasing laki ng SOCC or ng Central Student Council. And to think college-wide org lang kami, nagawa namin yung ganito kalaking activity.”
Even heavy rains did not stop the run, which began at 6:15 AM and lasted until 9 in the morning.
The event was held in partnership with the UST Information Systems Society and the UST Red Cross Youth Student Council.
By Romina Marie P. Cabrera
Photo courtesy of Alvin Paulo Perez from the Industrial Engineering Circle