3,000 participates in fun walk and run to mark 22ndanniversary on Herbalife Asia Pacific Nutrition Day
PHILIPPINES, Manila --- Global nutrition company Herbalife recently organized a Fun Walk and Run to mark its 22nd anniversary in the Philippines. The event, which is in conjunction with the region-wide celebration of Herbalife Asia Pacific Nutrition Day, gathered nearly 3,000 participants at the Bonifacio Global City in Taguig.
Herbalife-sponsored tri-athletes Jaylin Balatibat, Ronald Molit, Zoe Banzon, Madel Argosino, and Hiroshi Takei, led by Omar Paredes, the 1st Filipino to complete the Norseman Xtreme Challenge joined the event and ran under the 10K category.
2016 Rio Paralympics qualifiers Ernie Gawilan (swimming) and Jerrold Mangliwan (athletics) led the 14-men team of the Philippine Sports Association for Differently-Abled Athletes (PhilSpada).
Herbalife fitness ambassador Dwan Abantao signaled the start of the activities with a warm-up and cool-down exercises to the delight of participants composed mostly of Herbalife independent members from Metro Manila and nearby provinces.
Herbalife Philippines General Manager Rosalio Valenzuela, who was also among the participants, reiterated at the starting point that, “Herbalife is committed to promoting good nutrition and healthy active lifestyle. Our mission is to bring nutrition to every household, and around the world. I believe Herbalife has been consistent in sending this message to Filipinos, who have embraced the brand for 22 years. We have also been a constant support for those seeking to lead a healthy, active lifestyle."
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