Run for Responsible Mining!

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Do you want to run but lack enough motivation? Worry not because this April 30, 2017, UP Geological Society (UP GeoSoc) invites you to a fun run that will surely bring out the environmentalist in you! Join at an affordable price and promote responsible mining while being healthy!

UP GeoSoc is the oldest student organization based in the National Institute of Geological Sciences (NIGS), and is dedicated to the pursuit of honor and excellence in the field of geology.

The society is composed mainly of students studying geology, a discipline producing leaders in mining, petroleum, exploration, environmental studies, and the academe.

In its 60th year, UP GeoSoc, along with its partners from various fields, will hold Run For Responsible Mining.  The organization decided to launch the event in order to address the recent issues concerning mining and to give part of the event’s proceeds to a mining-affected community. UP GeoSoc, along with its partners, wants to prove that love for the environment and the mining industry can co-exist through responsible mining. If you want to see more of UP GeoSoc’s statement regarding the issue, visit its official Facebook page at

Run for Responsible Mining will be held at 5:00 in the morning at the UP Diliman Academic Oval, and the assembly area is the UP AS Parking Lot, in front of Palma Hall. The fun run will include 3 categories: 2.2 km run, 4.4 km run, and 8.8 km run. Registration fees for each category are Php 400, Php 500, and Php 600, respectively. These are all inclusive of a race bib, race dri-fit shirt, sponsor’s freebies, and a finisher shirt for 8.8 K finishers. For a fun run that aims to help a mining-affected community, surely it’s worth your money! If you want to reach your #SquadGoals, you can also invite your friends and form a group of five (5) to avail of the Php 100 DISCOUNT for your total registration fee!

Your hundreds can also turn into thousands if you win! Register now and get a chance to win medals and the following cash prizes:

2.2 K: 3rd – Php 750, 2nd – Php 1,000, 1st – Php 1,500

4.4 K: 3rd – Php 1,000, 2nd – Php 1,500, 1st – Php 2,000

8.8 K: 3rd – Php 1,000, 2nd – Php 2,000, 1st – Php 3,000

This event is also

Co-presented by:

OceanaGold Corporation

In cooperation with:

Lepanto Mining Consolidated Company
UP Mining Engineering Society
UP Red Cross Youth

Also brought to you by:

Global Ferronickel Holdings, Inc.
Jamba Juice

Together with:

UP Rockhounds
College of Science Student Council

Media Partner:

Register now at and get a chance to win up to Php 3,000! To see the latest updates, visit and like the official event page at Run for the people. Run for the nation. Run for Responsible Mining!