PENAMPANG – Many efforts are carried out by youth apostolates around the Arch/dioceses in order to raise funds for their own participants who are going to SYD-4 June this year.
Penampang Parish organised a fundraising run on 9 Apr 2016 at St Aloysius Church, Limbanak which raised RM6,000 to cover transportation costs.
Two hundred and four people from around Penampang and outside participated in the 10 km run, entitled ‘Run for Mercy – Road to SYD4.’ Flag-off was done by Fr Wiandigool Runsab at 6:30 am.
The run started from St Aloysius Church compound, passing by Kg Limbanak and Kg Bokok Kituau, and back at the church. Hendy Lee finished first in the men category with time recorded at 44m 48s while Raynee Kumilau won the first place in the women category with her time of 1h 7m. The top five men finished the run at a time of less than 50 minutes while the top five women finished in less than 1h 30m.
Penampang parish has registered 52 of her youth for Tawau SYD-4.
The organisers, including parish priest Fr Fundes Motiung and his assistant, Fr Wiandigool, thanked everyone who has donated to the run, in cash, in kind and in prayers. – Dianna Gilbert, TPBP Penampang