FACLA Supports The 8th HIFI 5K RUN June 14, 2014

New FACLA News
May 27,2014

FACLA Supports The 8th HIFI 5K RUN June 14, 2014

By Arturo P. Garcia

Los Angeles–”Takbo para sa Kalusugan, Takbo Para sa Kalayaan.”

The Filipino American Community of Los Angeles Inc or FACLA, the 69 years , the  oldest and still existing non Filipino-profit agency supports the 8th Historic Filipinotown 5K RUN on June 14, 2014.

This was stated by FACLA President Jun Baul who further said, “The June 14 5K Run, an annual event led by the Historic Filipinotown Neighborhood Council (HFNC) will take a different route after taking the Temple-Hoover Route for eight years, this year 2014.
The event started by the Historic Filipinotown Neighborhood Council (HFNC) in 2006 as a part of the Historic Filipino Town Festival in honor of the designation of Historic Filipinotown district by the Los Angeles City Council in 2002, will be held on Saturday, June 14, 2014 but a separate sports event ” Baul declared.

5K Run, A Multi-Ethnic Community Sports Event

According to the New FACLA News sources, ” more than 6,000 runners have participated in the eight years of the 5K run from 2006.At least more than 800 runners is expected to participate annually at the 5K RUN.

The 5K RUN became the prime feature of the Historic Filipinotown Festival every year and as a multi-ethic sports activity every summer in Central LA.

FACLA has been supporting this event since Baul assumed FACLA leadership since 2011.

the 5K RUN has been a successful event that added to the popularization of Historic Filipinotown as a cultural and sports Mecca and event for the Filipino-American Community.”

For more information please visit www.5krunhifi.org to participate and for more information about the FACLA   please visit our website at www.newfacla.org or write us newfacla@yahoo.com or  call (213)484-1527

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