The organizers of the Baguio leg of the 39th Milo Marathon were placed on the hot seat at this week’s community council session for continuing with the run on July 5 when Tropical Storm “Egay” trashed intensive heavy rain in the place. Public Storm Waning Signal No. 1 was hoisted over the city on July 4 and 5
There have been six hundred of the 6,000 enrolled competitors registered the July 5 race. Marathon organizers shown that the members signed up waivers, which alleviated the business of prospective liabilities. One of the participants complained to the council that the joggers navigated through fluffy fog and also slippery streets to completely finish the run.
Abbie Aranda and Tess Bernardino explained they approved the race to go on after consultation several everyone and agencies relating to safety as well as the outside weather. Aranda stressed they did not choose to put attendees in danger, yet the term and condition of the marathon expected participants to move forward “rain or shine.”
Councilor Fred Bagbagen stressed he was outraged because the Baguio elimination run had young children as attendees.