The Philippine Stock Exchange, Inc. (PSE) held the 2018 PSE Bull Run last January 14, Sunday, at the Bonifacio Global City in Taguig.
The annual running event forms part of PSE’s initiatives to raise awareness about investing in the Philippine stock market.
“The excitement and energy during the Bull Run mirrors the enthusiasm we have been seeing in the market, which has been conquering record highs since the start of the year,” said PSE President and CEO Ramon S. Monzon.
The 2018 PSE Bull Run had four categories, including a 25K division to mark the silver anniversary of PSE. Eduardo Buenavista and April Rose Diaz bagged the top awards for the 25K category men’s and women’s division with an official time of 1:30:08 and 2:06:57, respectively. Other top finishers were Jackson Chirchir and Lanie Cordona for the 21K category, Jonathan Enriquez and Silamie Apolistar for the 10K division and Ryan Garcia and Maria Rose Pablito for the 5K run.
International Container Terminal Services, Inc., AP Securities, Inc., and Cargo Safeway were recognized for having the most number of runners for a listed company, a stock brokerage firm and a running club, respectively. R. Coyuito Securities, Inc. and Cargo Safeway were also cited for topping the 25K and 21K Team Competition.
“I hope that everyone who participated in the Bull Run will remain committed to a healthier physical and financial well-being this 2018. I also hope that our event partners and sponsors will continue to support PSE’s initiatives to increase awareness about the capital markets,” Mr. Monzon added.
The 2018 PSE Bull Run Event Partners were Metro Pacific Investments Corporation and San Miguel Corporation. Platinum sponsors of the event were DoubleDragon Properties Corporation, Manila Electric Company, PSE Foundation, Inc., Sun Life of Canada (Philippines), Inc., Vista Land and Lifescapes, Inc., and The Wellex Group, Inc. while Gold Sponsors include ALFM Mutual Funds, Ayala Corporation, BDO Nomura Securities, Inc., China Banking Corporation, COL Financial Group, Inc., Cosco Capital, Inc., First Metro Asset Management, Inc., First Metro Investment Corporation, First Metro Securities Brokerage Corporation, First Philippine Holdings Corporation, Globe Telecom, Inc., HDI Securities, Inc., Hewlett Packard Philippines Corporation, Jollibee Foods Corporation, Max’s Group, Inc., McKinley West, Robinsons Land Corporation, SM Investments Corporation, Thomson Reuters, and Wilcon Depot, Inc.
The Media Partners of the 2018 PSE Bull Run were ABS-CBN News Channel, ASEAN Times, Bloomberg TV Philippines, BusinessMirror, BusinessWorld Publishing Corporation, CNN Philippines, Globaltronics, Inc., Manila Bulletin Publishing Corporation, Multisport.ph, and RunSociety. The Hydration Partners of the run were Century Pacific Food, Inc., Gatorade, and Manila Water Company, Inc. while Giveaway Sponsors include Benby Enterprises, Inc., Oishi,and Salonpas. The Bull Run’s Fitness Partner was Urban Ashram Manila, with Timson Securities, Inc. as Kilometer Marker Sponsor, and Philippine Airlines as Official Carrier.