Tuesday, 3 September 2013

2013 IRRI-HQ Sportsfest: Violet team wins Fun Run

Various IRRI employees and dependents warmed-up for the IRRI Sportsfest Fun Run. 
(Photo courtesy of Jane Carlos)
More than 100 employees from different organizational units, both science and admin support, participated in the Sportsfest Fun Run which was held on August 29, 2013.

Three competing teams have joined the activity: Blue Team (comprised of staff from Experiment Station, Training Center, Safety and Security Services, Library & Documentation Services, Information Technology Services, Events, Visitors, and Exhibits Office, Communications & Publications Services, Food and Housing Services, Transport Services, FF Hill Building, Harrar Hall, Khush Hall Building occupants, Brent-IRRI, Clinic staff, and ECDC); Violet Team (comprised of staff from Crop & Environmental Sciences Division, C4 Rice Center, Social Sciences Division, Grain Quality Nutrition Center, Physical Plant Services, Lazaga (Janitorial);  and Yellow Team (comprised of staff from Plant Breeding, Genetics & Biotechnology, TTC-Genetic Resources Center, Seed Health Unit, and Risk Management Quality Assurance).

The Violet team won the championship with 157 points, the Yellow team came in second with 136 points, and Blue team was in third place with 69 points.

Human Resource Services (HRS) would like to thank all the participants who extended their support.

The Fun Run is a Sportsfest event held at IRRI headquarters in the Philippines and is part of the Institute’s Health & Wellness Program. For inquiries, please contact the HRS Workplace Relations & Advisory Services team at ext. 2363 or send an email to irrihrswras@irri.org.


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