1xy2391m32 12d9182081  IMG_0999-2  After three legs of time trials, the Davao City-Team Blue Knights Monthly Track Meet concluded with its grand finals at the Fr. Martinez, Sports Complex Track Oval, Ateneo de Davao University-Matina Campus on 07-February. Athletes coming from different parts of Davao Region including the cities of Davao, Tagum, and Digos unleased their skills. As part of educating the Athletes, the organizers invited Philippine Sports Commissioner Representative Andrew William Pirie to grace the opening ceremonies.

In order to provide new inputs and learning experience in Athletics Mr. Pirie shared his skills and knowledge to the  athletes and coaches in a sprinting clinic during the noon break. Participating Athletes enjoyed as well the snacks provided by the Ateneo de Davao Varsity Parents Council and winners of different events recived gift packs from Scotch, Post-it by 3M.
IMG_0971-2IMG_1082-2Awardees & winners

The monthly meet organizers headed by Coach Airnel T. Abarra, Mark Samante,  and Noli Ayo is looking forward for the second season of the monthly track meet which will be open on June, 2015 with Philippine Long Jump Icon Elma Muros-Posadas as guest of honor. During the season break , the ADDU Athletics is planning to stage a National Technical Officials Workshop on April, 2015. Through this, the sustainability of the Athletics program in Davao can be assured and will provide greater experience and new heights for the Athletes of Mindanao as a whole.



– Airnel T. Abarra