The Environmental Management Bureau IX through the CEMU Zamboanga City participated
in the basuRUN 2022 spearheaded by the City of Zamboanga-Office of the City Environment
and Natural Resources (OCENR) in collaboration with Zamboanga Trail Runner on May 14,
2022.

SOME 600 RUNNERS representing government and non-government agencies took part in the
3-km fitness and cleanup drive dubbed ‘BasuRun 2022’ Saturday morning.

Organized by the Office of the City Environment and Natural Resources (OCENR) in
collaboration with the Zamboanga Trail Runners, the event yielded more or less 5 cubic meters
collected waste. The participants came from 3 points – west, east and central areas with the east
coast group collecting the most amount of garbage at 2 cm.

The activity was in line with the observance of the National Month of the Ocean which
highlights the importance of conservation, protection and sustainable management of the
country’s coastal and marine resources.