Date : 27th JULY 2019 (Saturday)
Venue : RIZAL PARK HOTEL, MANILA, PHILIPPINES
Participant : Representatives of WOCR, APSF, PPC & POSF
Aug. 8 – Another milestone added to the APSF’s coffer with the inking of this M.O.U. with the Pilipinas Obstacle Sports Federation (POSF) and the Philippines Paralympic Committee (PPC) to include a new sports; Para Obstacle Course Race (Para-OCR) as a DEMONSTRATION event (non-medal tally) in the coming 10th ASEAN Para Games, to be celebrated in Manila in January 2020. The signing was represented by the APSF President; Senator Major-General Osoth Bhavilai, Michael Barredo (PPC President) and Atty Alberto Agra; President of POSF and witnessed by the World Obstacle Course Race (WOCR) President – Mr. Ian Adamson In his address, Senator Maj-Gen Osoth Bhavilai encouraged member-nations to introduce this new sports to their para athletes as an opportunity for them to get involved towards the vision of creating an inclusive community in all ASEAN nations. In conjunction with this signing, a Test Race of the para-OCR event was held alongside the 2019 Asia OCR Games on 28th July 2019 at the Quirino Grandstand, Manila.
THE M.O.U. CEREMONY
THE TEST RACE OF PARA OBSTACLE COURSE RACE