By J. Jala | 10:38 PM February 20, 2020
Amid COVID 2019 outbreak, authorities and organizers decided to move Bohol’s trail run from February 23 to April 5, 2020.
Alicia town Mayor Victoriano Torres III issued an advisory dated February 19, Alicia Ultra 2020 was postponed citing public safety.
The decision came after deliberation from local authorities, including the mayor, municipal health and tourism offices, and event organizers.
Alicia Ultra 2020 organizers further announced that participants need not register anew as their registration shall be automatically transferred to the new trail run date.
Those unable to join the new date has the option to transfer the registration and kit to another person, but the shirt size remains.
Race kits distribution still starts on February 22.
“For those who will push through with their travel arrangements, all parts of the race route especially the Alicia Panoramic Park will be open for running or hiking. Guides will available from the Alicia Tourism Office upon request,” read the Alicia Ultra events organizers’ advisory via Facebook.
“We sincerely apologize to all our officially registered participants for all the inconvenience these changes may have caused. We always appreciate the patience and support you have given us,” the post continued.
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COVID 2019, a coronavirus originating from Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China has been affecting local and global tourism and economies, especially nations with confirmed positive cases such as the Philippines.
To date, the country has 3 confirmed cases, all Chinese national, with one fatality.