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Celebrities show up for the benefit of scholars at DZMM’s Takbo Para sa Pamilyang Pilipino 2016

ABS-CBN anchors and talents gave their full support to help raise funds for the education of calamity victims when they ran with more than 2,000 people at DZMM’s “Takbo Para sa Pamilyang Pilipino 2016,” at the Quirino Grandstand last Sunday (May 29), which started at 4am.

ABS-CBN Integrated News and Current Affairs Ging Reyes and Its Showtime host Karylle poses with fellow racers (photo by Michael Bagtas)

“It’s Showtime” host Karylle Yuzon, with rocker husband Yael Yuzon, and Nikki Valdez led the celebrities at the 17th edition of the DZMM Takbo, that also had ABS-CBN Integrated News and Current Affairs head Ging Reyes, broadcast journalists Jorge Carino and Niña Corpuz, and several DZMM anchors and Radyo Patrol reporters run in one of the race categories, which included 3k, 5k, 10k, and 21k. DZMM anchors Winnie Cordero and Ahwel Paz were also there to bring fun and laughter as hosts of the pre-race program and awarding ceremony.

Karylle and Yael Yuzon (photo by Michael Bagtas) Karylle and Gretchen Fullido pose with a cute fan (photo by Michael Bagtas) Dr Carl Balita and Ms. Cory Quirino (photo by Michael Bagtas) Coach Rio Dela Cruz of RunRio was a partner in this year's DZMM Takbo (photo by Michael Bagtas) Actress Nikki Valdez warms up before the race (photo by Michael Bagtas) ABS-CBN Integrated News and Current Affairs Ging Reyes led all racers at the DZMM Takbo 2016 for a cause (photo by Michael Bagtas)

Co-organized by RunRio, the run was for the benefit of young Filipinos who were affected by typhoons that hit the nation such as Ondoy, Habagat, and Sendong. DZMM believes that every member of the Filipino family is a winner through education. This is the 17th year that DZMM is holding a fun run to raise funds for a special beneficiary, making it one of the oldest fun runs.

DZMM is the AM radio station of ABS-CBN, the leading media and entertainment company in the Philippines. DZMM (DZMM TeleRadyo) is also available on cable on SKYcable, on digital television via the ABS-CBN TVplus, and online via audio streaming at


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