For a Good Cause

'Run To Give' participants Picture: Supplied.

A COMPANY with a goal to encourage holistic wellbeing in its staff and guests, the Marriott International Hotels and Resorts group held their annual fundraiser sporting event on Saturday, November 19 2022.

The ‘Run To Give’ fundraiser is a key event for the Asia Pacific under the company’s ‘TakeCare’ movement, which aims to encourage associates to live their best life by promoting physical, emotional and spiritual wellbeing and creating strong team synergy, while reinforcing the company’s core values of ‘Serve Our World’.

Sheraton Fiji Golf & Beach Resort played host for the Fiji properties this year, with participation from Fiji Marriott Resort Momi Bay, Sheraton Denarau Villas and Sheraton Resort & Spa, Tokoriki Island, Fiji.

The event was attended by a total of 63 registered participants and volunteers.

The 250km charity event consisted of a combination of biking, walking and a run around Denarau Island.

Winners for the event were Sumeet Prasad for the biking event, and Stephen Arnet and Silvano Dressino for the walk and run event.

Marriott International Fiji cluster director of human resources Farrah Shazleen said, “The event was an important platform for associates and participants to encourage community work, and whilst promoting general health and well-being we are also impacting our local community.”

The event is supported by local companies that include Motiram and Company Ltd, the Tappoo Group of Companies, Fiji Water and Ram Sami.

Proceeds from the event will be donated to the Fiji Cancer Society.

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