Tuesday, March 31, 2015. Juan Cal Reporting: On Saturday April 4, 2015, villagers from the beautiful community of San Pedro Columbia will gather for its annual Ya’axche Race Against Fire Marathon.
According to Communications Officer Maximiliano Caal, this year’s event will begin with a bicycle race followed with a series of activities that is aimed to raise awareness on fire.
Environmental experts will be sharing information about the importance of controlling fire and prevention. With the theme ” Faya ! If yuh cyaan control it. Nuh staat it,” farmers are expected to come out and learn about risks of fire as the dry season approaches this year.
Caal say that this year’s activities are set in place for the entire family. There will be activities such as Marimba & harp dancing contest, wheel barrow, sack race among others.
It is all happening at the San Pedro Columbia School grounds this Saturday. See you there!
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