Laguna University conducted an activity entitled “Padyak Dekada ng Laguna University” last September 27, 2015 at the Laguna Sports Complex, Bubukal, Sta. Cruz, Laguna at exactly 6:00am. There were 287 registered participants who are members of a cyclist organization within the CALABARZON area like Patimbao, Team Sugad, Magdalena Bikers, LU Bikers, Bulosok, Rock and Road. The youngest participant was 10 years old and the oldest was 82 years old.
The assigned route with approximately 37km started from Oreta Bldg. going to Sta. Cruz, Pagsanjan Areza, Magdalena, Liliw, Nagcarlan and Calumpang. The riders took two hours to finish the loop. Every station have an assigned representative to help provide basic assistance for the rehydration of the cyclists. They were also escorted by the Laguna Rescue from the Provincial Capitol of Laguna in case of emergency needs with some officers to ensure a peaceful and orderly traffic flow.
Padyak Dekada prizes were given by different sponsors like Big Boss, Green Planet Bike Shop, Getaway Boutique, Laguna Star (Sta. Cruz), Bike Star (Sta. Cruz), Bikers Haven (Pila), Badong (Liliw), JD Austral Spring (Nagcarlan), Biodiversity, Mayor Domingo Panganiban, Konsehal Totoy (San Juan) Hope Shell, Aqua 2000, Mr.Jayson Bautista, Ms.Tina Lo, Edsan Catering, Konsehal Acapulco.The winners from the raffle draws are the following Dekada shirt – Kenneth Manalac ( Nagcarlan, Laguna), P500 Edelson M. Orencia (Nagcarlan Laguna),Tumbler- Criselle Albay (Sto angel Central, Sta. Cruz), Jason Diaz (Provident Rural Bank), ErmCharles Pailan Bryan Suiza (Anakalang), Jed Joseph Nama (Calumpang Bikers), Porfirio Barquio (Sulib), Giordanne Somerano (Magdalena Bikers), Bike Stands- Joel Canieta (Bulosok ), Von Gerald Albay (Sto Angel Central ), Ryvin Isles (Bulosok), Marc Palomarca (STX FXD, Ricky Lopez (SCATBA), Idel Grandez (Rock & Road), Badong Footwear-Kyle Llamas (STX FXD), Tumbler -(Calumpang Bikers), Abi Replan (Sta Cruz ), Bike Accessories- Santos Almonte (Buenavista), Jembol Roxas ( Scatba), Ricardo Villanueva (Calayaan Bikers ), Slippers Winners-Johnny Sotomayor (Sta Cruz), Boyet Tolentino (Team Bomba), Domningo Lacsa (Sta Cruz), Efren Cahanap (Shiera Bay), RP Gusgol (Bigboss), Oman Manupil (Sta Cruz), T-Shirts – Jeofree Volpane(Victoria), Maria Cristina Cervo (Sta Cruz)
This event was headed by Prof. Numeriano B. Aguado, Dean of College of Arts, Sciences and Technology and he was also appointed as the overall chairman of this activity.