Tag Archives: Fun run

Kiss Goodbye to Breast Cancer (KGBC) Manila Run

12 Aug

20130812-200025.jpgAvon invites You to Do Something Beautiful Against Breast Cancer. Register for this year’s Kiss Goodbye to Breast Cancer (KGBC) Manila Run beginning August 12

Up to this day, breast cancer remains the top killer of Filipino women, creating an urgent call to every individual—not just those afflicted with the disease—to step up and take part in the fight against this life-threatening condition.

Simply knowing such facts does not change things, but concrete action towards better prevention, treatment and support, in whatever form, can go a long way. Avon, the foremost corporate advocate of breast cancer, invites every Filipino to seize the opportunity to do something through the 2013 Kiss Goodbye to Breast Cancer (KGBC) fundraising event.

Since its Philippine launch in 2002, it has been Avon KGBC’s mission to help provide access to care and support to medically under-served women. This year, the company for women is once again leading the charge to gain further support for the cause by launching the ‘Do Something Beautiful Against Breast Cancer’ Campaign, the idea behind which is simple enough – it speaks to the Filipino’s innate trait of being matulungin or helpful, doing something for someone because you are capable and are willing to help another in need.

GMA 7 star Solenn Heussaff, the cause’s newest ambassador, joins Avon in inviting everyone to concretize their commitment to the fight against breast cancer that culminates with its annual Manila Run Event.

For a registration fee of Php550 for the 5k event and Php700 for the 10k event, individuals will receive the Avon KGBC Race Kit, which already includes a singlet, race number and giveaway. Proceeds from the event, which will be held at the SM Mall of Asia Open Grounds on October 13, will go to the Philippine General Hospital (PGH) Breast Care Center and selected provincial hospitals.

Registration for the Run will be held beginning August 12, 2013 at the following Chris Sports Branches: SM North Edsa; SM Megamall; SM Mall of Asia; Glorietta 3, Makati; Festival Mall, Alabang; and Fitness and Athletics (The Fort).

You can also register online and get more details about the cause at http://www.avon.com.ph or facebook.com/AvonPhilippines, and @AvonPH on Twitter and Instagram.

Get on your mark, and get ready to Do Something Beautiful Against Breast Cancer. Your active participation not only makes you an agent of change, but also translates into a significant contribution towards the fight against breast cancer

Natgeo Run : Named my trees na, ikaw?

12 Apr

Registered for the 10K!

Here are the nameplates for my trees. And if you still want to join the Natgeo Run…nakow read on and reg as in now na!!!20130412-000958.jpg
NatGeo Earth Day Run slots for 3k, 5k and 10k are now all sold-out.

For 21k, slots remaining are the ones without singlet (priced at Php780).

The Greenbelt reg kiosk will be open from 11am to 7pm daily for:

– registration of 21km without singlets, unitl it gets sold out
– compli registration for partners and sponsors
– race kit claiming for those who have paid slots

NATGEO EARTH DAY RUN 2013 : Reg Opens tomorrow

18 Mar

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NATGEO EARTH DAY RUN 2013
April 28, 2013
Bonifacio Global City, Taguig
3km/5km/10km/21km
http://natgeorun.com

REGISTRATION SITES AND SCHEDULES:

ONLINE: March 15 – April 20, 2013 at http://natgeorun.com
ON-GROUND: March 18 – April 20, 2013 at the
NatGeo Earth DayRun 2013 Registration Kiosk
Ground Floor – Greenbelt 3 Mall, in front of the Asics store

EARTH-FRIENDLY RACE FEATURES:
Race kits to be used will be made out of recycled materials

Registration will be paper-less and will utilize the biometrics system of registration

Marshals on event day will not be using motorbikes but bikes

Water bottles will be given as part of the NatGeo race kit to encourage runners to use it in lieu of paper/plastic cups. Hydration stations will be available in the entire route to refill each participant’s water bottle.

For each runner who registers for this event, 3 trees will be planted in his/her name

PRIZES:
Top finishers of the following categories will be awarded prizes:

3km Cherifer Premium
5km Open
10km Open
10km Elite
21km Open
21km Elite

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PhilHealth Run Manila Leg Race Registration

30 Jan

Philhealth Run. 17 February 2013. Quirino Grandstand.

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A 5-day special in-store registration for the Manila leg of PhilHealth Run in partnership with Toby’s and Runnr will kickstart on January 30 and will last until February 3. Select Toby’s (SM Manila, SM Fairview, EDSA Shangri-La) and Runnr outlets (Alabang Town Center, BHS, Trinoma) will accept all runners who wish to participate in the Manila leg of the inaugural PhilHealth Nationwide Run. Meanwhile, as an update to the initially publicized race information, Runnr ATC takes the place of Toby’s SM Southmall due to logistical limitations. All race registrants may claim their complete race packets at the Sports Loop, 3rd level of Robinson’s Galleria from February 2 to 11. Race participants can likewise register and claim their race kits in a one-stop race registration facility at the Sports Loop throughout the same period.

PhilHealth Run Manila offers runners of varying capabilities four distance categories to choose from– 18K, 10K, 5K, and 3K. Corresponding race registration fees are P750, P650, P550, and P350. Roughly P6million or 85% of the proceeds of the race registration fees will be given to the Manila leg’s local beneficiaries – Philippine Children’s Medical Center and Cottolengo Filipino orphanage.

Ta-RUN-na!

subic international marathon 2013

30 Dec

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There are two ways you could register –

ONLINE REGISTRATION: go to http://subicmarathon.org/ to pay via credit card (race packet pick-up is on Jan. 26, 2013, 1pm-5pm)

Or Go to REGISTRATION SITES (race packet and singlet will be given when you register):

-NB Trinoma
-NB Shangri-la
-NB Glorietta
-NB Marquee Mall (Pampanga)
-The Outlet Square (Subic, near Meatlplus)
-RUNNR in Bonifacio Global City will be accepting registration every Saturday and Sunday until January 13, 2013.

Be updated, LIKE their page in Facebook. Click here.

option no. 2 for dec 2 : if you want big bucks

25 Nov

20121125-171835.jpgSaw this at the hotel lobby, Wow and double wow! It says Php100K for 1st place. If you are fast and ready make some Kenyans eat dust, then reg and book your flights na to CDO.

Visit http://www.prycegasmarathon.com for more details.

Sin Tax Run : 16peso race na ito ha

15 Nov

Wait! 16 pesos?!?!?!? Yup! Kasi daw…

•16 years that the current system has been in place

•16 years of the tobacco industry underpaying excise taxes

•16 years of too low cigarette prices leading the children and the poor easy entry into cigarette smoking.
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Sin Tax Run
Sunday, 16 December 2012
5:00am to 9.30am

Entry Fee : PhP 16.00

Start & End Point : Seaside Blvd., Mall of Asia

Distance : 6k – Gun Start : 5:45 am

Regular In-store registration period is from Nov. 19 to Dec. 14 only at the following venues:

Riovana Store BGC
28th St. cor. 9th Ave., Bonifacio Global City, Taguig City
Mon-Sun: 12nn to 9pm

Riovana Store Katipunan
3rd floor Regis Bldg. Katipunan, Quezon City. Across Ateneo and Beside KFC
Tues-Sun : 10am to 8pm

Tobys
SM Mall of Asia, G/F Entertainment Hall, Roxas Blvd., Manila
Mon-Sun, 12nn to 8pm

Tobys
SM North, The Block
Mon-Sun, 12nn to 8pm

a tour, a race, some surprises and big prizes

25 Oct

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Last year, they offered us flag football and this year runners who will join the 5K category will run in a special route with “Fun Tasks”. They did not tell us last night at the launch what “Fun Tasks” will be given to runners. I just hope that whoever prepared these tasks do not think that solving quadratic equation is fun. Or worse, we could do such fun things like finding when train x will meet train y given their speed is z. I think I would prefer being tasked to lick my elbow than to do math. :)

But I’m still excited to join the 5K for the extra fun. And yes, doing the task is the perfect excuse to catch my breath and have a bit of rest in between runs.

This race is dubbed, “Ready, Set, Explore!” Are you ready?

Take note ha, BGC, no more na TheFort. They are rebranding na.

Oh and this year’s raffle prize is an Asian Cruise for 2. I was so sure I’d win last year’s raffle…maybe this time, I will win it. I am telling the universe now, can I please win in the raffle. Only BGC runners who finish the race and are present during the raffle draw will qualify for the raffle. So stay, enjoy and wait to hear your name when they raffle off the prizes. Or wait … no go home na after the race agad pala hehehe better chance for me to win.

Registration open until November 18 at Riovana Katipunan and Global City or Toby’s MOA and Trinoma.

Register na and let’s all have a good time!

But wait there’s more …. this fun run is actually just part of a bigger event. On 23-25 November 2012, BGC will be having the PassionFest 2012. Please visit on BGC on these dates for loads of fun and suprises.

For complete information, visit www.runrio.com.

RUPM – Ready to run a bit on C5?

25 Oct

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In the dim dark past, a race made us run on C5, we came out via BGC and went in via Bayani Rd. The route was “interesting”. The “breeze” from the fast cars and trucks, I could have definitely done without. Let’s just say that I dont think I’ll ever have C5 as part of my favorite race route.

This Sunday, I believe that RUPM runners will have an improved experience of C5.

Runrio said that they have blocked off 2 lanes for runners, 1 lane to screen the runners from the vehicles and left only one lane for motorists. No need to run as well in the service road. Yey! And close coordination with the mayor of Taguig was also completed to further secure this section of the route.

And now fellow runners, they have done their job, we must also be reaponsible. Running 101 okay:

1. Make sure the gear you choose will not only be fierce and fabulous for the photos but should also have reflectorised bits and bobs so that you can easily be seen in the dark.

2. Speaking of dark, if you are not that comfortable with it or worried that some areas that will be dark, consider carrying a flashlight or wearing headlamp.

3. Always be aware of your surroundings.

4. Hydration. If the past you find that they lack water etc bring your own na rin to be sure.

5. Have a funtabulous time!

Oh and one last thing!!!

Coach Rio would like to remind everybody to be on time. 15minutes after gunstart, the ambulance and Runrio vehicles will start. Outrun them! :o)

RUPM : TheMedal!

23 Oct

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Run United Philippine Marathon
28 October 2012

Distance : 500m, 3K, 5K, 10K, 21K and 42K ( and you get salad plate sized medal if you do the full.)

Online registration is already CLOSED.

In-store registration is open until 26 October 2012 at:

– Riovana : BGC and Katipunan
– Toby’s : Mall of Asia and Trinoma

For further information, visit http://www.unilabactivehealth.com or http://www.runrio.com.

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