Monday, June 20, 2011

Run For Literacy 2011

Last Saturday, during Mizuno Infinity Run, I saw a tarp along Bayani Road.  It turned out to be a fun run which aims to raise funds for the scholars of Millicent Foundation, Inc.  The event also aims to raise textbooks to be donated to day care centers in Manila which is why participants are requested to donate used and new textbooks

I will be honest, looking at the race details, it may discourage you from participating.  Why is that?  First is the registration venue.  There is only 1 site and I do not even know where it is.  Next is the registration fee.  The 10k fee is not exactly competitive compared to those provided by mainstream organizers.  Then there's the prizes. I know a handful of runners who joins fun run either as a form of living or as an extra source of income.  With that, this race will be giving non-cash as its prize for the top finishers

However, if you want a no-frills fun run and at the same time help send kids to school then this one is for you!

Race Results can be seen here

Event: Run For Literacy
When: June 25, 2011
Where: Roxas Blvd

Registration Fee
PHP300 - 3km
PHP500 - 5km
PHP700 - 10km
Note: registration comes with singlet and racing bib

Registration Site
3rd Floor Anna Building, Bayani Road, Fort Bonifacio, Taguig City

Registration Form
Download your copy here

Race Map / Race Route
Route: Start at Rajah Sulayman run towards CCP Complex then U-Turn at Vito Cruz and go towards Pedro Gil. U-Turn at Pedro Gil and go to finish line at Rajah Solayman

Route: Start at Rajah Sulayman go towards CCP Complex then U-Turn at Vito Cruz and go towards T.M Kalaw then U-Turn at Museo Pambata heading back towards Rajah Solayman for the finish line

Route: 2 loops of the 5km route

Singlet Design

Prizes
- First two finishers for each event will be given scholarship prizes
- Fucoidan gift certificates will be given to runners-up (3rd, 4th and 5th placers for each event)

Event Information
- Run for Literacy will push thru on Saturday, June 25, 2011 at exactly 5:30am rain or shine
- Participants must be at the venue 30 minutes before the start of the run. They will be asked to convene at the starting line for last minute instructions and warm up exercises
- Paramedics will be on stand by on the route
- Water stations will be strategically located on the route

Got Inquiries?
Contact Tel: 986-9220
Email runforliteracy@yahoo.com

2 comments:

Daves said...

(Run For Literacy 2011) Advisory from Millicent Foundation: STORM OR SUNSHINE, TULOY ANG RUN BUKAS. See you all there!

Daves said...

(Run For Literacy 2011) Due to the untimely but necessary postponement of the Run for Literacy Marathon Fun Run caused by unrelenting rains, high wind speeds and flooding caused by tropical storm Falcon during the last few days before the event date, for the safety of everyone involved in the event… we decided to move the date to July 9, 5AM same place, Rajah Sulayman in Roxas Boulevard in Manila.

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