Friday, February 1, 2013

All Revved Up For Race Day

PRESS RELEASE

It is all systems go for the premier marathon event in the country, the Condura Skyway Marathon, Run for the Mangroves 2013. The starting line in Filinvest City Alabang heats up with 14,000 runners on Sunday, February 3, 2013. This year the race will have the usual 10k, 21k and full 42k marathon categories plus the new 3.8k, 6k which are especially meant for the fun and adventurous runners who are not yet ready to take on the mid to long distance-races

The 2013 installment of this prestigious run records the biggest growth of 42k and 21k runners compared to the previous years. Both the number of full and half marathoners increased by almost 50%! “We are very pleased with this growth. And what motivates us more is the trust of many who will do their inaugural full or half mary with us. That is why the team has been working tirelessly planning, reviewing and arguing to make sure that they are safe and well taken care of,” mused Ton Concepcion (Condura Skyway Marathon’s Founder and Chief Organizing Officer)

Apart from the challenge and fun that this race has in-store for runners, participating in this race will also mean taking part in the Condura Skyway Marathon advocacy of helping with the reforestation of the Mangroves in Zamboanga de Sibugay in partnership with Philippine Tropical Forest Conservation Foundation (PTFCF)

Each runner through their registration, will get to donate three mangrove seedlings which will be planted in his/her name. In 2012, the first year that Condura Skyway Marathon adopted the mangroves reforestation project to its cause, a total of 39,000 seedlings have already been planted in Kabasalan Town through runners’ donation. With 14,000 participants this year, this translates to another 42,000 trees that will make a huge difference in the livelihood of more communities in Zamboanga

Condura Skyway Marathon is truly a run with a big heart! Runners will now have the opportunity to raise pledges for the charities it is supporting. For 2013, the premier running event is proud to support Bikes for Philippines, Hero Foundation, I Can Serve and Liter of Light. Runners can raise pledges of P50 pesos per kilometer and a time bonus of P500 pesos if they hit their time goal

1 comments:

ronz said...

Hi!

i have here a survey that aims at understanding your basic preferences before, during and after the race. The results will help us come up with innovations to make our running experience more enjoyable and engaging.

here’s the link:
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1RcXe3wn6RkSEeFLLLlGj4imrAxDFVS9DiPsF5mBPHKM/viewform?pli=1

please do share the link! (sorry for this off-topic comment but i will truly appreciate your help) Thank you in advance!

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