Thursday, November 23, 2017

Clark Sunset Marathon 2017

Tourism Promotions Board Philippines and the Clark Development Corporation announces the upcoming Clark Sunset Marathon happening on December 9, 2017, at the Parade Grounds of Clark Freeport Zone in Pampanga at 4pm. It is the first of its kind ever conceptualized in the Philippines. The Clark Sunset Marathon is a race conceptualized and organized by RUNRIO, Inc. and was inspired by the fact that in tropical countries like the Philippines, the weather is mostly hot and humid. A night run is the perfect running event for running enthusiasts to have a more cooler and more exciting race experience.

Clark Sunset Marathon features running categories in 5KM, 10KM, 21KM and 42KM with the full marathon’s gun start happening at 5pm. The 21KM, 10KM and 5KM follow shortly at 5:15pm, 5:30pm and 5:45pm respectively.


The race event is expected to attract a total of 5,000 running enthusiasts coming from all parts of the country, as well as runners from other parts of the world. “The Clark Sunset Marathon comes at an opportune time when we are being very aggressive in promoting Clark Pampanga as one of the country’s premiere tourist hub.” Said Noemi Julian, manager, Clark Development Corporation, Tourism Promotions.


In partnership with Tourism Promotions Board Philippines and Clark Development Corporation the Clark Sunset Marathon aims to establish Clark, Pampanga as a venue of world-class running events in the Philippines. The activity also aims to establish this event as a premiere international marathon foot race in the country by securing route standard accreditation from AIMS/IAAF, the international governing body for distance races in the world.


For the inaugural year, runners can choose five categories and their cut-off times. 42K-7 hours, 21K - 4 hours, 10K – 2 hours and 5k – 1 hour.

Clark Sunset Marathon is also targeting foreign runners to join the race that will culminate with the Clark Sunset Marathon Music Festival, an after party celebration at the finish line. The activity will showcase DJs that will provide the party atmosphere of the running event.  It will be a night of running and partying with DJ Ashley Rivera and DJ Tom Taus dishing out the coolest music. This will make sure that participants, their families and friends will have a good time,” said Andrew Neri, managing partner, RUNRIO Events, Inc.

image grabbed from dineph.com

Sunday, November 12, 2017

New World Hotels & Resorts Run & Raise 2018

New World Hotels and Resorts gears up for another exciting edition of Run & Raise in 2018. Now on its fourth year, Run & Raise 4 will be held at the Rajah Sulayman Park, Roxas Boulevard, Malate, Manila, on 21 January 2018. Proceeds will benefit ABS-CBN Lingkod Kapamilya Foundation Inc.

Registration fees are priced at PHP500 for 3km distance run, PHP600 for 5km, PHP750 for 10km, and PHP900 for 16km, inclusive of singlet, race bib, and loot bag. Gun start is at 4:30 AM. Winners of each category will receive exclusive gifts from New World Makati Hotel and AG New World Manila Bay.

Sign up until January 10 2018 at Olympic Village stores at Trinoma, Glorietta 2, Market! Market!, Alabang Town Center, and Robinsons Ermita, or online through www.goorahna.com. For updates, follow us at facebook.com/NewWorldRunandRaise, or visit www.newworldhotels.com. For inquiries, contact Karen Alejo at +63 2 811 6888 loc. 3377 or 0917 538 9095, or e-mail karen.alejo@newwworldhotels.com.



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