Tuesday, November 16, 2010

ING Bank Philippines Running 20

The half-mary entry fee usually hovers around P750.  Adidas KOTR went beyond that by charging participants with P850.  And if you think that's the most expensive 21k race...think again.  A fun run dubbed as "ING Running 20" has broken that record

Welcome to the world of P1,000 registration fee!

What's more interesting is that the half-mary category isn't your typical 21.1km race.  It is only 20 kilometers.  Yup, that's right.  It's only 20 kilometers.  And I bet you already know the reason why. Clue: A Race To Build 20 Homes To Celebrate Our 20 Years

Another thing that is unique about this race is that a guaranteed entry to the ING NYC Marathon 2011 will be raffled exclusively to the participants of the 20k finishers.  I am guessing that's the reason why the registration fee is so high is because it covers the $11 application fee.  I'm not sure though if the 0.2% chance of being drawn is better than applying online thru NYCMarathon

Interested to join?  Here's the race details

In celebration of 20 years in the Philippines, ING Bank in partnership with Habitat for Humanity, will build the 2nd ING Village in Calauan, Laguna as part of the "BayaniJuan sa Southville 7" community. ING has already sponsored 23 more houses as proof of their commitment. But we need more help.

To help achieve this ambitious goal, ING Manila is organizing a special running event to raise funds for the construction of 20 homes in Laguna at P90,000 each. The ING Village will be a part of a solid community with access to education and livelihood opportunities.

The future residents are the informal settlers along the Pasig River . Not only will you help build a home, you will also help save the environment by revitalizing a historic and vital source of water. Run for a worthy cause and together let's make a difference one home at a time.

Registration Fee
Registration is from 15 November to 08 December 2010
Or until slots have been filled up, whichever comes first
Category Slots Registration Fee Inclusions Assembly Gun Start
3K 500 PHP 500
Race Kit, RFID
Tag, Singlet
and Giveaways
5:40 am 5:50 am
5K 1000 PHP 500
Race Kit, RFID
Tag, Singlet
and Giveaways
5:30 am 5:40 am
10K 1000 PHP 500
Race Kit, RFID
Tag, Singlet
and Giveaways
5:20 am 5:30 am
20K 500 PHP 1000 Race Kit, RFID
Tag, Singlet,
Finisher Shirt,
Finisher Medal and
Eligibility to NYC
Marathon Raffle
5:00 am 5:20 am

Registration Center / Venue
    * ROX, Bonifacio High Street, Taguig
    * Royal Sporting House, Robinson’s Place, Ermita
    * Reebok, Trinoma, EDSA, QC
    * Reebok, Megamall, Ortigas, Mandaluyong
    * Royal Sporting House, Glorietta 4, Makati
    * Reebok, Festival Mall, Alabang

Online Registration
For non ING employees or clients, please pay the entry Fee + PHP 100 delivery charge
Account Name: Pep Squad Events and Marketing Services Inc
Bank/ Branch : BPI Otis
Account No : 8053-0027-07
Race kits will be delivered on or before 05 December 2010.

Waiver and Release Agreement
Download here

Singlet Design

20K Finisher Shirt

20K Race Map / Route

10K Race Map / Route

5K Race Map / Route

3K Race Map / Route

List of Prizes
Distance Category 1st Place 2nd Place 3rd Place
3K Mens Division PHP 3,000 PHP 2,000 PHP 1,000
Ladies Division PHP 3,000 PHP 2,000 PHP 1,000
5K Mens Division PHP 5,000 PHP 3,000 PHP 2,000
Ladies Division PHP 5,000 PHP 3,000 PHP 2,000
10K Mens Division PHP 8,000 PHP 5,000 PHP 3,000
Ladies Division PHP 8,000 PHP 5,000 PHP 3,000
20K Mens Division PHP 10,000 PHP 8,000 PHP 5,000
Ladies Division PHP 10,000 PHP 8,000 PHP 5,000

ING NYC Marathon Entry Raffle Mechanics
1. Participants of the 20k category who have fully paid the registration fee and finished the race are automatically qualified to join the raffle.
2. A lottery system will be applied.
3. There will be 500 balls in a standard numbered 2501-3000 as it corresponds with the race bib number.
4. Each runner is automatically entitled to one ball, however the first place winner will have (4) four additional balls to a total of (5) five balls, while the second place winner will have (2) two additional balls to a total of (3) three balls and the third place winner will have an additional (1) one ball to a total of (2) two balls.
5. If the drawn number does not appear on the list of runners who finished the race, another ball will be drawn again and will be checked against the list of finishers.
6. The draw will be held on 11 December 2010 at Bonifacio Global City.
7 The winner must be physically present during the raffle draw to claim the price. No Proxy is allowed.
8. Winners must present their race bib with 2 valid ID’s with photos. Valid ID’s are: local driver’s license, passport, school ID, company ID, government ID’s, Philippine government issued local residency/working/student permits for foreigners.
9. Only an untampered race bib which is no less than ¾ of its original size will be accepted.
10. The winner shall pay for their air fare, accommodations, visa fees and any applicable taxes.
11. The prize is not convertible to cash.
12. The prize is non transferrable.
13. In the event that the winner does not claim the prize within (60) sixty days of awarding, the slot will be forfeited in favor of ING Bank Philippines.

Rules and Regulations
1. While every reasonable precaution will be taken by the organizers to ensure the participants’ safety, it is understood that participants run at their own risk and the organizers and/or sponsors shall not be responsible or held liable for any injury, disability or death arising from training or occurring during participation in the race.
2. Participants are strongly encouraged to undergo medical check-up and/or consult medical practitioners prior to registration and before the actual race day.
3. Participants must wear the assigned bib and tag number on his/her chest. Participants not wearing a bib will be taken off the course by security officers.
4. Partial road closure will be lifted two hours from the commencement of the first race. Participants will then continue on the footpath at their own risk.
5. A Participant must retire from the race immediately, if required to do so by any member of the medical staff, race director, referee and/or security officer.
6. Once registration has been duly processed, there will be no entry fee refund for participants who for whatever reason do not eventually take part in the race.
7. There will be no entry fee refund if the event is cancelled on account of force majeure or for causes beyond the reasonable control of the organizers.
8. The Organizers reserve the right to use any photographs, motion pictures, recordings or other media records for any legitimate purpose including commercial advertising without giving monetary consideration to any participant.
9. The Organizers reserve the right to limit and/or refuse entries without giving any reason.
10. The Organizers will not entertain nor be in any way responsible for any disputes arising from incomplete entry details.
11. Race category and race entry are strictly non-transferable.
12. All winners must be physically present to receive their awards and prizes during the awarding ceremony. The Organizers shall have the right to forfeit the prizes of winners who are not physically present during the awarding ceremony.
13. The Organizers’ decision is final.
14. For prize winners or possible prize winners, disputes and appeals must be made on-the-spot within 30 minutes of the published results on the results notice board on-site or immediately after the prize presentation whichever comes first.
15. For all participants, disputes and appeals regarding the results must be submitted in a written format, including electronic mail within 3 days of the race. Organizers reserve the rights not to entertain any dispute or appeal after December 15, 2010.

Race Organizer
PEP Squad Events
(02) 5600252 or (02) 3486784


kahel kuting said...

neat site you have. very informative=)

Daves said...

thanks for dropping by :)

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