Monday, November 22, 2010

Nike Run Manila - December 5 2010

A couple of weeks ago a teaser about a Nike fun run came out.  A handful were asking if it is the Nike+ Human Race, which was concluded on October of last year.  When the announcement went out there was no information that came along except for the event date (December 5)

One thing is for sure, it tickled the senses of the running community.  Some even opted out of joining QCIM over this one.  While others clamored for the event to be moved to another date.  Me too!  A handful wants this event to claim the title "King of the Road".  Sad thing is, it won't be able to do that.  As it turns out, this fun run will only have 1 distance category - 5 kilometers

I give you -- Nike Run Club 5km Run

Race Details
Venue: 28th St cor 9th Ave Bonifacio Global City Taguig
Date: December 5, 2010
Assembly Time: 6:00 am
Gun Start: 7:00 am
Distance: 5 kilometers

Registration Details
Registration is from November 8 to December 2
Nike Park -Bonifacio High Street
Nike Park - Trinoma
Nike Park - Greenbelt 3
Nike Park - Mall of Asia
Nike Stadium -  Alabang Town Center

Student - Mens and Womens
Non-student - Mens and Womens
School Challenge

Registration Fee:
Student - PHP100
Non-student - PHP300

Race Kit:
bib number, d-tag, race checklist, race route map, race venue layout, getting to the race venue, information counter

Race Route Map

List of Prizes
Student and Non-student (Mens and Womens)
1st place - PHP 20,000 Nike voucher
2nd place - PHP 15,000 Nike voucher
3rd place - PHP 10,000 Nike voucher

School Challenge - PHP 50,000 Cash + PHP 50,000 Nike voucher + Trophy

Beneficiary: Kabataang Inyong Dapat Suportahan (K.I.D.S.) Foundation, Inc is a non-profit, non-political, non-sectarian organization that seeks to uphold children's rights based on existing laws and most importantly, on the intrinsic principles of benevolence, love, and the best that humanity can offer

Rules and Regulations
a. Participants below 18 years old must have their entry form signed by a parent/guardian
b. Race bib number and electronic timing chip must be worn at all times during the race.  Bib numbers should be pinned in front of your running shirt while chips must be attached to your shoes
c. All protest related to the results must be made in writing and submitted to the race organizer within 30 minutes after the official announcement of winners
d. The organizer's decision is final

Water and First Aid Stations
a Drinking water will be provided at the finish line and every 1.5 kms
b. Medical aid will be available at certain points along the way and at the finish line

Toilet Area
Toilet cubicles will be available at the site during the race

Parking Area
All participants and other spectators are required to park their vehicles at the allocated parking area

Baggage Area
Baggage deposit service is available near the stage from 5am to 9am

Electronic Timing Chip
a. Official time will be based on the disposable Champion Chip provided in the race packet.  The chip must me secured by participants to their shoes prior to the race
b. No chip, no time.  Without the chip, the participant is not qualified to win the prize

Inclement Weather
a. In the event of heavy rain, lightning, haze and other inclement weather, the event will be delayed or canceled.  The event will not be postponed to a later date
b. Should the bad weather persist beyond 7am or the condition deemed unsuitable, the event will be cancelled
c. If the rain occurs after the race has started, you are advised to seek shelter along the race route.  If you wish to continue with the race, you will be running at your own risk

Important Notes
This race has no singlet.  Boo!  However there will be a finisher's kit that's worth looking forward to

(race map was taken from Kulit Runner)


Phil said...

Awesome! It's the exactly the same course as the 5k I ran on sunday for the BGC! It's a great course!

Daves said...

good luck phil! :)

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