Runrio announces the Runrio Trilogy Race Series 2018 schedule at the Awards Night.
Attended by many runners, RUNRIO Events, Inc., recently held the RUNRIO Trilogy Awards at the Grand Ballroom of the Okada Manila in Pasay City to recognize last year’s runners who completed the 2017 RUNRIO Trilogy Series. All awardees received a limited edition medal hanger. The event didn’t only recognized the participants of the said three-leg series but also honored some finishers of different categories.
They honored the fastest and the oldest finishers. Present in the event was the second eldest runner, Gil Brazil, 25 years old. The winners of the all-expense paid Chicago Marathon slots were also awarded at the event. Aside from the awarding, Runrio also raffled some prizes to the attendees courtesy of the event sponsors.
“The RUNRIO Trilogy Awards is our way of showing our appreciation to all those who participated and gave everything they’ve got fueled by their #HeartToFinish strong,” said Andrew Neri, RUNRIO Events, Inc. Managing Partner.
Moreover, RUNRIO also took the opportunity to present Yes Pinoy Foundation with a PhP500,000.00 donation during the awards night. In case you don’t know yet, Yes Pinoy Foundation was founded in 2009, in partnership with Taclob, which aims to produce emergency bags that are made by survivors of Typhoon Yolanda. They wanted to provide hooded cloak backpacks with emergency kits and learner’s materials to young people in vulnerable public schools particularly those in areas affected by Typhoons.
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Aside from the Trilogy Awards, RUNRIO also announced the scheduled of races for 2018 as the RUNRIO Trilogy Race Series expands its presence in Cebu. This year, the first leg of the race series will be held on March 4 in Cebu and on March 18 in Manila. The second leg will be in Cebu this time on May 6 and again in Manila on June 3. The last leg will be on August 19 and again on September 23 in Cebu and Manila, respectively.
Running enthusiasts can also look forward to more exciting running activities in store for everyone. First is the 5k Family Run. For this race, teams must consist of two adults and two kids. Each kid must be 15 years or below to qualify. The 5k Barkada Run, on the other hand, is open to four adults each of whom must be 16 years of age or older. There is also the 10k Buddy Run which, is also for participants 16 years old and above.
As an added incentive for runners, participants who register in groups are entitled to a substantial discount on the registration fees.
“This year promises to be exciting for us and for all those who want to join our runs,” said Coach Rio Dela Cruz, RUNRIO President and CEO. “Running enthusiasts can look forward to the 2018 RUNRIO Trilogy not only as an avenue to push their limits but also to spend quality time with friends and family.”
The RUNRIO Trilogy was made possible by its other partners, namely, Gatorade, Maynilad, Garmin, SM Mall of Asia, Nyxsys, Inside Manila, Fitbar, KitKat, Efes, Nizoral, Salonpas, and Milcu Deodorant Powder.
For more information on the registration fees and the online registration schedule, visit their website.