Thursday, March 3, 2011

Globe Run 4 Home

Another exciting race from Runrio.Inc: Globe's Run For Home 2011. d

Per and I have done the two previous Run for Home events and both were quite spectacular - in that the 21km routes passed through Ayala Avenue before heading towards the finish line. The first Run for Home event introduced the Chip Timer to the Philippines Running Community, for more accurate race results. It was also Per's first 21km race, which I ran with her.

We did again last year's 21km Globe's Run for Home event and had a good time running in and out of Greenbelt area amid the hot, humid weather.

But this isn't just an ordinary run. It's a run for a good cause, and as a runner, you have four options as to where your money would go to:

Gawad Kalinga - builds communities to end poverty through its community development programs

Habitat for Humanity - funds to be used to build houses for public school teachers

Haribon Foundation - for conservation of Natural Resources and improvement of environmental issues

Virlanie Foundation - provides home and education to abandoned, neglected, abused and orphaned children

Registration fees are as follows: P650 for 3K, P750 for 5K, P850 for 10K, P950 for 15K and P1,050 for 21K (with an ongoing promo of buy 4 get 1 free as long as it is for the same race category)

Registration may be done online at or by going to the physical booth at the 4th floor, Cinema Lobby of Greenbelt 3 in Makati City (from 12noon to 8:00pm).

Gun Start for the race categories are as follow: 5:00am for 21k, 5:15am for 15k, 5:30am for 10k, 5:45am for 5k, 6:00am for 3k.

Added bonus for the 21k finishers: The very first Globe Run For Home Finisher Medal! Dang!!!

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