Tuesday, April 28, 2015

World Vision Run 2015: Run to make a difference

Now on its fourth year! World Vision Run 2015 is here and it will be bigger and a more fun-filled event for the whole family! International child-focused organization, World Vision, has taken huge strides to ensure that Filipino children enjoy the fullest of life they deserved for 58 years in the Philippines. With these, the most anticipated running event, 'World Vision Run' was born with these efforts. It is a much-awaited running event of World Vision supporters and partners.


Organized by RunRio, the race will be held at country's biggest running circuit, the Mall of Asia grounds (Seaside Boulevard), to accommodate about 7,000 runners - the biggest in the Run's 4-year history. Proceeds of this event will benefit World Vision's child sponsorship program currently reaching out about 100,00 Filipino children - providing them access to education, health care, protection and other community development initiatives for their families and communities. In keeping with this year's theme, "The difference is love," World Vision Run allows participants to experience the unique and worthwhile journey of running with a purpose.

Runners can chooses from 3k, 5k, 10k and 21k race categories. Want to run together with your kids? Parents can also join their children in the 500-meter dash - a race for the family to enjoy. 500 meter dash participants will be getting loot bags from event sponsors, 3k to 21k participants will be getting a finisher's shirt while 10k and 21k participants will be getting finisher's medal. Here are some of the details for every race categories:
  • 500 meter dash - Assembly time, 6:00am (loot bags from event sponsors)
  • 3 Kilometer run - Assembly time, 4:30am (finisher's shirt)
  • 5 Kilometer run - Assembly time, 4:30am (finisher's shirt)
  • 10 Kilometer run - Assembly time, 4:30am (finisher's shirt & medal)
  • 21 Kilometer run - Assembly time, 3:00am (finisher's shirt & medal)
World Vision Run 2015 Singlet

World Vision Run 2015 finisher's shirt
Actual photos of World Vision Run 2015 Singlet (left) and finisher's shirt (right)
Register now! Online registration runs from April 17 - June 7. Visit  http://runrio.com/worldvisionrun2015/ to register. In-store registration is from May 25-June 14 at the following areas: RUNNR (The Fort) and Toby's (EDSA Shangri-la, SM North EDSA The Block and Mall of Asia) branches. Participants who register before May 17 are entitled to Php 50.00 discount.

World Vision Run 2015 Finisher's Medal

Visit here to learn more about World Vision and World Vision Run 2015.



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