Night run to benefit Bantay Bata 163
Mark Escarlote on Jun 23, 2015 04:39 PM
We are targeting to donate P1,000,000 to Bantay Bata 163 as a part of their operation and medical treatment funds --- Claire Guevarra (middle) on Energizer Night Race
The streets of Filinvest in Alabang will light up on June 27 as more than 3,000 runners are set to participate in the 7th Energizer Night Race for the benefit of Bantay Bata 163.
For the first time the night run will be an open race in which runners are encourage to complete as many three-kilometer loop as they can in a two-hour frame.
Each completed three-kilometer course is equivalent to P100 worth of donation in which a total of P1 million benchmark is set by the event organizer.
“We are targeting to donate P1,000,000 to Bantay Bata 163 as a part of their operation and medical treatment funds,” said Claire Guevarra, senior brand manager of Energizer, Tuesday in the session of the Philippine Sportswriters Association Forum at Shakey’s Malate. “Every runner’s three-kilometer loop run equates to P100 worth of donations, pushing them to challenge themselves within the two-hour frame.”
Guevarra is joined by Energizer brand activations manager MJ Tiquia and Martin Valenzuela in the weekly sports program.
“Ang dami ng running events sa Pilipinas, that’s why we want ours to be different,” said Tiquia.
Assembly time is at 5:30 p.m., with the gun start at 7:00 p.m.
Each race kit is priced at P700 inclusive of a race singlet, race bib, Energizer headlight, Energizer cap and Schick Xtreme Razor and exclusive access tp pre- and post-race activities.
“We’re happy with the response of the runners. Actually, almost sold out na siya (registration),” added Guevarra.
Runners will be monitored through radio frequency identification which tracks every 3K loop a runner makes.
To make the race more exciting and give runners the “bayanihan” feel of reaching the event’s goal, a battery meter will light up every time a runner finishes a three-kilometer run.
This battery meter will compile the runners’ completed three-kilometer loop until it reaches the P1 million target.
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