5th Nutrilite Health Run to be staged in Manila and Davao
THIS year, Nutrilite aims to gather more than 12,000 runners in Manila and Davao for the Nutrilite Health Run which will kick off in Manila on Oct. 15 at the SM Mall of Asia Complex Grounds, and will be followed by the Davao leg on Oct. 29 at the at SM Ecoland.
There will befourcat egories—1K, 5K, 10K, and 21K.
“This year, we are adding the 21K together with the other distances. We acknowledge the fact that Filipino runners want to challenge themselves. That is why having this distance as part of the race, participants are assured with first class race organization, management and, more importantly on the safety of our event. We partnered with RUNRIO, Events, Inc. to bring just the best experience for them. The run is something we are highly committed to as we continue to encourage healthy and active lifestyle among the Filipino community,” said Amway Philippines Country Manager Leni Olmedo.
All 21K Finishers will receive a Finisher’s Medal and Finisher’s Shirt. The first 21K runner to cross the finish line, on the other hand, will get P20,000, while the first 10K Finisher will get P10,000.
During the race proper, runners will have the chance to win exciting raffle prizes and experience Amway Brands through the Race Ville Expo. The event will also highlight the live performance of Sponge Cola, a notable supporter, and participant in the Nutrilite Health Run.
Meanwhile, to help the participants prepare for the run, a Free Running Clinic will be held at the Ayala Triangle Gardens in Makati City every Mondays and Wednesdays from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.. The same activity will also be held at the People’s Park in Davao City every Tuesdays and Thursdays.
The registration fee for the health run is P250, for the 1K, 5K, and 10K, and P850 for the 21K. All the participating runners will also get free Nutrilite Health Run shirt and race bib.
Registration is open until Oct. 13 in all Amway Distribution Centers (Makati, Cagayan De Oro, Cebu, and Davao) or online through amway.com.ph or runrio.com. In-store registration will be accepted in select Toby’s Stores in Manila.
Gun time is 5:30 a.m. for 1K, and 5k, 5 a.m. for 10k and 3:30 a.m. for 21K.
The proceeds of the run will go to the Amway One By One Campaign for Children, a program initiated by the company in partnership with the Department of Education (DepEd). This program is in line with the government agency’s “Adopt-A-School Program” (ASP), which seeks to promote literacy through storytelling.
Since 2015, Amway’s campaign has completed six library projects that benefited more than 10, 000 students annually in six beneficiary schools nationwide.
RACE director Rio dela Cruz (right) shows the shirts the runners will wear for the race together with Nutrilite officials at the launch in Makati City.