I was talking with Jay Em of Proactive a few weeks ago, and he lamented that I wasn’t doing enough running. That’s true; I’ve been so laser-focused on surviving this Sunday’s standard distance triathlon in Subic that I haven’t popped up at a race in months except for Skyathon.
Well, I’m going to fix that. I’m plotting my races for June, and here are some that have caught my attention.
Brooks Run Happy on June 3
The race distances here are 6K, 12K, and 21K. Interesting! If you’re a regular at races but wonder what it feels like to go beyond your usual distance, the 6K and 12K may be appealing. The half-marathon distance is hard to come by these days so kudos to Brooks for including it in their categories.
Pricing for the distances is reasonable at P500 for 6K, P650 for 12K, and P750 for 21K. Proceeds from the Brooks Run Happy will benefit the Foundation for the Philippine Environment for their biodiversity conservation projects in the country.
Race: Brooks Run Happy
Date: June 3, 2012
Race Venue: Bonifacio Global City
Registration Ends: May 27
Reg Fee: P500 (6K), P650 (12K), P750 (21K)
Registration Sites: RUNNR (Bonifacio High Street, Trinoma, Alabang Town Center); Toby’s Sports (Shangri-La Plaza, SM MOA, SM North The Block, Glorietta 4)
For Inquiries: 0927-8756671 (during office hours)
One Run. One Family. One La Salle Run on June 10
La Salle’s alumni love putting on the sports events (I’ll be joining the Animo Triathlon on the same weekend as this race), and the OROFOLS Run will be held for the benefit of the Green For Life: One Million Trees and Beyond project.
Registration fees for the distances are: P400 for 3K, P500 for 5K, P600 for 10K, and P700 for 16K. This race will be a chip-timed one, so this is a pretty good deal! (P100 discount on the reg fee will be given to La Salle alumni, La Salle students, La Salle admins and faculty, and senior citizens.)
Check out the OROFOLS website for more details.
Race: One Run One Family One La Salle Run
Date: June 10, 2012
Race Venue: SM Mall of Asia
Reg Fee: P400 (3K), P500 (5K), P600 (10K), P700 (16K)
Registration Sites: De La Salle University Alumni Association office, Toby’s Sports (SM MOA), RUNNR (Trinoma), ROX (Bonifacio High Street), A Runner’s Circle (Roxas Blvd.), Olympic World (Alabang Town Center), online registration
For Inquiries: OROFOLS website
Isa, Dalawa, TAKBO: Run for Children’s Rights on June 24
As the school year starts again, I am reminded of how many children fail to complete even a basic primary education, don’t get adequate nutrition or shelter, and are basically left to fend for themselves on the streets. The Isa, Dalawa, Takbo: Run for Children’s Rights aims to raise funds for Lingap Pangkabataan‘s programs to organize and empower communities to provide a better social environment for poor and marginalized children to grow up in, where their rights will be respected and protected.
Visit the official Facebook page of Isa, Dalawa, Takbo!, where online registration is ongoing. Registration fees are P300 for 3K, P400 for 5K, and P500 for 10K.
Race: Isa, Dalawa, Takbo: Run for Children’s Rights
Date: June 24, 2012
Race Venue: UP Diliman Academic OVal
Reg Fee: P300 (3K), P400 (5K), P500 (10K)
Registration Sites: online registration
For Inquiries: Ma-Anne (09178130632); Lia (09173473044); Cathy (09273477926)