Running enthusiasts, this year's 7-Eleven RUN 500 jump starts this March 15 at the Skyway and Filinvest City. If you enjoyed RUN 800 last 2012 and RUN 1000 last year, this upcoming run is bigger and better, as they anticipate the opening of their 1,500th store in the Philippines.
With a promise of a bigger and better run, 7-Eleven's new venue partners are Skyway and Filinvest City. Gearing for a full marathon? The race now includes a 42KM category, adding up a 10KM buddy run and get this, a 500M fun run for children. It's a run for all! Aren't you just so excited? You can also still expect the usual distances - 3KM, 5KM, 10KM, 16KM and 21KM.
With a fun and organized race made more runners can easily register online and pay at the nearest 7-Eleven store and claim their race kits there. The registration system also allows participants to choose their wave starts to allow them to run with those of the same skill or speed, or with friends or family. Hurry as registration is until February 23 only!
All finishers in each category will receive finisher shirts and medals. Top 3 for each category will also receive a hefty cash prize. But wait, there's more, because 7-Eleven Run Series gives Filipino runners the opportunity to be more competitive, 7-Eleven will send the top Filipino placers of the 21K category to represent 7-Eleven Philippines and compete in an international marathon, all expenses paid.
On the other runs, winners have been sent to the Angkor Wat International Half Marathon in Cambodia and Seoul Race in South Korea where Pinoy pride was well represented. Following in the footsteps of Janette Agura (2nd place winner in Angkor Wat), were our RUN 1000 delegates who dominated the Seoul Race last 2014. Mary Joy Tabal, won 1st place in the women’s 21KM, while Mario Maglinao and Elmer Sabal won 1st and 3rd place, respectively for the men’s category.
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This year, 7-Eleven will be sponsoring the top 3 Filipino males and females of 21KM and 42KM to join the Laguna Phuket International Marathon in Thailand.
7-Eleven Run 1500 is in partnership with Skyway and Filinvest City and is brought to you by: Safeguard, Selecta, Pocari Sweat, Gatorade, Nature’s Spring, Del Monte, Powerade, Bacchus, and 7-Connect, official footwear and apparel sponsor, Saucony and media partners: Solar Sports, CNN Philippines, and WhenInManila.com
Register online at http://www.run711.com/ and pay the fees at any 7-Eleven store within 24 hours. For more information, you may LIKE the 7-Eleven Run Series on Facebook at www.facebook.com/run711 and remember to use the hashtag #711Run1500!