Get Your Paws Ready for Garfield’s Runner’s Cup 2011

This is just so cute!  Garfield will be having a fun run!  Of course this event had kids in mind, but everybody’s welcome to join in the fun!  The event: Garfield’s Runner’s Cup—sounds cool, right? 😀

Excerpts from the Press Release:

Garfield introduces not just a run, but also an exciting adventure for families and runners alike

Odie and Garfield are coming?! Yay! 😀 (I too grew up with them, I wonder how they’re doing) Courtesy Garfield’s Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/Garfield

Garfield Apparel believes in the importance of health, fitness, and wholesome bonding within the Filipino family.  In line with the objective of developing a new experience for runners, comes Garfield’s Runner’s Cup this November 12, 2011 at Manila Ocean Park!

“We wanted to create a new dimension, and transform the usual fun run event.  Expect a different kind of run.  Expect a journey of fun-filled memories and experience catered for the whole family,” says Garfield Apparel Marketing Manager Kyle Ong.

Garfield and other cartoons will be joining the race.  Not only that, but also well-loved Garfield apparel celebrity stars such as Mutya Orquia, Louise Abuel (100 days to Heaven), Clarence and Brenna (Star Circle Quest Grand Winners) and many more will be joining their fans during the run.  To close the event, there would be a 2-hour culminating activity, the Garfield Zone.  This includes a concert, food fest, fun games and activities, freebies and many more.  There is something for everyone!

More than an enjoyable experience, participants will also be able to lend a hand to the community, because proceeds from this event would go to a children charity organization.

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Garfield’s Runner’s Cup

When: November 12, 2011 (Saturday)
Where: Manila Ocean Park
Distances: 5K, 3K Family, 1.5K (Kids aged 6 – 13 years old), 500m (Kids aged 5 years old and below)
Registration: ₱300 for all distances for kids; for adults ₱350 for 3K and ₱400 for 5K; inclusive of a Garfield singlet and race bib, ticket to Garfield Zone after the race, discount coupons from Manila Ocean Park, finisher’s goodie bag, and other freebies.  You may register at the following Chris Sports branches:

  • SM North EDSA Annex
  • SM Megamall
  • SM Mall of Asia
  • Festival Supermall

You may also register at ROX Bonifacio High Street starting October 10, 2011.


  • From October 10-23, 2011 you can avail of the 1 adult + 1 kid bundle for ₱600 (₱50 discount) at ROX.  Just in case, mention that it was announced through runningpinoy (kind of like a password :D)

Race routes: the red squares are the turn-around points

Categories Age Fee Gunstart
Odie’s Kid Race 500m Dash 5 years old and below ₱300 6:20AM
Odie’s Kid Race 1.5K 6 – 9 years old ₱300 6:20AM
Odie’s Kid Race 1.5K 10 – 13 years old ₱300 6:20AM
3K Family Run Open category Adults ₱350
Kids ₱300
5K Garfield Power Run Open category Adults ₱400
Kids ₱300

Kid’s singlet sizing chart

Adult’s singlet sizing chart

This is surely a great event for kids and their families alike so you need not wait for a Sunday to have your family day!

Here are the channels for more information about this event:

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