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Sep
12

Featured Race: Run United Philippine Marathon (RUPM)

The Run United Trilogy were really meant as training grounds for those aiming to run longer distances, but this year the trilogy went even further by staging their own “holy grail” of running events, forty two kilometers and a hundred ninety five meters of road—a full marathon!  And it is to be called the Run United Philippine Marathon.

Run United Philippine Marathon (Bonifacio Global City / SM Mall of Asia)
October 28, 2012

Category Registration Gun Start
500m ₱350 7:00AM
3K ₱600 6:00AM
5K ₱700 5:45AM
10K ₱800 5:30AM
21K ₱900 4:00AM
42K ₱1,300 3:00AM

You may register online until October 14, 2012 at runrio.com, or at these sites until October 26, 2012:

  • Riovana
    • BGC – 28th Street corner 9th Ave., Bonifacio Global City – Monday to Sunday from 12PM to 9PM
    • Katipunan – 3rd Floor Regis Center, Katipunan, QC (infront of ADMU) – Tuesday to Sunday, 10AM to 8PM
  • Toby’s
    • SM Mall of Asia – Monday to Sunday, 12PM to 8PM
    • Trinoma – Monday to Sunday, 12PM to 8PM

RUPM event singlet

Notes:

  • All categories start at SM Mall of Asia except for 21K and 42K which starts at Bonifacio Global City
  • All categories finish at SM Mall of Asia
  • Registration kit includes a singlet, bib with B-tag, Riovana 10% discount stub, and a raffle stub
  • RUPM commemorative bag, drinks, and race analysis for all finishers
  • Finisher’s medal and shirt for 21K and 42K finishers

Finisher’s medal for both the half and full marathon

Finisher’s shirts for 42K (top) and 21K (bottom)

But wait, there’s more!  If you completed the Run United Trilogy’s main events, those finisher’s medals “unite” with that of RUPM.

The medals “unite” with the Run United Trilogy medals to form this “mega medal”

Based on how you performed during the last Run United 32K “Afroman” distance you can perfectly assess if you’re ready to join the full marathon (42.195K) of RUPM.  If you think you’re not totally prepared, both physically and mentally, to join a full marathon, there’s nothing to be ashamed of in doing the half as both legs would allow you to complete that “mega medal.”

I am sure you have more questions than this post addresses.  For more information about this event, visit runrio.com.


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