RUNRIO honors winners of 2017 Trilogy Race Series, announces line-up of activities for 2018


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MANILA, Philippines - RUNRIO Events, Inc., organizer of running events, recently held the RUNRIO Trilogy Awards at the Grand Ballroom of the Okada Manila in Pasay City.

RUNRIO honors winners of 2017 Trilogy Race Series
RunRio recognizes participants of of 2017 Trilogy Race Series.

The company recognized last year’s runners who completed the three-leg race series namely, 21k, 32k, and 42k that happened on June 25, August 31 and October 1, respectively. They also honored the fastest and oldest finishers. All awardees received a limited edition medal hanger.

“The RUNRIO Trilogy Awards is our way of showing our appreciation to all those who participated and gave everything they’ve got fueled by their #HeartToFinish strong,” said Andrew Neri, RUNRIO Events, Inc. Managing Partner.

Moreover, RUNRIO also presented YesPinoy Foundation a total of PhP500,000.00 donation. Founded in 2009, the foundation in partnership with Taclob, produces emergency bags made by survivors of Typhoon Yolanda. The aim is to provide hooded cloak backpacks with emergency kits and learner’s materials to young people in vulnerable public schools particularly those in areas affected by Typhoons.

Aside from the Trilogy Awards, RUNRIO also announced the schedule of races for 2018 as the RUNRIO Trilogy Race Series expands its presence in Cebu. This year, the first leg of the race series will be held on March 4 in Cebu and on March 18 in Manila. The second leg will be in Cebu this time on May 6 and again in Manila on June 3. The last leg will be on August 19 and again on September 23 in Cebu and Manila, respectively.

RunRio Trilogy Race Series 2018 official logo.
RunRio Trilogy Race Series 2018 official logo.

Running enthusiasts can also look forward to more exciting running activities in store for everyone. First is the 5k Family Run. For this race, teams must consist of two adults and two kids. Each kid must be 15 years or below to qualify. The 5k Barkada Run, on the other hand, is open to four adults each of whom must be 16 years of age or older. There is also the 10k Buddy Run which, is also for participants 16 years old and above.

As an added incentive for runners, participants who register in groups are entitled to a substantial discount on the registration fees.

For more information on the registration fees and the online registration schedule, visit www.runrio.com.

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