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NatGeo Earth Day Run 2017

It’s 2017 and Earth Day celebration is just around the corner. Every one across the globe are encourage to join Earth Day events for teach-ins on environmental and climate literacy and the March for Science. NatGeo Run, the annual, much-awaited road race and on it’s eight year, will be be staged again at SM Mall of Asia grounds, with the same call for everyone to be aware of current Earth’s need for environment protection and be fit at the same time. Runners, don’t be late to register!

 

REGISTRATION SITES

  • SM North The Block
  • SM Aura
  • SM MOA

REGISTRATION OPTIONS

  1. On-line Registration via Credit Card
  2. On-line Registration via Pre-Paid Card
    • Purchase a Registration Card at the Registration Center
    • Go to http://www.natgeorunph.com or http://www.runrio.com
    • Click on Register Here
    • Completely fill-out the fields of information requested
    • Enter the unique scratch code found at the back of your pre-paid card when
      prompted
    • A confirmation email will be sent out as proof of successful registration
    • Print out your confirmation email and present this during Race Kit Claiming
  3. Manual Registration
    • Fill-out the Manual Registration Form and Pay the corresponding Registration Fee.
    • You will be given a Proof of Registration. Keep this slip to claim your race kit during Race Kit Claiming

RACE KIT CLAIMING

  1. On-line Registration via Credit Card
    • Registered Runners via CREDIT CARD will have their Race Kits delivered.
  2. On-line Registration via Pre-Paid Card and Manual Registration
    • Race Kit Claiming will be on April 8-20, 2017.
    • Runners will choose where they will claim their race kits upon registering

Venues for Race Kit Claiming

  • SM The Block
  • SM Aura
  • SM MOA

RACE KIT INCLUSIONS

  1. Singlet
  2. Race Bib
  3. Timing Chip
  4. LED Shoe Laces

Finisher’s Entitlement For 21K and 42K

  1. Finisher’s Medal
  2. Finisher’s Shirt

Other Highlights

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Present your Race Bibs from the Past Seven NatGeo Races and get VIP Priviledges!
Upon claiming your race kits, race bibs from the past 7 NatGeo Races. Get a Special VIP Wrist Tag.

With the Wrist Tag, You will enjoy the following privileges on Race Day

  1. Pre-Race Warm Up
  2. Priority in-front of the Starting Line
  3. Special Booth at the Activity Area for your Finisher’s Shirt and Lootbag
  4. Post Race Cool Down

Costume – the dress up in recycled materials

“Come and Run in a costume made of recyclable materials and win exciting prizes!”

visit http://www.natgeorunph.com for more details

SINGLET DESIGN

 

 

 

MEDAL DESIGN

 

FINISHER SHIRT DESIGN

 

RACE ROUTES

 

MEDIA LAUNCH PHOTOS

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Press Release:

National Geographic celebrates 8 years of environmental advocacy with Earth Day Run 2017

April 23, 2017 marks another of raising the public’s consciousness about environmental issues and health and fitness for National Geographic, which celebrates its eighth straight year of holding Earth Day Run. Presented by the channel and its partners Cherifer Premium and World Wildlife Fund for Nature (WWF), Earth Day Run 2017 aims to continue the tradition of being one of the biggest running events in the country, expecting scores of running enthusiasts and Eco Warriors to register and run for the environment. The event will be held not only in Manila but simultaneously in the cities of Hong Kong, Shanghai, Singapore and Taichung, an initiative that was adopted last year and effectively spread the vision and advocacy of Earth Day Run across Asia.

At Earth Day Run 2017, National Geographic will be celebrating eight years of social awareness through fitness with special program features using the hashtag #8withEDR. With the hopes of mobilizing all the Eco Warriors of previous Earth Day Runs, this year’s event welcomes all previously registered participants with VIP treatment and special loyalty perks to be enjoyed on the day of the run. Participants from previous Earth Day Runs will be given priority placement in front of the starting line at the beginning of the race and can claim their loot bags and finisher shirt at a special express booth. They can also make use of a special warm-up and cool down tent before and after the race to condition themselves and recover in comfort.

This year’s new participants can also join in the celebrations for Earth Day Run’s eighth anniversary by visiting the 8 Years of EDR Gallery at the race village and learning about what the event has accomplished over the years, including the environmental and social initiatives it has benefited with the help of its registered runners. Visitors to the gallery will learn how their participation at Earth Day Run has made a significant impact on certain communities in the Philippines as well as how their actions as individuals can affect the environment.

Earth Day Run 2017 in Manila will be held at the SM Mall of Asia grounds, where participants can join 5K, 10K, 21K and 42K categories. The event encourages and welcomes all types of Eco Warriors to take part, from fun-runners of all ages to the serious marathon runners who regularly compete. This year, Earth Day Run will also be sporting new features for its runners. As a special treat, all race kits will come with LED shoelaces, serving as a badge of pride and as a safety precaution for Eco Warriors running at night or before sunrise. Prizes will also be given to costumed runners who showcase their creativity by coming in their best ensemble made from recycled materials. Finally, to make each Eco Warrior’s voice heard in this run for the Earth, advocacy banners will be hanging above the finish line so that each runner can grab them as they cross to make a shout-out for the environment, keep as a souvenir, and use for all their post-run selfies to amplify the message of acting now to save the environment.

Last year, Earth Day Run participants ran to benefit such causes as saving the Irawaddy dolphins at the Malampaya Sound Research and Conservation Project in Palawan; giving the Earth Hour or “Gift of Life” village in Monreal, Masbate sustainable solutions that reduce carbon footprint; conservation of the Marine Protected Area and coral reef in Apo Reef in Occidental Mindoro; and beefing up reforestation efforts in the Ipo Watershed in Bulacan, which supplies Metro Manila with fresh water. Registered runners at Earth Day Run 2017 will not only experience a fun day of outdoor fitness by joining this year’s event, but will also be doing their part in contributing to National Geographic’s environmental efforts.

“Earth Day Run 2017 will be the biggest version of the race yet, with more expected participants from Manila and four other cities across Asia. We’re also excited to look back on our eight years of environmental advocacy and share and celebrate with our runners the positive change that they helped make possible through the years by joining Earth Day Run. We hope that Earth Day Run 2017 not only brings communities of running enthusiasts together for the common cause of saving the environment but also that it amplifies the important message of doing your own part today to help stop climate change and commit to sustainable solutions to save our beloved planet Earth,” said Charo Espedido, Director and Head of Content and Marketing at FOX Networks Group Philippines.

Interested runners of all ages can join National Geographic’s Earth Day Run 2017 by registering at natgeoearthdayrun.com and from March 1 to April 16, 2017.

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NatGeo Earth Day Run 2015

 

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RACE DETAILS

Event Name: NatGeo Earth Day Run
Event Date: April 26, 2015
Venue: SM MOA
Time: 2am to 10am
Race Owner: Fox InternaBonal Channels
Race Organizer: RUNRIO, Inc.
Charity Partners: World Wide Fund for Nature
Target Parcipants: 20,000 registered runners
Entry Fee: 5km-PhP650/10km-PhP 750/21km-Ph950/42km-PhP1,500
Start & End Point: Seaside Blvd.
Distance: 5km/10km/21km/42km

RACE INCLUSIONS

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REGISTRATION DETAILS

ONLINE:

February 23, 2015 to April 12, 2015; log on to www.runrio.com/natgeorun2015

IN STORE:

March 16 to April 19, 2015

Registration Sites:

  • SM Aura
  • Toby’s SM MOA
  • Toby’s SM North EDSA
  • Toby’s Shangri-La

ONLINE REGISTRATION PROCESS

  1. Log on to http://www.runrio.com/natgeorun2015
  2. Click on the registration link and you will be redirected to an online registration form
  3. Completely fill out the fields with information asked for
  4. Put a tick mark on the online waiver form and the Terms and Agreement
  5. Pay using your credit card and wait for the confirmation email to be sent to your email ad.

NOTE:

Your race kit shall be delivered to your address.

An additional PhP 200 for delivery and online processing fee will be charged.

Registration is on a first come, first served basis.  Singlet sizes and race categories are subject to availability.

ONSITE/IN STORE REGISTRATION PROCESS

  1. Registration personnel will lead you to an available registration terminal.
  2. Completely fill out the fields with information asked for
  3. Put a tick mark on the online waiver form and the Terms and Agreement
  4. Once registration is successful, proceed to cashier to pay for the registration fee.

NOTE:

Your race kit shall be given to you upon payment of your registration fee.

Registration is on a first come, first served basis.

Singlet sizes and race categories are subject to availability.

EVENT SINGLET 5k & 10k

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EVENT SINGLET 21k & 42k

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FINISHER SHIRT 21k

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FINISHER SHIRT 42k

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FINISHER MEDAL 42K

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FINISHER MEDAL 21K

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ACTIVITY AREA

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ASSEMBLY AND GUN TIME

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5K ROUTE

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10K ROUTE

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21K ROUTE

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42K ROUTE

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Press Release:

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC CHANNEL’S EARTH DAY RUN 2015 EXPECTS LARGEST PARTICIPATION OF 20,000 RUNNERS

Earth Day Run 2015, powered by National Geographic Channel (NGC), will be introducing new and exciting changes to mark its sixth year as one of the biggest running events in the Philippines. With RunRio at the helm, Earth Day Run 2015 is expecting 20,000 runners to participate on April 26, 2015 at the Mall of Asia Open Grounds, with the addition of 5,000 runners for its Baguio leg. Support from the registration of all participants will help raise money for portable solar powered lighting kits that will be sent to communities in Mindoro, a project of NGC’s environmental partner, World Wildlife Fund for Nature.

These portable solar powered lighting kits will provide light and electricity to the Tawbuid Mangyan tribesfolk and Forest Rangers’ camps that are not directly connected to power grids. The lighting kits eliminate the use of highly-flammable kerosene to light up their homes and gives them access to a safe, stable and sustainable energy source that gives more opportunities for community development and advancement.

NGC’s Earth Day Run has consistently helped in promoting sustainable living and supporting environmental advocacy utilizing the popular platform of running in its six years of operation. As a result, participation in Earth Day Run has increased year on year, allowing NGC to contribute significantly to various environmental causes.

Earth Day Run 2015 expects to register 20,000 runners this year, and slots for 5K, 10K, 21K and 42K (Manila leg only) will be open beginning February 23,2015, via online registration at www.runrio.com. On-site registration starts March 16 to April 19 at the Lower Ground Floor, SM Aura Premier BGC.

NGC, together with its partners, aims to raise awareness on the benefits of sustainable energy while ensuring that the events at Earth Day Run 2015 will involve fun celebrations that include races, awards and shows of skill. Besides providing recreation and fitness benefits through Earth Day Run 2015, NGC will also be partnering with its participants to make substantial contributions to the sustainable development of the Tawbuid Mangyan tribesfolk and to provide support to the Mindoro Forest Rangers advocating the preservation of our Tamaraws.


NatGeo Earth Day Run 2014 – Updated

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As mentioned from my previous post about Natgeo, here are the additional details of this much-awaited race event of 2014, the NATGEO EARTH DAY RUN.

I posted below some photos of the media and bloggers’ conference held at Vyne, Hyve’s boutique restaurant and gastropub, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig City last March 17. The launch was very well attended by traditional and ‘cyber’ media alike. We were informed that 21Km race slots were already sold out. But you can still register for other race categories to join this premier race event.

NATGEO EARTH DAY RUN 2014

April 27, 2014
Bonifacio Global City
3km/5km/10km/21km/42km
http://www.natgeorun.com

REGISTRATION INFORMATION:

Registration Opens on MARCH 1, 2014

REGISTRATION SITES:

ONLINE: at http://www.natgeorun.com
ON-SITE: Lower Ground, SM AURA Premier, Taguig City

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REGISTRATION FEES:

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SINGLET DESIGN:

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GUN START:call time

MEDIA & BLOGGERS’ CONFERENCE PHOTOS:


NatGeo Earth Day Run 2014

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NATGEO EARTH DAY RUN 2014
April 27, 2014
Bonifacio Global City
3km/5km/10km/21km/42km
http://www.natgeorun.com

REGISTRATION INFORMATION:

Registration Opens on MARCH 1, 2014

REGISTRATION SITES:

ONLINE: http://www.natgeorun.com
ON-SITE: Lower Ground, SM AURA Premier, Taguig City

MORE DETAILS TO FOLLOW SOON!


Press Release: National Geographic Channel Beefs Up Security For Earth Day Run

IMG_4923In anticipation of one of the Philippines’ biggest annual running events, National Geographic Channel is cooperating with local law enforcement and local government to beef up security for Earth Day Run 2013 on April 28, 2013 at Bonifacio Global City. The channel has broken Earth Day Run’s previous record of 10,000 participants and is working hard to ensure the safety of the 12,000 runners registered this year.

In order to assure participants a safe and pleasurable running experience, National Geographic Channel is taking the necessary steps to address safety concerns and secure the race route. Hundreds of members of the police force and K9 units will be deployed at the venue, and National Geographic Channel is employing dozens of additional race marshalls along with increasing its medical staff and ambulances on call. They are also putting up more barricades and more water stations to protect the runners and help them stay in top condition during the course of the race.

“Let’s not put our guards down. Let’s be vigilant in protecting our runners. We must let all our runners cross the finish line safely,” said Police Chief Superintendent and District Director Gen. Jose Erwin T. Villacorte from the Southern Police District.

The Nat Geo Earth Day Run is consistently one of the biggest running events in the Philippines, beginning in 2010 with 6,000 runners and gaining the participation of 10,000 runners in each of the last two years. This year, 10,000 more runners, young and old, are expected to participate in the Earth Day Run to show their support for the rehabilitation of the environment and a greener future.

Now on its fourth year, Earth Day Run is giving participants the chance to green the planet by promising to plant three trees in each registered runner’s name.