FILA and Athletes in Action’s Advocacy Run in JULY 7, 2012

Way back in December 2011, Illigan City was badly hit by Typhoon Sendong which leaves most areas devastated. Houses, farms, including their schools.

We all believe that education is a right for every person. In any status, poor or rich, genius or not. Since most schools were damaged by Typhoon Sendong, FILA and Athlethes in Action collaborated in partnership with GMA Kapuso Foundation and iCare Foundation also with other sponsors (please see poster) to an Advocacy Run to raise funds  for the rehabilitation of schools in Iligan City.  The…

“There has always been a lack of classrooms all over the country, and this situation worsened after Typhoon Sendong. Through the help of our partners, we hope to build more classrooms in Iligan City.”‘ said Jose Andres, National Director for Athletes in Action(AIA) Philippines. 

The run will be held at the Bonifacio Global City, Taguig. Assembly of participants is at 4am as gun start at 5am.

15,000 runners signed up for this advocacy run, and  the Schools Run for School Rooms marathon will be gathering student-runners from major college and universities to participate and bring hope to Iligan City giving them classrooms suitable for learning. To date, 13 universities and colleges have shown their interest and participation for the said advocacy run , this include UP Diliman, Ateneo de Manila University, De La Salle University, University of Sto. Tomas, Far Eastern University, University of the East, Jose Rial University, National University, San Beda College, San Sebastian College–Recolectos, AMA University, and University of Makati.

Wanna paticipate?  Here’s how:

Registration Dates:
May 18 to June 30, 2012

Registration Fees:
10K – PHP 550.00
5K – PHP 450.00
3K – PHP 350.00

This is Inclusive of singlet and race bib. You may claim your Race kit to all FILA Stores in Metro Manila.

Here’s what the singlet looks like:

FILA has a great deal to all the participants. All runners are entitled to a 60% discount on one item purchase of any Fila shoes at any Fila outlets. Just present registration form.

Tickets and registration forms are available in the following outlets:
1. SM Tickets

2. ALL FILA Outlets
– SM Mall of Asia
Tel: 901-1611
– SM Megamall
Tel: 638-8016
– Trinoma Mall
Tel: 919-0709
– Glorietta Mall
Tel: 812-1099
– Robinsons Galleria
Tel: 695-3148
– Robinsons Ermita
– Market Market

For those who are participating, here are the route maps of 3k, 5k and 10k divisions.

What are you waiting for? Register now and get your running shoes ready…

Need a running shoes for the run? FILA’s latest line of revolutionary footwear the Skele-Toes, FILA Swerve and FILA Flow.  With your purchase of a pair of Skele-Toes and participation to the “Schools Run for Schools Room” marathon 500 pesos will be donated to help 500 families who are victims of Typhoon Sendong.

What are you waiting for? Register now and get your running shoes ready…

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