Posted: December 28, 2012 by runadoboking in My Runs
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Over one million in luxury prizes from Sofitel to be won at RunRio – Battle of the Sexes!

PRESS RELEASE: Manila, December 20, 2012 – Sofitel Philippine Plaza announces the launch of RunRio – Battle of the Sexes, a 10k Fun Run to be held on the 3rd of March 2013 at the SM MOA Grounds, SM Mall of Asia.  It will have a unique Battle of the Sexes concept- Male vs Female where females get a 10 minute lead. Over one million in luxury prizes from Sofitel is at stake during the fun run including a three night stay at the exclusive Imperial Residence, dining at Spiral, beauty treatments from Le Spa and Vietura, the new Aesthetic Lifestyle Institute.

Sofitel Philippine Plaza general manager, Goran Aleks says, “We have partnered with track and field coach, Rio de la Cruz who is an icon of the youth for espousing fitness in order to promote the importance of health and fitness to the Filipinos. In addition, all the proceeds of the RunRio will go to Virlanie Foundation to help alleviate the plight of the streetchildren in Manila.”

Battle of the Sexes is presented to you by Chevrolet Philippines in cooperation with Century Pacific, Canon Fashion Tailoring, Gatorade and Timex.

Registration commences at Sofitel’s Harbour Garden Tent, where runners may claim their singlet and race number. The run officially starts at 5:30am at the Mall of Asia grounds. The top three winners of each category wins watches from Soleus, special treats from Sofitel Philippine Plaza and many more gifts and surprises.

Tickets are on sale at Php 800 each, inclusive of the run registration and running kit. Other registration sites are at Riovanna BGC and Katipunan and Toby’s Mall of Asia.

For more information on the Run Rio Fun Run, please contact or email at 09297178164 and


Sofitel-Runrio’s Battle of the Sexes Race Details
Date: March 3, 2013
Venue: SM Mall of Asia Complex
Event: 10K Men’s & 10K Women’s Category / Age Category
Male and female will compete with each other in one finish line, one venue, one distance.
Female runners will run first, then after 7-10 minutes male runners will start the race
Start time: 5:30am


Sofitel-Runrio’s Battle of the Sexes Registration Details
Target Participants: 3,000-5,000 runners
Registration Period: December 21, 2012 – January 20, 2013
Online Registration: December 21, 2012 – January 13, 2013 (
In-Store Registration: December 21 – January 20, 2013
Registration Fee: Php 800.00
24 below      25-29      30-34      35-39      40-44      45-49      50-54      55-59      60-64      65-69      70 & above


Registration Sites: Riovana Katipunan & BGC, Toby’s Trinoma & MOA
BGC – 28th Street corner 9th Ave., Bonifacio Global City
Monday to Sunday from 12:00nn to 9:00pm

Katipunan – 3rd Floor Regis Center, Katipunan, Quezon City (in front of ADMU)
Monday to Sunday from 12:00nn to 8:00pm

SM Mall of Asia
Monday to Sunday from 12:00pm to 8:00pm

SM The Block
Monday to Sunday from 12:00nn to 8:00pm

Sofitel-Runrio’s Battle of the Sexes Race Reminders
• Registration may end earlier than announce deadline.
• A Valid ID must be presented upon registration. For group registration, a photocopy of any valid ID must be presented by the representative.
• Singlet size availability will be on a first come first serve basis.
• A timing device will be used by all participants during the race.

Race Result & Hotlines
• Race results will be available after two (2) days in

In-Store Registration:
• Globe – 0927 347 7700
• Smart – 0929 717 8164
• Landline – (632) 703-1736
• Other concerns and Feedback:

See you there! 🙂

  1. cuteehcath says:

    ok sana if me free buffet. lol.

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