The first leg of the highly anticipated race kicks off on March 18

Runrio Trilogy 2018 kicks off its Manila leg this Mar. 18, Sunday at the SM Mall of Asia where 6,000 runners are expected to race in three categories—21K, 10K, and 5K

Running enthusiasts can also look forward to more exciting running activities in store for everyone. First is the 5K Family Run in which teams consisting of family members will race together. Even kids 15 years or below can 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 open for participants 16 years old and above.

Registration fees for each category are as follows:

21K – P1,800

10K Individual – P1,200

10K Buddy – P1,050 each

5K Individual – P900

5K Family and Barkada – P775 each

The race kit includes a race shirt and a bib, which may be claimed at The Plaza, Resorts World Manila from Mar. 15 to 17, 12nn to 8pm. Finishers are entitled to a finisher’s shirt (for 21K runners), a finisher’s medal, and a drawstring bag.

Those who will be participating should take note of their respective assembly times:

21K – 3am

10K – 3:50 am

10K Buddy Run – 3:50 am

5K Individual, Family, and Barkada Run – 4am

“This year promises to be exciting for us and for all those who want to join our runs,” said Rio Dela Cruz, RUNRIO president and CEO. “Running enthusiasts can look forward to the 2018 RUNRIO Trilogy not only as an avenue to push their limits but also to spend quality time with friends and family.”

Runrio Trilogy is the premier running series in the country. It highlights progression running leading to a full marathon with the aim of encouraging runners to perform better at each leg. This year, part of the proceeds will go to support the Yes Pinoy Foundation to support the organization’s philanthropic works.

Special thanks to the official sports drink Gatorade, venue partners SM Mall of Asia, Resorts World Manila, official timing partner Garmin, and hydration partner Maynilad