The Bottle School Run: Runners Could Be Advocates

Last year, a million young school children’s education was disrupted and about 2,800 pre-school classrooms were destroyed due to the typhoons Ondoy and Pepeng.
This year, through the pioneering efforts and innovative solutions of MYSHELTER spearheaded by the country’s noted social entrepreneur Illac Diaz, in partnership with the Department of Education, City of Taguig, Pepsi, Insular Life and Cecon, a one-of-kind run-for-a-cause dubbed as The Bottle School Run will be staged at Bonifacio Global City on June 13. All proceeds of this noteworthy race will be used to replace and rebuild a damaged school in Taguig using a ground-breaking architectural model – school classrooms mainly made of soda PET bottles.
Now, runners of all persuasions are invited to actively take part in a unique racing event to create a community-based, people-empowered solution which starts with building ecologically-sound and architecturally-revolutionary classrooms for children aspiring to pursue a path of literacy and knowledge.
The Bottle School Run is a distinctive race for seasoned and beginner runners alike as it provides them with an opportunity to become advocate runners who can champion an honest cause, a solution that can change the world. It sets a symbolic backdrop where the chase of each participant runner for individual personal records lets beneficiary children chase their dream of obtaining education.
Registration for The Bottle School Run starts on May 29, Saturday and lasts until June 11, Friday. Registration centers are:
Planet Sports Trinoma (1PM to 8PM)
Planet Sports Alabang (1PM to 8PM)
Planet Sports Glorietta (1PM to 8PM)
Taguig City – Fort Bonifacio Satellite Office, 3rd Flr, Market! Market! (9AM to 5PM)
Distance categories are 3k, 5k, and 10k. Registration fees are Php200 for 3k, and Php300 for 5k and 10k. All participating runners are requested to bring two bottles with a 1.5 or 2 liter size of any soda brand on race day. Gunstart times are 5:30AM (10k), 5:45AM (5k), and 6AM (3k).
So When In Manila, do come show some love and support to the Philippine Youth! Come bring some plastic bottles and also participate in THE BOTTLE SCHOOL RUN!!! Your Karma will surely love you back for it! =)

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