Event: Siargao International Marathon Run for the Mangroves 2017


Siargao is home to beautiful beaches and islands that is sure to make any wanderlust drool. Naked Island, Guyam Island, Daku Island, the Magpupungkod Rock Pool and Sugba Lagoon are just some of the scenic spots and natural wonders that Siargao offers. This quaint province in Mindanao has been gaining vast popularity among tourists.

Now here's another reason to visit Siargao. Achieve that dream 'racecation' and join the Siargao International Marathon on July 23, 2017.

RUN FOR THE MANGROVES


On the way to Sugba Lagoon, one passes through the Del Carmen Mangroves. This mangrove forest is the 2nd largest in the country and is home to 27 out of the 70 species in the world. Sadly, vast tracks of mangroves are being illegally cut for charcoal.

It is in this light , thru the leadership of Del Carmen Mayor Alfredo Matugas Coro, that a mangrove rehabilitation program was started and hopes to be maintained thru the launch of the first Siargao International Marathon, This event also aims to promote the beautiful island of Siargao as a place for sports and eco tourism.

There will be two categories: 21KM and 42KM. It is open to participants from all over the world ages 18 and above. There's a registration fee of Php 1,400 for the 21KM Run and Php 1,800 for the 42KM run. Online registration is ongoing until July 16, 2017. Check www.runrio.com/siargaomarathon2017.
Race kit includes singlet and race bib with D-tag. Post race: Loot bags with sponsors freebies and drinks, finishers medal and shirt and a pledge of mangrove seedling. 

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RACE SINGLET


FINISHER SHIRTS


RACE ROUTES



PRIZES

Trophies, medals and cash prizes will be given to the Top Finishers:

21KM Run (Men's and Women's Division)
Champion: Php 10,000 + Trophy
Runner-Up: Php 7,000 + Trophy
3rd Place: Php 5,000 + Trophy

42KM Run (Men's and Women's Division)
Champion: Php 20,000 + Trophy
Runner-Up: Php 15,000 + Trophy
3rd Place: Php 10,000 + Trophy

Participants may now register at www.runrio.com and also have the option to book their direct flights from Manila to Siargao via Skyjet Airlines. For more info, click HERE or like the official FB page, fb.com/runrioeventsinc/. 

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About Allan Bough

Allan works full time as a Recruitment Head for an IT Solutions company in Makati and juggles blogging along side. He’s fond of travelling, a certified beach and nature lover and would want to explore more of Earth’s riches. A former community theater director, a pre school teacher and a frustrated Star In A Million contestant, Allan hopes of conquering the big stage for a spotlight one day. Conversation and people are his passion.
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