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Friday, July 09, 2010

Aboitiz Race to Reduce Challenge: A Race for the NextGen

Friday, July 09, 2010 Posted by vernon go , , , , ,

Aboitiz Race to Reduce Challenge: A Race for the NextGen is a type of advocacy Run to help promote a greener future for the next generation. The Aboitiz Race to Reduce Challenge: A Race for the Next Gen is coming up! Aboitiz Race to Reduce will also promote a Greener Environment for the next Generation.

The Aboitiz race, which features four categories – 3k, 5k, 10k and 21k – will be held on a Sunday. The date for the Aboitiz Race to Reduce Challenge will be on August 22, 2010 at the South Road Properties (SRP) in Cebu City, covering the entire stretch of the SRP until parts of Talisay City. Aboitiz Race to Reduce Challenge assembly time is at 4 AM and starting gun fires off at 5:00 AM. A relaxing foot massage, a hearty breakfast, and a photo op in front of the Race to Reduce photo wall await runners crossing the finish line.

The “race for the next gen” is part of the Aboitiz Group’s information campaign on its sustainability efforts. “We are not just promoting a healthy lifestyle, we want to leave a good home for the next generation,” said Sebastian Lacson, Aboitiz Equity Ventures Chief Reputation Officer.

Aboitiz companies groupwide are participating in an ongoing Race to Reduce Challenge, which encourages employees to reduce their consumption of power, water, and paper. During the Aboitiz Group simultaneous nationwide tree planting in October 2010, a tree will be planted on behalf of every runner who participated in the race.

The Aboitiz Race to Reduce Challenge: A Race for the Next Gen is also a fund-raising project for the Aboitiz Annual Christmas Outreach to be held in the first week of December. During this event, employees spend time with less fortunate children to spread Christmas cheer and joy.

Aboitiz Race to Reduce Challenge Photo Contest:

A Photo Contest during the Race to Reduce Challenge 2010 which shall showcase interesting images captured during the race as it unfolds. Photographers must register to be able to join the contest. Cash prizes are at stake and winning photos will be published in print and online media.

Aboitiz Race to Reduce Details and Online Registration details:

Starting Gun Time: 5:30 am (21K); 5:45 am (10K) and 6:00 am (5K & 3K)
Registration Period: July12- August 14, 2010
Fees: 21K w/ timing chips - P450; 10K w/ Timing Chips - P350; 5K & 3K - P250

Manual Registration are also done on Runnr in Ayala Center Cebu, VECO in SM, Casa Ilongga in Robinson's Fuente, Cebu City Sports Complex - Abellana, Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) Office. Distribution of Race Kits, Race Singlets and Race Bib will be at The Persimmon Plus, Mabolo, Cebu City from August 16 - 21, 2010.