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Incoming: Sofitel-Runrio Battle of the Sexes II

Posted by on 26. July 2013

Male vs Female?  Who’s the superior being?  That’s an age-old question that can always bring in a lot of opinions in favor of either sexes.  It’s time to settle the score once again in another run event, Sofitel-Runrio Battle of the Sexes II.  Who would reign supreme as both genders defend their bragging rights on which is a better sex.  It’s Male vs Female trying to beat each other at the finish line with Female Runners having a 3 minute head start for the 5 kilometers distance and 7 minute head start for 10 kilometers distance.  Who’s your bet on who reaches the finish line first.

Over 3,000 runners took part on the first Battle of the Sexes earlier this year

The battlegrounds for the Battle of the Sexes is at Mall of Asia and happening on September 1, 2013 and the loot for the the overall grand winner for both 10K and 5K Category is 1 Sofitel Suite gift certificate for two person including breakfast at Spiral, 1 Nike + Ipod sports kit and 1 pair of World Balance Shoes.  Another interesting concept in this event is introduction of Male and Female Age Group Winners from 16 and below, 17-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59 and 60 and above.  Age group winners in the 5 and 10 Kilometers distances include 1 gift certificates at Spiral for Two Persons. 1 Nike + ipod sports kit and a world balance shoes.  There would also be weekend luxury packages for both 5K and 10K participants consisting of 3-night stay at Sofitel Suite with breakfast for four with full access to Club Millesime, 5 Spiral GCs for two persons, 5 Le Spa Gcs and 1 Vietura Aesthetic Center GC worth P25,000.  Everybody still comes home a winner though from conquering the distance and also being able to support a cause.

Sofitel Philippine Plaza hands over a PHP 755, 000 support to the Virlanie Foundation
L-R: Chevrolet Philippines Managing Director Atty. Albert Arcilla, Virlanie Foundation President and Founder Dominique Lemay, Sofitel Philippine Plaza General Manager Adam Laker and Running Coach Rio dela Cruz

The first Sofitel-Runrio Battle of the Sexes was able to raise P755,000 for Virlanie Foundation, which is a foundation that cares for children in need of special protection; those who are abandoned, abused, exploited, neglected, orphaned, poor.  Battle of the Sexes II aims to help the children of Virlanie further.  Battle of the Sexes not only lets you defend your gender, it also gives you a chance to win fabulous prizes and most of all, to support the cause of Virlanie.

Virlanie Choir serenaded us with some folk and ethnic songs during the launch.

Race Details

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  • Date and Venue: September 1, 2013, Mall of Asia
  • Distance: 10K, 5K
  • Fees:  (Inclusive of Singlet, Bib, Timing Chip and Raffle Entry)
    • 10K – P800
    • 5K – P500
  • Registration Timetable:
    • Online: June 17-August 11, 2013 via Runrio
    • In Store: July 16 – August 25, 2013
      • Riovana BGC
      • Riovan, Katipunan
      • Toby’s MOA
      • Toby’s SM The Block
  • Assembly and Gun Start:
    • 10K: Assembly at 5:00 am, Gun start at 5:30 am
    • 5K: Assembly at 5:00 am, Gun start at 5:45am
  • Race Map

52 Responses to Incoming: Sofitel-Runrio Battle of the Sexes II

  1. Roch

    I don’t think it’s about the battle of the sexes but about the battle of fitness.

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