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Incoming: The Music Run BY Philam Vitality

Posted by on 1. November 2016

Run and let the rhythm of the music be your guide. The Music Run by Philam Vitality is back on December 3, 2016 at McKinley West.  Go through five music-themed zones playing rock, pop, old school, hip hop, and dance as you complete a fun and festive 5K run.

The Music Run

If you want to party while running, The Music Run is the one for you.  Launched in 2014, The Music Run™ is the ultimate 5k running and music festival. For music lovers, casual runners and fun seekers, The Music Run™ is more like a party than a run – it is the only 5km fun run that puts music at the heart. Participants also gets a say on the sound track of the run by voting for their favorite tracks.  It’s the world’s loudest 5k running course, known as ‘The Sound Track’ with over 120 concert-quality speakers pumping up the music as you make your way in the run.

Last had about 10,000 runners on The Music Run’s debut in  the country.  This year they would want to have an equally large or even larger crowd as The Music Run is now at the more accessible McKinley West.  You can be a part of the music, the fun and the entertainment. The five-kilometer run will include five music-themed zones playing rock, pop, old school, hip hop, and dance. Using the live SpotifyMusic Voting App on, participants can vote up to five songs per playlist every day to build the official soundtrack for each zone.

In partnership with music streaming service Spotify, The Music Run™ by Philam Vitalitywill rock Manila on December 3.  Philam Life has been at the forefront of leading innovations in the life insurance industry to change the general perception about insurance. Insurance is about living life to the fullest without worry and being healthy to pursue one’s passion and achieve one’s goals.

“This is the second time that Philam Life is partnering with The Music Run™. We want to send a strong message that being healthy can also be fun and engaging.  One of our company’s main thrusts is healthy living through our Philam Vitality program, which is the first of its kind in the Philippines. It is a full-scale wellness program where members get rewarded for making healthy choices. Through Philam Vitality, we are taking active steps to positively transform the lives of Filipinos by helping them live longer, healthier, and better lives, ”Deputy Head of Philam Vitality Kats Cajucom said.

“While most fun runs originate from the US, The Music Run™ started in Asia and expanded throughout the region before crossing over to Europe and the US in the last two years, The reason for its massive success is its winning formula that combines music with the ever-growing fitness craze into the ultimate running and music festival that also puts control of the run’s soundtrack in the hands of our Music Runners™,” said Martin Capstick, Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Exceed Sports and Entertainment who is organizing the run.

The event will kick off with a pre-run performance by up and coming local alternative band Sud, while the after-run music festival will feature Australian radio house DJ Sam Withers.

Music Runners™ can select from two event packs—the Standard Pack and the Rock Star Pack.The Standard Pack comes with a T-shirt, bag, beat band, sticker, and temporary tattoo. Those who would like to party with the Rock Star Pack will also receive a towel, water bottle, and cap.   Registrants can collect their event packs at Glorietta 5 in Makati from November 26 to 28.

The Music Run™ first took place in Kuala Lumpur in 2014. Since then, it has drawn more than 100,000 runners across 12 events and nine countries.  For more information on The Music Run™ by Philam Vitality, please visit the official website, Facebook page, or YouTube Channel.

Race Details

Date and Venue:

  • Date: December 3, 2016
  • Venue: McKinley West, Taguig City, Manila
  • Time: 3 pm to 8 pm

Kits and Inclusions


  • Online: The Music Run
  • Kit Claiming:
    • Location:  Glorietta 5 Shopping Mall, Makati City
    • Dates: November 26th to 28th
    • Time: 10am – 10pm DailyDetails: Please bring your confirmation email and ID to collect your Event Pack
    • Note:
      • It is mandatory for all participants to collect their event packs on the dates stated above.
      • There is no event pack collection after 28th November.
      • You may authorize a representative to collect the event pack on your behalf if you are unable to do so.
      • Your representative will need to produce the following documents in order to collect on your behalf:
             (a) A copy of your identification card
             (b) Your representative’s identification card

Race Updates:

  • Website: The Music Run

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