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 entrepreneur Illac Diaz, a cause dubbed as The Bottle School Run will be staged at Bonifacio Global City on June 13. All proceeds of this 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.
The Bottle School Run is a race open for both seasoned and beginner runners alike.
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)
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Distance categories are 3k, 5k, and 10k. Registration fees are P200 for 3k, and P300 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 6:00am (3k).
For further race details, please visit the Bottle School Project’s beta site: www.bottleschoolproject.org. Inquiries may be directed to email@example.com or to Liza Fumar, Co-lead, The Bottle School Run, through 0927 284 54 36. Alternatively, interested parties may contact Edward Kho, Race Director, through 0915-9990187.