Makati, Philippines—August 16, 2017—Nutrilite™, world’s No. 1 selling vitamins and dietary supplements brand, is hosting the 5th edition of its annual Nutrilite™ Health Run, a national initiative that advocates wellness and healthy living.
This year, Nutrilite™ aims to gather more than 12,000 runners in Manila and Davao.
“Amway advocates a holistic, healthy, and active lifestyle. We are committed to our advocacy to encourage more people to prioritize their personal wellness. We want more people to live healthy by eating right, taking the right supplements, and being active. Our annual Nutrilite™ Health Run is our proof of providing a health sustaining activity for all,” said Leni Olmedo, Country Manager, Amway Philippines.
This year’s Nutrilite™ Health Run will cover four categories—1K, 5K, 10K, and 21K respectively. It will kick off in Manila on October 15 at the SM Mall of Asia Complex Grounds. This will be followed by the Davao leg, which will be held on October 29 at the at SM Ecoland.
“This year, we are adding the 21K together with the other distances. We acknowledge the fact that Filipino runners want to challenge themselves. That is why having this distance as part of the race, participants are assured with first class race organization, management and, more importantly on the safety of our event. We partnered with RUNRIO, Events, Inc. to bring just the best experience for them. The run is something we are highly committed to as we continue to encourage healthy and active lifestyle among the Filipino community,” Olmedo added.
All 21K Finishers will receive a Finisher’s Medal and Finisher’s Shirt. The 1st 21K runner to cross the finish line, on the other hand, will get a P20,000 Cash Prize while the 1st 10K Finisher will get a P10,000 Cash Prize.
During the race proper, runners will have the chance to win exciting raffle prizes and experience Amway Brands through the Race Ville Expo. The event will also highlight the live performance of Sponge Cola, a notable supporter, and participant in the Nutrilite™ Health Run.
Meanwhile, to help the participants prepare for the run, a Free Running Clinic will be held at the Ayala Triangle Gardens in Makati City every Mondays and Wednesdays from 7 pm to 9 pm starting this August 16. The same activity will also be held at the People’s Park in Davao City every Tuesdays and Thursdays starting on September 5.
The registration fee for the health run is PhP250, for the 1K, 5K, and 10K, and PhP850 for the 21K, respectively. All the participating runners will also get free Nutrilite™ Health Run shirt and race bib.
Registration is open until October 13, 2017, in all Amway Distribution Centers (Makati, Cagayan De Oro, Cebu, and Davao) or online through amway.com.phor runrio.com. In-store registration for select Toby’s Stores in Manila will start on August 28.
Gun time is 5:30 am for 1K, 5:30 am for 5k, 5:00 am for 10k and 3:30 am for the 21K distances respectively.
The proceeds of the run will go to the Amway One By One Campaign for Children, a program initiated by the company in partnership with the Department of Education (DepEd). This program is in line with the government agency’s “Adopt-A-School Program” (ASP), which seeks to promote literacy through storytelling.
Since 2015, Amway’s campaign has completed six library projects that benefited more than 10, 000 students annually in six beneficiary schools nationwide. Among these schools are:
• Francisco Benitez Elementary School, Makati City
• South City Central Elementary School, Cagayan de Oro City
• Carreta Elementary School, Cebu City
• Urdaneta South City Central Elementary, School, Pangasinan City
• Highway Hills Integrated Elementary, School, Mandaluyong City
• Lacson Elementary School, Davao City
• Rafael Palma Elementary School, City of Manila
Nutrilite™ is exclusively distributed by Amway Philippines.