Kenny’s Open ’09 Urbanite Run

kennyI attended last night’s Blogger’s launching of the Kenny’s Open ’09 Urbanite Run, a 5, 10 & 15K race that will  be held on the night of Saturday, August 15, 2009 to accommodate a total of 3,000 runners. This race is in partnership with

  1. To join the Kenny’s Open 2009 Urbanite Run, interested participants must purchase an Urbanite Run Ticket for P600 at any Kenny Roger’s Roasters branch or the new Kenny’s Roast and Grill restaurant at the Powerplant.

Registration will be from July 15 to August 11, 2009  thru designated registration sites.

Urbanite Run Tickets will entitle participants to this

Urbanite Run Tickets will entitle participants to this

  1. Eat: Bearers are entitled to an Urbanite meal from Kenny Rogers. Simply present the Urbanite Run Ticket at any Kenny Rogers branch to claim the Urbanite meal. Redemption period from July 15 to Aug. 15, 2009.
  2. Run: The Urbanite Run Ticket will serve as the runner’s registration voucher, to be attached to their registration form, if they register manually. See below for registration details.
  3. Donate: Serve as runner’s donation to Hands On Manila Foundation. On the day of the run, bearers are to drop the “Donate” portion of their Urbanite Run Tickets at the designated box on-site.
    1. Interested participants must go to the available Finishline Registration booths at the four (4) pre-identified marathons:
      1. i.      2nd GIG Run, UP Diliman
      2. ii.      Milo Manila Elimination, Luneta Grandstand
      3. iii.      Robinson’s Fit & Fun Wellness Buddy Ru, NBC Tent
      4. iv.      Globe Run For Home on July 19 at The Global City, Fort Bonifacio, Taguig City
    2. Interested participants may also register their details at Nike Park and Runnr and claim race materials on-site.
    3. Manual registration will also be available to last-minute participants on the night of the run – within 1hr before call time.

On the night of the run, participants must arrive at 8:00 pm. Assembly and gun start times of each division are as follows:



Gun Start



8:30PM (TBC)



8:45PM (TBC)



9:00PM (TBC)

Glow in the dark wristbands and sleek jerseys will be given!  And it doesn’t stop there!  After crossing the finish line, runners will cap off the evening with entertainment and deliciously healthy eating! With the bang and percussion stylings of Tribo Manila thumping while you eat your favorite Kenny Rogers Roasters meals, you can chat around with friends and actually put up your feet for a real night to remember! And what’s more, there’s a lot in-store for runners who speed by the quickest: exciting cash prizes and cool consolation prizes will be given away.

The Kenny’s Open 2009 Urbanite Run is for the benefit of Hands-On Manila foundation.  Donations from the Urbanite Run fund “racing” will be given to championing nutrition for kids.

This is how the strting line will look at night

This is how the starting line will look at night


12 responses to “Kenny’s Open ’09 Urbanite Run

  1. Sir Rene, nice chatting with you last night 🙂 Yummy Ribs and chicken hehe 🙂 I sure am excited for this event!


  2. well it seems everyone here are running for the first time. actually i’ve been running before but not for the causal change. maiba nmn ika nga. i will be up for the 21k and believe me nakahabol ako sa registration.til July 14 p pla ang registration. here’s the link nga pla

  3. i joined the race last night and it was fun i raced for 10k and finish it with a time of 54mins, and it was my first marathon i never stop and i try to finish it without stopping or walking

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