Tetra Pak: Recycle, Feed, Run 2012

This event, the Tetra Pak Recycle, Feed, Run reminds me of another running event two years ago called The Bottle School Run wherein runners were asked to bring two (2) empty 1.5 or 2 liter PET soda bottles to avail of  low registration fees while the plastic bottles are to be recycled to build a school using these recycled plastic materials.

A similar advocacy is aimed for the Tetra Pak RFR running event on November 18, 2012 wherein to register, runners are required to bring  at least  2 (two) pieces of empty and clean Tetra Pak cartons at the registration centers which will be eventually recycled.

For every Tetra Pak carton received during the registration, one (1) piece of milk in Tetra Pak carton (200ml or 250ml package size) will be donated to a chosen children’s foundation under the Tetra Pak Feed-a-Child Program.

Here are the details of the race:

Event Details:

Tetra Pak RFR 2012

November 18, 2012:  Bonifacio Global City (venue:  Block 32 parking lot area (in front of the Honda cars showroom – between 28th Street Corner 9th Avenue)

3K/5K/10K/21K
Organizer: HyperSports

Registration Fees:

21K      – Php 800
10K      – Php 700
5K        – Php 600
3K        – Php 500

– To register, bring  at least  2 (two) pieces of empty and clean Tetra Pak cartons for recycling, fill out the registration form and pay the registration fee.

–  Bring five (5) pieces of empty and  clean Tetra Pak cartons for recycling to get a Php50 discount on the registration fee.

– IpicoSports time chip holders will get another Php80 discount when you register at ROX.

– Wear your Pinoy Fitness Shirt when you register at ROX-BGC and get additional P50.00 off your registration Fee.

Registration Venues:

– Toby’s Robinsons Ermita
– Toby’s Glorietta
– Toby’s Trinoma
– RUNNR Alabang
– R.O.X. BGC
– A Runner’s Circle Roxas Blvd., Manila

– SecondWind Ortigas
– Ayojak.com.ph – Online

Join the Tetra Pak RFR (Recycle. Feed. Run) event!

Registration Mechanics:

* To register, bring  at least  2 (two) pieces of empty and clean Tetra Pak cartons for recycling, fill out the registration form and pay the registration fee.

* Bring five (5) pieces of empty and  clean Tetra Pak cartons for recycling to get a Php50 discount on the registration fee.

Registration period is from October 1 to November 16, 2012.

PRESS RELEASE:

Tetra Pak Launches Recycle, Feed, Run Event

In cooperation with HyperSports Philippines, Inc., Tetra Pak Philippines will host its first ever road racing entitled Tetra Pak RFR – Recycle. Feed. Run event at Fort Bonifacio Global City, Taguig City on November 18, 2012.

The event encourages fitness and running enthusiasts to join as the race features four categories: 3Km, 5Km, 10Km and the highlight of the event, the half marathon, 21Km. In line with theme of Recycle. Feed. Run, participants will get to do their share in caring for the environment and helping underprivileged children too.

Participants will be encouraged to join the activity by bringing at least 2(two) empty and clean Tetra Pak cartons for recycling when they register and for every Tetra Pak carton received for recycling during the registration, 1(one) ready-to-drink milk in Tetra Pak carton(in 200 ml or 250ml package size) will be donated to a chosen children’s foundation under the Tetra Pak Feed-a-Child program.

In keeping the participants properly hydrated all throughout the event, Tetra Pak and Hypersports are also partnering with Tropicana Coco Quench, which shall be available for all the runners at the hydration stations during the event.

ABOUT TETRA PAK

Tetra Pak is the world’s leading food processing and packaging solutions company. Working closely with our customers and suppliers, we provide safe, innovative and environmentally sound products that each day meet the needs of hundreds of millions of people in more than 170 countries around the world.

With almost 22,000 employees based in over 85 countries, we believe in responsible industry leadership and a sustainable approach to business.  Our motto, “PROTECTS WHAT’S GOOD™,” reflects our vision to make food safe and available, everywhere.

I was able to attend the Tetra Pak RFR launching a few days ago which is organized by HyperSports Philippines, a group of young, dynamic professionals and athletes who have promised to give a great show for Tetra Pac’s inaugural race.

Here are some pictures from the event:

The organizers (seated) with host, Berwin Meily

With the bloggers

On extreme left is Ms. Sheena Atilano, Philippine women’s record holder in the 100 meter hurdles

With Ms.  Shiella Sorrel, Communications and Environment Coordinator of Tetra Pak, Philippines

More information about Tetra Pak is available at www.tetrapak.com

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