Aerotropolis Half Marathon (SCTEX Challenge) All Set

CLARK is it! So Clark Freeport Zone in Pampanga will be the next showcase for the 1st ever Aerotropolis Half-Marathon! The race organizers, Hubble Multisport, a group of multi-talented triathletes who are all members of the TriClark Triathlon Team have chosen Global Gateway Logistic City (GGLC) in Clark where the race will start and take runners along the Subic-Clark-Tarlac Expressway (SCTEX).

The race will be held on January 19, 2014 and will also feature 10k, 5k and 3k categories.

The race will be run on paved streets throughout and runners will find the course mostly flat along the SCTEX and return back and snake inside the GGLC before finally going back toward the finish line.

The inaugural GGLC Aerotropolis Half Marathon aims to be the premier running event in Central Luzon by providing a unique and unforgettable experience to participants. The event targets to attract over 2,000 participants.

Here are more details of the race:

AEROTROPOLIS HALF-MARATHON

Date                            : January 19, 2014 (Sunday)

Venue                        : GGLC Grounds, Clark Freeport Zone, Pampanga

Event Formats       : 21km, 10km, 5km, 3km

Start times:

  • 21km             5:45 AM
  •  10km            6:00 AM
  •   5km              6:15 AM
  •   3km              6:30 AM

  • REGISTRATION FEES 
  • Nov. 4, 2013 to Nov. 30, 2013

  •   21km             Php 950.00
  •   10km             Php 650.00
  •     5km              Php 550.00
  •     3km              Php 400.00

Dec. 1, 2013 to Dec. 31, 2013

  •   21km             Php1,000.00
  •   10km             Php700.00
  •     5km              Php600.00
  •     3km              Php450.00

Jan. 1, 2014 onwards

  •   21km             Php1,100.00
  •   10km             Php750.00
  •      5km             Php650.00
  •      3km             Php500.00

Online Registration via: http://www.clarkisit.com

:Registration partners

New Balance

  • Inclusions                    : Finisher’s technical T shirt, Finisher’s medal, Race bib, Loot bag
  • Race Pack claiming     : January 16-18, 2014 – Venue to be announced
  • Aid Stations                 : There will be adequate hydration, nutrition and medical support along the entire length of the course.
  • Entertainment             : There will be periodic entertainment stations along the course to motivate and encourage participants to the finish.
  • Race Organizer           : Hubble Multisport Inc.

: Race Director – Jumbo Tayag 0917 8977470

  • Presenter                    : Global Gateway Logistics City

Finishers Shirt

Finishers’ Medal

GLOBAL GATEWAY LOGISTICS CITY SETS VERY FIRST AEROTROPOLIS HALF MARATHON

CLARK FREEPORT – Global Gateway Logistic City (GGLC) will host the very first GGLC Aerotropolis Half Marathon dubbed as “SCTEX Challenge: Run Beyond Your Limits”. The Half Marathon will start at the GGLC grounds extending to the Subic-Clark-Tarlac Expressway (SCTEX) on January 19, 2014. An estimated 2000 participants will join the marathon composed of 3km, 5km, 10km and 21km distances.

According to Peregrine and GGLC Vice President for Sales & Marketing Jeff Pradhan, “Global Gateway Logistics City aims to showcase Clark as a premiere sports venue through our first Aerotropolis Half Marathon, similarly promoting camaraderie among sports enthusiasts of all ages in the Philippines especially in the Metro Clark community.”

Pradhan added that the Aerotropolis Half Marathon which is staged to start at the GGLC grounds targets to provide assistance to a local orphanage in Angeles City.

“The marathon will also benefit a select orphanage in Angeles City funded only by donations and individual sponsorships. This is a part of GGLC’s corporate social responsibility programs aimed at giving back to the society,” said Pradhan.

Organized by Hubble Multisport in partnership with GGLC, this aims to be the premier running event in Central Luzon by utilizing SCTEX in the course which allows participants to enjoy the scenic view of the country’s longest expressway giving them a unique and unforgettable running experience.

“The marathon course is something to look forward to. A portion of the SCTEX will be closed to traffic so runners can experience a full view of the expressway – a rare opportunity for runners. We will also have pacers for all levels for the half marathon and entertainment stations all along the route which gives a fun and exciting running environment,” said Race Director and Hubble Representative Jumbo Tayag.

There will be water stations and designated medical booth to ensure safety of the runners. Worth P70,000 cash prizes, medals and certificates are at stake. Each participant will receive a finisher’s technical t-shirt, finisher’s medal, race bib, timing chip and a loot bag.

GGLC Official during the launch

Jumbo Tayag of Hubble Multisport

To know more about the run, visit http://www.clarkisit.com/aerotropolishalfmarathon. As an early bird promo (until November 30, 2013) registration fees for 21km, 10km, 5km and 3km are as follows: P950.00, P650.00, P550.00, and P400.00 respectively.

And for the regular rates (December 1, 2013 to December 31, 2013) registration fees for 21km, 10km, 5km and 3km are as follows: P1,000.00, P700.00, P600.00, and P450.00 respectively.

For more details, please contact +63 920-961-6758 or email hubblemultisport@gmail.com.

About Global Gateway Logistics City

Global Gateway Logistics City is the Philippines’ very first Aerotropolis, an urban plan in which the layout, infrastructure, and economy is centered around an airport, existing as an airport city. The 177-hectare master planned mixed use aviation oriented logistics and business center of excellence approximately $3-Billion worth of investment at full build-out.

It is a perfect blend of modern, state-of-the-art offices and commercial spaces to highly efficient warehousing and light industrial facilities with its four zones: LOGISTICS PARK, BUSINESS PARK, AERO PARK and TOWN CENTER. Powered by Cisco® Smart+Connected Communities blueprint, making the new aerotropolis one of the most technologically advanced communities in the country.

About Hubble Multisport

Hubble Multisport was formed in 2011 with the aim of promoting an active and healthy lifestyle through organizing various running and endurance events like cycling, swimming, duathlon, aquathlon and triathlons. Its five directors are members of the prominent TriClark Triathlon Team.

The company is well-connected through its network that includes local running groups, local cyclists and multisport teams all over the Philippines. Hubble Multisport has been organizing races since 2011 and its directors have been joining this type of events for the past 8 years. (Press Release)

For more information, visit http://www.clarkisit.com/aerotropolishalfmarathon/

Teaser Video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mr2JpCNqnzo&feature=c4-overview&list=UUm6CyrLPGOggAs9p9i0qzng

Animated Route: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q-WazDDktvk

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