Financial Fitness Run: Another Greentennial Running Event

It’s an ordinary 3k/5k/10k and 21k road race alright but the advocacy behind this is quite unique in that its aim is to bring awareness of our financial, commercial or monetary security in life.

A brainchild of CFA Philippines (Chartered Financial Analysts), the fun run, “Financial Fitness Run” is being introduced into its program to make people understand how markets really work and to provide prospective investors with sufficient knowledge on how to make more informed and more prudent investment decisions. 

The “Financial Fitness Run”, to be held on February 23, 2014 is the kick-off event of CFA Philippines’ Putting Investors First, a month-long investor awareness campaign. The CFA Philippines decided to introduce the fun run into the program since over the past decade, running as part of a healthier lifestyle has become a well-entrenched activity in the Philippines.

The “Financial Fitness Run” aims to capitalize on the popularity of this sport in order to generate a broad-based heightened level of awareness for the “investor rights”.

Financial Fitness Run
February 23, 2014 @ 4AM
Bonifacio Global City
3K/5K/10K/21K
Organizer: The Greentennial Run

Registration Fees:
3K – Php 500
5K – Php 500
10K – Php 700
– Inclusive of Singlet, Race number, Timing Chip, Medal and Finisher’s Shirt for the Top 50 Male and Female Finishers of 3K/5K/10K

21K – Php 800
– Inclusive of Singlet, Race number, Timing Chip, THROPHY and 21K Finisher Shirt

REGISTRATION SITES: 

Li Ning Mall of Asia
2/F South Entertainment Mall, Mall of Asia

Li Ning Alabang Town Center
3/F Alabang Town Center, Muntinlupa City

Yonex Mega Mall
3rd Level, Bldg. A SM Megamall, EDSA corner Julia Vargas Avenue, Mandaluyong
+63 (2) 9147430

Juego Trinoma
3/F Trinoma Mall, EDSA corner North Avenue, Quezon City
+63 (2) 9018985

Juego SM North Edsa Annex
3rd Level, SM City North EDSA-Annex, SM City North Edsa, North Avenue corner EDSA, Quezon City
+63 (2) 7205035

Juego SM Fairview
1st Level, SM City Fairview, 202 Quirino Highway corner Regalado Avenue, Greater Lagro, Quezon City
+63 (2) 4416739

Juego GreenBelt 4
2nd Level, Greenbelt 4, Makati Avenue corner Dela Rosa St., Ayala Center, Makati
+63 (2) 7575881

Juego Market Market
4th Level, Market! Market!, 26th St. corner C5, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig
+63 (2) 7922180

Juego Ali Mall
Ground Floor, Ali Mall, Cubao, Quezon City
+63 (2) 7096995

Juego Farmers Market
Second Floor, New Farmers Plaza, Cubao, Quezon City
+63 (2) 7097327

A Runners Circle Manila
Unit H, Aloha Hotel, 2150 Roxas Blvd. corner Quirino Avenue, Malate, Manila
+63 (2) 5674768

Secondwind Teachers Village
45 Malingap St., Teachers Village, Quezon City
+63 (2) 2384005

Secondwind Ortigas Home Depot
Ortigas Home Depot, Julia Vargas Avenue, Pasig City
+63 (2) 9140283

Secondwind GreenHills G-Strip
Unit 107, G-Strip, Greenhills Shopping Center, San Juan
+63 (2) 9457856

100 Miles Cafe in BGC
Second Floor, Fort Pointe, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig City
+63 (2) 8086001

Race Director Rovic Canono during the event’s launch

PRESS RELEASE:

CFA Society Philippines kicks-off its investor awareness campaign by organizing the Financial Fitness Run
First to give out trophies in Metro Manila races for its half-marathoners

MANILA, PHILIPPINES, February 3, 2014 – The CFA Society Philippines, a non-profit professional membership organization of finance and investment practitioners, is organizing a fun run entitled “Financial Fitness Run” to be held on February 23, 2014 at BGC, Taguig City.

“Financial Fitness Run is the kick-off event of the CFA Society Philippines’ investor awareness campaign. The society aims to capitalize on the popularity of this sport in order to generate a broad-based heightened level of awareness of investor rights, to encourage the financial community to demonstrate its commitment to put investors’ interests its priority and, ultimately, to help improve the financial literacy among Filipinos,” said Gavin C. Lee, CFA, Vice President of CFA Society Philippines. Funds raised from this event will be used to support the retail investment conference which will be part of the investor awareness campaign.

Interested runners can register with any of our registration partners namely 100 Miles Café, A Runner’s Circle, Juego, Secondwind, Yonex and Li-ning These registration sites are located in major shopping malls and
business districts within Metro Manila. The good news is that the racekits can be claimed upon registration.

There is no need to go back to registration centers for separate claiming of racekit. Another exciting news is that every 21k finisher will receive a finisher trophy and a finisher shirt. “I urge running enthusiasts to join this race especially the half-marathon. Financial Fitness Run will give out trophies to all 21k finishers, a first in Metro Manila races,” said Rovic Gloria Canono, Race Director. All 3k, 5k, and 10k finishers will receive finisher medals but only the top 100 finishers of each category will get finisher shirts.

Gun start will be at 4:30am for 21k, 5:30am for 10k, 5:50am for 5k, and 6:00am for 3k. It is important to note that hydration stations
will be available at every 1km.

Financial Fitness Run is powered by Greentennial Run and supported by the following sponsors: COL Financial, Inc., Philam Life Asset Management, Inc., Jollibee Food Corp., MSCI, Seaoil, Energy Development Corp.,
Cardams Shoes, ATR Kim Eng, Macquarie, Benby Enterprises, Nivea, and Quaker Oats. The race clock will be provided by Soleus Philippines.

To learn more about the Financial Fitness Run, please visit http://thesocietyevents.wix.com/financialfitness2014.
Like the Financial Fitness Run facebook page to get the most recent updates, visit https://www.facebook.com/financialfitnessrun.

Race Reminders:

Best if you bring your own favorite cold drink. Hydration stations will be provided along the race route.

Kindly throw used cups in trash bins.

Medals for first 100 (50 men, 50 women) in 3k, 5k, and 10k categories.

Trophies for ALL finishers in 21k category.

Cash prize for top 3 finishers in all categories, male and female.
21k – 1st Place Php5,000; 2nd Place Php4,000; 3rd Place Php3,000
10k – 1st Place Php4,000; 2nd Place Php3,000; 3rd Place Php2,000
5k – 1st Place Php2,000; 2nd Place Php1,500; 3rd Place Php1,000
3k – 1st Place Php1,500; 2nd Place Php1,000; 3rd Place Php800

Race proceeds even with light rain. NO RESCHEDULING or REFUND if fun run is cancelled due to force majeur. Proceeds will be donated automatically to the beneficiary.

Baggage counter opens at 3:00AM and closes at 8:00AM.

Avoid bringing valuables. Race organizers will not be responsible for losses.

Organizers’ decision are FINAL.

Wear racebibs at all times. Absolutely NO BANDITS allowed.

Wash race shirt prior to race.

CONTEST for Runners:
1.) Best in Buiness Attire,
2.) Biggest delegation by an Institution,
3.) Biggest delegration by a School,
4.) Biggest delegation by a Runners’ Club

SAFETY FIRST. Participants must retire immediately if organizing committee found them not physically fit to
continue the race.

Pay parking available near start/finish arc.

CFA Philppines and Greentennial are an advocate of fitness and health. No smoking in the event area.

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