The 7-Eleven Run will be in Davao City for two consecutive seasons next year as it will be staged on February 3, 2019 simultaneous with two separate locations in Luzon and Visayas.
Organizers said it will be a more exciting footrace for both professional and recreational runners given with the plenty of freebies and cash prizes. The race was first held simultaneously in 3 venues across the country this year, with over 25,000 runners participating. The 2019 version promises to be even bigger, better and more exciting. New race categories will be introduced next year. At stake also is the opportunity to compete to an international Asian marathon and to win a 500,000 cash prize.
The race in Luzon will be held in Filinvest City, Alabang. The Visayas leg will be held at Cebu Business Park and the Mindanao leg will be in SM City Davao.
7-Eleven will be introducing the 32K category next year. Runners also have an options to take a short 500-meter run for kids in Manila and Cebu, a 10K buddy category up to a 42K full marathon.
Davao leg will have the same categories except the 500-meter kiddie run. The complete list of categories in Davao are as the following: 3K, 5K, 5K Buddy, 10K, 10K Buddy, 16K, 21K, 32K and 42K.
As always, 7-Eleven continues to support Filipino athletes. The overall top 3 Filipino winners for 21K, 32K and 42K will be awarded cash prizes and medals, plus a chance to join an international marathon in Asia with an all-expense paid trip. The 2018 winners of the 21K and 42K races were sent to Jeju, South Korea, competing the 23rd Jeju International Tourism Marathon Festival where they dominated the top spots in their respective race categories.
To further encourage the spirit of competition, 7-Eleven will be giving away bonus cas prize to the top Filipino athlete who can beat the Philippine record for 42K category. The record setter will take home 500,000 pesos in cash.
Registration is now open and will be up until January 15, 2019 only. Customers can also redeem free race kits from the CLiQQ Rewards Catalog when theyu buy participating items from sponsors. Run 2019 e-stamps can be earned when customers buy participating items worth 100 pesos and have their CLiQQ app bar code scanned. To redeem free race kits, customers must earn 8 e-stamps for non-buddy categories and 16 e-stamps for buddy categories. Promo runs from November 21-January 1, 2019.
Be sure to visit the official website at https://run711.com/ and follow its facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/run711 for more information about the race.