Races You DON’T Want To Miss: The Quezon City International Marathon & The Cebu City Marathon

The Quezon City International Marathon
18 October 2009
Categories: 5K / 10K / 21K / 42K

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Good news to Cebu-based runners (whether permanent or otherwise) – you can register for this event in Cebu itself! =D Registration sites are the following:

All TIMEX Watches Branches Nationwide – Cebu, SM Megamall, SM Southmall, SM North Edsa, SM Mall of Asia, Greenbelt 3

Nike Park ā€“ Bonifacio High Street, Fort Bonifacio, Taguig City

Secondwind Running Store ā€“ Teachers Village, Diliman, Quezon City

Other registration venues will be announced soon. For those who will be registering late due to uncontrollable circumstances, you will have to go to the Quezon City Hall for it.

Medals will be given away to 21K and 42K finishers. =D

Registration fees as follows:
Regular Rates (11 September – 4 October)
5K – Php300
10K – Php300
21K – Php500
42K – Php650

Late Registration (5 October – 11 October)
5K – Php450
10K – Php450
21K – Php650
42K – Php800

International participants have a registration fee of $40.

Assembly time and gun time listed below:
5K – 5:30AM, 6:00AM
10K – 5:15AM, 5:45AM
21K – 4:30AM, 5:00AM
42K – 4:00AM, 4:30AM

Click here for more information.

The Cebu City Marathon
10 January 2010
Categories: 5K / 21K / 42K

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You might be surprised why there is no 10K event for this race. The logic? They’re urging runners who have gotten used to running 10K to move up to the next level, so to speak. As such, they want veteran runners to test their skills and bravura by signing up for the 21K route. The 5K event is retained for those who want to try out running. And for the first time, the queen city of the south will have its very first 42K route, which will pass by the IT Park, the SRP, a portion of the Cebu Business Park, and Banilad. This is a good route indeed – it covers east to west and back.

In addition, this activity will be part of the Sinulog festivities next year. This race should be grand in itself. =)

Registration will start sometime in September. Watch out for it.

Click here for more information.

For those who deign on joining these races, train well, hydrate frequently, keep your spirits at par, and the best of luck! See you on the road! =)

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2 responses

  1. The cebu marathon certainly is great news! i’ve always wanted to run in cebu. i just hope they’d have registration centers here in manila!

    Hello there Wilson!

    Yup, the Cebu City Marathon is something worth looking out for. If my project here in the queen city of the south extends until next year, maybe I can register for you. =)

    Just the same, I hope their registration extends up to Luzon!

    August 31, 2009 at 7:47 PM

  2. QCIM down… one to go. Already bought plane tickets for Cebu. Hope they have registration here in Manila! See you soon šŸ™‚

    Hi Dennis,

    I can tell that you’re pumped to run this one. Once I get word that registration is now open, I’ll let the public know about it.

    See you soon, bro! =)

    October 20, 2009 at 9:35 AM

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