QUEZON CITY, PHILIPPINES — More than 20,000 runners are expected to flock the Mall of Asia grounds on January 31, 2010 for the Isang Araw Lang Takbo Para sa Libreng Kolehiyo.
The Isang Araw Lang Takbo Para sa Libreng Kolehiyo encourages people not only to have a healthy lifestyle by exercising, but also by instilling the virtue of sharing goodwill with people, as proceeds of the marathon will directly benefit students of the La Verdad Christian College, the only such school which provide free tuition fees, uniforms, food and accommodation to deserving students.
The exciting marathon will be divided into five categories where family and even kids are welcome. The categories are: Half-marathon Run 21 km, Challenge Run 10 km, Discovery Run 5 km, Fun Run 3 km, Family Run 1 km, Kiddie Run 300 m.
Kids between seven to twelve years old can join the 300 meter run. Those who are between 13 to 70 years old can join either in the Family Run, Fun Run, Discovery Run and Challenge Run while the Half-marathon Run are only for runners between 18-70 years old. Participants are advised to do proper stretching and jogging before they step on the starting line.
A daily exercise will save any runners from injury, however, exercise need not be a chore rather it should be fun. So you may want to bring a friend or a family member with you while you practice for the big day. After all, you are doing it not only for your own good, but also for the benefit of the countless students who deserve a scholarship grant. Mark your calendar as this event will surely be a record breaking sports activity in the history.
For registration forms and race route maps you may visit http://sports37.net/