1,500 runners of Phoenix Night Run to kick off Tagum Summer Sportsfest

 Over 1,500 runners are expected to participate in the Tagum City Phoenix Night Run: Dagan Para Sa Pinoy-anan on May 21, 2011, Saturday at the New Tagum City Hall. Registration has been extended to May 20 to accommodate late registrants.
The Run will take place on the opening day of the Tagum Summer Sports Festival 2011 on May 21. The Sporfest will feature drag racing, table tennis, sepak takraw, football, chess, bowling, beach volleyball, softball, badminton, arnis, karatedo, circuit racing, and dog ability show.
The entire Tagum Sportsfest runs from May 21-28, 2011 at different venues in Tagum City.
Phoenix Petroleum will give out more than P100,000 in cash and other prizes for the winners of the Night Run. All categories have prizes for both men and women winners.
The run’s theme “Dagan Para Sa Pinoy-anan” will support the government of Tagum in its “Bahay Lingap Program” which provides free house renovation to less fortunate residents of the city.
New Tagum City Hall will be the start and finish venue of the Night Run. The categories are 3K, 5K, 10K, and 21K, with winners each for men and women. Other fun event is the Jazz Up your Singlet contest.
21K first-placers will receive a grand prize of P10,000 in cash and a trophy. 10K winners will get P7,000 and a trophy.  5K winners will receive P5,000 in cash. The 3K category is open to all but competing for children 12 years old and below. Winners will receive P2,000 cash.
Registration is ongoing at the Tagum City Tourism Office, Gaisano Grand Mall of Tagum, Phoenix Acacia station in Davao City, and Run Club Davao, Davao City.
Entry fees are P200 for 3K and 5K Run inclusive of race bib and finisher’s certificate. Fee for 10K is P250 and for 21K, P350 inclusive of race bib and finisher’s certificate. 21K finishers will also receive a medal.  The first 1,500 registrants will receive a limited edition Phoenix Run singlet.
The Tagum City Phoenix Night Run is presented by Phoenix Petroleum Philippines and organized by Vantage Sports Promotions. PR

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