All is set and ready for the 2nd Araw ng Dabaw Phoenix Marathon this Sunday, March 10, 2013. Around 2,500 runners will hit the road of Davao City from SM Premiere to SM Lanang. Runners from Davao, Tagum, General Santos, Cagayan De Oro, Bacolod, Cebu, Iligan, Surigao, Camiguin, and Manila will join the race.
Celebrities from media partner TV5, led by Benjie Paras, Erika Padilla, Mara Aquino, James Velasquez and Lia Cruz will also grace the run.
The categories are 3K, 5K, 10K, 21K and 42K, with winners each for men and women.
A Zumba party will start at around 2:30 am to warm up runners, while DJ Yuri will play music for all. Exciting prizes will also be raffled.
Assembly time is 2:30 am for 42K, 4:00 am for 21K, 4:30 am for 10K, and 4:30 am for both 5K and 3K. The run will start and end at SM Lanang Premier.
Adidas is giving 15% discount on selected regular priced items, valid until March 31, 2013. To avail, the Phoenix Marathon participant just has to present his/her stub together with the race bib.
Kopiko will give free bottomless coffee and there will be a free massage for all.
The 2nd Araw ng Dabaw Phoenix Marathon dubbed as “The SM to SM Run” is for the benefit of the Phoenix Philippines Foundation’s programs on Education, Environment, Health and Safety, and Outreach and Disaster Relief.
For more information, go to www.facebook.com/phoenixdavaorun or dial the Araw ng Dabaw Phoenix Marathon hotline: 0917-307-8735 and 0921-594-9303.
The 2nd Araw ng Dabaw Phoenix Marathon is presented by Phoenix Petroleum Philippines, Pioneer Insurance, Marra Builders, SM City Davao, and SM Lanang Premier. It is held in partnership with the City Government of Davao, TV5 as the official media partner, and is organized by Vantage Sports.
Major sponsors of the Phoenix Petroleum Araw ng Dabaw events are Connex Technology & Industrial Services, Joy Trade Marketing, Kairos, Contractors Supply Depot, Custom Grafix, Algon Engineering, Seadove Maritime Services, Inc., and Trans-overseas (Gilbarco). Gold sponsors are Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf, Brenton Engineering Product Corp, Mechatrends, EEI Construction & Marine, Inc., and BDO. Silver sponsors are Gov. Arturo Uy, Servityre/Aeolous, ESBE Builders, Isuzu Davao, Yangking Engineering, RB Apilado, FC Core Construction, EMCOR, HSBC, and Development Bank of the Philippines. Bronze sponsors are Chinatrust, Loc-Seal Industrial Corp., Unifield Enterprises, Fluidynamics, Motortrade, Cebu DLS, Ohcotech Corporation, RMH Engineering, Astig Energy Drink, Unifrutti, DOLE Philippines, Marchael Fishing, POLLO PORCO LECHON, China Bank, KEWL Solutions, Fasttrack Solutions, Inc., Greenflex Consulting, Hope Management & Engineering Services, Land Bank of the Philippines, H2ZERO, Nature Spring, and IEPI-International Engineers Phils, Inc.(pr)