RunRio Trilogy 2017

Published in: SPORTS/OUTDOORS - June 02. 2017 - Written by Janette Varon

RUNRIO events, headed by renowned running coach Rio dela Cruz, brings back the RUNRIO Trilogy 2017, one of the country’s premier three-part running event. The first leg kicked off on June 25 at the metro’s newest entertainment hub Okada Manila in Parañaque City.

Sponsored by Adidas and Gatorade and Official venue partner, Okada Manila.

RUNRIO Trilogy is a series of running events with longest distances of 21K for the 1st leg, 32K in the 2nd leg (a.k.a. Afroman distance) and the culminating 42K Philippine Marathon in the 3rd leg. The 2nd leg is slated on August 13 and the final leg on October 11.


RunRio Trilogy Race Series

1st Leg – June 25, 2017 (Half Marathon)
2nd Leg – August 13, 2017 (Afroman Distance)
3rd Leg – October 1, 2017 (Full Marathon)

What to Expect

There are lots of things runners can look forward in this running series.

First, runners who have registered on the longest distances on each leg (21K, 32K and 42K respectively) are invited to an exclusive runner’s night where they will be given recognition for their accomplishments.

Second, the running tee will be from Adidas. Its one of the few occasions that an international sports brand are providing the event outfit.

Third, all distances features a new route which is partly different from the usual course of running events held in SM Mall of Asia.