Organizers of the ASICS Rock ‘n’ Roll Running Series will impose strict health and safety protocols before, during and after the race to ensure the trouble-free staging of the event when it is held on June 19 in Manila.
The IRONMAN Group and Rock “n” Roll Running Series, organizers and producers of the event, have been coordinating to better protect not just the thousands of participants but also those involved in the staging of the world biggest running series, including the spectators.
“All the precautionary measures are in place. With coordination in the implementation of all health and social measures, we guarantee the smooth and safe conduct of the ASICS RnR running series,” said Dr. Carmelo Braganza and Dr. Jonathan Laya of the joint Medical Director team.
From the bib number pick-up to the collection of race kits at Mehan Garden to pre-event listup, all participants, organizers, sponsors, and staff will be required to register at https://sunriseevents.com.ph/pre-event-attendance-registration/
All entries will receive e-mail confirmation with their respective QR codes, which they, including organizers, sponsors and staff, will present (printout or on mobile phone) on race day at the check-in gates/areas.
They will also be required to wear face masks on race day and present their QR code at entrance gates. However, runners will have the option to run with face masks.
After race completion, face mask will be available to all participants before entering the festival area, a mask zone area while physical distancing will be observed at all event areas.
As mandated by the host city, only participants with Covid-19 vaccination cards will be allowed to join while those unvaccinated will be required to present their 48-hour antigen results.
Listup is ongoing at www.runrocknroll.com.manila with onsite registration at Garmin stores (through cash and Gcash mode of payment) at Glorietta I, SM Mall of Asia, SM Megamall, The Podium, Ayala Vertis North, SM North, SM Aura, Uptown and Alabang Town Center.
The 10K and 5K races get going at 5 a.m. and 6 a.m., respectively, while the 21K and 42K events will start at 5 p.m., both at Rizal Park.
Fees are P950 for 5K, P1,850 for 10K, P2,450 for half-marathon and P2,650 for the 42K run. For the Remix Challenge, rates are P3,600 for marathon +5K, P4,100 for marathon +10K, P3,800 for half-marathon +5K and P3,400 for half-marathon +10K.
The world’s largest running series, backed by ASICS as title sponsor, Gatorade as official hydration partner and Alaska, Lightwater, Regent and Sante, will pass through the National Museum complex, Intramuros, the Manila Cathedral, Manila City Hall, the Kartilya ng Katipunan, the Jones Bridge and Chinatown in Binondo and back to Luneta.