After breaking the record with the most number of participants – 12,000, Earth Day Run is back and hoping to reach the same number of runners in the 3K, 5K, 10K and 21K categories. They also added a 42k category to stretch out your limits some more and draw more expert runners in the biggest running event of the country.
The National Geographic Channel’s Earth Day Run aims to help out WWF in building fiberglass for artisanal fishing. These boats are designed to withstand the onslaught of typhoons to ensure that the fishermen can continue with their livelihood in any event.ts to fishermen who lost their source of food and income after typhoon Haiyan struck our country.
WWF will train fishermen on building fiberglass boats ti also help save the environment in minimizing the use of saw timber and plywood. The 2014 NatGeo Run will also be using recyclable materials for its race bibs and a “Zero Paper” registration process in the form of a Centralized Registration System, which National Geographic pioneered in the country. The registration booth is at Lower Ground floor of SM Aura from March 1 to April 20. You can also register here http://natgeorun.com race maps are also on the website.
As of now, the 42k category has already been filled up. It was as expected as a lot of runner have been waiting for it. There are only a few slots left for the 21k, so you better hurry. The NatGeo Run will be on April 27, 2014, come and be a part of history, and most importantly, help our fishermen.