Organizers vow Energizer Night Race 2014 will be a source of positive energy for runners
Cara Ramirez-Tecson briefs the media during the Energizer Night Run 2014 press conference with Energizer president Todd Montgomerie and other company and GMA Kapuso Foundation representatives. Rhoel Fernandez 

FOLLOWING last year’s “glowing race” supported by thousands of runners from the Metro Manila area, running aficionados can once again experience a unique fun run as Energizer holds Night Race Manila 2014 on September 6.  

Energizer’s night race is the perfect fit for those who love running but wish to avoid the heat. As in the past six years, the event will also create a night of lights as the runners beam up the race route in Filinvest City in Alabang produced by their Energizer 3LED Headlights which are part of their race kits.

With a different venue and route (the previous races were held in Bonifacio Global City), the race hopes to give “positive energy” to the 3,000 expected participants while supporting the GMA Kapuso Foundation with various Energizer Lights and batteries to be used for their outreach programs.

Cara Ramirez-Tecson, Energizer Philippines, Inc. marketing manager, said they are focusing their effort on making the race an enjoyable one for runners.

“We would like this year’s run to be a venue of fun and excitement for everyone who will join, so we’re focusing on their enjoyment this time more than anything else,” she told members of the media and the blogging community during a press conference at the Ortigas Center.

“Beyond the beneficiaries, we will focus on our goal to provide that 'fun' for the runners so we can radiate the 'positivenergy'  to everyone," Tecson added.

Todd Montgomerie, president and managing director of Energizer, said the run coincides with similar global events as part of the One Million Lights project that provides solar lamps to communities.

Energizer Night Runs were also held in Indonesia last July, this August in Malaysia, September in the Philippines and South Korea this October. The event has also been held in Cebu and Davao.

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Though the race kits include a headlight that is worth P499, organizers of the event still made the run more affordable for runners with the price registration ranging from P600 for 3k runners, P700 for 5k and P800 for 10k runners.

“With the prices made very affordable, we are inviting everyone to come and join us in this event. This is a good venue to bond with families and friends as we spread positive energy,” said Energizer Philippines product manager Lady Reyes.   

The registration will start on August 2 at official registration sites including RUNNR at Bonifacio Global City, Alabang Town Center and Brooks SM North Edsa Annex.  Details of the event registration are also available on Energizer’s website at www.energizerbatteries.com.ph.

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