MORE than half of the expected field has signed up with five days to go before the Timex Run-Davao Leg on Sunday.
Organizers said 800 runners have registered for the event that will fire off on Roxas Avenue. Around 1,500 are expected to participate.
Leading the celebrity runners taking part are members of Team Pangilinan including Anthony and wife Maricel and siblings Ella, Hannah, Donny, Benj and Solana. Team Pangilinan joined the Cebu leg last week.
Coach Rio dela Cruz will handle the event and will also be suiting up but there is no word yet on actor Piolo Pascual, who is also an endorser of the event’s title supporter Timex.
Registration is ongoing in Timex shops at SM City Davao and Abreeza Mall and online at www.runrio.com.
Fees are P600 for the 16-kilometer run, P500 for the 10K and P400 for the 5K. Registered runners will receive a race kit that includes a singlet, race bib with timing tag and they can avail of 20 percent discount on select Timex watches valid until September 30.
The Timex Run-Davao Leg is also supported by Powerade Ion, Viva Mineral Water, Black Beauty, United Neon and Grand Regal Hotel.