Race Info

Race Date: Sunday, 8 July 2018 / Location: Kerry Sports Manila, 6/F, Shangri-La at the Fort, Manila

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RACE DAY SCHEDULE

  • 09:30am – Elite Male
  • 09:32am – Elite Female
  • 09:35am – Horizon Challenge: 37 Floors
  • 09:50am – Team Challenge: 59 Floors
  • 10:00am – Full Challenge: 59 Floors
  • 11:33am – Fun Climb: 20 Floors
  • 12:30pm – Awards Ceremony

BEFORE YOU LEAVE HOME

RACE DAY CHECKLIST

Must Bring

  • ID/Passport/Medical Insurance Card (if any)
  • Race Bib /w Timing Chip & Safety pins
  • Running Top, Shorts, Socks and Shoes

Optional

  • Water Bottle
  • Vaseline or other anti-chafing lotion
  • Watch
  • Gels or sports drink if you’ve been training with them
  • Towel
  • Extra change of clothes to wear afterwards

CAR PARKING There is motorbike and car parking available at Shangri-La at the Fort, Manila

WEAR YOUR RACE BIB Put on the front of your torso and make sure it is clearly visible, pinned in all four corners and is not covered by jackets, runner belts, water bottles, etc. The timing chip will be attached to the bib, which is unaltered and unmodified (Do not fold or wrinkle). Runners are required to cross the timing mats located at the Start, Finish and other timing locations, otherwise, no result will be provided.


WHEN YOU ARRIVE

ARRIVAL TIME Please ensure that you arrive at least 60 minutes before your scheduled start time. Please head straight to The Arena at 6/F to warm-up and deposit your bag.

BAG DEPOSIT Please do not deposit any valuable item(s). While maximum care and security will be enforced, the Race Organiser will not be responsible for any loss or damaged items. Participants who choose to use this service may do so at their own risk.

CHANGING ROOMS & TOILETS are located at 6/F Kerry Sports Manila.


BEFORE YOU START

START TIME / LINE UP The start line is located at the 2/F Lobby at Shangri-La at the Fort, Manila. Runners must line up behind the start arch at least 5 minutes before your scheduled start time.


DURING THE RACE

COURSE CONDITIONS

Shangri-la at the Fort, Manila is a newly completed building and all stairs, railings, and running surfaces are in good condition.  Standard running shoes should be adequate for this event.  Before reaching the starting line, runners should make certain their shoes are securely tied.  Loose laces can cause one to trip and fall while ascending the building.  It is good practice for runners to double knot shoelaces for safety. It is also recommended that runners avoid participating with any accessories or loose fitting jewellery (necklaces, bracelets, large earrings etc) that might fall off during the climb.

WATER will available on 3 points during the race (22/F, 39/F, 50/F).

DIRECTIONS Race officials will be deployed along the route for safety. Runners must follow instructions given by the race officials during the race.

SAFETY REMINDERS

  • For everyone’s safety, baby carriers, baby backpacks, canes, crutches, walkers, walking sticks and animals of any kind are prohibited from the course.
  • It is recommended that athletes keep only one earbud in to be able to hear directions from race officials.
  • While runners are welcome to take pictures, selfie sticks are prohibited in any runner and spectator areas.

FINISH LINES

  • Fun Climb finish is at 22/F.
  • Horizon Challenge finish is at 39/F
  • Elite/Team Challenge/Full Challenge finish at the Penthouse on 61/F.

AFTER THE RACE

WATER is available near the finish line.

AWARDS CEREMONY will start at 12:30pm for the Elite, Team Challange and Full Challenge categories. If you think you have won a prize, please approach one of our staff at the stage.

PROVISIONAL RESULTS will be published on the event website within 24 hours from the end of the race.

PHOTOS will be uploaded soon after the race.


AWARDS

FASTEST FILIPINO MALE & FEMALE: 59 FLOORS

Sponsored by Sporting Republic, the fastest Filipino male and female runner will be awarded with a trip to the Vertical World Circuit Grand Finale: SHKP Vertical Run for Charity – Race to Hong Kong ICC on 2 December 2018. The prize is inclusive of a race entry in the elite category, an economy class round-trip air ticket and two-nights hotel accommodation.

Full Challenge (Male and Female 18-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50+)

  • 1st Place: Crystal Trophy / Lunch for 2 at High Street Café
  • 2nd Place: Crystal Trophy / 1,500 PHP Coupon for Kerry Sports Merchandise
  • 3rd Place: Crystal Trophy / 500 PHP Coupon for Kerry Sprouts

Team Challenge

  • 1st Place Team: Crystal Trophy / 4 x Lunch for 2 at High Street Café
  • 2nd Place Team: Crystal Trophy / 4 x 1,500 PHP Coupon for Kerry Sports Merchandise
  • 3rd Place Team: Crystal Trophy / 4 x 500 PHP Coupon for Kerry Sprouts

All information is subject to change.


RACE BIB INSTRUCTIONS

Putting on your Race Bib correctly is an essential step to having a great race. It’s important that race officials see your race bib so they know that you’re an official participant. If you don’t have your bib securely fastened in the right way, it could get annoying and uncomfortable during the race.