The ASICS Rock ‘n’ Roll Running Series Manila presented by AIA Vitality is set to return on November 26, 2023, at the Rizal Park, with a night racing format that promises to be bigger and better. The event is a global spectacle that combines running, music, and community and will feature a variety of activities for the community from training runs, medals, and route showcases to the search for Rock ‘n’ Roll Entertainers contest.
Starting on February 16 and leading up to race day in November, the event will inspire participants to keep up with their training and build a community that brings the fun to the run. The event offers a payment plan option for the 42km and 21km distances, with preallocated tiered slots per distance, as well as 5km and 10km races, providing a distance for everyone.
The ASICS Rock ‘n’ Roll Running Series Manila presented by AIA Vitality is part of the Rock ‘n’ Roll Running Series, the world’s largest running series that takes place in destination locations around the world every year. The event is sponsored by ASICS, AIA Vitality, the City of Manila, and Lightwater.
This year’s running event welcomes AIA Vitality as the Presenting Sponsor, underscoring the brand’s commitment to helping Filipinos in their wellness journey. AIA Vitality is a game-changer in the life insurance industry, offering a program that encourages its members to live a healthier lifestyle while ensuring they are protected from life’s many risks.
The event is expected to top last year’s 5,100 runner count and be the first mass participation sport in the country after the pandemic. The IRONMAN Group and Sunrise Events, Inc. are making an early announcement for the event’s return to drive awareness and ensure a stellar cast.
This year’s event will have relaxed health restrictions, including capacity limits and masking requirements, and the four races will be set off at midnight on Nov. 26. The route will take runners on a festive journey with all the sights and sounds, as well as running alongside celebrities and sports stars in a race like no other.
The Manila run will also serve as the 10th of 11 planned events marking the series’ global brand’s silver anniversary celebrations – 25 years of energetic start lines, milestone moments, and moving to the music with a community of over 2.5 million strong.
So, whether you’re going solo or with friends, make sure to mark your calendars for the ASICS Rock ‘n’ Roll Running Series Manila presented by AIA Vitality on November 26, 2023, and experience a running event like no other.