The highly-anticipated annual fun run organized by Sun Life Financial Philippines, will soon cater to both running and cycling enthusiasts, as it evolves into a two-fold event dubbed Sunpiology Duo.
The star-studded run of the Philippines – Sunpiology – is now composed of two categories: cycling and running, namely Sun Life Cycle PH @ BGC and Sun Life Resolution Run. #SunpiologyDUO will be represented together with Bid2Bike charity category led by the most famous celebrities of the Philippines such as Piolo Pascual, Matteo Guidicelli, Inigo Pascual, Gerald Anderson, and other Star Magic celebrities. Participants will have a chance to bike alongside their idols, have exclusive photo souvenir, and their jersey signed. Cycling enthusiasts will also have the pleasure to ride with legend Robbie McEwen.
Sun Life Cycle PH
Sun Life Cycle PH will take place on November 18, 2017 at the Bonifacio Global City, Taguig. In partnership with Sunrise Events, Inc., officially signed contract by Sun Life CEO and Country Head Riza Mantaring, Sun Life brand ambassador Piolo Pascual, Sunrise Founder Wilfred Uytengsu, and in attendance of Sunrise General Manager Princess Galura.
Sun Life Chief Marketing Officer Mylene Lopa said:
“We recognize cycling’s growing popularity in the Philippines, and this is our share in helping encourage more people to get into the sport. Just as it is in our fun run, Sun Life Cycle PH will cater to different ages and will offer different categories.”
Sun Life Cycle PH will have several categories:
- Tricycle Ride – 100 meters for 2-3 year olds
- Kids’ Ride – 500 meters for 4-5 year olds
- Family Ride – 30 minutes for 6-15 year olds with adult companion
- Solo Ride – 30 minutes for 6-15 years old
- Short Distance Ride – 20km for 10 years old and above
- Long Distance Ride – 40km for 10 years old and above
Sun Life Resolution Run
Sun Life Resolution Run will happen on January 20, 2018. Still in partnership with Run Rio, the event will offer 3k, 5k, and 10k categories with obstacle course the illustrates the steps to prevent diabetes. More details will be revealed in the later months including expanded payment options such as Paypal and DragonPay.
Interested to do both Sunpiology Duo events? Sign up for Sun Life CyclePH @BGC and get P100 off Sun Life Resolution Run registration fees. Registration for both races is now open at www.sunpiology.com.
Promoting physical fitness, supporting worthwhile causes
What are the things to expect for this year’s Sunpiology Duo?
Charity. To raise funds for the different causes it has been supporting for the past seven years, including the education of scholars from Hebreo 12:1 Foundation and Star Magic’s chosen charities.
Star-studded. Run and bike with Star Magic celebrities, as well as ambassadors of Sun Life’s wellness community GoWell, expected to participate.
More Sponsors: Sun Life Cycleph @BGC: F2P, Powerade, Rudy Project, Cignal, Philippine Star, 2Go, Alcopllus, and Garmin.
“With Sunpiology Duo, we can now cater to even more Filipinos who are eager to get a boost in their fitness journey and contribute to worthwhile causes while at it,” Lopa said. “It’s surely going to be an exciting event. We look forward to seeing our Sunpiology regulars, and we’re also eager to welcome those who will be joining us for the first time.”
For updates on Sunpiology Duo, follow @sunlifeph on Facebook, Instragram, and Twitter. Visit www.sunpiology.com for registration details.
About Sun Life Financial
Sun Life Financial is a leading international financial services organization providing a diverse range of insurance, wealth and asset management solutions to individuals and corporate Clients. Sun Life Financial has operations in a number of markets worldwide, including Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Hong Kong, the Philippines, Japan, Indonesia, India, China, Australia, Singapore, Vietnam, Malaysia and Bermuda. As of December 31, 2016, Sun Life Financial had total assets under management of $903 billion. For more information please visit www.sunlife.com.
Sun Life Financial Inc. trades on the Toronto (TSX), New York (NYSE) and Philippine (PSE) stock exchanges under the ticker symbol SLF.
Author: Irone Kim Tolibao of ironeXplores