June 24, 2024

The sixth edition of the Million Volunteer Run is now set online with the virtual bike and run edition extended until June 20.

Organized by the Philippine Red Cross, the nationwide event aims to raise funds for the PRC’s Covid-19 operations including its Covid-19 Samaritan program.

“We want to see the humanitarian value and highlight the important role of humanity in countering the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic,” PRC said.

The event also aims to promote a healthy lifestyle and encourage people to bike and run for fitness.

The virtual bike and run, which started in January, is a non-competitive event that allows participants to finish their selected distance within a certain period at their own pace, time, and venue.

Interested participants may register at the Runrio website and search for the Million Volunteer Run event and their desired category.

Registration fee for the 25-kilometer, 100K, 500K and 1,000K virtual bike, including the 10K, 21K, 50K, and 100K is P585 while the fee for the 100K bike and 50K run and 500K bike and 100K run is  P1,085.

Runrio will direct the use to 42-race use page to register for the virtual race, use PRC Chapter name, or name of national headquarters staff or office. The participant will receive a confirmation email. 

Participants must download and connect to Strava or Garmin to track their activity. Participants must submit the screenshot of their route or photo of their treadmill or stationary bike dashboard.

Finishers will be given e-entitlements for all categories. Add-ons like shirt, mask, and other merchandise will be delivered within two to four weeks after the event or can be sold or picked up at PRC chapters and branches.

For more information, contact Vina Asuncion at 0966-463-9405. – Ofelia C. Empian