Nowadays, running is considered as one of the so-called large community not only the Filipino Running Community even in different parts of the world running is recognized as their passion because along with this activity beautiful, various and inspirational stories was developed in each step on the track. Today, simultaneity of running, biking has become more popular and growing due to the transition of some runners especially those enthusiasts who are seeking a more severe challenge of an active lifestyle.
Through the support and furtherance of a healthy lifestyle – In a mutual effort of Cycle Asia, partnership with Bonifacio Global City headed by Mr. Manny Blas II of Commercial Operations and the man & organization behind the most anticipated triathlon events in the country such as Ironman Philippines 70.3, XTERRA, Ironkids and 5150 non-other than Mr. Wilfred Uytengsu, President of Sunrise Events Inc. and Alaska Milk Corporation chairman working together in this year’s big biking/cycling event that finally in the Philippines as Cycle Asia brings a three days bike action and uncommon riding experience in the metro, the BGC Cycling Philippines scheduled to kick-off on November 15, 16 & 17, 2013.
About Cycle Asia
Owned and organised by Spectrum Worldwide, Cycle Asia is a network of premier cycling events hosted across the region.
Each event offers cyclists the rare opportunity to ride on closed public roads in major Asian cities, while catering to participants of all ages and abilities. Whether it’s young cyclists on three wheels or the more serious cyclists looking to test themselves on a longer distance, there’s a ride for everyone across the Cycle Asia network.
Headlined by the hugely successful OCBC Cycle Singapore which launched in 2009, Cycle Asia also includes OCBC Cycle Malaysia and the upcoming Cycle Philippines.
The Gold Coast Festival of Cycling stretches the network across to Australia, while plans are currently in place to introduce Cycle Asia events to other locations such as Cambodia, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Myanmar, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam in future years.
For more information, go to: http://www.cycleasia.com
About Sunrise Events, Inc
Sunrise Events Inc was established in 2008 after it has been granted the Ironman 70.3 license by the World Triathlon Corporation. The vision of the company is to stage world class events to put the Philippines in the sports tourism map of the world. SEI currently stages at least 12 events per year and has the exclusive rights to the Ironman 70.3, 5150, XTERRA and Ironkids events.
About Bonifacio Global City:
Bonifacio Global City is the proud venture of Fort Bonifacio Development Corporation (FBDC), managed by the powerhouse partnership of Ayala Land, Inc., Evergreen Holdings, Inc. (Campos Group) and the Bases Conversion Development Authority (BCDA). The combined formidable wealth of real estate development, expertise, and investment from each group has established Bonifacio Global City as one of the world’s finest and fastest-growing premier cities. For more info, visit http://bgc.com.ph
Cycle Asia has accomplished two huge riding events in two prominent countries in Asia this year, the OCBC Cycle Malaysia and OCBC Cycle Singapore allured more than 5000 and 11500 participants, respectively. At the press conference, Chris Robb (Spectrum Worldwide managing director) says “We are delighted to be expanding Cycle Asia to the Philippines and we look forward to working alongside Sunrise Events who have built an outstanding reputation for delivering first class sporting event”.
The three days riding event of BGC Cycle Philippines are supported by the local government institutions as MMDA (Metro Manila Development Authority) leads the closure of major roads to be used in the event (commuters and motorists must be aware with the traffic advisory as they release the official route of the event to avoid any inconvenience) at the same time it’s a support in the beneficiary of the event, the FIREFLY BRIGADE whose advocacy is to actively promote the bicycle as a sustainable form of transportation. It would be one of the major cycling event in the history of the Philippines, imagine you will pedal your bicycle on a spacious and close road that will happen only in BGC Cycle Philippines on the said date.
The event will cater to cyclists of all ages and have the ability to enjoy the different categories like Tricycle Ride, Kid’s Ride, Community Ride (20km), the Challenge (40km) and various criterium categories. Besides cycling, participants and families have the chance to enjoy a wide range of fun activities in the cycling and lifestyle expo.So, what are you waiting for? Pick-up your bike and gear up! Do not let this chance slip away.
To know more the event details, check the information below and be the first registrants this August 01, 2013.
Event Title: BGC Cycling Philippines
Event Date: November 15, 16 & 17, 2013
Event Location: Bonifacio Global City
November 15, 2013(Friday) Schedule:
To be posted soon
November 16, 2013(Saturday) Schedule:
|Categories||Age Group||Start Time|
|The Tricycle Ride (100m)||2 – 5 yrs||2:00pm|
|The Kid’s Ride(5.5km)||5 -7 yrs||2:30pm|
|8 -9 yrs|
|The Junior Challenge (30mins)||10 -12yrs||3:00pm|
|Women’s master’ Critetrium (45min)||18yrs & above / over 40yrs||3:00pm|
|Men’s Open Criterium (60min)||18yrs & above / over 40yrs||4:45pm|
November 17, 2013(Sunday) Schedule:
|Categories||Age Group||Start Time|
|The Challenge – Individual (40km)||14yrs & above||6:00am|
|The Challenge – Student (40km)||14yrs – 23yrs||6:15am|
|The Challenge – Team of 4 (40km)||14yrs & above||6:15am|
|The Community Ride/The Foldies Community Ride – Individual (20km)||10yrs & above||7:00am|
|The Community Ride/The Foldies Community Ride – Student (20km)||10yrs – 23yrs||7:15am|
|The Community Ride/The Foldies Community Ride – Team of 4 (20km)||10yrs & above||7:15am|
(SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE)
TERMS & CONDITIONS GOVERNING CYCLE PHILLIPINES 2013:
– Teams of 4 will enjoy rates of discount to individual participants throughout the period of registration.
– All prices indicated are in Philippine Peso (PHP).
– Following registration there will be strictly no change to ride category and no refund.
– There will be no further extensions of any registration periods.
CYCLE PACK & Participants Benefits
Kid’s Shirt design:
Community Ride Shirt
F2P Bike Jersey
Rudy’s Project Community Ride
Rudy’s Project Challenge Ride
For more information, you may visit http://cyclephilippines.com.ph/