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Save the Beauty of Boracay While Enjoying a Beach Run in SKYathon 2017

Boracay is the place we all think about when summer arrives. Most of us want to have a vacation on this beautiful tourist spot and experience its white sand beach. Yours truly Runner Rocky  already had my first step in  this place last August 2016. And yes, I truly enjoyed the unlimited fun offered by it day to night.

And since we all love running and enjoying the beach at the same time, we not join a running event in the beach?!

Therefore, here is the job of a fun beach run dubbed as the SKYathon  that will once again take place in one of the summer capitals of the Philippines, Boracay!

The Official Skyathon Boaracay Beach Run 2017 Poster

SKYathon, SKY Cable Corporation’s annual beach run, returns to Boracay on April 22 for its 8th year of raising awareness and funds to sustain the island’s excellent natural beauty and rich marine ecosystem. 

For two years now, SKYathon aims to help restore the island’s coral reefs by raising funds to purchase reef nurseries via the Coral REEFurbishment project in partnership with Boracay Foundation, Inc.

In fact, SKY Cable is dedicated to support the advocacy on a long-term basis. 

“Boracay has given so much to Filipinos and it is only fitting that we return the favor by helping the country’s world-class island remain beautiful. SKY is committed to uphold this advocacy through SKYathon,” Jaynalen Redondo, SKY Cable’s airtime sales marketing head said.

SKYathon returns this year with the foremost running event organizer in the country, Coach Rio, as race partner.

SKY Cable and RunRio partner once more for SKYathon. L-R Jaynalen Redondo marketing head airtime sales of SKY Cable, Delbert Santos marketing services manager of SKY Cable airtime sales, Coach Rio president of RunRio, and Andrew Neri managing director of RunRio.

According to a DENR assessment conducted in September 2015, coral bleaching, unregulated diving, and the spread of crown-of-thorns starfish have caused damage on Boracay’s coral reefs. The rehabilitation project can help coral reefs to recover for Boracay to maintain a healthy coastal marine ecosystem.

The highly anticipated destination run will happen on April 22 (Saturday) at the Epic Beach Front (station 2). Gunstart at 6AM. Aspiring SKYathon runners can choose from a 3K (P500), 5K (P600), and 10K (P800) beach run. A race kit includes a singlet, timing chip, loot bag, and a finisher’s medal. 

Be a hero for Boracay this summer by joining the SKYathon beach run. For more information on registration, interested racers can visit www.skyathon.com and www.runrio.com/skyathon-2017

Updates are regularly provided in its official Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/SKYathon). The online registration is open until April 10, 2017

Other registration venues include the Boracay Foundation Inc. office located on the 2nd floor of AKY Gasoline Station, Main Road, Manocmanoc, Boracay Island, Chris Sports branches in SM Megamall, SM North Edsa (Main), SM MOA, Glorietta 3, Robinsons Ermita, and D’Mall Boracay; as well as Rudy Project Branches in Alabang Town Center, The Podium Trinoma, SM MOA, SM Cebu, Robinsons Cebu, and D’Mall Boracay. 

SKY Cable Corporation is the first to introduce cable television to Filipinos in 1990. Since then, it has been a frontrunner in technology and cable TV content by being the first to design a highly customized viewing experience among subscribers, and offering the most number of HD channels. Its properties have expanded beyond pay TV. SKY now has One SKY Premium (cable, broadband, and mobile internet unlimited bundles), One SKY Lite (cable, broadband, and mobile internet consumable bundles), SKYmobi (mobile internet), SKY On Demand (video-on-demand), SKYdirect (direct-to-home), SKYcable, and Destiny Cable (cable television). 03/03/2017 (Runner Rocky) 


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