Citing safety and security concerns, Runrio in partnership with Sofitel Hotel have announced that this weekend’s event, Battle of the Sexes, will be postponed to March 3, Sunday at 5:30 AM. Below is the full text of the official announcement by the race organizer.
It is with deep regret that we have to announce that the Battle of the Sexes race
event which was originally scheduled to happen on Saturday, January 26, 2013 as
a night-time race, is postponed.
Despite being able to acquire approval/permits from the SM Mall of Asia and Pasay City authorities, we will be unable to organize a night-time scheduled race because we were not granted approval by the Philippine Reclamation Authority (PRA) who has jurisdiction on vital portions of the Battle of the Sexes race route.
Citing safety and security concerns, the PRA have declined to provide approval on the use of the road under their authority/jurisdiction on a Saturday night race.
With this being the case, RunRio in partnership with Hotel Sofitel will need to reschedule and redesign the said race as a Sunday-morning event, thus the need for postponement.
The new schedule of the Battle of the Sexes race will be on Sunday, March 3 at 5:30AM.
In line with the postponement, registration period will be extended until February 17 for Online Registration and until February 24 for In-Store Registration.
Runners who have already registered for this event need not worry since their registration will still be valid for use on the same event. For further concerns, you may send us an email via firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject “Battle of the Sexes” or call us in any of the following RunRio hotlines:
Globe – 0927 347 7700 Smart – 0929 717 8164 Landline – (632) 703-1736Our apologies for this inconvenience and we look forward to seeing you at the rescheduled Battle of the Sexes event!
The RunRio Team