PhilHealth Nationwide Run 2013 Launch and Press Conference

Philhealth Run 2013 Launch and Press Conference 

Manila Run Ambassadors Gwen Zamora-
GMA Artist Center (L) and Chris
Everingham-Philippine Volcanoes Rugby Team (R) 

February, through Presidential Proclamation No. 1400 in 2007, is National Health Insurance Month. 

In line with PhilHealth’s 18th year anniversary celebration on February, a simultaneous running event for mother and child protection called PhilHealth Nationwide Run 2013 will be staged across the country in 18 major cities namely: Manila, Baguio, Dagupan, Tuguegarao, Clark, Malolos, Santa Rosa, Batangas, Legazpi, Iloilo, Cebu, Tacloban, Zamboanga, Iligan, Davao, Koronadal, Butuan, and Marawi.   
With Run Ambassador Chris Everingham 
This event is open to all.  Young runners considered minors can also join the fun run provided that a waiver is signed by a parent or guardian.  Roads will be opened to normal vehicular traffic after 8:30 am.  Top three finishers of each category for every site will receive cash prizes.  Participants will have the chance to win one of the 10 raffle prizes of Php 1000 or other special prizes.  Only the 18K finishers are given a finisher’s medal.
In its efforts to achieve the Millennium Development Goal on reducing child mortality and improving maternal health, proceeds of the run will be used to support national and regional institutions promoting the importance of health and protection of mothers and children in the country. The Philippine Children’s Medical Centerand Cottolengo Filipino will be the beneficiaries of the PhilHealth Run 2013 Manila.  Other regions will support local beneficiaries.
PhilHealth local health insurance offices: Quezon City, Rizal, Caloocan, Manila, Mandaluyong, Las Pinas, Makati, and Pasig
Regional PhilHealth Express
Robinson’s Novaliches, Galleria Sports Loop 3/L, Metroeast, Otis, Ermita

All SM Bayad Centers
Toby’s and RUNNR branches from January 30 to February 3
Toby’s: SM Manila, Southmall, Fairview
RUNNR: Trinoma, EDSA Shangri-la, and Bonifacio Global City

Queries may be directed to:
PhilHealth Central Office
T: (02) 637.6237