Now on its third year, the World Vertical Circuit will be returning in the Philippines for the Kerry Sports Manila Vertical Run 2018 together with EastWest Bank.
This international stair climbing race circulating iconic cities around the world, including Seoul, Paris, New York, Beijing, Shanghai, Osaka, London and Hong Kong, is scheduled to take place in Manila on 8 July 2018, at Shangri-La at the Fort which is one of the tallest buildings in Manila. In this leg of the World Vertical Circuit, participants will be racing up 59 floors, conquering 1353 steps to a height of 250 meters.
The race has five categories: Full Challenge, Corporate Team Challenge, Horizon Challenge, Fun Climb, and the Elite category. In the Full Challenge, individual runners will run up all 59 floors. Same goes for the Corporate Team Challenge, except that runners will be in teams of four individuals. In the Horizon Challenge, which is a new category, individual runners will run up 37 floors. Kids aged 12 and up can join this category. The Fun Climb is ideal for beginners as they will run up 20 floors. Minimum age for this is 10 years old. Lastly, the Elite category will be for professional runners who are participating in the other legs around the globe. This category is by invitation only.
Apart from the Horizon Challenge, something new in this year’s edition is the Conditioning Training Program that runners will get for free once registered to the event. Every Saturday of June 2018, training sessions will be given to all participants of the event. They will be held in the Arena basketball court at Kerry sports Manila from 9am to 10am. Participants just need to present their confirmation email to avail of the complimentary training session.
There are two ways to register for the Kerry Sports Manila Vertical Run 2018 with EastWest Bank. One is online by going to www.manilaverticalrun.com and filling out the online form. The other is on-site by heading over to Kerry Sports Manila in Shangri-La at the Fort, Manila. Registration is until June 28, 2018.
The Kerry Sports Manila Vertical Run 2018 with EastWest Bank is organized by: Shangri-La at the Fort, Vertical World Circuit, and the International Skyrunning Federation. This event is sponsored by: De Los Santos Medical Center, Life Fitness, and Matrix, with the official media partners: Active Pinas, ESPN5, MBody.ph, SPIN.PH and WhenInManila.com.
For updates on Kerry Sports Manila and Vertical Run 2018, follow Kerry Sports Manila on Facebook at facebook.com/KerrySportsManila and Instagram @KerrySportsManila. For inquiries, please call 02-820-0888 or email email@example.com. You can also visit www.manilaverticalrun.com for updates.
See you there!