Tuesday, September 26, 2017

SUNPIOLOGY Evolves into a Bike-Run Event

Sun Life Financial Philippines, known to advocate financial literacy and most importantly health-awareness among its clients is organizing annual fun run. This highly-anticipated event is different from its usual activities as the fun run will cater to both running and cycling enthusiasts, as it evolves into a two-fold event dubbed Sunpiology Duo.

Biking and running is the trend nowadays and the #SunpiologyDUO will come in two parts which is Sun Life Cycle PH @BGC and Sun Life Resolution Run.


To take place on November 18, 2017, the Sun Life Cycle PH will be held at the Bonifacio Global City in Taguig. They will be mounting the event in partnership with Sunrise Events, Inc., which is known for its flagship projects that focus on race organization and sports tourism. Recently, the contract signing between the two companies was held in Shangri-La Mactan in Cebu, headed by the Sun Life CEO and Country Head Riza Mantaring, Sun Life brand ambassador Piolo Pascual, Sunrise Founder Wilfred Uytengsu, and Sunrise General Manager Princess Galura in attendance.

“We recognize cycling’s growing popularity in the Philippines, and this is our share in helping encourage more people to get into the sport,” Sun Life Chief Marketing Officer Mylene Lopa said. “Just as it is in our fun run, Sun Life Cycle PH will cater to different ages and will offer different categories.”


Sun Life Cycle PH will have a total of seven categories: Tricycle Ride (100 meters for 2-3 year olds), Kids’ Ride (500 meters for 4-5 year olds), Family Ride (30 minutes for 6-15 year olds with adult companion), Solo Ride (30 minutes for 6-15 years old), Short Distance Ride (20km for 10 years old and above), and Long Distance Ride (40km for 10 years old and above). A charity category called Bid2Bike will encourage the fans of Piolo Pascual, Matteo Guidicelli, Inigo Pascual, Gerald Anderson, and other Star Magic celebrities, to bid for a chance to bike alongside their idols, an exclusive photo souvenir, and have their jersey signed. For cycling enthusiasts, they can bid to ride with legend Robbie McEwen


On January 20, 2018, the Sun Life Resolution Run will take place. As with the previous years, Sun Life will once again mount the event with Run Rio and will offer 3k, 5k, and 10k categories. It features an obstacle course that illustrates the steps to prevent diabetes, like watching what you eat and why exercise is important. For those who are interested, more details will be revealed in the coming months such as the addition of an expanded payment facility like PayPal and DragonPay.

So are you Interested to do the Sunpiology Duo events? All you have to do is sign up for Sun Life CyclePH @BGC and get P100 off Sun Life Resolution Run registration fees. Registration for both races is now open at www.sunpiology.com.


Promoting physical fitness, supporting worthwhile causes, Sunpiology Duo will likewise retain its charitable components, where it will continue to raise funds for the different causes it has been supporting for the past seven years. These include the education of scholars from Hebreo 12:1 Foundation and Star Magic’s chosen charities.

As in previous Sun Life’s activities, the Sunpiology Duo will be another star-studded events led by Star Magic celebrities, as well as ambassadors of Sun Life’s wellness community GoWell.

The Sunpiology list of sponsors are also growing every year, staring with the following partners for Sun Life Cycleph @BGC: F2P, Powerade, Rudy Project, Cignal, Philippine Star, 2Go, Alcopllus, and Garmin.

“With Sunpiology Duo, we can now cater to even more Filipinos who are eager to get a boost in their fitness journey and contribute to worthwhile causes while at it,” Lopa said. “It’s surely going to be an exciting event. We look forward to seeing our Sunpiology regulars, and we’re also eager to welcome those who will be joining us for the first time.”

For updates on Sunpiology Duo, follow @sunlifeph on Facebook, Instragram, and Twitter. Visit www.sunpiology.com for registration details.

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