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COACH RIO PAYS A COURTESY CALL ON THE PHILIPPINE EMBASSY IN SINGAPORE

Coach Rio (L) meets with Third Secretary and Vice Consul Joy Anne B. Lai and Ms. Rosellie L. Bantay (middle) to share plans of Runrio Inc. in organizing running events across Southeast Asia, including the Philippines, and Australia with Singapore as its first stop. It also aims to promote people-to-people exchanges across the region. He is accompanied by UAPS Past President Mr. Larshir Mangaliman (R)

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PR-004-2023

11 January 2023, Singapore – Coach Rio Dela Cruz, Founder of RunRio Inc., paid a courtesy call on the Philippine Embassy in Singapore on 11 January 2023.

RunRio Inc. is the official race organizer of the Sundown Marathon Singapore 2023. This is the first time that a Philippine sports company was put in charge of the annual event. Happening on 20-21 May 2023 at the F1 Pit Building, the marathon aims to draw runners from around the world to participate in Asia’s Largest Night Run.

Sundown Marathon was created in 2008 as part of a unique training program for ultra-marathons that require running through the night. Since then, as Singapore’s first official night marathon, the Sundown Marathon has grown, beginning with 6000+ participants in the inaugural race in 2008 to a total of 25,000 participants across all four categories, making it Asia’s largest night marathon. Participants have included tourists and professional runners from the United Kingdom, the United States, France, China, India, Japan, Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia, and Taiwan. For more information, visit bit.ly/sundownmarathonsg2023 (END).