April 8, 2011

Goldilocks Fun Run

Who would resist a sumptuous viand of puto paired with dunuguan on a merienda; pork barbecue and kare-kare with laing during lunch, and a serving of cathedral window for dessert. These are just a few of pinoy's favorites from goldilocks aside from their array of all-time favorite cakes. This year is goldilocks' celebration of it's 45 goldilicious years.

A brief history: Goldilocks traces its roots to the collaboration and complementary talents of the women, whose collective love for good food fueled what has been transformed into the global enterprise today. In 1966, two sisters Milagros and Clarita, and their sister-in-law, Doris, decided to open a small bakeshop along to the Pasong Tamo Street, Makati. The sisters have already been dabbling in the business for some time -- Milagros, by supplying chiffon slices to a number of Manila’s canteens, and Clarita, by baking and decorating cakes during special occasions in Bicol -- when they decided to take their hobby one step further. A third sister, Maria Flor, suggested that they name the enterprise “Goldilocks“, after the character in a fairy tale, aiming to make it easier for children and their mothers to remember its name; and because it suggested luck and prosperity. Over the years, Goldilocks did prosper, but not due to mere luck. The sisters’ dedication, hard work and business sensibilities led to a second branch just two years after the pioneering outlet began operating. Read here.

Now on its 45th year, Goldilocks is throwing out a race dubbed as the Goldilocks Fun Run. This is the first of RunRio's races for the Running for Love Series. The event will be held on May 15, 2011 at Bonifacio Global City.

Race categories for this fun run:
  • 5k (Php 600)
  • 10k (Php 600)
  • 21k (Php 750)
  • with a special 500 meter dash for kids ages 5 - 12 years old.
Registrations starts April 8th until May 1st, 2011 at the following venues:
  • Runnr
  • R.O.X.
  • Toby's SM Mall of Asia
  • Planet Sports Glorietta, Trinoma
  • Athlete's Foot Alabang Town Center, Robinson's Galleria
  • and Goldilocks Store Shaw Blvd.
Included in your registration for all race categories are the NB Singlet, certificates, photo, race analysis, chip timer, finisher's kit, and discount coupons (from 10% to 20% off regular priced items). And there is also a finisher medal for the 21km distance finishers.

The Goldilocks Fun Run is sure to be a memorable event not only for running enthusiasts but for the whole family.

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