October 15, 2012

Showdown On The Rock: The 3rd CIHM

3rd Corregidor Half-Marathon fires off on Dec. 1

The stage is set for the mounting of the 3rd Corregidor International Half-Marathon on December 1. With this year’s edition billed as “Showdown on the Rock”, intense competition is expected to heighten as top runners in the running community gear up to outrun each other. 

Close to 1,000 runners are expected to make their marks on the historical island as each participant aims to earn the Corregidor conqueror title. Like last year’s edition, the 3rd CIHM will feature the centerpiece Half-Marathon and the 10K run. There will be no sweep time for the participants of both race categories. The first 500 registrants will be exempted from the race qualifying time – 3h30m (male) and 3h45m (female) for the 21K, and 1h30m (male) and 1h45m (female) for the 10K category. The 21K finishers will get the CIHM Medallion and 10K runners will receive the 10K Achiever Medal upon crossing the finish line. 

Registration opens on October 15 to run until November 23. To register, participants may avail their race tickets at SM Tickets outlets at all SM Cinemas nationwide. For more information and to complete race registration, log on to 

Race Registration Fee: 

· P2,700.00 (plus 4% service charge) 

*The 3rd CIHM Race Registration Tickets can be availed at SM Tickets outlets at all SM Cinemas nationwide. For non-competing companions of race participants, they may avail of the regular Sun Cruises tour package also at SM Tickets. 

Race Registration inclusions: 

Roundtrip ferry to and from Corregidor 
Full lunch buffet on race day 
Race bib w/ RFID timing chip 
3rd CIHM Dri-fit Race Shirt 
3rd CIHM Race sling bag 
3rd CIHM Finisher's Medallion (or a 10k Achiever Medal) 

Runners' Briefing (Nov 24 and 25) 
3rd CIHM Victory Rave Party (Dec 01, Saturday night) 
3rd CIHM Finisher's Certificate 
P1,000 SOLEUS Gift Voucher 

*For race participants wishing to attend the Carbo-loading Dinner (Nov 30), they may avail of the Carbo Dinner ticket at P250.00 on Nov 24 & 25 during the Runners’ Briefing. 

Registration, Ferry and Room Reservations Procedures: 

1) 24 hours after purchasing the 3rd CIHM registration ticket from SM Tickets, log on to www.corregidor21.runningmate.ph to complete registration for the race. 

2) Immediately after making the online registration, contact Sun Cruises (8am to 5pm – Mon to Fri; 8am to 12nn Sat) at 5275555 loc 4511, 0917-5459917, 0917-7948271, 0922-8475418 to book for ferry trip schedules. 

Indicate the desired trip schedule: 
From Manila to Corregidor 
a) Overnight – departure on Nov 30 @ 11:00am 
b) Day trip – departure on Dec 01 @ 5:00am 

Return from Corregidor to Manila 
a) departure on Dec 01 @ 3:30pm 
b) departure on Dec 02 @ 2:30pm 

*For steps 1 and 2, remember to keep the 3rd CIHM race ticket on hand. You will be asked of the SM Ticket ID Number to validate your transaction. It is indicated on the ticket preceded with a “#” sign. 

3) If applicable, make accommodations reservation with Sun Cruises (only registered participants will be given reservations; 1 room per participant only). Pay the appropriate accommodations booking amount through the payment mode advised by Sun Cruises. 

4) On Nov 24 & 25 (as advised through email and text by the organizers) at R.O.X., attend the Runners’ Briefing, pick-up the race pack, and claim the Boarding Pass and/or Accommodations Booking ticket from Sun Cruises. 

Ensure to bring the 3rd CIHM SM Tickets. Anyone may pick up your kit at R.O.X. during the R.O.X Runners’ Briefing from 3pm to 8pm. They may be asked for identification and your signed authorization note. 

The 3rd Corregidor International Half-Marathon is organized and managed by Big, Big, Big, Inc. and presented by Sun Cruises and Soleus in cooperation with Corregidor Foundation, One Sceniques, and Runnigmate with the support of Activelink, ROX, and L Time Studio. Media partners are the Philippine Star, Mellow 94.7, Kulitrunner, Total Fitness Magazine, Pinoy Fitness, Multisport Magazine, and Business Mirror.

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