July 13, 2009

Kenny's Open 2009

Calling all Manila urbanites! Come join the Kenny's Open 2009 Urbanite Run, a one-of-a-kind night run that will not only raise funds for Hands On Manila Foundation but promote deliciously healthy eating too!
Event Details:

1. The Kenny's Open 2009 Urbanite Run will be held on August 15, 2009 at The Fort. Official time will be at 8:00pm.
2. The run will accomodate a total of 3,000 runners, 18 years old and above, with divisions of 5km, 10km and 15km distances.

How to Join:

1. Purchase the Urbanite Run ticket.
To join the urbanite run, interested participants must purchase an urbanite run ticket for P600 at any Kenny Roger's Roasters branch or through the web by visiting www.kennys.com.ph. An electronic claim voucher will be issued to registrants to claim their urbanite run ticket at any Kenny Roger's Roasters branch.

Urbanite Run tickets will entitle participants to:

a. Eat: Bearers are entitled to an Urbanite meal form Kenny Rogers. Simply present the urbanite run ticket at any Kenny Rogers branch to claim the urbanite meal. Redemption period from July 15 to August 15, 2009.

b. Run: The urbanite run ticket will serve as the runner's registration voucher, to be attached to their registration form, if they register manually. See below for registration details.

c. Donate: Serve as runner's donation to Hands On Manila Foundation. On the day of the run, bearers are to drop the "donate" portion of their urbanite tickets at the designated box on-site.

2. Register on the Run.
Registration will be from July 15 to August 11, 2009. Participants may register online, just follow the urbanite race link at www.kennys.com.ph or through designated registration sites at Nike Park and Runnr and claim materials on-site. Manual registration will also be available to last-minute participants on the night of the run - within one hour before call time.

Event Day:

1. Call time. On the night of the run, participants must arrive at 8:00pm. Gun start times are 8:30pm (for 5km), 8:45pm (for 10km) and 9:00pm (for 15km).
2. Prizes. Cash prizes will be awarded to first, second, and third place finishers of each division, to be awarded after the run finishes.
3. EventActivities:
At the end of the run, participants will be invited to relax and socialize, and cap off the evening with a bang with percussions group, Tribo Manila.

... A night of fun entertainment and, of course, deliciously healthy eating!

Why join the Urbanite Run?

The urbanite run, fashioned to cater specifically to the fit and active urbanite crowd, will promote the commitment to deliciously healthy living through Kenny Rogers!

... And true to its name,
our run will be at night!


1. Only Kenny Roger's Roasters outlets and the Kenny's Roast and Grill Restaurant at the Powerplant serve as registration sites.

2. You can claim your run kit only at the Kenny tents to be installed infront of the Nike Park in Bonifacio High Street on August 13 & 14 only, from 3:30pm to 11:00pm.

For more details log on to www.kennys.com.ph.


  1. Saturday night?? Hm, sounds tempting!

  2. I am imagining a beer in my hand after the run with live band providing the groovy kind of music. This is cool and creative.

  3. See you there Ganns. If you wanna relax to a max on a sunday, join the saturday urbanite and have fun.

  4. Although a little bit late of a happy hour, we will be treated to the big show afterwards. I've heard there will be beers all around. See you there Jon, bring the guys.

  5. you guys joining urbanite?

  6. Hi Raymund, I'll be there. Kita kits.

  7. Hello, this is Beth from the Marketing dept of KR. Please allow me to clarify some points:

    1. Only Kenny Rogers Roasters outlets and the Kenny's Roast and Grill restaurant at the Powerplant serve as registration sites.

    2. You can claim your run kit only at the Kenny tents to be installed in front of the Nike Park in Boni High on August 13 and 14 only, from 3:30 pm to 11 pm.

    For more details log on to www.kennys.com.ph. Thanks!

  8. Hi Beth, thank you for the visit. I'll post your comments in my blog as a clarification. Best regards.