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Piolo Pascual heads event promoting healthy lifestyle



Sun Life Philippines and its long-time ambassador Piolo Pascual once again join hands for SunPIOLOgy, a sporting event spearheaded by the actor that aims to encourage more Filipinos to live healthier lives.

The event carries the theme “SunPIOLOgy Xone” and features the following highlights: Sun Life Virtual Run, Sun Life Cycle PH, and Sun Life Resolution Run.

Sun Life Virtual Run is a long-distance race that participants may complete anytime, anywhere. Participants from different parts of the country may challenge themselves to complete an accumulated distance of 50 or 125 kilometers which can be spread over 30 days. Progress is tracked using a GPS watch, a fitness band, a running app on a smartphone, or by taking a photo of the progress on the treadmill and submitting it via www.takbo.ph. Registration for Sun Life Virtual Run is ongoing up to Oct. 14. The run period will be from Oct. 15 to Nov. 15, 2019.

ENCHONG DEE (second from left) and Piolo Pascual (fourth) with the SunPIOLOGY team

ENCHONG DEE (second from left) and Piolo Pascual (fourth) with
the SunPIOLOGY team

Sun Life Cycle PH is back to take cyclists on fun and exciting routes that will run from Bonifacio Global City to Pasay City. Participants of all fitness levels are welcome to join. Categories for the Sun Life Cycle PH are: Tricycle Ride (100 or 500 meters) designed for children ages two to five; Kids Ride (30-minute Solo or Family Ride) for children between the ages six to 15; Short Ride (20 kilometers) for participants 10 years old and above; and Long Ride (40 kilometers) for participants 14 years old and above. Sun Life Cycle PH will take place on Nov. 23. Registration is open until Nov. 22.

Sun Life Resolution features the “125 Xone,” where runners will pass through “xones” aligned with the diabetes prevention theme. Moreover, 125 lucky runners will also get to win electronic gift cards. Attended by some of the country’s brightest stars, the run will double as a charity event tol benefit the Hebreo Foundation, Noordhoff Foundation, and Star Magic scholars. Sun Life Resolution Run will take place on Jan. 18, 2020, at Camp Aguinaldo, Quezon City. Registration will begin on Nov. 15.

“What sets SunPIOLOgy apart is the community it has built through the years,” Pascual said in a statement. “Each event is fun and exciting, and now, we are bringing the SunPIOLOgy brand of wellness to the virtual world so that we can motivate even more people.”

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