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Run With Your Egg at Egg Power Run

Did you know, that the Municipality of Minalin in Pampanga is called the "Egg Basket of Luzon" and has held the Country's first ever egg festival on June 4, 2008?

Do you also know that contrary to popular beliefs, there is actually no nutritional difference between the white and brown egg varieties? Brown eggs are laid by hens with red ear lobes, and white eggs are laid by hens with white ear lobes.

Hungry for more egg trivia? Here's another one...

Did you also know, that you now have a chance to run with your egg from the starting line towards the finish line without the scare of getting chased by a hen? This will surely make your hands' running form perfect after finishing the run. What's more exciting is that if you get to the finish line without breaking your egg, you will go home with more eggs in your palm... or rather, basket!

Just two weeks after the New year 2015 celebration, the Philippine Egg Board Association will be on the frontline to promote and change the way we think about the misunderstood eggs, specially about the eggs' goodness and nutritional value.

Read more about this event below... and don't forget to scroll for more trivia at the end of the post.

Event Name: Egg Power Run Half-Marathon
Date and Assembly Time: 11 January 2015 Sunday, 3:00 AM
Venue: 34th St. cor. 9th Ave., Bonifacio Global City, Taguig

Distance, Registration Fees and *Inclusions:
  • 3K - Php 400.00
  • 5K - Php 500.00
  • 10K - Php 650.00
  • 21K - Php 950.00
*Singlet, timing chip, Finisher's medal (10K and 21K Finishers only), Finisher's shirt (21K Finishers only)

All runners will be given one (1) egg at the starting line, and additional eggs (by distance) upon reaching the finish line with whole/unbroken eggs:
  • 3K - additional 3 eggs
  • 5K - additional 6 eggs
  • 10K - additional 9 eggs
  • 21K - additional 12 eggs
Runners who opt not to bring their eggs to the Finish Line may leave the eggs at the nearest water stations. No whole egg at the finish line, no additional eggs will be given.

Registration Centers (up to Jan. 6, 2015 or until supplies last):
  1. Online via (starts on Oct. 1, 2014; plus Php 200.00 for delivery and website fee)
  2. Chris Sports Stores - SM North EDSA; Glorietta 3; SM Mall of Asia; Festival Mall (starts on Nov. 3, 2014.)
  3. 100 Miles Cafe (starts on Nov. 3, 2014; Mon-Sat 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM only)
Assembly and Gunstart:
  • 3K - 5:00 AM / 5:45 AM
  • 5K - 5:00 AM / 5:40 AM
  • 10K - 5:00 AM / 5:30 AM
  • 21K - 3:00 AM / 4:00 AM
Singlet Design:

Route Map:

Medal Design:

For more information, visit the Egg Power Run Facebook page.

More egg facts and trivia:

One egg a day is okay!

A hen can lay eggs even without a rooster.

An egg will not hatch without a rooster (unfertilized egg), even if incubated. This answers the question: What was first, the chicken or the egg?

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