- Sun Life announces the return of SunPIOLOgy in 2020
- A new and unique marathon will take place this October called Sun Life Virtual Run
- 2020’s theme is called SunPIOLOgy Xone which is still a fulfillment of the company’s advocacy to fight diabetes.
SunLife is encouraging Filipinos not just to secure their financial freedom but also their overall health with their annual SunPIOLOgy event. Coming back again this year, now on its 11th year, SunPIOLOgy introduces a new theme called “SunPIOLOgy Xone.”
Philippines’ preferred insurance company has been challenging Pinoys to improve their lifestyle by embarking on their yearly sporting events that feature different kinds of races. Lead by its long-time ambassador, Piolo Pascual, Sunlife is once again inviting not just the athletic Filipinos but everyone who wants to shed extra pounds in their 2020 races.
SunPIOLOgy Xone continues Sunlife’s advocacy to fight diabetes which is considered as an epidemic killing many Pinoys in the recent years. As you know, diabetic patients need to have a balanced weight and physique to prevent complications brought about by the disease.
Sun Life Chief Marketing Officer Mylene Lopa told as 2020’s events were announced:
“Sun Life aims to offer Filipinos more avenues to pursue their health goals. With SunPIOLOgy, we are able to make the pursuit fun and engaging through a variety of sporting events, while the charity component makes it more meaningful and memorable.
We are thankful that as we mark 11 years of SunPIOLOgy, we continue to grow our community and effectively promote the importance of living healthier lives.”
But before the 2020 races begin early next year, people can have their warm-up through Sun Life Virtual Run. This new event features a unique way of competing in a race as participants are allowed to complete the marathon in their own preferred time and route. You can even do it on your treadmill if you don’t feel like going out on a long run.
Participants of this race should complete a total of 125 kilometers run which can be finished within 30 days. Progress can be tracked via fitness gadgets like GPS watch, fitness band, or a running app. Should you do it on your treadmill, you can simply take a photo of your stats and submit it on www.takbo.ph.
Registration for Sun Life Virtual Run is ongoing at www.sunpiology.com. Others who are interested to join can register until October 14, 2019. Race period of will be from October 15, 2019 to November 15, 2019.
Sun Cycle PH
Cycling has been a regular event of the SunPIOLOgy sports challenges. And for next year, Sun Life Cycle PH is once again calling out on all newbie and seasoned cyclists to join another round of race that will start in Taguig and end in Pasay. in routes fit for beginner and seasoned bikers.
The cycling event will include 4 categories, including Kids Ride or Family Ride, TriCycle Ride (100m and 500m), Short Ride (20km), and Long Ride (40km).
Sun Life Resolution Run
Of course, another highlight will be a marathon where the race will feature “125 Xones” aligned with the diabetes prevention theme.
A total of 125 lucky runners will be chosen to receive electronic gift cards worth P1,250 each that they can use to redeem items in SunLife’s various partner stores.
During the press launch, Piolo Pascual also shared his thoughts about the upcoming event, saying:
“What sets SunPIOLOgy apart is the community it has built through the years.
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. With this, I’m sure more Filipinos will experience what it means to live healthier and brighter under the sun.”
The SunPIOLOgy Xone will see other famous celebrities who will also join in the contests. Proceeds of this event will go to Hebreo Foundation, Noordhoff Foundation, and Star Magic scholars.
SunPIOLOgy is a sporting event that was organized by Sun Life Philippines and its ambassador Piolo Pascual. Turning an 11-years- old in 2020, Sun Life continuously sue this event to raise funds for education, diabetes awareness and help more Filipinos live healthier lives.
SunPIOLOgy Xone will take place on January 18, 2020, at Camp Aguinaldo, Quezon City. Registration is yet to start on November 15, 2019, at www.sunpiology.com and select Toby’s Sports Stores. Participants will be accepted until race kit supplies last.