Make sure you synchronize your watches for a grand adventure in ARCA South. The 74-hectare Taguig property will play the exciting events like running, solving puzzles, overcoming obstacles and following direction from your mobile phone app, participants will get race to the finish line and run this adventure in mind and the body.
SyncRUNize will set to become a new “city in sync” as master-planned by Ayala Land, Inc., is hosting a mobile-app integrated adventure run on Saturday, September 19, 2015.
SyncRUNize will be unlike other regular 5 km runs as it challenges both body and mind through a number of physical obstacles and mental drills. Racers will first have to download the exclusive SyncRUNize mobile app available on Google Play and iOS.
The app directs participants from one checkpoint to another where they will have to accomplish the physical or mental challenge before they can get to the next. ARCA South, is the newest development of Ayala Land Inc. in the city of Taguig. It is the best place to hold this SyncRUNize event.
ARCA South has partnered with Guerilla Race, organizers of the fierce sport Guerilla Race Series, to specially design the obstacle course. Mental drills, which can include calculations, stock knowledge tests, or abstract reasoning were designed by Go Go Hunt. Other partners are The North Face, Fox, Oculus Archery and as the partner-beneficiary of the event, the Help Educate and Rear Orphans (HERO) Foundation.
Part of the proceeds from SyncRUNize will serve as educational aid to the children of soldiers incapacitated or killed in the line of duty.
Racers can compete as individuals or as team of four members. They will get a chance to win P90,000 worth of cash and prizes for individual and group winners. At the end of the race, participants can celebrate their victory at Sync City, where they can enjoy the interactive booths and the food market.
“SyncRUNize is the kind of event that embodies the principle behind ARCA South as a City in Sync,” said Mr. Stephen Comia, ARCA South Project Development Manager. “The development is envisioned to be the newest CBD in Taguig where all the elements that make a city are present and in sync. In addition, the efficient management of the road network, traffic, communications, environment, security and other systems in ARCA South are primary.”
With DOTC’s planned Integrated Transport System (ITS) –South Terminal being recently awarded to Ayala Land, Inc., ARCA South will become one of the most highly connected districts in the city. This world‐class transport terminal will rise beside ARCA South and will increase accessibility to the property. The direct link to the Skyway and C5/C6 highways will also make ARCA South minutes away from Makati, Bonifacio Global City and the Ninoy Aquino International Airport.
ARCA South will also eventually operate with a centralized system for traffic, power and security management, furthering its vision of being a city in sync. The district will be highly pedestrianized, punctuated by green spaces and streetscapes, and integrated basement parking to free the streets.
How to Join?Registration for SyncRUNize is available at www.arcasouth.ph or at any Chris Sports branches nationwide until September 18, 2015.
Here are some of the possible challenges you will encounter on the day of the event.
Once you have registered, you can start downloading the SyncRUNize apps in either Play Store or Apple Store. Only on the day of the event, you can start the apps by entering your registered email address. The application will also be available offline on the day of the event and you also have a choice to skip the mental challenges, which will have a corresponding penalty on your final score.
What are you waiting for? Register now to test your wits, challenge your limits with the first mobile-integrated adventure run in the Philippines!
How to get there:To get to ARCA South, participants can take the East Service Road along South Luzon Expressway or C5 in Taguig. While for those interested to take the public transport, for a minimum fee of P30 per person per roundtrip, participants can also avail of shuttle services to the race via pick up points in Tower 1 in Ayala Avenue, Makati; TriNoma Mall, Quezon City; and Alabang Town Center, Muntinlupa.
Article and photos were taken by Ace Paragoyo, Pinoy AdvenTurista's official representative to the launch of SyncRUNize 2015 held at at the Special Exhibition Hall at the Mind Museum last August 27, 2015.
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