Resorts World Manila Grand Fiesta Run FAQs and UPDATEs



What is the run?

The run is the Grand Fiesta Run 2010 which is part of the Grand Fiesta Manila Celebration

Where is the run?

The run will be held at Newport City, Pasay City (Across NAIA 3)

When is the run?

The run will be held on November 28, 2010

Who is the title sponsor?

Resorts World Manila

What is Resorts World Manila?

Resorts World Manila is the Philippines’s latest only integrated tourist hub where you can relax, shop,
dine, and play. Resorts World Manila has a mall complete with the best shops and restaurants, movie
theaters, a performing arts theater, hotels (Marriott and Maxims), a club (Republiq) and a gaming area.

Are children prohibited from entering Resorts World?

No. Only the Casino and Republiq is restricted to ages 21 and above. The shops, restaurants, movie and
performing arts theaters, hotels are all open to people of all ages.


How can I register?

You can register in the following:

– Resorts World Manila Tourist Counter.
– 3 select Chris Sports outlets: SM Mall of Asia, Glorietta, SM Mega Mall
– R.O.X. in the Fort
– You can also call WWWExpress at 793-1777 (press 2 for marketing) or 852-7210 to register via phone
and arrange for delivery. A delivery fee of P70 will be charged for Metro Manila deliveries and P100 for
deliveries outside of Metro Manila.
– 1K Fiesta Rat Race category registration is at RWM, ROX and thru WWWExpress only.

Registration is from October 27 to November 22
Better to register early though as there are limited singlet sizes and slots per distance

Until when is registration?

Registration runs until November 22, 2010

Is there an age requirement or age limit?

Anyone can run as long as they deem themselves fit enough to participate. A liability waiver needs to be
signed by every participant. Parents or guardians need to sign for entrants under 18 years of age.

How much is the registration fee?

P650 for all race categories

What is included with the registration fee?

Registration fee includes the race kit and a singlet

Do I have to be a member of Resorts World Manila to join the run?

No. Special privileges though will be given to Resorts World Manila members during the run. To win in
the grand raffle, you also need to be a member. MEMBERSHIP IS FREE

Is there an age requirement for Resorts World Manila membership?

No. Although you need to be 21 and above to play in the Casino, Resorts World Manila members below
21 can still avail of special discounts and earn rewards points when they shop and dine in Resorts World

How do I become a member of Resorts World Manila?

To become a member, you must be 21 years old and above. Present a valid ID together with your
Membership application form at Resorts World Manila Membership Counters. You may get an
application form in any of the registration sites.

Do I get any special treats if I’m already a member of Resorts World Manila?

Existing Resorts World Manila Member may still present the RWM Gift Stub found at at the race bib to
receive a Match and Play Voucher

What is a Match and Play Voucher?

Match and Play voucher is valued at P100. Present the voucher to the Casino Cage to get a certificate,
the certificate together with a live bet of P100 can be used to play at specific gaming tables. Limited to
the gaming tables that uses even bets.

Where do I claim the Match and Play Voucher?

Present the free gift stub along with your Resorts World Membership card at the Membership Counter to
claim your Match and Play Voucher

What is the validity period of the Match and Play Voucher?

Match and Play voucher is valid until December 05, 2010.


What does the race kit include?

The race kit comes with a singlet, timing chip, and race bib with loot bag stub, raffle stub, and an RWM
gift stub

Can I transfer my race kit to another person?

No. The moment you register, your information is assigned to the race kit and is encoded into the system.

What do I get for the Resorts World Manila gift stub?

Become a member of RWM and present the stub to claim a Match and Play Voucher

What is in the loot bag?

The loot bag will contain items from Resorts World Manila and our sponsors


What are the singlet sizes?

The sizes are XS, S, M, L, XL, XXL.

Can I change size if it doesn’t fit?


Where can I get a size reference for the singlet?

The sizes are by Unibersidad and you can use their past singlets as reference.

Do I need to wear the Grand Fiesta Run singlet during the run?

Although it’s preferred, you don’t need to wear the singlet


What are the race distances?

3k, 5k, 10k, and a 1k special Fiesta Rat Race

What is the 1k Fiesta Rat Race?

The Fiesta Rat Race is a special 1k category where registrants are encouraged to come in office attire
(example: suits and rubbershoes) or fiesta-inspired costumes.

What do I get if I join the Fiesta Rat Race?

Aside from the all the fun and great photos of participating in a themed costume run, prizes will be given
away to the best dressed, the most unique, and the wildest outfits.

Can I change distance after registration?


Can I register for more than 1 distance?

Yes, but you will need to register twice (and pay the registration fee twice)


How will the race track my time?

The race will be using an RFID timing system that will track your time. Timing chip must be attached to
your bib at all times. Also, make sure to indicate the correct mobile phone number and email address in
your registration form as your finish time will automatically be texted and emailed to you as you cross
the finishline

When will I know the Race Results?

Your time will be SMS’d and emailed to you the moment you cross the finishline. There will also be a
time-check station at the activity center.

Your place in the run in relation to everyone else will be posted at the Resorts World Manila website
within 3 days of the race

What are the rules and regulations?

– Participants below 18yrs old must have their entry form signed by a parent/guardian
– Race Bib must be worn at all times during the race. It should be pinned in front of your running shirt to be
placed on or a little above the waistline
– Registration will be limited to the slots per category
– Finisher’s time, including winners, will be based on RFID tag time results. No RFID tag, no race results.
– All protest related to the results must be made in writing and submitted to the Race Director within 30
minutes after the official announcement of winners.
– A protest fee of Php 1,500 may be collected for every written protest made.
What is the route?

TBD: The starting point is at the Newport Plaza. The 1k, 3k, and 5k route will take you around Newport
City and along Andrews Ave (across NAIA) . The 10k route will take you inside Villamor Airbase.

What are the prizes?

Resorts World Rewards Points will be given away:


What can I use Resorts World Manila Rewards Points for?

You may use your points to pay for food bills, show tickets, claim parking tickets, food voucher and gifts
up for redemption.

Can Resorts World Manila Rewards Points be used to play at the Casino?

Yes, this is a current promo of Resorts World Manila. For detailed promo mechanics, please call 836-6318

Will the run push through if it rains?

The run will take place rain or shine

Will water be provided?

Drinking water will be provided at selected points along the route

Will there be first aid stations?

Medical aid will be available at certain points via roving representative

Are pets allowed?

No. Not everyone is comfortable with animals and we need to be considerate to them. There are also
some added hazards of pets being in the race as they might disturb or bite another runner, leaving their
special “gifts” along the route, and runners tripping over the leash.


What is there to do after the run?

There will be an activity area where sponsors and will be providing activities for everyone

Where do I park?

All participants and other spectators are required to park their vehicles at the designatedparking areas of
Resorts World Manila

Is parking free for runners?

No. Standard Parking fees apply

Will there be toilets?

Toilet cubicles will be available at the site during the race

Is there a place to leave my bags?

There will be a baggage deposit area from 5am to 10am

Will there be celebrities?

Although some have been invited, we cannot commit on whether they will join the race

Raffle Draw

What are the prizes to be given away in the Raffle?

3 Days, 2 Nights trip for 4 to Resorts World Sentosa, Singapore with free tickets to Universal Studios and
a ride on the Resorts World Manila Private Jet. Note, the ride on the Resorts World Manila Private Jet is
from Manila to Singapore only. Going back, winners will be given a one-way PAL ticket to Manila

Cruise for 2 from Singapore to Malaysia and back to Singapore in 3 days and 2 nights. Free entrance to
onboard shows and entertainment and use of Gym and recreational facilities. Full board and meals (up
to 6 per day). Note, the ride on the Resorts World Manila Private Jet is from Manila to Singapore only.
Going back, winners will be given a one-way PAL ticket to Manila

When is the Raffle Draw?

The Grand Raffle Draw will take place after the Grand Fiesta Run during the awarding ceremonies
(around 8am)

Can anyone win in the Raffle Draw?

To be eligible to win in the raffle you need to have finished the race, be a member of Resorts World
Manila, and be present during the drawing

If I register more than once (and pay each of the registration fees), will that give me more chances of winning in the Raffle Draw?

Yes. But you will have to finish each race you register in and drop the raffle stub at the finishline. You can only win one major prize though and should you win twice, the prize of higher value will be given to you.

How can we be sure that the Grand Raffle Draw will be fair?

A DTI representative will be present during the drawing to ensure that the draw is fair


Sign up, Suit up, and Get Creative for Resorts World Manila’s Grand Fiesta Run 2010!

NEWPORT CITY, PASAY The Grand Fiesta Run 2010 is near! Resorts World Manila (RWM) will bring back
the “fun” in fun runs on November 28 in Newport City, and everyone’s invited to join! Prizes await winners, and
participants get a shot at the amazing raffle prizes!

Come in your weirdest and wildest fiesta-inspired costumes, or suit up and grab your briefcase for an unforgettable
rat raced theme run. Prizes await for the Best Dressed, Most Unique, Biggest Group/Company, and Wildest Costume.

At stake are fabulous Reward Points from Resorts World Manila that will make sure that you and your friends will
have a memorable night at the first integrated tourism destination in the Philippines! Awards and corresponding
prizes are as follows:

For those who want a bit of a challenge may opt to join the 3K, 5K, and 10K categories. Runners may select their
finish chute for the chance to win prizes such as shop, movie, spa, hotel, and cruise gift certificates.

Not only that, incredible raffle prizes await the participants. RWM will be raffling off a 3D/2N stay at Resorts World
Sentosa for four (4) with free tickets to Universal Studios OR a cruise for two (2) to Singapore and Malaysia and
back to Singapore.

Winners of the raffle will be brought to their destinations via the Resorts World Manila private jet! How’s that for
living the high life?

Registration fee for the run is Php650.00 for all race categories. Interested parties may register before November 22
at the following: Chris Sports in MOA, Glorietta, and SM Mega Mall; R.O.X Bonifacio High Street, and at Resorts World
Manila Tour Counter. Gun starts at: 6:00AM for 10K, 6:05AM for 5K, 6:10AM for 3K, and 7:15|AM for 1K. Bring your
families and friends on November 28 for one truly unforgettable fun run!

For more information, visit, or call the RWM Tour Counter at (632)836-6333.


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