Josie Natori Singlet for HSBC 136th Anniversary Run

My event: October 27, 2011

A Run For Books
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Following up on the successful fun run held for the first time last year, HSBC decided to make it an annual event. HSBC, the world's local bank, has been doing business in the Philippines for almost 136 years. As part of its advocacy, all proceeds for this year's run will be donated to Sa Aklat Sisikat Foundation (SAS). 

Josie Natori singlet... wait till you see the back design ; )

SAS is a not-for-profit, accredited, professional Philippine organization that promotes that love and habit of reading in Filipino Children. It aims to build a nation of readers. 

Josie Natori, a Filipino world renowned designer lend her talent to design HSBC 2011 singlet. More about the singlet and race info after the break.

Tony Cripps, President and CEO of HSBC

"We take pride in the way we have integrated sustainability initiatives into our corporate culture and how we have created shared value among our employees and customers who find what we do for the community equally relevant and meaningful."- Tony Cripps


What: HSBC 2011 Anniversary Fun Run
When: November 26, 2011
Where: SM Mall of Asia
Early Bird Rate before November 5, 2011: PhP600 for adults and PhP400 for children 12 years old and below
Regular Rate: Adult- PhP800 (3k, 5k, 10k); Kid- PhP500 (100m dash)
Online registration (open  to HSBC bank account holders): add PhP200 for race kit and singlet delivery

You can visit R.O.X. Taguig  and Cris Sports Mall Outlets for in store registration. Registration is until November 16, 2011.

For more details, visit here.

 for the benefit of Sa Aklat Sisikat Foundation, INC.

"We are trilled to have been chosen as HSBC's beneficiary for this year's run. Our partnership with HSBC has been a long and productive one, and this latest show of support from them and Josie Natori will go a long way towards improving the quality and reach of public school education in the Philippines"-Lizzie E. Zobel,SAS Co-founder and Chairperson

front and back design of Natori singlet

Registration fee includes:

  • Natori- designed singlet
  • Loot bag containing custom-designed HSBC water bottle, HSBC baller ID, and finisher's shirt

Josie Natori singlet inspired by The way of the Samurai collection

"Natori is proud to participate and support the Fun Run to benefit the Sa Aklat Sisikat Foundation. We as a company try to encourageeveryone on the Natori team to stay fit and also to give back- and what a perfect combination of both! We're just so pleased to be part of this event."- NATORI 

The design is actually the word Natori in Japanese character. 

Singlet sizes:

  • Male- XS, S, M, L, XL, 2XL
  • Female- XS, S, M, L, XL

Johanna Garcia (center)- Head of Group Communications and Corporate Sustainabilty 

All three ladies were wearing Natori designed dresses... envy!

What are you waiting for? Not only is running beneficial to your health but you can also help Filipno kids learn to read. 

What's more, each category winner will receive a non-transferable round trip ticket to Hong Kong. If you are lucky, you might just be the winner in a special raffle draw where you can win two Cathay Pacific round trip tickets to London!