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One of the highlights of the Sapatos Festival here in Marikina is “Tour de Takong”, a race where runners are wearing Stilettos instead of the usual running shoes!
Marikina’s Tour de Takong (Stiletto Race) will be happening on November 15, 2013 (Friday) at 6AM. Race route will be at Shoe Avenue.
- First Prize = Php 10,000
- Second Prize = Php 8,000
- Third Prize = Php 6,000
Special prizes will also be given way for runners wearing the most “shoeclastic” costumes:
- Mr. and Ms. Shoeniverse Award
- Mr. and Ms. Shoenique Award
- Mr. Macho and Ms. Shoe Sexy Award
- Ang Shoesyal Award
- Ang Shoeper Star Award
The Marikina City Traffic and Transport Engineering Division (TTED) under the City Transportation Management and Development Office (CTMDO) has released a traffic advisory informing all motorists to expect Heavy traffic during event. Furthermore, Shoe Avenue from Teatro Marikina up to the intersection of Sumulong Highway will be closed to traffic from 5:00 AM until 9:00 AM