Marikina Events: Tour de Takong 2013


UPDATE: See what happened here

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!

tour de takong marikinaPIO

Photo from Marikina PIO Facebook Page

Marikina’s Tour de Takong (Stiletto Race) will be happening on November 15, 2013 (Friday) at 6AM. Race route will be at Shoe Avenue.

mariina tour de takong route

Tour de Takong will have two categories Female and Male. Winners for each category shall receive:
  • 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

tour de takong traffic advisory

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