Tikim food fun run back at Coyote Point in San Mateo, June 8
DALY CITY, California –- A one-of-a-kind 5K fun run or walk that celebrates Filipino culture and the value of giving back, returns on its second year for more “fun treats and good eats.”
The 2019 Tikim Filipino Food Fun Run, takes place on Saturday, June 8, 2019 at the Coyote Point Recreation Area, 1701 Coyote Point Drive in San Mateo, California.
Hosted by TFC Live, Tikim will take runners through a course with a Filipino food tasting station at each kilometer of the way. Each station is a celebration of different Filipino flavors. This year’s theme is Filipino street food.
After the run, a post-run picnic that features more Filipino food, stage activities with performances by Trace Repeat, a Bay Area soul and funk band from Oakland, and guitar virtuoso Jinx Jones and The Kingtones. There will also be the much-awaited balut-eating contest plus other classic Filipino reunion games.
Tikim is also a philanthropic event. According to ABS-CBN Global Head of Events Ricky Resurreccion, “The proceeds from the Fun Run registration will be donated to the feeding program of Bantay Bata, the Child Watch program of ABS-CBN Foundation International.” By registering and joining the fun run, each adult runner provides meals to six undernourished children in the Philippines.
Runners will receive a commemorative Tikim T-shirt, race bib, an acknowledgement letter with the runner’s donation to ABS-CBN Foundation International (for adult registrants), and access to the Tikim Post-Race Picnic.