McDonald’s Stripes Run 2017: Run For Reading

 Looking for an awesome weekend family bonding experience?

Ready your running gears as McDonald’s Stripes Run is coming to Cebu this November 25 at the Cebu IT Park. This is more than just a day of active lifestyle and fun, you are also able to help public school children learn how to read

cebu stripes run 2017

As of 2016, the Ronald Mcdonald’s Read To Learn program has reached 11.7 million students, trained over 28,000 teachers and enrolled 8,170 students in public schools nationwide.

The Stripes Run is an annual fundraiser of the Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Philippines. In partnership with the Department of Education, the activity aims to raise the literacy level among Grade 1 and 2 public school students.

Ready to run and help?

Register yourself and your family from October 13 to November 23. Registration is simple with these three options:

  1. Fill out the registration form and pay at select McDonald’s stores.
  2. Download the form on, and settle the registration fee at select McDonald’s stores.
  3. Register and pay online at

Each registrant will receive a race kit, which includes a pair of the iconic red and white striped socks, a singlet, a race bib, and a stub for a free McDonald’s breakfast meal at the venue. Below are the 7 categories for this year’s race including the 5K Squad Stripes, the newest division that’s perfect for the whole gang.



Kiddie Stripes1 kilometer run for ages 8 years old and below
Young Stripes3 kilometer run for ages 8-15 years old
3K Stripes3 kilometer run for ages 16 years and up
Family Stripes3 kilometer run for teams with 2 adults (16 and up) and 2 kids (15 and under)
5K Stripes5 kilometer run for ages 16 years and up
5K Squad Stripes5 kilometer run for teams with 4 adults (ages 16 and up)
10K Stripes10 kilometer run for  ages 16 years old and up


I wont be able to join the Stripes Run but I want to help.

Got prior commitments on this date? Don’t fret because you can still help the Read to Learn program through the following.

Buy a Happy Meal

A portion of every Happy Meal sold is donated to Read to Learn

Order A Happy Meal Online

Make a Straight Donation

Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Philippines
BPI Savings Account 3021-4107-47


See you all on the 25th at Garden Bloc in Cebu IT Park. Don’t forget to use the hashtag #McDoStripesRun and tag @McDo_PH on Twitter and Instagram. For more information and to view the list of McDo stores you can register in, visit or follow McDonald’s Philippines’ Facebook page.

Herbert Kikoy

Surigaonon by birth, Butuanon by heart and now an adopted son of Cebu, Herbert is a hobbyist photographer who focuses on Food, Sports, Travel and Festivals photography.