WATCH: Kim Chiu sprints to beat traffic, makes it to fashion show in time for finale walk

By: - Reporter
/ 10:42 AM March 30, 2019
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Image: Instagram/@chinitaprincess

Kim Chiu took matters into her own hands and ran as fast as she could—not only to avoid traffic, but to make it to a fashion event on time.

The Kapamilya actress was part of the Bench Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2019 held at the Bonifacio Global City (BGC), Taguig, on Friday. While on her way to the event, she got stuck in a horrendous traffic as one road was closed for an electoral campaign.


“Really?!!!! May kampanya sa gitna ng daan?!!!!” Chiu expressed on her Instagram Story. “Sarado ang daan on a Friday afternoon??!!  Sana umabot ako!!!”

(Really?! There’s a campaign in the middle of the road?! A road closed on a Friday afternoon?! I hope I can make it!)


Kim Chiu traffic

Image: Instagram/@chinitaprincess

Chiu, who is a runner herself, then documented how she and her crew dashed to the event in an Instagram post. “[T]raffic is so unpredictable nowadays!!!” she expressed.

“[G]ood thing the runner in me activated right away!!” she added, saying that she ran three kilometers in 10 minutes—from the BGC entrance to the Bench Tower where the show was held—just to make it to the show on time.

Chiu quipped that she changed clothes “like The Flash” upon arriving at the show and went to the backstage. Although she said she missed her spot, she was able to make it to the finale walk.

” WHAT AN EXPERIENCE!!” she said of what happened. “[P]robably one of the most memorable fashion [shows] I had ever walked in!!!!”

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abs to bgc… traffic is so unpredictable now a days!!!🙈🚦🚙🚌🚗 plus may kampanya pa here and there that they block all the roads, made a big stage in the middle of the road, like whut?! really???!!!😱 so this happened earlier today! 😅 cant do anything but RUN!!! good thing the runner in me activated right away!!!🏃🏻‍♀️ lezzggo kim! told myself “I cant miss this!!! nah- ah!!!!! no! no! no! so I ran 3km in 10mins! maybe its all about the adrenaline rush!! from the entrance of bgc to the bench bldg. 😅 pero si kuya @monuevo RM and my assistant, nagsisi na sila!! hahahha “bakit pa kami sumama?!” 😅 lost them on the way to bench tower then still i ran as fast as I can, changed like im “the flash” then went back stage, missed my spot by a minute but good thing made it to the FINALE WALK!!! wow!!!!! WHAT AN EXPERIENCE!! probably one of the most memorable fashion show I had ever walked in!!!!😝 love my @benchtm family!❤️ thank you!!!❤️ @bcbench @kjjardenil #ateshiela #rafexbench . . . kuya mo isa kanang certified atletang pinoy!!!!🇵🇭🏃🏻‍♂️ thanks kuya mo! salamat for today! nahiram ka lang eto pa inabot mo sakin!😅🙈✌🏻 #KIMadvenCHIUre


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And it appears that her experience served as a lesson for her. In another Instagram Story posted Saturday, Chiu said she arrived at the airport two hours early, saying she was afraid to get stuck in traffic again.

Kim Chiu traffic

Image: Instagram/@chinitaprincess

Good job, Kim!  /ra



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