Tuesday, November 22, 2016

McDonald's Stripes Run 2016

Register yourself and your family for the McDonald’s Stripes Run at these participating McDonald’s branches in Metro Manila or Cebu. You can also sign-up online at mcdostripesrun.com.ph.

Advocacy: Ronald McDonald Read to Learn is one of the flagship programs of Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Philippines (RMHC), the charity of choice of McDonald’s Philippines. In partnership with the Department of Education, Ronald McDonald Read to Learn is a beginning reading program for grade 1 & 2 students in public schools. Read to Learn aims to improve the literacy skills of Filipino students while they are the beginning stage of learning.

Registration Period: Until November 24 2016

BGC: November 26 2016 (30th Street corner 9th Avenue Bonifacio Global City, Taguig City)
CEBU: December 03 2016 (Garden Bloc, Cebu IT Park Cebu City)

Registration Fee
1k kiddie stripes - P400 (8 under)
3k young stripes - P495 (8-15 years old)
3km stripes - P495
3km team stripes - P1,500 (2 kids + 2 adults)
5km stripes - P795
10km stripes - 995

Race Kit
Stripes Run Shirt
Pair of Striped Socks
Breakfast Meal (Present your food stub at the venue on the race day itself, 5AM-9AM)

Gun Start
1k kiddie stripes - 7AM
3k young stripes - 630AM
3km stripes - 630AM
3km team stripes - 630AM
5km stripes - 7AM
10km stripes - 530AM

Monday, November 21, 2016

International Sport Pedagogy Conference 2016

The University of the Philippines’ College of Human Kinetics (UP-CHK), in partnership with Sport Management Council of the Philippines (SportPhil), led the first ever 3-day international academic sports event in the Philippines, the 2016 International Conference on Sport Pedagogy, Health, and Wellness (ICSPHW 2016).

ICSPHW 2016, with a theme, entitled “P.E. Plus: Retooling Physical Education and School Sports for Inclusion, Development and Competition,” was held from November 18 to 20, 2016, at the Celebrity Sports Plaza and the UP Diliman campus, in Quezon City.

Equipped with meaningful and substantial lectures and training from distinguished sports scholars from all over the world, including the Philippines, the conference highlighted the importance of games, play, and physical activity for the development of students. It attracted P.E. teachers, coaches, instructors, trainers, managers, students, athletes and sports advocates.

Presented by beverage brand MILO Philippines, the conference had a bevy of 20+ foreign and local speakers and has been endorsed by the Department of Education (DepEd), Commission on Higher Education (CHED), Philippine Sports Commission (PSC), and the Asian Council of Exercise and Sports Science (ACESS), among other institutions.

“We at MILO believe that active students are active learners; and that physical activity can help improve performance in the classroom. For years, MILO’s grassroots sports programs have contributed to giving Filipino youth a fit and healthy lifestyle,” said Robbie De Vera, MILO Sports Executive. “MILO’s support for ICSPHW 2016 solidified our commitment to empower sports and P.E. instructors who play a significant role in youth development.”

ICSPHW 2016 was presented by MILO Philippines, co-presented by PACE Magazine x freyo, with Mama Sita’s as official sponsor, Wolfgang’s Steakhouse Manila, Cebuana Lhuillier, GoldToe and Delos Santos Medical Center as assisting sponsors, ABS-CBN as chief media partner, and the Philippine Star and MultiSport.ph as official media partners. Notable speakers include: ACESS co-founder Prof. Dr. Ming- Kai Chin, German Olympic Sports Confederation’s Prof. Dr. Gudrun Doll-Tepper, and Prof. G L Khanna of India.

Thursday, November 17, 2016

Revolutionizing Active Living in Vermosa

Ayala Land furthers its thrust of promoting a healthy and active lifestyle by rallying a new breed of athletes as it unveiled another exciting spectacle—the Vermosa Active Revolution—to be held on December 3 and 4 inside the 700-hectare master-planned, mixed-use estate development in Cavite.

At the Vermosa Active Revolution press launch, guests were treated to a head start of what to expect during the two-day event, as well as a sneak peek of the special line-up of performers headlined by Drop and Roll, led by world-renowned street trials rider Danny MacAskill and his crew, to highlight their first visit to the Philippines and the Asian region as part of their world tour.

Gear up for an active lifestyle revolution
As the most accessible premier sports destination in the country, Ayala Land’s Vermosa Estate, located along Daang-Hari Road, will play host to a high-octane extravaganza that’s set to thrill everyone’s senses through the Vermosa Active Revolution’s Kinetic, Inspire, and Refresh activity zones.

At the Kinetic Zone, Danny MacAskill’s jaw-dropping Drop and Roll exhibition performance is expected to rouse local riders and enthusiasts alike. With Drop and Roll show schedules on December 3 at 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. and on December 4 at 4:00 p.m., participants will also get the chance to grab exciting freebies and personally meet and greet the stunt bike superstar and his team composed of Duncan Shaw, Fabio Wibmer, and Ali C.

Various cycling clinics and bike rentals for the two-day event will also be available at the Vermosa Bike Skills Park, while the motocross track will host an activity for riders. The Ninja Academy will also mount a parkour obstacle course for festival goers to try out together with other surprises, while a poi LED exhibition performance by Planet Zips will cap-off a night of fun-filled activities.

The Inspire Zone will host one of the South’s biggest sports and lifestyle expos, where attendees can jumpstart their active living through great deals and finds from the country’s hottest retail brands such as JB Sports, KTM Bikes, Fox Gear, Columbia, Top Bike Shops, and many more.

The Refresh Zone will provide good eats and sound beats to revitalize one’s mind, body, and soul. And with acoustic artists and DJs to keep the celebration alive, as well as food truck concessionaires rolling in at Cavite’s first Gastro Food Truck Park to energize the festival goers, the Vermosa Active Revolution will truly be a one-of-a-kind, pre-Christmas present for everyone.

Indeed, Ayala Land’s Vermosa Estate is the only master-planned, mixed-use town core that promotes healthy and active living in a venue that provides holistic training for the new breed of sports enthusiasts. And as the premier destination for new-age sports, the Vermosa Active Revolution promises an event like no other, bringing in international acts in a local setting that’s accessible to every Filipino.

Sunday, October 23, 2016

Cebu, Baguio, Bacolod children makes cut of JrNBA Presented by Alaska

The best boys and girls basketball players from Cebu, Baguio and Bacolod overcame the odds to make the final lineup of the JrNBA/JrWNBA Presented by Alaska All-Star teams that will fly on October 6 to Shanghai, China to participate in a once-in-a-lifetime NBA experience.

Boys and girls from the provinces - especially those from Bacolod, Cebu and Baguio - did surprisingly well when ranged beside their counterparts from Manila.

Cebu City public school students Darliene Ragasajo (14 years old) and Florence Jil Talas (14) led the JrNBA/JrWNBA Female All-Stars.

Tracy Carl Dadang (14), Fritz Felix Valencia (14) and Harold Alarcon (14) - who were selected in the Cebu Regional Selection Camp - led the members of the Male All-Stars.

Valencia travelled all the way from Bacolod City, while Alarcon came from Silay City, Negros Occidental to qualify in the Cebu Regional Selection Camp.

Riz Ozner Gatus (14) of San Fabian, Pangasinan from the Baguio Regional Selection Camp, also advanced to the Male All-Stars.

The players were selected in a nationwide search through Regional Selection Camps in Baguio, Cebu, Bacolod, Davao and Makati. The final 10 boys and five girls were named members of the Philippine All-Stars during the National Training Camp at the SM Mall of Asia Arena.

The JrNBA/JrWNBA Davao Regional Selection Camp was also well-represented with 13-year-old Rozie Amatong of Davao City and 14-year-old Aloha Marie Betanio of Malaybalay City, Bukidnon - who travelled all the way to the Davao Regional Selection Camp - making it to the Female All-Stars.

Additionally, Elegino Chollo of Davao City was named Coach of the Year Male.

The fifth member of the Female All-Stars is Ma. Cecilia Quilenderino (14) of Dalig National High School, Antipolo City.

The other members of the Male All-Stars are Julian Alfonso and Isaiah Miguel Blanco (Alaska Powercamp), Andrei Philip Lechoncito, Jearico Nuñez, Miguel Rey Luis Tan and and Kai Zachary Sotto (Manila Regional Selection Camp). Arayi Ewon was named Coach of the Year Female.

They will join 90 other boys and girls from JrNBA Programs in Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam to watch the NBA Global Games China 2016 between the Houston Rockets and the New Orleans Pelicans at the Mercedes-Benz Arena.

“I’d like to congratulate our JrNBA Philippine All-Stars on their success. Through Alaska Milk’s Nutrition. Action. Champion. Program and our partnership with the NBA, we have been able to help fuel the basketball dreams and life aspirations of thousands of children across the country,” said Alaska Milk Corporation President and Chief Executive Officer Wilfred Steven Uytengsu. “This collaboration is an important element of our long-standing Nutrition. Action. Champion. Campaign. By leveraging on this initiative, Alaska Milk was able to proactively educate families and children on the important role of drinking milk and getting into sports to achieve a healthy and active lifestyle.”

JrNBA/JrWNBA Presented by Alaska promotes the importance of regular physical activity, trains participants in the fundamentals of basketball and teaches the importance of core values, including sportsmanship, teamwork, a positive attitude and respect.

The JrNBA Program is presented by Royal Friesland Campina in the Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam through its Alaska Milk, Frisian Flag, Dutch Lady and Foremost brands and conducted in Singapore through partnership with Sport Singapore.

This program has touched the lives of more than 1.5 million children, parents and coaches across Southeast Asia by conducting camps, clinics, and NBA Cares community outreach activities.

For more information visit Alaska Milk’s sports channel www.playph.com and like @PlayPH in Facebook and Instagram for inspiring stories on Filipino sports fans of all ages and skill levels. Fans can also visit the official website at www.jrnba.asia for more information on the JrNBA programs. “Friend” the NBA’s official account on LINE by adding @nba_global.

Sunday, October 16, 2016

Under Armour Run Crew

More than 200 runners, beginners and elite runners have #RunWithFight with the kick off of the Under Armour-APEX Run Crew last October 1, at the Bonifacio High Street Amphitheater.

EVENT HIGHLIGHTS:

  • UA athletes and program directors Coach Jim and Toni Saret lead the runners to an intensive training to enhance their strength and endurance in running.
  • We were also joined by UA celebrity triathlete Piolo Pascual during the intense 4 minute workout.
  • Piolo shared how gearing up with a high performance apparel and shoes like Under Armour would help you perform better and even make you perform more.
  • Participants #RunWithFight around Bonifacio High Street, after every workout session.



UA Celebrity Triathlete Piolo Pascual led the warm up with the Run Crew coaches and athletes

The UA Run Crew will run until December 3, 2016. Here's the schedule of the APEX training:

Mondays and Wednesdays - BHS Amphitheater, 7:00 - 8:30 pm
Tuesdays and Thursdays - QC Memorial Circle, Planas Garden, 7:00 - 8:30 pm

FREE Weekly Runs:
Saturdays - BHS Amphitheater, 6:00am - 8:00am

For more info, please visit www.coachjimsaret.ph

Saturday, October 8, 2016

MILO Marathon Davao Moved To November 6

The National MILO Marathon Davao qualifying race will be rescheduled to November 6, 2016, due to the runners’ requests for an extension of the registration.

The race was originally scheduled on October 9, 2016. The decision to extend the registration period was made in the best interest of the runners, and for the organizers to be able to create an unparalleled running experience for all participants.

Onsite registration is extended until November 4 at Adidas Gaisano Mall. For questions and concerns, contact the Davao Local Organizer at 0921-5949303 and Runrio at 0908-7376927.

Monday, September 12, 2016

2016 Stephen Curry Asia Tour

Stephen Curry embarked on his second annual summer tour with Under Armour which began September 2. The reigning league MVP will once again share his commitment to helping players everywhere realize their potential both on and off the court, with a series of select clinics, events and activation. Unique experiences will roll out across four cities in five days for fans to feel the fervor and excitement for basketball that only Stephen and Under Armour can provide.

Some of Asia’s best young basketball players and fans will experience Stephen’s relentless dedication to the game of basketball up close and personal during tour stops in Shenyang, Guangzhou, Hong Kong and Taipei. “I’m thrilled to get the chance to visit some of the best basketball fans in the world this summer,” said Curry. “Being able to share my passion for the game with this next generation of players in Asia—while immersing myself in their incredible culture and witnessing first-hand the infatuation for the game—is humbling, and personally it’s a tremendous reenergizer for the upcoming season. I can’t wait to meet some of the phenomenal fans and players who are committed to driving the game forward on a global scale.”

The 2016 “Stephen Curry Asia Tour” connects Stephen with the people and culture of these diverse countries through up close and personal interactions, via experiential activations, cultural happenings and more, in an effort to showcase Stephen’s love of the game and unending drive to get better, all while sharing and spreading that commitment and passion for basketball with fans and players alike.

The Philippines will surely never miss out this tour as basketball is the country’s top sport and being able to play on court with the Back-to-Back MVP Stephen Curry is one of the Filipino youth’s most awaited basketball experience. To represent Philippines, Under Armour PH in partnership with Slam sent out 2 young basketball aficionados, Juan Gomez De Liano and Gian Mamuyac.

Gomez De Liano, a 6 feet point guard of the University of the Philippines Integrated School was also able to play with Steph Curry during the MVP’s #UAROADSHOWMANILA visit last year. Follow the tour experience @UnderArmour and @UnderArmourPH.
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