Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Dont Run. Bolt With FAAS 200 & 250

PUMA Time celebrated the Olympic Season with the introduction of the new FAAS running watch collection. “Faas” (“fast” in Jamaican) makes reference to the PUMA apparel and footwear line and the long lasting relationship the Brand has with the Track & Field Jamaican Federation

Keep track of your fastest times with the lightweight Faas 200/250 performance watch. It has a 10 lap memory as well as countdown timer. Not to mention that it's ultra slim, and engineered for comfort and breathability with its perforated strap. Press start and start bolting

PUMA Time new Faas watches bring the joy back into running thanks to their striking color range, increased lightness and breathability of the bracelet along with some ‘check-me-out’ designs. PUMA’s “Faas” Spring/Summer 2012 Chronograph Collection features modern silhouettes with excellent lap and split time measurement and memory capabilities

The Faas 200 presents a contemporary round face for men, and the Faas 250, a sleek ovoid face for women. Both Faas ranges come in an extraordinary array of “color blocked” palettes, ranging from minimalist taupes and greys to on trend lemon yellows, optic bright whites and saturated blues and violets

Large displays allow for easy reading at practice or play. The super slim silhouettes, at just 9.6 mm, virtually mimic the actual Olympic and World record in the 100 meters. Specialized features include chronograph with 10 lap memory, timer with count-down stop, repeat and up functions, hourly chime signal, dual daily alarms, auto-calendar and EL backlight

Available at the PUMA Time kiosk in SM Megamall, Timegear, and L Timestudio boutiques. SRP PHP2,850

Monday, October 29, 2012

Swift Ilonggo Runners Rule Last Visayas Swing

PRESS RELEASE

Rowell Hulleza and Alexandra Ganzon took advantage of the fair weather to top the Iloilo qualifying leg of the 36th National MILO Marathon. Over 12,200 athletes and running enthusiasts ran the difficult course around Iloilo City for the thirteenth installment of the country’s premier foot race

Negrense Hulleza dominated the 21-k men’s division race in 1:15:56 to pocket the P 10,000 top prize. The West Negros University Criminology undergraduate finished ahead of runners Bennie Murillo and Jorge Sepida, who finished in 1:16:38 and 1:22:24, respectively

Completing the top 3 cast in the distaff side are Ganzon, who triumphantly crossed the finish line in first place at 1:44:59, Mellina Jane Jaroda at 1:52:34 and Mary Antonette Nuñez at 1:57:45

For the school category awards, a double win went to Iloilo City National High School, which garnered both the Biggest Delegation and Fastest Delegation honors with 466 participants and an aggregate time of 22:32:68

After the Iloilo leg, the qualifying race will shift to General Santos on November 4, Davao City on November 11, Butuan City on November 18 and Cagayan de Oro City on November 25. The 36th MILO Marathon National Finals will be on December 9 at the SM Mall of Asia Grounds in Pasay City

MILO continues to build a brighter future for the Filipino youth through its advocacy program, ‘Help Give Shoes’, which has reached 20, 700 underprivileged school children nationwide. Five schools in Iloilo City, namely Jalandoni Memorial National High School, Jaro Elementary School, Rizal Elementary School, Iloilo National High School and Pavia National High School, are among the campaign’s beneficiaries


About the National MILO Marathon
The National MILO Marathon is an annual marathon event open to amateur and professional runners. From its humble beginnings in 1974 as a single marathon race in Metro Manila attended by 747 participants, the National MILO Marathon has grown to be the biggest, longest, grandest national running event in the country attracting more than hundreds of thousands of runners across the country. The race is organized by RunRio, Inc

Thursday, October 25, 2012

Ready For The Royal Treatment?


What's in store for full marathon (42km) finishers?
red carpet finish!

family and friends can cheer for you!

Philippine flag will be handed before crossing the finish line!

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Saucony Kinvara 3

Saucony (Sock A Knee) unveils the all-new Kinvara 3, the industry’s most highly anticipated shoe of the season and the third update to the brand’s award-winning natural motion running shoe. Saucony continues to inspire runners to find their personal “strong” through running with the much-anticipated arrival of Kinvara 3. The all-new Kinvara 3 is the third edition of the iconic Kinvara, a minimalist shoe that is renowned for being lightweight and highly responsive



“Of all the shoes released by Saucony, runners and retailers are especially excited by the new Kinvara 3,” said Chris Lindner, chief marketing officer for Saucony. “The Kinvara was among the first natural motion running shoes available in the marketplace and positioned Saucony as an industry leader in the category. The Kinvara 3, an even better technical running shoe than its predecessors, delivers more than a great shoe: It inspires an incredible running experience. People just can’t wait to get it on and go”



The next-generation Kinvara, weighing only 7.7 ounces (based on a men’s size 9), is a performance training shoe with a 4mm heel-to-toe offset that positions the runner’s foot during impact in a way that creates a greater range of motion than traditional running shoes (with a 12mm heel-to-toe offset) for the Gastrocnemius-Soleus-Achilles tendon system, allowing for a more powerful running stride



My Thoughts
Will I recommend it to a non-minimalist runner? Yup! The design philosophy makes sense. I believe it is a very good shoe. I'd even pick this over Skora and EVO II. This offering is for those who seeks some level of cushion. If you seek a lighter shoe there's Type A5 and Hattori

Will there be a shoe review? Yes! I will ask Meowth to help me on this one

Saturday, October 20, 2012

Biggest Marathon Medal

Among the so many reasons why one should join Unilab's first marathon event is the finishers medal. I've already mentioned that it is going to be bigger than Condura and Milo. And I can't wait what Unilab is in store for us next year. Bigger medal? More fanfare? I am keeping my fingers crossed


Not running the half or full marathon? You still get to bring home an RUPM commemorative bag

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

adidas launches adiPure 360 training shoe

Press Release
Adidas has launched the new adiPure 360 training shoe: a multi-directional and multi-purpose training shoe. With both a men’s version, and a model especially for women, the adiPure 360 is designed to let your feet move as nature intended and help you get the most out of your workout by helping to help build natural strength, agility and balance - and it’s designed to make muscles work harder during exercise

While most other sports have footwear designed specifically for the sport itself, the adiPure 360 is designed primarily for the gym. Using super light and flexible materials, it features the latest in technology to support multidirectional movement, and the anatomically designed shoe provides comfort and support throughout every stretch, every squat and every exercise during your workout

The design and overall flexibility of the adiPure 360 promotes unrestricted movement and harnesses the body’s mechanics. It aims to strengthen the muscles in the feet, toes, ankles and lower legs, while offering a natural feel that is one step from being barefoot- but with the increased foot protection needed during a workout

Adrian Carney, adidas’ Category Manager for Men’s Training Footwear comments on the innovation and objective behind the development of the adiPure 360: “The foot is a highly complex part of the body - in fact you could say that a lot of engineering went into its design and function! To get the most out of a workout, it’s important to focus on how your feet interact with the ground in almost the same way you think about how your hands interact with a ball or a bat during sports. Using your foot’s natural power and movement can help you strengthen muscles you never knew you had in your feet, lower legs and throughout your core.”

Friday, October 12, 2012

Livestrong Day Philippines 2012

This year, we will hold the Philippine event on October 21st a Sunday. It is a bike and run event designed to unite, inspire and empower people affected by cancer as well as to promote the need for healthy lifestyles. The proceeds of which will support local projects that furthers the advocates of LIVESTRONG

LIVESTRONG Day Philippines, hosted by Circulo Verde, an Ortigas & Company development in Calle Industria, Quezon City. Thankfully, we are not alone in this fight. Organizations like the Ortigas & Company have been gracious in extending their support. This support helps offset the costs associated with the event day, but also generates donations that we turnover to local cancer foundations

Participants of the event enjoy some token items at the activity areas. Aside from Circulo Verde supporting us, we have Makati Medical Center, Go Nattural Corporation’s Ampalaya Plus, Booster C energy shots, Gold’s Gym, MyTAG, San Miguel Beer, Dunkin Donuts, Manila Water, Enduro & Trifemme Sports, Multisport magazine, BikeBros, LoopBikers, PasigMTB, mtb.ph, the Pasig City Running Club, and Multiply.com

What: Livestrong Day Philippines 2012
When: October 21 2012
Where: Circulo Verde (located along Calle Industria, Quezon City)

Registration Fee
PHP900

Event Activity
5km run (individual)
5km family run (minimum of 3 members including 1 parent)
16km run (individual)
16km fun ride (Julia Vargas, Ortigas Center)
21km challenge ride (Canley, Ultra and St Paul)

Event Schedule
5:30 AM – Run Assembly
5:45 AM – Zumba warm up by Gold’s Gym
6:00 AM – Start of 5k and 16k Fun Run event
7:30 AM – Zumba cool down and Zumba routine by Gold’s Gym
8:00 AM – Start of 21k Challenge Ride
9:30 AM – Zumba warm up by Gold’s Gym
10:00 AM – Start of 16k Fun Ride

Online Registration
Click here to signup
Payment shall be made here

Jersey Design

Sizing Guide

Monday, October 8, 2012

Nike We Run Manila 2012

Nike’s We Run race returns to Manila for a second year, to inspire, motivate and connect runners around the world. Nike’s We Run Manila 10K race will energize the streets of Pasay City with thousands of high-octane runners expected to make tracks all over the SM Mall of Asia’s grounds

Meeting the runners at the finish line is the Race Village that will offer an array of services. Runners can expect to be pampered with massage booths and get recharged at any of the refreshment stalls while being entertained by the energetic musical line-up

To get race-ready, Nike will organize four training sessions (3 of which will be held at the Bonifacio High Street and 1 in MOA for runners) focusing on proper running techniques and tips. Runners will also be able to test out the Nike+ Running app (available on iOS and Android), and try out the season’s latest running products. These clinics will be led by podiatrists and Nike Training Club instructors to further educate individuals on how they can reach their potential as runners

What: Nike We Run Manila 10k 2012
When: December 2 2012
Where: SM Mall of Asia

Registration Fee
• PHP800 - Under 25 years old (24 yrs old and below as of race day)
• PHP1400 - Buddy (1+1) Under 25 years old (24 yrs old and below as of race day)
• PHP1200 - Over 25 years old (25 yrs old and above as of race day)

Registration Site
• Nike Park Fort
• Nike Park Trinoma
• Nike Park MOA
• Nike Stadium ATC
• Nike Park Ermita
• Nike Park Galleria
• Nike Forum Robinsons Magnolia
• Nike Park Glorietta 4
• Riovana Katipunan
• Nike Stadium Rockwell

Race Pack Collection
Date: November 19-22 27-30, Tuesday to Friday
Time:10am to 10pm, November 19-22
Venue: Bonifacio High Street (in front of Nike Park BHS)
Important: Please bring your ID and confirmation slip to collect your race pack

Note:
For those who are unable to personally collect their Race Entry Pack, please download and fill in this letter of authorization. Your representative must show this form along with a copy of your Confirmation Slip

Cut-off Time
Participants will need to finish the race within two and a half hours from the flag off time. Participants who fail to meet this cut-off time will not be entitled to receive the finisher entitlement

Race Tee / Singlet
Will be posted as soon as it becomes available

Race Tee Sizing Guide

Assembly Time and Gun Start
10km - 4:30AM - 5:30AM

Race Map / Race Route
nike we run manila 2012 race map road route

Prizes
Men’s & Women’s Open Category
1st – PhP15,000 cash + PhP15,000 Nike voucher
2nd – PhP9,000 cash + PhP9,000 Nike voucher
3rd – PhP6,000 cash + PhP6,000 Nike voucher

Men’s & Women’s Under 25 Category
1st – PhP20,000 Nike voucher
2nd – PhP15,000 Nike voucher
3rd – PhP10,000 Nike voucher

School Challenge
PHP 100,000.00 cash + PHP 50,000.00 Nike voucher + trophy

Friday, October 5, 2012

Biggest Running Party In Manila!

Here's 10 reasons why you should join. 6Cyclemind. Pedicab. Tanya Markova. Duster. Ernville. Halik ni Gringo. The Discoball. Tarsius. Ultra Marine. Weather.

If that is not enough, here's one more

To make things easy, there's an ongoing 10+1 promo

Part of the proceeds will be given to A Liter of Light

How to register? Click HERE

Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Xterra Tri-Outs Camp: Race To Maui

Vaseline Men will continue to raise the bar for Filipino triathletes by forming a Philippine team that will compete in the prestigious XTERRA Off-road Triathlon Global Championships in Maui, Hawaii on October 28, 2012. This is the first time that the Philippines will be sending an official team to compete in one of the biggest triathlon series in the world. The team will be composed of Coach Noy Jopson and celebrity athletes Matteo Guidicelli and Drew Arellano

Two more members (Takbo.ph’s Jinoe Gavan, chiropractor Dr. Martin Camara, Second Wind’s Hector Yuzon, ultramarathoner Mark Hernandez, Health Food president Raffy Zamora, swimbikerun.ph’s Carlos De Guzman, and Sutherland Global Services corporate training manager Redg Plopinio) to be selected via the search for the best Filipino triathletes in the Vaseline Men XTERRA Tri-Outs Camp: Race to Maui

Everyone is encouraged to take part and show support for the Vaseline Men Philippine team by watching the journey and struggles of the participants in www.youtube.com/vaselinemenph. Viewers can then vote for their favorite triathlete by clicking on the voting link found within the YouTube site, or at the end of every episode

Each vote casted will help decide the winner of the training camp. The public votes are equivalent to 50% of each athlete's score with the judges’ votes and their actual performance during the three-day camp equivalent to the other 50%. There will be three videos based on their performance during the camp. Each video will be released weekly starting October 1 until October 15 in the Vaseline Men YouTube Page

The two athletes with the highest scores by October 18 will join Coach Noy, Matteo and Drew in this once-in-a-lifetime chance to represent the Philippines in the highly prestigious XTERRA World Championships in Maui

Voters also stand to win P50,000 as each vote is equivalent to one electronic raffle entry. Two lucky voters of the triathlete with the most number of votes will get a chance to win P50,000 each. Voting will end on October 17, 2012 and the electronic draw will be on October 18. The winners will be announced in the Vaseline Men Facebook page (www.facebook.com/vaselinemenph)

Monday, October 1, 2012

Run BGC 2012


What: Run BGC 2012
When: November 25 2012
Where: Bonifacio Global City

Registration Fee
PHP350 - 500m
PHP600 - 5km (with fun tasks)
PHP700 - 10km
PHP800 - 15km

Registration Site
RIOVANA BGC – Monday to Sunday from 12nn to 9pm
RIOVANA KATIPUNAN (infront of ADMU) – Tuesday to Sunday, 10AM to 8PM
TOBY’S SM Mall of Asia – Monday to Sunday, 12PM to 8PM
TOBY’S Trinoma – Monday to Sunday, 12PM to 8PM

Singlet Design

Assembly Time and Gun Start
15km - 4:30AM - 5:15AM
10km - 5:00AM - 5:25AM
5km - 5:00AM - 5:30AM
500m - 6:00AM - 6:45AM

Race Map / Race Route (please see revised maps HERE)
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