More runners eyed to join as AmCham Foundation brings its 9th ScholaRUN’s Eat & Run
Around 6,000 runners are expected to join ScholaRUN Eat & Run of the American Chamber (AmCham) Foundation Philippines happening on March 1 at the SM By the Bay, Mall of Asia Complex in Pasay City.
AmCham Foundation has been embarking this charity fun run for nine consecutive years with its main advocacy on education. The Foundation also feels a debt of gratitude to its member companies and the general public for their unwavering support to help educate the underprivileged yet deserving Filipino youth.
The ScholaRUN Eat & Run offers the following race categories and corresponding race fees: 200-meter dash (P 500), 3 KM (P 650), 5 KM (P 700), 10 KM (P 750), and 21 KM (P 1,100). Each race kit includes a race shirt, race bib, loot bag, and medal.
Like the previous year’s ScholaRUN Eat and Run, runners will be treated to several American food staples such as doughnuts, pizza, and burgers served along the running course. The fun run event includes a 21-KM distance category allowing more participants to run a longer distance.
AmCham member companies can now send their registration forms to secure race kits. Meanwhile, onsite registration has opened on January 6 at select Chris Sports outlets at SM Mall of Asia, SM North EDSA, Glorietta, SM Megamall, and Market! Market! You can also register online at Goorahna .
For inquiries and more information, please contact Candy Angeles-Gabriel at 8867-2426 or email at email@example.com. The AmCham ScholaRUN Eat and Run is co-presented by Caltex and Emerson.
Imagine a world where every runner gets faster. Pretty exciting, but also a hearty challenge given the presumed hurdle of injury. But are injuries actually inevitable? The question spurred Nike to focus its efforts on reducing runner injury; hence, its newest running shoe, the Nike React Infinity Run is a step toward that objective.
When Nike debuted the Zoom Vaporfly 4% in 2017, racers cheered; the shoe was built for notching PRs and breaking limits—privileging running economy. In the same year, Nike React, a proprietary foam offering game-changing cushioning and energy return debuted. In running, the technology answered for a near impossible desire: a feel that was soft, resilient, lightweight, and durable.
The Nike React Infinity Run or Infinity encompasses the best qualities of these two technologies for a breakthrough shoe that offers a more democratic solution to stability and motion-control designs. It provides a soft, responsive platform, and delivers it with a widened midsole similar to the geometry of the 4%. Likewise, it has a rocker-like bottom that yields a more fluid transition from foot strike to toe off.
The Infinity’s rocker-geometry encourages a slight lean forward, moving a runner’s foot strike from heel to midfoot, or even forefoot. This creates a natural forward-feel propulsion. The wider platform and the supportive foam that accompanies it provide a reassuring feel. The shoe guides the foot in a smooth, straight line and reduces side-to-side wobbling and movement.
This shoe matches best to base-run days even those middle-mileage, moderate efforts. In fact, an external study by the British Columbia Sports Medicine Research Foundation on 226 runners using the Infinity and traditional motion control shoe Nike Structure 22 showed that runners wearing the Infinity had a 52% lower injury rate confirming that they felt less pain in their knees and feet than those who used the motion control shoe.
WHY VARIABLE TRAINING MATTERS
Just as mixing up movements and intensity in training will build a fitter, more complete athlete, doing a variety of types of running workouts will increase speed, strength, and endurance, while also helping to prevent the kind of overuse injuries all too common to runners. The sport’s most successful champions—we’re looking at Eliud—are known to incorporate a range of running workouts (and corresponding types of running shoes) to stay their fittest and healthiest. Below, a glossary of some of the most common variables and how to incorporate them in your training.
As the name suggests, these workouts are a runner’s highest mileage and usually slowest speed, and are meant to build muscle endurance alongside mental fortitude.
once a week
Mid-range in mileage and performed at a comfortable pace, these bread-and-butter efforts are the bulk of a runner’s mileage.
Frequency: Two or three
times a week
INTERVALS AND FARTLEKS
high-intensity sprinting with a period of recovery, these short bursts build
speed and stamina. Intervals are commonly performed on a track to dial in
precise distances, while fartleks are often spliced into base runs.
Frequency: Once or twice
These mid-distance, faster sessions push a runner to a challenging speed— think 85% of maximum effort—to help build the strength and endurance to run fast for longer periods of time.
Frequency: Once or twice
Typically performed after a muscle-depleting race, time trial or hard workout. These runs are short in distance, easy in intensity, and meant to give the body the opportunity to bounce back while continuing to log miles.
Frequency: As needed
Seasoned runners know that for optimum performance and injury prevention it is crucial to vary the types of runs they do. (Please See Why Variable Training Matters) The same goes for the shoes one wears. Nike’s suite of running shoes caters to the variety of workouts that help deliver peak results.
The Nike React Infinity Run will be exclusively available on January 23 for Nike Members at Nike Park Mall of Asia opening. Its retail launch is set on January 30. Visit Nike React Infinity Run for more details.
About NIKE, Inc.
NIKE, Inc., based near Beaverton, Ore., is the world’s leading designer, marketer and distributor of authentic athletic footwear, apparel, equipment and accessories for a wide variety of sports and fitness activities. Wholly-owned NIKE, Inc. subsidiary brands include Converse, which designs, markets and distributes athletic lifestyle footwear, apparel and accessories; and Hurley, which designs, markets and distributes surf and youth lifestyle footwear, apparel and accessories. For more information, Nike’s earnings releases and other financial information are available at Investors Nike Individuals can also visit News Nike and follow @Nike.
From the maker of the only corned pork in the Philippines, La Filipina, brings its first-ever fun run titled Power Up Run on 23 February 2020 at Fort Santiago in Intramuros, Manila.
The Power Up Run offers various distances from 1.5 KM (P 500), 3 KM (P 550), 5 KM (P 650) to 10 KM (P760). Corporate promo such as 10 + 1 and student discounts are also available. All runners will get a singlet, race bib, finisher’s medal, and La Filipina loot bag.
from the brand’s tagline Power Up
with La Filipina,Power Up Run encourages everyone to start their
day right by eating protein-rich breakfast like La Filipina’s Corned Pork or
Luncheon Meat. These meals bring power to performance whether doing a sport or
any regular activity.
to its name, the local brand of luncheon meat and pasta products will take you
to the historical landmarks of Fort Santiago and Intramuros not only to make it
more interesting to runners but also a unique way of promoting the country’s
history and culture. This fun run is in partnership with the Department of
Tourism and Intramuros Administration.
Apart from promoting tourism, history, health, and fitness, the fun run’s goal is to help aspiring Filipino athletes and teams to represent the country but could not do so due to insufficient financial support; hence, the proceeds from this project will aid selected athletes to continue training in their chosen sport.
present, La Filipina is supporting teams in various sports such as volleyball,
basketball, sepak takraw, and dragon boat including young athletes from public
schools of Manila, Valenzuela, and Quezon City.
La Filipina’s official Facebook page to register. You may also drop by at their
official on-site registration partner Chris Sports at select branches at Robinsons
Place Ermita, SM Manila, SM Mall of Asia, SM Megamall, SM North-Annex, and
more information and updates, please contact Ms. Nikka Ramos of Aldenver
Marketing at 0927-848-4533 or 0998-956-5231 or visit their official Facebook
page. You can send your queries thru e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
PRURide PH 2020 will get going on March 11 to 15 in Clark, Pampanga. More than 2,500 cyclists are expected to join, which includes 18 local and international professional teams who will be racing in the 2.2 Stage Races accredited by the Union Cycliste Internationale; meanwhile, amateur cyclists and biking enthusiasts are expected to pedal in other races such as the Criterium, Gran Fondo, Virtual Ride, Fun Cycle, and Striders Cup for kids.
Last year’s edition of PRURide PH clinched the Bronze Award for Best Sponsorship of Sport, Team, Athlete, Venue or Event in the Philippines at the 5th Sports Industry Awards Asia (SPIA). This recognition honors and celebrates those who have significantly contributed in the development of sports in the region.
All registered participants will receive a PRURide PH 2020 race kit, while finishers will be given a finisher’s medal. Over 2M pesos worth of cash prizes will be given away.
For more information and to register, please visit PruRidePH website. Early bird discounts and limited edition freebies are offered to participants who will register on January 15.
About Pru Life UK
Established in 1996, Pru Life UK is the
pioneer of insuravest, or investment-linked life insurance products, in the
Philippines and is one of the first life insurance companies approved to
distribute US dollar-denominated investment-linked life insurance policies in
the country. Since its establishment, Pru Life UK has expanded its reach to
over 170 branches in the Philippines, with the biggest life agency force of
more than 34,000 licensed agents. The company is also one of the country’s top
three life insurers based on the Insurance Commission’s 2018 rankings in terms
of new business annual premium income. Pru Life UK is headquartered in Uptown
Bonifacio, Taguig City.
Pru Life UK and Prudential plc are not
affiliated with Prudential Financial, Inc. of the United States, Prudential
Assurance Company (a subsidiary of M&G plc, a company incorporated in the
United Kingdom), Philippine Prudential Life Insurance Company, Prudentialife
Plans, Inc. or Prudential Guarantee and Assurance, Inc. (all
Philippine-registered companies). Pru Life UK is a life insurance company and is
not engaged in the business of selling pre-need plans.
In support of the upcoming PMMA Bicentennial Alumni Homecoming, a fun run event dubbed as PMMA Bicentennial Fun Run 2020 will be held on 25 Jan. 2020 at the Quirino Grand Stand at 5:00 AM. The event is led by PMMA Sandagat Class 1995. More details about the running event in the poster below.
Race Categories, Registration Fees, and Race Kit Inclusions
You may now settle your registration payments through bank deposit at PMMA’s BPI Savings Account # 2859-2518-73 (Account Name: Jose Fred Bracamonte). After paying, just send a copy of your deposit slip via e-mail at email@example.com, or to Facebook (FB) Account: Bicentennial Fun Run FB Page.
Race registration form can be downloaded from here for you to fill out and send online.
If you have further questions, please get in touch with Ms. Xaxa via FB messenger (Grexa Xaxa with IRONMAN photo) and by accessing either their PMMA Bicentennial Fun Run FB Page or Bicentennial Funrun FB account.
This event is brought you by Pocari Sweat, Garmin, Pascual Consumer Healthcare, and Maynilad Water.
The second edition of GFNY Philippines is set to be a contested
race among Asia’s elite and international riders to see who will be crowned
GFNY Asia Champion
The world’s largest Cycling Marathon Brand GFNY features a total
of 18 GFNY World races in the 2019-2020 calendar seasons. They include the GFNY
World Championship in NYC and five regional championships in Asia, Europe,
North America, South America and the Middle East – Africa.
This is the first time GFNY Philippines to host the Asian Championship happening in Iloilo on September 22. With the support of Megaworld, Opus Land, LA Course Velo, Trygon among others, the event is set to offer a world-class experience to nearly 1000 cyclists from across the Philippines and 15 nations. The competitive long-distance course covers 133 KM and 650 m climbing. The non-competitive middle-distance course covers 64 KM with 220 m climbing. Courtyard by Marriott Iloilo and the Richmonde Hotel Iloilo are the official host hotels. The prerace expo and registration will be held in the atrium of the Festive Walk Mall.
REGISTER NOW atGFNYphbefore the price increase on August 15!
At GFNY Philippines, riders can expect:
closed roads or police moderated traffic with right of way at all
the chance to do their best on a challenging course without having
to worry about anything, but riding
chip timing, results, and rankings based on the full
the chance to start in the Qualifier Corral at all GFNY World
competition prizes across all age groups for podium winners
uniform set of rules
great cycling experience
an event organized by fellow cyclists who love bikes and
The overall male and female winners in the
competitive long distance will be awarded flight, hotel, and entry to the GFNY
NYC World Championship next 17 May 2020.
20% of finishers in each age group in the
long route will be earning a coveted start seeding in the GFNY Qualifier Corral
for 380 days, including at the 2020 Campagnolo GFNY World Championship in NYC
on May 17.
GFNY is the global cycling marathon brand with events held in NYC, Argentina, Bali-Indonesia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Italy, Jerusalem-Israel, Indonesia, Cozumel-Mexico, Monterrey-Mexico, Panama, Philippines, Portugal, República Dominicana, Santa Fe-USA and Uruguay.
Riders get to Be a Pro for Day ® by competing against others, themselves, and the clock in a personal endurance challenge.
At all GFNY
events, riders have the chance to qualify for the elite racer corral at the
GFNY World Championship in NYC by placing in the top 10% (20% at regional
championships) of their age group.
Campagnolo GFNY World Championship NYC
The 10th annual
Campagnolo GFNY World Championship New York will be held on May 17, 2020.
The race features the world’s most international peloton with riders from
over 90 countries. Athletes take on a challenging 100-mile route from NYC
to Bear Mountain to Fort Lee to compete against each other, the clock, and
themselves in a personal endurance challenge.
Pulseboost HD offers the first iconic midsole technology called Boost HD
adidas collaborates with urban runners from New York, Paris, and Berlin to opensource the creation of Pulseboost HD
Introducing the Boost HD, a new innovation in boost technology. adidas engineers Boost HD with the same unrivaled energy return and comfort. It’s a new expression of the best.
Sitting lower to the ground, Pulseboost HD is ready for the unexpected. A sudden stop, juke, or quick change in direction on a busy city street is not a problem with a completely new package of performance benefits for runners.
– Boost HDis engineered for more stability with the same best-in-class comfort and energy return—a new expression of the best.
– Continental™AdaptiveTraxionis a new Continental™ Rubber outsole developed by artificial intelligence, giving maximum grip to quickly change direction on any surface, dry or wet.
– Adapt Knitis a new flexible upper that stretches where you need it.
To highlight the design and collaboration story, the shoe features the GPS coordinates for New York, Paris, and Berlin where runners from each city helped develop Pulseboost HD.
In partnership with Spotify, adidas put a QR code on the tongue that links directly to a custom playlist based on where you are in the world, ensuring every runner is ready to move. Scan the code with a mobile device to launch Spotify and unlock an exclusive playlist.
The limited-edition monochrome colorway is now available in stores and at adidas.com.ph.
Sign up for more information at adidas.com.ph/feeltheboost. Follow the conversation on Instagram, Facebookand Twitter using #Boost and @adidasrunning.
As part of NoWhereToGoButUP Foundation’s thrust to support the Varsity Teams of the University of the Philippines and in partnership with RUNRIO Events, the Foundation presents the inaugural The Great UP Run to be held on August 11 at University of the Philippines (UP), Diliman, Quezon City. Designed to be an annual event, the race is set to start the upcoming season of the University Athletic Association of the Philippines or UAAP.
The event is targeting 3,000 runners participating in any of the 3 KM (P 600), 5 KM (P 700), 10 KM (P 800)or 21 KM (P 1,100) categories. Also expected to take part are UP varsity athletes, UP students and faculty from all campuses, UP Alumni, family, friends, and supporters of the UP community.
Registered runners will receive, as part of their race kit, a singlet, a race bib, timing chip and a loot bag. Apart from these entitlements, 21 KM runners, who will successfully finish the race, will receive a finisher’s shirt and a finisher’s medal.
Online registration has already started. Interested participants can visit the The Great UP Run Page on the RUNRIO Events website to register. Online registration is available until July 29. Target in-store registration schedule is from July 23 to August 10, and on race day. Registration venues include Olympic Village branches: Trinoma, Fairview Terraces, Market! Market! and Alabang Town Center; and, at UP Diliman-College of Human Kinetics. Proceeds of the fees will go to the UP athletes through the NoWhereToGoButUP Foundation.
Liability Waiver & Race Agreement
The Great UP Run is a sundown race with gun start scheduled at 4:30 PM for the 21 KM category, 4:45 PM for the 10 KM category, 5:00 PM for the 5 KM category, and 5:05 PM for the 3 KM.
During the conduct of the race, all roads that form part of the race route will be partially closed and will be reopened after the set cutoff for each race category, or four hours after the official race start for the 21 KM, 2 hours for the 10 KM, and 1 hour for the 5 KM and 3 KM respectively.
Category winners will receive awards from the organizers and its sponsors. Immediately after the awards ceremony, a concert will follow featuring homegrown UP artists. Other details about this race can be accessed from either the Runrio Facebook Page or from its website.
its mission to have a vibrant and stronger Philippines, Tri-Factor Duathlon
Championship is SEA Games duathlon qualifier for this year’s Philippine
run-bike-run competition offers an opportunity for regional players of the
country and SEA triathlon
federations including athletes from Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia,
Vietnam, Hong Kong, and Macau to
compete to do better, to be better, and be the best.
sponsors include Clark Freeport, Clark
Special Economic Zone,
Oakley, United Laboratories, PSI, Trek, On,
Milo, Nestle, Active Health, Balesin, Chic N’ Honey, Light Water, Toby’s, and
Fontana Hotel. Triathlon Association of the
Philippines or TRAP is the technical partner organizer of this duathlon event.
The team with most number of delegates will win P 100,000 worth of sports and fitness equipment alongside with elite, standard, and age group winners who will take home amazing prizes from partners and sponsors.