Category Archives: adventure run

SunPiology: An Adventure-filled Run with the Stars, 15 Nov. 2014

This annual charity run–inspired by the elements of nature: earth, wind, water, and fire–is not just a dash to the finish line. The event is a partnership between Sun Life Philippines and Star Magic with Hebreo Foundation as the beneficiary. It is organized by RunRio. Expect a fun filled run with mazes and crawls, and get the chance to run with Piolo Pascual and his co-Star Magic artists!

It will be held on November 15, Saturday at 3PM at the Bonifacio Global City (BGC) with 500-meter dash (P350), 3K (P700), 5K (P800), and 10K (P900) race categories.  Registration will run until November 12 at SunPiology or via the official registration partners RUNNR at BGC and at TOBY’s Mall of Asia, Robinsons Galleria, and North EDSA The Block branches.  Registrants will receive a Sun Life bottle together with the race kits.


Official media partners: 9TV, ANC, Business Mirror, Star Studio, The Philippine Star, Cinema One, Jeepney TV, Mellow 94.7, OutComm, Philippine Daily Inquirer, and YES Magazine.

Official hotel partner is F1 Hotel Manila, official medical partner is St. Luke’s Medical Center.   Event partners include 360° Fitness Club, Gardenia, Jamba Juice, Krispy Kreme, Max’s, Purefoods Sexy Chix, San Mig Coffee, Nizoral, and Sun Grepa Financial.  Venue partner is Bonifacio Global City. Gatorade is the official hydration partner and Timex as the official timer.

Brooks Run Happy 3/e, 11 May 2014

Brooks Run Happy is back! 

On 11 May 2014, Brooks brings another cross country challenge in the form of obstacle courses with a mix of on and off-road terrain and the scenic view of Tanay, Rizal.  This is one race runners should not miss out on! 
Brooks Run Happy 3 Race Kit

Brooks Run Happy 3 Finisher’s Medal 
Brooks Run Happy 3 Race Shirt

For more details and race updates, you may click here or Like Brooks Run Happy on Facebook.  Brooks Run Happy is brought to you by the people from SRI (Brooks) and Without Limits.  REGISTER NOW!

Karera Lakas Pilipinas, 25 Aug. 2013

Here’s another adventure race that offers a unique experience for both endurance and multisport athletes.  If you are one of those looking for the NEXT LEVEL kind of a race, then Karera Lakas Pilipinas (KLP) is for you.   KLP is an avenue where one can experience various challenges along the race route and get to enjoy the value of fitness at the same time.

Registration and Race Details
Registration has started last June 15.  Early bird is until 25 July 2013.

Astig, a 5-km run with 20 obstacle courses.  Can be solo 5-km runner and is open to both male/female participants.  There’s also a team category called KAPATIRAN under this level.

Bangis, a 15.2km (200-m open water swim, 10-km bike, 5-km run with obstacle course).  Solo male/female.  The Bayanihan Bangis for team category.

Bayani, for uniformed personnel with two categories: BA – Bayani for Astig and BB – Bayani for Bangis 

Top 8 Reasons to be A Lakas Karerista

1.  Prior to race day, you can prepare for it by having your training at the Philippine Marine Corps’ fitness park at Fort Bonifacio in Taguig City.  

2.  You can try riding the marines transportation called M35.

3.  A visit to Cavite de Boracay in Ternate, Cavite where the event will be held.

4.  You’ll get a finisher’s shirt.

5.  And a loot bag, too.

6.  Plus, a dog tag! 

7.  Join the after-race “beach” party.

8.  Be part of this epic race.

The Obstacle Courses

1.  The Tunnel –  runners must climb up and down to get inside the tunnel.  Course refusal penalty: NONE

2.  300-m Boulder Maze – runners must walk the natural rock formation course with caution.  Penalty: NONE

3.  Low Crawl – runners move forward under the wire on their bellies to the end of the obstacle.  To reduce the tendency to push the crawling surface, it is filled with sand or sawdust to the far end of the obstacle.

4.  Maze – this is a maze of posts set in the ground with irregular and narrow spaces.  Participants must pick their way carefully through and around them. Lanes are provided to guide the racers in dodging and changing direction. Penalty: 5 mins. time delay

5.  Tunnels – these are concrete culverts constructed as part of the obstacle course (900mm in diameter and 10m in length).  Four tunnels are provided to accommodate the number of participants.  Penalty: 5 mins. time delay

6.  Wall –  participants need to jump and pull themselves up and over the wall.  The wall is 1.2m x 2.4m.  Penalty: 5 mins. time delay

7.  Balancing Logs – participants step on a log and either walk or run it while keeping their balance.  Penalty: Penalty: 5 mins. time delay

8.  Tough Nut – participants would negotiate the course by stepping over each X log in the lane.  Penalty: 5 mins. time delay

9.  Belly Buster – participants vault, jump or climb over the log.  The logs are not stationary.  They should avoid not rolling or rocking the log while others are negotiating it.  Penalty: 5 mins. time delay

10.  Pendulum Tires – participants will pass through a maze of tires suspended from a structure.  Car and truck tires are used alternately.  Penalty: 5 mins. time delay

11.  Weaver – participants have to weave through one bar and over the next.  Penalty: 5 mins. time delay

12.  Reverse Climb – participants have to climb the reverse incline and go down the other side to the ground.  Penalty: 5 mins. time delay

13.  Baby Crawl – participants have to balance themselves on a double rope by pulling themseles vertically using their arms to progress through the course.  Penalty: 5 mins. time delay

14.  Commando Crawl – this time, participants have to balance themselves on a single rope pulling themselves using their arms to progress through the course.  Penalty: 5 mins. time delay

15.  Rope Bridge – participants have to balance themselves in an upright position using the two ropes as a bridge and walking the course as they reach the end part.  Penalty: 5 mins. time delay

16.  Cargo Net – participants climb the net until they reach the very top of the obstacle then go down the other side to the ground.  Penalty: 5 mins. time delay

17.  Gorilla Bars – participants grasp two rungs of te ladder and swing themselves in the air.  They need to negotiate the length of the ladder by releasing one hand at a time and swinging forward until they reach the end of the obstacle’s length.  Penalty: 5 mins. time delay

18.  Inclining Wall – participants need to jump and grasp the top of the wal and pull themselves over it.  They can either slide or jump down the incline to the ground.  Penalty: 5 mins. time delay

19.  Mud Pit – participants will pass through a mud pit and swim their way out.  Penalty: 5 mins. time delay

20.  River Traverse – participants move forward under a low rail on their bellies to continue on with a run to the coast of the Force Recon Cove and climb a steep uphill towards the road.  Penalty: 5 mins. time delay

Safety is of utmost importance! An emergency response team will be on standby.  Training for this event is compulsory.  All participants must obey traffic rules as there are courses which may pass through the main roads.  Participants are enjoined to adhere to the rules and regulations of the challenges to ensure safety.

Funds raised in this event will be used for the Philippine Marines Corps’ various projects such as MARFIT or the Strength and Conditioning Program and for its Wounded Warrior’s Recovery and Reintegration Program.

Merrell Adventure Run

Date: 27 April 2013, Saturday
Venue: Mt. Sinai, Pintong Bukawe, San Mateo, Rizal
Race Distances: 5km (Men’s & Women’s), 10km (Men’s & Women’s), 21km (Men’s & Women’s)

Race kits and singlets can be claimed starting April 1 to April 21 ONLY in respective registration centers. Singlet sizes will be subject to availability and will be on a first come, first served basis.

Distance / Gun Start:
21km 6:00am
10km 6:10am
5km   6:20am
Cut-off time of 5 hours for the whole race will be implemented

•Timing Chip, Race Bib, Singlet, Safety Pins
•Rules and Regulations
•Directions to Venue
•Shuttle Option (optional for participants, with extra charge)

Submit  registration form with your fee from February 15 to April 7 at any Merrel Concept Shops listed below:

G/F Space 23-24 Phase 8, Gaisano Market Market                  
Taguig City 
Tel. no. (02) 836-1560

Space 2128 M2, Quezon City
 Tel. No. (02) 915-0197        

Level 3, The Annex, EDSA, North Avenue 
Quezon City
 Tel. no. (02) 352-2737

 2/F Festival Mall, Alabang, Muntinlupa City
 Tel. no. (02) 659-3284 

Nepo Ave. Angeles City, Pampanga 
Tel. no (045) 304-0654

Ground Floor, Olongapo-Gapan Road
San Fernando, Pampanga

2nd Floor, Rizal Highway 
Olongapo City
 Tel. no.(02) 542-2235

Upper Ground Floor, Expansion Wing, Governor’s Drive
 Dasmariñas City, Cavite

Singlet sizes will be subject to availability and will be on a first come, first served basis
Hydration stations will be provided at the finish line and along the race route.
This is an eco-friendly event.  Each participant is required to bring his/her own hydration pack/bottle.  Organizers will only provide refilling stations along the race course and there will be no cups to avoid littering.
Medical aid will be available at certain points along the way and at the finish line.

1. In the event of heavy rain, lightning, haze, fog and other inclement weather or adverse weather condition, the event may be delayed or cancelled.
2. Should bad weather persist beyond 7:00am or the condition deemed unsuitable, the event will be cancelled.
3. If rain occurs after the race has started, race participants may continue unless otherwise advised by the designated race official or marshal.

All Top 3 finishers for each race category for both Men’s and Women’s each get the cash prize along with a gift bag from the sponsors
FINISHERS MEDAL All 21km finishers will receive a finisher’s medal. Medals will also be given to the first 50 finishers for 5km and 10km categories respectively.

CERTIFICATES will be sent through email within two weeks after the race date to those who finish the course in their specific categories.

Trail running shoes, hydration pack/bottle belt, cap, running gaiters and energy bar or gel, head lamp especially for the 21K runners.

General Rules
1. All participants below 18 years old must have their registration forms signed by either a parent or a guardian.
2. Registration is non-transferable and non-refundable.
3. Multiple category registration for one person is prohibited for safety purposes and as this may affect or disrupt race results.
4. Participants who choose not to take part in the event after having registered can decide to withdraw. However, please note that there will not be any registration fee refund. Race slots are also strictly non-transferable.
5. Race bib numbers and electronic timing chips must be worn at all times during the race. Official time will be based on the disposable timing chip provided in the race kit. No chip, no time. Without the timing chip, participants are not entitled to win any of the top prizes.
6. Organizers maintain the right to remove any participants from the race. Injuries and medical emergencies are the utmost priority.
7. No late runners will be allowed to run 15 minutes after the gun start of their respective races.
8. All runners are required to have the proper loop band when they cross the finish line; no loop band means disqualification from the race.
9. A cut off time of 5 hours for the whole race will be implemented. Runners on the course after the cut-off time will be pulled out by the Race Marshals.
10. Time penalties and disqualification may be imposed by the race organizers on runners who do not follow race rules.
11. All protests related to the results must be made in writing and submitted to the Race Director within 30 minutes after the official announcement of winners.
12. The organizers reserve the right to make changes at its discretion without prior notice. The organizer’s decision is final.

In the event that a participant will not be able to personally register and sign the liability waiver form at the designated registration areas; their representatives must bring the following: (1) downloaded form with signature of participant, (2) authorization letter, and (3) valid ID of the participant and representative.

Place & Time
Market!Market!, BGC 3:00 am
TriNoma, North Edsa 3:30 am
Php300 round trip, first come, first served basis (payment to be settled only at Merrell Concept Shops)