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Avon Pink WAR (Walk And Run against Breast Cancer) Race Details:
Date: October 12, 2014
Venue: SM Mall of Asia
Events: 5k, 10k

Avon Pink WAR (Walk And Run against Breast Cancer) Registration Details:
Start of registration: August 20 – October 6

Resgitration Fee:
Early bird: (August 20-31)
10K – P650
5K – P500
Regular rate: (Sept 1 – Oct 6)
10K – P700
5k -P550

Resgitration Centers:
Chris Sports (SM North Edsa)
Chris Sports (SM Megamall)
Chris Sports (SM Mall of Asia)
Chris Sports (Festival Mall)
Chris Sports (Glorietta 3)

More details soon! For the meantime, take advantage of the early bird promo. See you there! :)

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August 1 was a memorable day for our Alaska IronKids as they participate in the Alaska IronKids support Gatas for Breakfast, a practice run for a good cause. It was an enriching experience for the IronKids participants as they not only practiced running with the Ironman Pros like Pete Jacobs, Caroline Steffen, Belinda Granger, and Alaska Tri-Aspire Team Coach Mat O’Halloran, Banjo Norte and Jenny Guerrero, they also shared a nutritious breakfast with milk to over 1,500 young students of Mactan Elementary School. This effort to foster a healthy consciousness among individuals and families—through the combination of exercise and proper nutrition—is Alaska’s way in helping fight against the increasing number of overweight and undernourished children in the country. Having a healthy and active lifestyle does not only involve physical activity but also proper nutrition, living up to Alaska’s key meesage, Nutrition.Action.Champion.

For more information, check out the Alaska IronKids website, http://www.ironkidsphil.com . For live Twitter updates, follow @ALASKAsportshub or search the ff. hashtag: #Alaskaironkids #GatasforBreakfast #MilkSelfie.

**Press Release**

Hello runners & friends!

Salomon Plipinas invites all of you to “elevate your run” this September 7, 4pm at The Walled City: Intramuros, Manila. Salomon CItytrail Manila 2014 is a unique race where runners will have the chance to tour the historical place for free. Runners will also experience a new routes and will face challenges such as climbing stairs, crossing bridges, and clambering ramps around the Walled City. Salomon CItytrail Manila 2014 is also a “green race” meaning no plastic cups and disposables will be given during the race, hence, runners are required to bring hydrations bottles/gears.

Here are the full details:

Salomon City Trails Manila 2014 Race Details:
Date: September 7, 2014 / 4PM
Venue: Intramuros, Manila
Events: 6k, 12k
Target participants: 500 runners only

Salomon City Trails Manila 2014 Registration Details:

Registration Period & Centers:
Aug.1 – 29, 2014 @ Salomon Stores
Aug. 30 – Sept. 5 @ R.O.X, Bonifacio High Street

Online Registration: http://www.runnersrunner.com/2014sctp/

Registration Fees: 6K – P900, 12K – P1200
Inclusions: City Trail Singlet, Cap, Race Bib, Timing chip and post race meal

*12k finishers will receive medals after the race
* Runners are required to bring hydration bottles/gears during the race.
*Cut off time for both categories: 2hrs

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Press Release:

Whether you run for the thrill of it, to stay fit of healthy, or both, get ready for a more enjoyable running routine as Salomon promotes Citytrail running, inspired from its mountain trail running heritage. Alongside the launch of Salomon’s Citytrail products, the brand is happily prepping to host the first-ever event in the Philippines following its success in different countries including the U.S., and select countries in Europe and Asia such as Malaysia, Singapore, Hong Kong, and Taiwan.

After much deliberation, the Salomon Citytrail Manila is set to launch on September 7, 2014 at Intramuros, Manila.

The oldest city in the Philippines, The Walled City was deemed perfect for an adventure run that will not only be challenging and exciting with its dynamic urban landscape, but rich with culture and heritage as well. Even more enticing is the fact that the race starts at 4PM, which means the runners will experience all these amid the Manila sunset –the best time to explore and absorb the old fortress.

The sunset run is set to target at least 500 participants made up of adventure seekers, road runners, weekend warriors, fitness buffs, and trail running enthusiasts. Divided into two categories of 12km and 6km, the course will not be a conventional road run and will include challenges such as climbing stairs, crossing bridges, and clambering ramps around the Walled City. Foot strikes on different surfaces, ascends on bridges and stairs will stimulate trail running skills while rediscovering Philippine heritage and culture. Salomon brand ambassadors, Philippine Sky Runners & Suunto Athletes will be the assigned to selected areas to marshal and guide the participants in the running tour. The cutoff time for the whole race is two hours.

The registration will be open from August 1 to August 29 at the Salomon stores and August 30 to September 5 at R.O.X. Bonifacio High Street. Participants may also register online ( http://www.runnersrunner.com/2014sctp/). The fee is P900 and P1,200 respectively for the 6km and 12km categories. All registrants will get a race bib, timing chip, Salomon Citytrail singlet, Citytrail cap, post race meal and a historical running tour of Intramuros City. 12km finishers will get a Citytrail Finisher’s medal. Top three male and female winners per distance will be awarded with R.O.X. gift certificates, Salomon products, and other freebies. Salomon items and products from sponsors will also be given away to lucky participants on the day of the event.

Fortunately, participants need not to worry because substantial parking spaces will be made available within the venue. Plus, a baggage counter will be situated within the Start/Finish area in Fort Santiago where race participants may leave their belongings.

Salomon Citytrail Manila is a green run as it promotes sustainability and environmental preservation. No disposables will be given throughout the race course. Gatorade dispensers and water jugs will be stationed around the road areas of Intramuros City.

In line with Salomon’s campaign to “Elevate Your Run”, it is through the Citytrail event and its latest Citytrail footwear that Salomon aspires to introduce Citytrail running as an urban alternative to trail running.

A global event meant to entice everyone to “Elevate Your Run”, Citytrail running is all about being creative and imaginative when it comes to making your own trails in the city. It involves making use of the different surfaces within the city like pathways, roads, sidewalks, alleyways, bridges, stairs, et cetera to keep the experience exciting and more challenging.

Living up to its claim as the leading expert in trail running equipment, Salomon will also be launching the X-Scream, the best choice for Multi-Terrain Urban Running. Dynamic and cushioned, the X-Scream is an agile Citytrail shoe that injects mountain spirit into running in an urban landscape.

Designed for an adaptive fit, dynamic cushioning, and grip, the X-Scream features a specific set of innovative technologies including a Lace pocket to provide easy storage for the Quick Fit lacing system; Quicklace, for a minimalistic and strong lace for one-pull tightening; OS Tendon for a perfect ride; Light Weight Muscle Traction; Friction Free Lace Eyelet; Contagrip HA; Molded EVA; Sensiflex, for a combination of foothold and freedom; Contagrip LT for grip and durability; EVA shaped Footbed; Sensifit; and a Non-marking Contagrip.

Running and staying fit need not be boring. Through its innovative products and engaging events such as the upcoming Salomon Citytrail Manila event, Salomon calls out to everyone to elevate their run and mix things up by exploring new and challenging trails.

For more details & update:
Facebook Account: https://www.facebook.com/salomon.pilipinas
Facebook Event Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/280554438799155/?ref=br_tf
Instagram: @salomonph

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Hello runners & friends! :)

The Run United Philippine Marathon 2014 Expo is now on going at The Portal, Greenfield District, Mayflower St., Mandaluyong City. Register for the race on this period and get your complete race kit on the same day. Also, enjoy lots of discounts,  promos and freebies  from RUPM’s partners and sponsors.

They will also have free talks from Runrio coaches, Lit Onrubia & Phil Volcanoes’ Chris Everingham which will help and guide you to #ExceedYourself come race day. :)

Here is the schedule of the free talks from the Coaches:

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Directions Going to The Portal, Greenfield District, Mandaluyong City

  • FROM THE NORTH
    *By Bus and MRT
    From EDSA, ride a southbound Baclaran or Ayala bus with secondary sign that reads “Crossing Ibabaw” or take an MRT and go down at Shaw Blvd Station, then, cross EDSA (Shangri-la side) and take a 5 minute walk to Mayflower St. (Landmark: Soho Central Condo) going to Portal which is located beside the Greenfield District Park.
    *By Private Car
    Option 1: From EDSA, drive straight to Shaw Blvd intersection and then turn right at StarMall. Take the first U-turn slot, cross the intersection and turn right at Mayflower Street. The Portal is at the right side before the intersection.
    Option 2: From C5, turn right at Julia Vargas Street past Tiendesitas, turn left when reached the San Miguel Ave. intersection, then right at United Street. The Portal is located at United St cor. Mayflower St.
  • FROM THE SOUTH
    *By Bus and MRT
    From EDSA, ride a northbound Fairview or Monumento bus with secondary sign that reads “Crossing Ibabaw” or take an MRT and go down at Shaw Blvd and take a 5 minute walk to Mayflower St. (Landmark: Soho Central Condo) going to Portal which is located across Pavilion Mall or beside the Greenfield District Park.
    *By Private Car
    Option 1: From EDSA, before Shaw Blvd, keep right and turn right at Teleperformance or United Street. The Portal is located at the left side after the Pavilion Mall.
    Option 2: From C5, past the elevated U-Turn, keep right and do not take the overpass. Take the first U-Turn slot and then turn right after Universal Rubina. Drive straight thru Shaw Blvd, turn left at Pioneer Street, in between Caltex and Tropical Hut, and then right at United Street. The Portal is located at United St. cor. Mayflower St.

Run United Philippine Marathon 2014 Race Expo Discounts & Promos:

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It’s payday Friday!  Register now and take advantage the iscounts,  promos and freebies at the Run United Philippine Marathon 2014 Race Expo 2014. See you there! :)

For complete details of registration, click here: RUPM 2014 REGISTRATION DETAILS. 

Hi runners & friends! :)

This is to officially announce that we support the launching of Wellness Community Phillipines! The aim is to bring together all the wellness minded individuals, students, professionals, groups, associations, bloggers and businesses together. We have developed this portal and its mobile application to keep the wellness community constantly in touch with each other. Apps are now available in both Google Play and App Store.

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Wellness Community is a Software as a Service (SaaS) offers 2 different opportunities for wellness businesses and practitioners:

1. Wellness Listings. Join our listing which will allow you to advertise your business, services, products and promotions. Our apps which are free to anyone will allow them to view this information real time, ensuring that your message gets to the right people immediately. Wellness Listings is not your ordinary business listings – we provide a tool for better communication with your existing clienteles of your promotions and updates.

2.  Join our Business Management portal and run your business utilizing our web site. Be it a single business or multi location for an inexpensive monthly fee and no contract. It gives you a tremendous tool to manage your online booking , class booking, retail sales, course management and more. The system comes complete with client management abilities, reporting tools as well as full marketing and messaging capabilities and everything is stored in “the cloud”.

“Wellness Community PH is a subsidiary of Gumnut Systems International. We have used our more than twenty (20) years of experience developing systems for Personal Trainers, Spas, Salons, Events Management, Hotels and Wellness Centers all over the world to create a simple and effective solution for smaller wellness businesses” says Rey Martin Canate, Sales and Marketing Manager of Wellness Community Philippines

“We wanted to provide a solution for the increasingly mobile independent wellness business owners and what we have created is far more than we initially planned, it is a real community. We have taken our time and gone to great lengths to make sure the system was really delivered and in doing so we have brought the most powerful and most popular features of our main software over to Wellness Community for an amazing price.”

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You can list your business on Wellness Community for a single annual payment which will give you your own mini-website where you can upload your information, brochures, prices and promotions.

“Promotions are going to be a huge part of Wellness Community.” says Canate. “Not only can a user search for a particular type of wellness business in their area, they will be able to search for particular wellness promotions in that area too! As a business owner, this will bring more people to your door.

If you want to manage your wellness business including online bookings, payments, messaging and reports there will be a low monthly cost, but you can use the whole system FREE for 30 Days to see what you think before spending any money at all!
“We are very excited about Wellness Community and want to get as many people involved as possible. Unlike some websites there is no contract to sign up to and you can everything out for FREE for 30 days”

If your business grows, Wellness Community PH will grow with you. While it was initially conceived for independent wellness operators, the system is fully scalable and is capable of managing businesses with multiple staff and multiple outlets.

For more information contact sales@gumnutwellness.com | martin@gumnutwellness.com or visit http://www.wellnesscommunity.com.ph

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Run United Philippine Marathon 2014 Race Details:
Date: October 5, 2014
Venue: SM Mall of Asia
Events: Growee 500m, Enervon HP 10km, Alaxan FR 21km, Enervon Activ 42km
Beneficiary: Gawad Kalinga

Run United Philippine Marathon 2014 Registration Details:

Registration Fees:
500m – P350
10K – P800
21K – P900
42K – P1300

Race Kits Inclusions: Singlet, 3 pieces EnervonActiv, Race Bib, D-tag, Raffle Stub & Active Health Sun Visor (Pre race). Active Health Ventilation Bag & Drinks (Post Race)

Registration Schedule:

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Prepaid Card Selling Venues:
In-venue registration to be held at Greenfield District Central Park, Mayflower St. Greenfield District, Mandaluyong City from 11:00 AM to 9:00 PM August 15 to 17 only.
In-store purchase of the prepaid cards will be available at the following stores, from 12:00NN to 8:00PM Monday to Sunday starting August 22, 2014.

*RUNNR Store BGC -B1 Bonifacio High St. The Fort, Taguig City
*Toby’s Galleria – 3F Robinson’s Galleria, EDSA cor. Ortigas Ave., Ortigas Center, Pasig City
*Toby’s SM North – SM North – The Block G/F, North Ave. cor. EDSA Quezon City
*Toby’s MOA – SM Mall of Asia, G/F Entertainment Hall, Roxas Blvd, Manila

Run United Philippine Marathon 2014 Official Singlet, Bag & Sunvisor:

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Run United Philippine Marathon 2014 Finisher Shirt & Medal (for 21km & 42km Finishers only)

Run United Philippine Marathon 2014 Race Reminders:

1. Registration is on a first-come, first served basis, and may end earlier than the announced deadline. Race slots may run out before September 14, 2014.
2. Runner participants who register at the stores will receive their complete race kit upon purchase. A Valid ID must be presented upon registration.
3. Those who will be registering for their friends must buy a prepaid card. The singlet will be given upon purchase of the prepaid card. The rest of the race kit shall be delivered.
4. Singlet and finisher’s shirt size availability will be on first-come, first-served basis.
5. Singlet and finishers shirt sample sizes will be available for fitting at the registration centers.
6. D-Tag will be provided to every participant to get the runner’s accurate time result and must be surrendered to claim the finisher’s item after the race.
7. No BIB, No D-TAG, NO RACE.

Run United Philippine Marathon 2014 Race Results:

Race results will be available within three (3) days after the race at the following websites:www.unilabactivehealth.com and http://www.runrio.com.
Timing and Race Results: feedback@runrio.com

For online and in-store registration inquiries:
Landline (+632) 703 1736 or (+632) 463 4814
Mondays to Fridays, 9am to 5pm only, except holidays.

Beating office stress with coconut water

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Too much work can cause stress and major health problems including heart disease, depression, headaches, diabetes, and obesity.

Unfortunately, we exacerbate the issue because we tend to eat unhealthy food during stressful moments at work. Unhealthy snacks are always the top of mind choice because they are always within reach and provide immediate comfort due to the high salt or sugar content. Although they are convenient, eating these types of food can cause more stress than relief in the long run.

The high sodium content with junk and fast food is your ultimate enemy. Although they may seem nutrient packed, the high sodium content hinders your body from absorbing these nutrients. So what to do? If not junk and fast food, what do you do to keep yourself awake, alive, and sane during crunch time?

Start your day at the office with coconut water. It’s a smart tactic to keep you cool and collected. Without proper hydration, you’ll get hungry and flustered. Coconut water is a natural elixir, with simple carbohydrates and electrolytes, with less natural sugar compared to other drinks. Also, it contains no fat and is low in calories, and the taste is refreshing.

With Tetra Pak’s six-layer packaging technology, you can now store your healthy dose of anti-stress coconut water in the office. Best served chilled and with officemates. Tropicana Coco Quench is available in 1L and 330-ml ready–to-drink pack. – Press Release