Let Your Colors Run at “The Labelled Green Fun Run”

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Want a different route around Manila?..

How about Edsa?

How about along Ortigas flyover?

Labelled Green ’91  and The La Salle Green Hills Alumni Association present an event that will make Ortigas Avenue run green.  The event dubbed as “The Labelled Green Fun Run” will be held on November 29, 2015 at the La Salle Green Hills, Ortigas Avenue, Mandaluyong City.  The race course will traverse through Ortigas Avenue up to the flyover to historic EDSA, and through the streets circling Greenhills Shopping Center.  This should prove to be a fun spirited diversion for beginners and running enthusiasts alike.

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About the Organizers

Labelled Green ’91, the 2016 Silver Jubilarian batch of La Salle Green Hills, is a non-stock, non-profit organization.  Aside from being the primary presentors of the upcoming LSGH Alumni Homecoming on February 6, 2016, Labelled Green ’91 has successfully hosted this year’s LSGH and College of St. Benilde NCAA Pep Rally, and will also hold the LSGH Alumni Association Jubilarian’s Cup golf tournament in early 2016.

A major portion of the proceeds of our fund-raising activities shall be used to finance and support the following beneficiaries:

  • A scholarship fund for deserving Lasallians in various One La Salle Academic Institutions
  • The La Salle Green Hills Sports Program Development Office’s food allowance fund for NCAA Athletes housed in LSGH dormitories.

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During the media launch with Saul Navarro (race director) and some of the members of Labelled Green '91

During the media launch with Saul Navarro (race director) and some of the members of Labelled Green ’91

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Gatorade bares new variant, introduces powerhouse line-up of ambassadors

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Manila, Philippines – After a historic stroll down memory lane in celebration of its golden anniversary, Gatorade is all set to pave the way for greatness.

The world’s favorite sports drink beefs up its roster with the official launch of its newest variant—the orange-and-grapefruit-flavor based White Lightning.

With the new variant comes a powerhouse line-up of ambassadors who are among the top local athletes of this generation—UAAP volleyball superstars Alyssa Valdez from the Ateneo Lady Eagles and Mika Reyes from the De La Salle Lady Spikers together with basketball hotshots Chris Banchero of the Alaska Aces and Jeron Teng of the De La Salle Green Archers.

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“Coming from our 50th anniversary wherein we celebrated Gatorade’s legacy of fueling local and international sports’ greatest moments, we now want to focus on empowering a new breed of athletes and game changers,” Pepsico Philippines Marketing Manager for Hydration Tony Atayde said. “Alyssa, Mika, Chris and Jeron are top athletes who know the value of working hard to stay in peak form and understand that games aren’t won on the court but in the gym and practice venues. We’re excited to see them inspire more people to pursue active lifestyles and understand the value of proper hydration.”

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Gatorade White Lightning ambassadors and top athletes (from left) Mika Reyes, Alyssa Valdez and Chris Banchero

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Alaska Aces point guard joins the Gatorade family as White Lightning ambassador.

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Where does greatness begin?

Gatorade believes that it begins with hard work—the kind with no shortcuts, the kind that’s relentless and that will make you ache and sweat. Whether the goal is to finish a 21K half marathon, climb a mountain peak, or just feel physically stronger overall, preparing yourself in the gym and constantly working to improve your game is key to winning on game day.

And with this kind of hard work, proper hydration is crucial to be able to push forward and grow stronger.

With a refreshing, light orange-grapefruit flavor, White Lightning is formulated with non-carbonated water that does not cause stomach discomfort; 6% carbohydrates which research has shown to be the optimal level in promoting absorption and providing energy to working muscles; electrolytes for rapid rehydration and minerals to help prevent cramps.

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Atayde added, “You don’t have to be a pro athlete to benefit from proper hydration. For as long as you move and you sweat, your body needs to be properly hydrated so you continue to work towards achieving your full potential. We’re confident that our new variant and our new ambassadors will help us reinforce that message.”

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During media launch at the Gatorade Hoops, Gatorade Philippines conducted a special workout challenge for the media guests to test they fitness level and capacity.  Three teams are lead by the Gatorade Ambassadors and dubbed as Team Mika, Team Chris and Team Alyssa respectively.

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Team Mika emerged as workout challenge champions.

Team Mika emerged as workout challenge champions.

Team Banchero placed first runner up during the special workout challenge for media guests.

Team Banchero placed first runner up during the special workout challenge for media guests.

Team Alyssa placed second runner-up during the workout challenges.

Team Alyssa placed second runner-up during the workout challenges.

 Gatorade White Lightning ambassadors (from left) Mika Reyes, Chris Banchero and Alyssa Valdez  with Pepsico Philippines Marketing Manager for Hydration Tony Atayde (second from right) during the launch of Gatorade’s new orange-grapefruit variant.


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Me and our team coach Alyssa Valdez

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Alviera Christmas Jamboree offers unique holiday camping adventure for families and first-time campers

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Alviera offers a one-of-a-kind Christmas adventure for the whole family with the Christmas Jamboree on November 28 and 29 at Porac, Pampanga. It is a unique Yuletide celebration where you get to camp out under the stars and enjoy day-long arts and crafts workshops, live performances and holiday games.

During this weekend, SandBox transforms into a Christmas wonderland with festive workshop tents, life-sized Christmas displays and numerous parols or Pinoy Christmas lanterns lighting up the campsite. Alviera’s majestic 360-degree view of scenic hills and mountains enhance the fantasy setting.

“Alviera is here not just to merely create an economic hub, we are also making sure that the natural beauty of Porac is preserved and highlighted. Our role as a developer is to simply enhance God’s gift to us and the best way for people to appreciate this would be to bring them closer to nature through camping.  The Alviera Christmas Jamboree gives you a glimpse of what to expect in Alviera in the future. Even at full development there will be open spaces for everyone to enjoy. More importantly, we want to provide opportunities where families can create moments they can share together.” – John Estacio, Alviera General Manager.

Alviera is Ayala Land’s first masterplanned estate in the north, in partnership with Leonio Land. A 1,100 hectare development, it is inspired by a philosophy of harmonious balance between urban living and nature.

What is “Christmas Jamboree”?

The Christmas Jamboree is a two-day Christmas-themed camp festival at the SandBox on November 28 and 29, Alviera’s outdoor version of celebrating this special season. This unique outdoor experience is filled with Christmas-themed activities that are guaranteed to make every member of the family smile, from little kids to the kids-at-heart. From arts and crafts workshops and holiday games to live performances and traditional camping treats, as well as access to the SandBox amenities. Guests can choose between the Day Dasher or Christmas Camper packages.

Why hold the Christmas Jamboree at Alviera?

Alviera is here not just to merely create an economic hub, we are also making sure that the natural beauty of Porac is preserved and highlighted. Our role as a developer is to simply enhance God’s gift to us and the best way for people to appreciate this would be to bring them closer to nature through camping.

The Alviera Christmas Jamboree gives you a glimpse of what to expect in Alviera in the future. Even at full development there will be open spaces for everyone to enjoy. More importantly, we want to provide opportunities where families can create moments they can share together.

What are the activities during the Christmas Jamboree?

For day trippers, or “Day Dashers” as we call them, they will enjoy a slew of Christmas-themed activities all day until midnight. “Christmas Campers” on the other hand will enjoy Day Dasher activities as well as camping-exclusive activities that will extend until the next morning.

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What are the activities during the Christmas Jamboree?

For day trippers, or “Day Dashers” as we call them, they will enjoy a slew of Christmas-themed activities all day until midnight. “Christmas Campers” on the other hand will enjoy Day Dasher activities as well as camping-exclusive activities that will extend until the next morning.

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There will be FOUR fun tents to keep everyone thrilled and excited: CHRISTMAS COOKIE CORNER, MERRY ANGEL-MAKING, PAROL-MAKING SESSIONS, and QUIZ KRINGLE

  • Christmas Cookie Corner – customize Christmas cookies with some candy sprinkles and fondant ornaments, colorful icing, and other sweet stuff for you to decorate your own holiday treats to feast on–or to give to your loved ones

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  • Merry Angel-Making- design your own traditional Filipino ornaments with a twist as you paint and decorate corn husk angels to hang on your Christmas trees and to adorn your house with your own designs
  • Parol-Making Sessions- add tails and paint your own Christmas lanterns that allow you to add your own personality to this Christmas tradition.

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  • Quiz Kringle- test your Christmas knowledge and win instant treats and more raffle coupons in this fun holiday quiz bee for families and friends. The top-scoring groups get a chance to battle it out on-stage during the evening program, where they can win BIG prizes.
  • SandBox Facilities- guests can try exciting rides and facilities of SandBox all-day long such as our First Roller Coaster Zip Line in Asia, the hanging obstacle course of the Air Walk, or the tallest Giant Swing in the Philippines among others.

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NIGHT ACTIVITIES

When the night falls, get ready to take part in even MORE activities.

  • Prancing Poi- learn to dance and move with LED lights at the PRANCING POI booth, where our expert LED artists teach you the basics of poi, hoop, and other light toys.

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  • Chorale Serenades- top chorale groups in the country will serenade guests in a one hour Chorale Concert
  • Merry-oke Sessions- sing along and rock the stage with your favorite Christmas songs complete with accompaniment of a live brass band
  • Twinkle Tracking- track the Christmas sky for the brightest stars with professional telescopes stationed along with astronomy experts to help you view the night sky like never before.
  • Saint Nick’s Wishing Corner- make a wish or simply take an epic selfie with Santa Claus
  • Starlight Cinema- wind down the night and celebrate the season with some beautiful, heartwarming Christmas movies where you are invited to lay down your mats on the grass, cuddle up with your family and friends right under the stars

CAMPER-EXCLUSIVE ACTIVITIES

  • Jamboree Jingle Night- sing around the campfire with ukuleles or learn the instrument with the ukulele workshop while sharing free hot tsokolate and biscochio
  • Santa’s Campfire Smores- enjoy free grilled set dinner and roast smores
  • Christmas Stocking Surprise- design your Christmas stockings, hang them on your tents, and let Santa fill it with holiday goodies
  • Merry Morning Buffet- breakfast favorites await you the following morning to keep the campers energized before they take the SandBox adventure

How much are the packages and what are the inclusions?

Packages to the Alviera Christmas Jamboree come in Day Dasher and Christmas Camper variants.

Day Dasher, at 1,900 per person, includes roundtrip transportation from Manila to Alviera, free use of SandBox attractions, access to all Christmas Jamboree Day Workshops, passes to the evening stage shows and entertainment and the Starlight Cinema.

Christmas Camper at P2,850 per person entitle participants to all Day Dasher inclusions, plus overnight campsite stay, access to campsite-exclusive activities, free use of Coleman tents, exclusive use of SandBox in the morning of day 2, a bonfire treat complete with grilled set dinner and a merry buffet breakfast on Sunday morning.

As a family event, Alviera introduces special rates for kids, at P1,050 for Day Dasher, and P1,750 for Christmas Camper for children 4 feet below. Both packages come with travel insurance, Alviera Camp Bag, and Christmas Passport for raffle prizes.

Do you have the same capacity for your campsite?

For Alviera Christmas Jamboree, we like to be able to accommodate more participants especially the families so we increased the capacity of our campsite by 50% from 200 to 300. This is also as a result of the very positive reception of our guests during the Brightscape.

Will comfort amenities be available for the Christmas Campers?

Yes, similar to Brightscape, there will be ample showers and toilet facilities for exclusive use at the camp. Sanitation, environmental care and of course, safety and security are all primary in Alviera.

Will the event grounds be open all night for during the Jamboree?

No. The evening ends after the last movie to be shown in our Starlight Cinema. SandBox will resume operating early the next day at 7am for Christmas Campers to enjoy our attractions and facilities exclusively until 10:00 AM.

Can we cook or bring our own food to the campsite?

No, participants are not allowed to bring meals or cook food. There will be ample food concessionaires during the event and we also added a free grilled set dinner as well as hot tsokolate and biscochio for those availing of our Christmas Camper package.

Where can people go in case of emergency/injuries?

As part of our standard safety procedures in Alviera, there will be standby security, ambulance as well as medical team composed of doctor and nurses to assist participants in case of emergency or untoward incidents.

How can guests go to SandBox in Alviera?

From the North Luzon Expressway (NLEX), take the Subic–Clark–Tarlac Expressway (SCTEX) Exit then get off at the Porac Exit. The Porac Exit is just a short drive from the SCTEX Exit. A minute or two after getting off the Porac Exit, you will see Alviera on your right where SandBox is located.

For the Christmas Jamboree, we will be offering packages that include roundtrip transfers from Manila.

Who is your partner in designing the event?

We teamed up with adventure travel outfitter Travel Factor and Coleman as our camp provider. They were also our partners in the Brightscape Campfest.

How can guests reserve their slots at the Christmas Jamboree?

For reservations and booking, guests can visit the Travel Factor website, click here.

The Alviera Christmas Jamboree is guaranteed to inspire lasting memories with families and friends. Christmas is a time for giving and for spending time with our loved ones, and this is what a merry Christmas adventure in Alviera is all about.

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The Alviera Campfest Jamboree is an event presented by Ayala Land and Leonio Land in partnership with Travel Factor, Coleman, Alveo, Avida, Nestle Chuckie, and Business Mirror. This is also brought to you by R.O.X., The North Face, TriNoma, Marquee Mall, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Philippine Star, and Manila Bulletin.

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SUNPIOLOGY: Run, Kick, Stop Diabetes with your Favorite Celebrities

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Now on its 7th year, The SunPIOLOgy Run will be held on November 28 and will carry their advocacies towards health and education.  The event will be led by Star Magic celebrities who will traverse and tackle the obstacle course.  The event will be at the newly-opened McKinley West of Megaworld Properties in Fort Bonifacio.

The proceed will go the Institute of Studies on Diabetes Foundation Inc.(ISDFI), Lingkod Kapamilya, and Hebreo Foundation.

“Together with other Sun Life territories, we are concerned about the widespread prevalence of diabetes, especially here in the Philippines.  We actually belong to the top 15 countries where diabetes is most rampant.  So this year, we will raise funds for both health and education that have always been very close to our values as a company” – Riza Mantaring, Sun Life Philippines President and Chief Executive Officer.

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Kick up the fight

Participants can give more through the Sun Life Foundation’s KICK2GIVE wherein runners will be challenged to kick body bags with the “diabetes” wordmarks for additional donation to ISDFI.

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“I’m hoping that this will be the biggest and brightest SunPIOLOgy Run yet.  Aside from being able to send more scholars to school, we will also be doing our part in stopping the spread of debilitating disease such as diabetes.  So guys, let’s run together in the name of a healthier and diabetes-free Philippines.” – Piolo Pascual

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During the Media Launch

With Jason Gaynza and KitKat giving some laugh hosting the show.

With Jason Gaynza and KitKat giving some laugh hosting the show.

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This event is brought to you by:

Megaworld (Venue Partner)

Medicard (Medical Partner)

Tobys and Runnr (Registration partner)

Max’s (Presscon Partner)

 Event Partners:

Gardenia, Cebu Pacific and Sante Barley

Media Partners:

Philippine Star, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Business Mirror, Business World

CNN Philippines, Star Studio, Yes Magazine, ANC and Cinem One

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PhilRice, SLAMCI

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Jr. NBA All-Stars Experience Trip – Shenzhen 2015

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Last October 8, 2015 at the NBA Café Manila SM Aura, Alaska Philippines host a send-off party for the 2015 Jr. NBA and Jr. WNBA ALL-STAR Philippine Team and Coaches of the Year.  The team will have their NBA Experience Trip for a life time.   They will be going to Shenzhen, China to meet with other Jr.NBA/Jr.WNBA delegates from other Asian countries such as Thailand, Malaysia, Vietnam and Indonesia and staying at Dongguan Hotel.  Their trip comprises of jam-packed fun-filled trip around Dongguan Zoo, Dongguan Central Square, NBA Dongguan School and Shenzhen Window of the World.  They will be also having action-packed activities like watching the battle between Charlotte Hornets and Los Angeles Clippers at the NBA Global Games in Shenzhen.

Their four-day trip itinerary includes:

First day:

  • Dongguan tour
  • NBA Basketball Training

Second day:

  • NBA Basketball Training
  • NBA Friendly Matches
  • Tour to Dongguan Central Square
  • Meeting with the Commissioner Silver/NBA Legend

Third day:

  • Going to GG Shenzhen for some activities
  • NBA Global Game Shenzhen
  • Going back to Dongguan for Final Friendly Matches

Their trip started last October 9 up until October 12, 2015; and by now, they are having their chance of a life time.

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How to Prevent a Runner’s Trots During a Race

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WHAT IS A RUNNER’S TROTS?

    It is any bathroom break during or after a run, characterized by cramping, flatulence, diarrhea, and urge to defecate.  This is common among long distance-runners.

WHAT ARE THE CONTRIBUTING FACTORS THAT CAUSE RUNNER’S TROTS?

  • Physical jostling of intestine
  • Diversion of blood flow
  • Increased transit time of Gastro-Intestinal tract due to hormonal changes
  • Nutrition factors
  • Stress
  • Pre-race anxiety

HOW TO PREVENT THE RUNNER’S TROTS?

Here are some suggested management strategies:

  1. Behavioural
  • Encourage bowel movement prior to race
  • Manage your stress/anxiety by meditating before the race
  • Setup pre-run rituals (e.g. eating > 2hrs pre-race)
  • Monitor your nutrition during race week
  • Understand your bowel habits
  • Progress through to high distances gradually
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  • Work on pelvic floor muscles – Kegels
  1. Nutritional
  • Limit milk and milk products
  • Limit artificial sugars such as sorbitol
  • Limit high fiber foods such as grains, beans, fruit skin, vegetable salads
  • Avoid caffeine or energy drink, gels (if not used to it)
  • Avoid spicy foods and alcohol
  • Keep hydrated
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How to prevent it during the race?

Take 1 Diatabs capsule 1 hour before the race

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* Also check out to see if you have the following conditions below, and better take the proper management of the following condition:

  • Lactose intolerant
  • Irritable bowel syndrome
  • Gluten intolerance
  • Other gastrointestinal tract condition

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Phillippine Marine Corps Marathon – “Katungkulan: Takbo Para sa mga Kawal”

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Want to run a challenging and breathtaking route?

Join the first ever Philippine Marine Corps Marathon that will be held on November 15, 2015 at the Marine Base Gregorio Lim, Ternate Cavite.

This activity is part of their 65th birthday celebration.  Proceed will go to the educational program of PMCOSAI (Philippine Marine Corps Spouses Association Incorporated).  The goal of the group was to help in the education of deserving dependents of  marines.

Another part of the proceeds will goes to the troops who are presently assigned in the Kalayaan Island Group.  The troops have least access to the mainland, no commercial transportation, limited communication; so it would mean a lot for them if we can make their Christmas special by bringing them goods in the spirit of Yuletide season.

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The brains behind the event

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My Run United Philippine Marathon 2015 Pacer Adventure

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Run United Series placed a big part in my running career.  My first 21K was done at RUPM 2012.  My first 42K was also done at RUPM 2013, and last year I beat my own PR for doing a sub6.

An RUPM baby ever since

An RUPM baby ever since

I started running in December 2011 and all my first endeavors was with Run United.  In 2012, they conducted a running clinic which I joined as a beginner.  I learned a lot from that clinic.  I learned how to be strong not only physically but also mentally, proper nutrition, and proper preparation.

Run United Series gave me so much memories and for this year, I am paying it forward.  This year, I played not as a runner but as a pacer.

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And last October 4 at Run United Philippine Marathon, I played as a 42K pacer at 6:30 pace group.  It’s not my first time to pace someone for a full marathon but this is my first time to be a part of a 42K pace group, not as a co-pacer but a lead pacer, and I only learned that few days before the race… hahaha.  I was so nervous then due to many things going on my mind.  I have been sick few weeks before the race and I lack ample time to sleep due to my graveyard shift work. Nonetheless, I already planned for everything; the pace time, the strategies and how to motivate and encourage runners to join our group.  I coordinated with Ate When, my co-pacer about our strategy.  My bag was ready, complete with my race day regimen.

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On race day

As I planned, I woke up around 11:30 pm to get ready and reached the event place at exactly 1am which is the 42K runners’ call time.  I saw excited runners doing some stretching and some taking photos.  As we are preparing for the gun to start, some runners approached me, asked for groupie (showbiz lang ang peg) and others just gave a wave.

And off we go…

As we planned, we are running at 9mins/km pace.  We are one big barangay!, mostly consist of first time full marathoners and other who just want to enjoy the route.  Our group is so big and loud.  We are having a good time chitchatting.

The “kembot pace”

When we reached the Buendia route going to the Kalayaan flyover, I introduced to them the “kembot pace” where in you sway your hips a little bit making your foot roll, making some of your running muscle take a rest and other muscle group work, making you run longer and stronger.  This works great during uphill, giving less stress to the knees.  But take note, this only works for slower pace only as the heels tends to drop first, then rolling towards mid foot to toes.  Faster pace needs to be a midfoot drop for quick transition.

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Runners are enjoying the kembot pace especially when we are traversing the BGC route, which is a surprise for us to run along Bayani Road but it made easy by the “kembot pace”.  Upon traversing the Kalayaan flyover back to Buendia, I realized some of the runners are already tired; so when we reached the first 21-km mark along Buendia, I decided to do some stretching for a minute to loosen up tight muscles.  I led the stretching and many runners joined including runners that are not in our pace group.  As we travel along the Roxas Boulevard toward Luneta, we realized that the kilometer marker does not  jive with our GPS watch.  So, I told them that the next stretching break will be at the 30-km mark and after that, we will do Galloway technique at 8:30.  When we reached the Seaside Boulevard near One Esplanade, the runners are shouting “Whoooooo! ang aga pa natin” (around 6:20 hours) but when we turned right at the corner, we realized that we still have the last U-turn.  That last turn was hell for them.  It was hot, humid and they are so tired.  I understand them as so I am but I was amazed with the runner’s perseverance to keep up with their goal.  I saw them how they push themselves just to keep up with us.  I saw myself to them, at my first full marathon. I told them, “Laban!.. konti na lang!.. para sa unli-rice!”

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We are one big kembot barangay

We finished the race exhausted, tired and hungry but with happy heart.  But my heart was happier due to numerous gratitudes that I received.

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21K pacer Ate Cleo, my co-pacer Ate Wheng, a runner from our pace group, and 21K lead pacer madder Rikki

The feeling is priceless that cannot be replaced by a fee.  Yes, we do not have a fee but we do not regret it. It’s an advocacy to pay it forward.  IT’S ALL FOR THE LOVE OF RUNNING!

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some of the pacers from various pace group.... We are not yet here as we are still running by that time :-( photo credit to Leslie

some of the pacers from various pace group…. We are not yet here as we are still running by that time 😦
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I would like to thank Unilab Active Health, Runrio, Ms. Zeny Mejia, Ms. Vimz Mendoza, and Bards Bathan  for giving me such privilege to be a part of the Run United Pacer group and taking good care of us.

I also would like to thank the runners in our pace group for such a wonderful experience.  I had fun running with you guys.  Until next run.  See you on Run United Recovery Run on December 12, 2015.

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And mark your calendar guys, here is the ULAH 2016 Calendar.  Save those dates.  Exceed Yourself!

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My nutrition that day:

I’m the type of runner who is dropping the glucose level tremendously during the race.  That’s why I always bring energy gels during races especially in full marathons.  Before, I am using a certain power gel religiously.  Taking it every hour but the effect of it only last for 45 minutes so when I reached 1-hour mark, my energy was low and I was very hungry.  Not until Unilab Carbgel was introduced to me.  It is loaded with carbohydrates to boost your energy and last longer.    What I have observed is that, unlike my previous gel that only last for 45 minutes, when I reached my 1-hour mark, I’m not yet hungry but I just have to take one just to maintain my energy and it did.  CarbGel is available in 2 fruity flavors.  You can purchase them at Unilab Active Health site.

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Sunrise Events, Inc. does it again for the Cobra Energy Drink Ironman 70.3 Asia-Pacific Championship 2016 edition!

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Regular slots for the Cobra energy Drink Ironman 70.3 Asia Pacific Championship 2016 got sold out in 28 minutes beating its own record of 40 minutes for the 2015 edition. Definitely a heart rising moment for all triathletes who registered at the Cebu Provincial Capitol this morning when they all converged over breakfast sponsored by Alaska Milk Corporation. Watch out for updates as triathletes start their journey to the Cobra energy Drink Ironman 70.3 Asia Pacific Championship 2016 race.

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