"…i am not a religious man… but my body is my temple… the pavement is my church… every step, a grace from God… every breath, a silent prayer … every distance, a holy blessing… every run, a fervent worship…" ;-P

Today marks the first ever National Bike Day in the Philippines.


Six riding events will be held simultaneously today across the country. Alongside these events is the BGC Cycle Philippines.


My niece Paige and I attended last year’s Kid’s Ride but sadly had to miss this year’s activities due to prior engagements. We may ride out on our own later in the neighborhood to commemorate this historic event.

Now if you have a bike and are close by wherever you are, it’s not too late to join. If you can’t make it to these events but can make time today on your own, please do take the time to take your bike out and ride around. It’s about time we do our part. As the National Bicycle Day’s slogan goes:

“Shifting Towards A Bicycle Friendly Philippines.”

For more information, click this link: It’s National Bicycle Day in the Philippines!

For everyone joining the National Bike Day events in the six key cities in the Philippines and those attending BGC Cycle Philippines, Happy National Bike Day everyone!

Speaking of BGC Cycle Philippines, last Friday’s Press Launch saw the first day of race kit claiming for registered participants, a press conference with several cycling elites and a bike expo held at The Mind Museum in BGC.


Missing in action due to personal reasons were Sunrise Events CEO Fred Uytengsu and Sprectrum CEO Chris Robb but they recorded welcome messages for the press conference.


On hand for the Q&A are the organizers, guest elites & partners.


Fellow bloggers hobnob with the elites post-conference .

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Run United 2014 participants, you’re not done yet! We’ve got one more Run United event for you! After exceeding yourselves at Run United 1, 2 & 3, it is time to recover. Join the Run United HP Recovery Run 2014 exclusive to you finishers!



The Run United HP Recovery Run is a non-competitive run designed to help progressive runners embrace the value of recovery and how its proper application can help them establish future personal records. It will be held on December 14, 2014 with 5km, 10km & 21km race categories. All categories will have a start and finish at the 34th St. The Fort, BGC.


All finishers will learn more about the proper application of various recovery regimens at the Enervon HP Recovery Village. Each activity has been developed in partnership with the University of Santo Tomas, College of Rehabilitation Sciences, Sports Science and Physical Therapy Departments.


To register online, go to:



In-store purchase of the prepaid cards will be available at the following stores, from 12:00NN to 8:00PM Monday to Sunday starting November 17, 2014.



  • 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



    • Exclusive to 2014 Run United finishers.
    • Limited slots only. Registration is on a first-come, first served basis, and may end earlier than the announced deadline. Race slots may run out before November 30, 2014.
    • Participants are encouraged to wear any of their 2014 RU singlet/finisher shirt, no singlet will be provided.
    • Runner participants who register at the stores will receive their race bib with D-tag upon purchase. A Valid ID must be presented upon registration.
    • Those who will be registering for their friends must buy a prepaid card. The race bib with d-tag will be delivered on or before December 7, 2014.
    • Finishers’ shirt sample sizes will be available for fitting at the registration centers.
    • All finishers will receive a limited edition HP Recovery Tech Shirt.
    • 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.
    • No BIB, No D-TAG, NO RACE.
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    • Lester Castillo of Unilab, Reilvinard Espino of UST & Ani de Leon-Brown, Traithlete discuss the benefits of recovery.



    For online and in-store registration inquiries:

    • Landline (+632) 703 1736 or (+632) 463 4814
    • Mondays to Fridays, 9am to 5pm only, except holidays.

Holiday Sale Promos

Rudy Project brings you its much anticipated Annual Holiday Sale! Right in time for your Christmas Shopping run, get your hands on the latest in Technically Cool gear with ridiculously low prices and jaw dropping deals! Mark your calendars for this huge sports blow out happening on November 16 to 21 at the Tektite Tower, Ortigas Center.

A few Holiday Treats you can look forward to are: Free Special Edition items; Additional 5% off for BDO Credit Card holders; Free Gift Wrapping; Buy 1 Take 1 deals on Rudy Project Rydon Eye Wear; Free Donuts from November 17 to 21; 40% off on all ORCA items; Special Promos on Rudy Projects Helmets and Bags; Buy 2 Get 1 offers on EFX bracelets; and a 20/20 Promo on Rudy Project Eyewear! 

Enjoy Huge Discounts and get Big Savings in the best Holiday Sale in sports gear from a brand trusted by both athletes and sports enthusiasts. It’ll be a very Merry Christmas, indeed!

Rudy Project Technically Cool, for more information check out their website www.rudyproject.com.ph

I ran my first ever fun run in Greenfield in 2010. A 3K that took me 35 minutes to finish. A year later I celebrated my anniversary by running a 21K. Save for the 2012 which I missed, I also ran the 21K  at their Christmas Run there last year. This year’s theme is a Run For Generations.


Inspired by Greenfield’s goal to produce a community that it’s residents can pass on to one generation to the next, the 2014 edition is aptly titled the Greenfield City Run For Generations 2014 .


Runners familiar to the route will enjoy relatively flat & wide roads within the Greenfield properties. What’s new this year is the addition of the Solen Residences to the route. A newly-finished enclave within Greenfield, Solen Residences boasts of a clubhouse akin to the one found in Anvaya Cove, aside from a gated community that boasts of modern homes, open fields and tight security.


Join us at the Greenfield City Run For Generations 2014 and come see for yourself!





Event Name    :   Greenfield City Run for Generations 2014

Event Date  :   November 23, 2014

Venue  :  Greenfield City

Time    :   4am to 9am

Race Owner    :   Greenfield Dev’t. Corp.

Race Organizer     :  RunRio Inc.

Charity Partners  :

Target Participants  :   3,000+ registered runners

Entry Fee  :  500m-PhP 350/5km-PhP500/

  10km-PhP 600/21km-PhP700

Start & End Point  :   Plaza Regina, Paseo Greenfield City

Distance  :  500m/5km/10km/21km






–October 24 to November 9

–Additional PhP 200 fee for delivery and web admin fees


–Manual and automated

–November 1 to November 19




















Press Release courtesy of Runrio Inc.

Three tunnels, three musical genres, and 12,422 thousand people running to the beats of the top DJs in the metro– last October 26, at the Mall of Asia grounds Rexona brought the music powered run to the next level in Run To Your Beat 2.


12,420 people ran to the beat this year


Coach Rio and Kuya Kim

Taking Rexona’s Do More philosophy to the next level, Rexona Run To Your Beat 2014 challenged runners’ limits through music, while also keeping runners fresh. Mar Corazo, Rexona Brand Manager, says, “It was an amazing run, and I truly believe that music does push all of our runners to beat their personal bests.”

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