Sunday, January 30, 2011


EDSA RUN-Online Registration is now open!!!

You run in Roxas Blvd., in MOA, in BGC, in UP, in Skyway, how about in EDSA?

Well, this is it runners!!!! February 27, 2011 is EDSA Run.

I am a member of "I am Ninoy Runners" since it started two years ago. I believe in the cause of the group, to help the less fortunate.
Mizuno Infinity 2009

In 2009, the group tied up with 57-75 Movement, a private sector led initiative to reverse the public education crisis in the Philippines. The Iamninoy runners are hoping to raise funds to help children to stay in school, enhance literacy and to improve test performances.

The first official iamninoy run was held on August, 2009

Run for Cory, August, 2009

Iamninoy Runners, Ayala Tri
(photo credit to Ben Chan)

This year, the Iamninoy became, Iamninoy-Iamcory Runners.

On February 27, the EDSA Run is one of the activities of the Ninoy & Cory Aquino Foundation, together with the iamninoy-iamcory runners group in celebration of the 25th anniversary of the People Power Revolution. The proceeds of the run will help the Department of Education raise funds to build classrooms nationwide. On this day, as you take part of the run, the lives of many school children will be changed simply because you signed up and decided to be heroes; because runners ca make a difference.

You can now register for The EDSA Run on line and pay via your credit card. This is a fast and hassle free way to be part of the much awaited run. Please make sure you follow the directions provided.

For those who do not wish to register on-line, registration centers will be opened up soon at various areas. We will announce details here.


Venue: People Power Monument (corner EDSA and White Plains)
Distance: 5k and 10k
Fees: P 400 for 5k, P 550 for 10k (inclusive of timing chip, souvenir shirt & donation to DepEd)
Time: 5:30 am
No. of runners: 5,000

Thursday, January 27, 2011

rogin-E Last Man Running

Rogin-E’s Last Man Running (LMR) is being heralded as the ultimate race for endurance.

The marathon is designed to test the limits of a man's athletic prowess in direct competition with everyone else on-track. It’s not about how fast but how far.

The rogin-E Last Man Running is virtually a first in the Philippine running scene, it brings into fore not only the endurance of the body against time but also the endurance of the will against the will of others.

The Race

The Rogin-E Last Man Running will be taking off on February 20, 2011 at Venezia Plaza, Mckinley Hill, Taguig City. Rogin-E LMR is a three-event race which will feature a 5KM run, a 10KM run and the main event, the Last Man Running (LMR). Only limited slots per categories.

How to register:

  1. For the period of January 1 to February 20, 2011, customers who purchase any Rogin-E bottle at participating drugstores will be entitled to join the Rogin-E Last Man Running event on February 20, 2011.
  1. To register - All race categories
    • Customers must keep their receipts as proof of purchase and show it at Rogin-E Last Man Running registration booths at the following venues.

Mercury Drug

Trinoma Mall 1

Jan 7-9, Feb 11-13, Feb 18-19

Glorietta 3 Makati

Jan 7-9, Jan 21-23, Jan 14, Jan 28, Feb 4

Market Market Global City

Feb 4-6, Feb 11-13, Feb 18-19


Mall of Asia Mall 1

Jan 14-16, Jan 29-30

SM North Edsa Main

Jan 21-23, Feb 4-6

Megamall B

Jan 15-16, Jan 28-30


ROX Bonifacio High Street

Feb 1-13 (3-8pm)

· Together with the receipt, customers must fill out the registration form which covers a waiver of liability.

· For those joining the Rogin-E LMR category, an additional copy of race result page of a full marathon(42.195km) or a race longer than 42km (held within the last 6 months prior to the Rogin-E event) indicating his/her name as proof or a certification from a physician indicating fitness to participate in an athletic competition is required.

  1. Walk-in participants are welcome to join. They just need to buy any Rogin-E bottle at registration booths during the event.

Race Category

For 5k Run, gun start is at 6:00am

5k Bib and Race Course

For the 10km is 5:45am

10k Bib and Race Course

For the Last Man Running, gunstart is 4:00am

RELMR Bib and Race Course (run in 7 hours)

  • In this category, there will be only one winner, that is the ultimate runner who has covered the longest distance in a span of seven (7) hours. You must run around a much longer area and distance of one lap approximately 2.5km.
  • There will be distance markers positioned at intervals of 100m around the perimeter of the route to provide the approximate distance covered.
  • LMR participants will be handed out with different colored strings each time they pass the checkpoint on the race course perimeter. These strings will determine the number of laps each runner has covered. As a redundant check, there will be 4 race judges who will be positioned separately at the four corners of the course perimeter. They will record the respective bib number of the LMR participants as they pass them.
  • At no time during the race, a Rogin-E LMR contender will be allowed to stop except for the following cases: (a) for lavatory break (b) to drink at hydration stations, and (c) to fix running gear/apparel. Any other reason for stopping will subject the LMR contender for disqualification.
  • A LMR participant has the option to withdraw from the race at any time during the 7-period. Upon withdrawal all colored strings given during his/her participation in the race will be collected by the most proximate race marshal.
  • All participants of Rogin-E LMR must maintain the corresponding minimum pace at the followingportions of the race period.

Ø 1st two (2) hours – 6mins/km

Ø 2nd two (2) hours – 7mins/km

Ø 3rd two (2) hours – 8mins/km

Ø Last hour - 9mins/km.

This will be monitored by red shirt wearing pacers who will be running alongside the participants. All participants who will be unable to maintain the minimum pace will be swept off the course by roving as well as strategically located (at every 50m along the course) race marshals. Aside from this, the pacers will also be given the same colored strings at each pass at the checkpoint. Any participant who will be wearing one less string compared to the pacers and are passed by the latter will also be swept off the course.

  • All swept contenders of the Rogin-E LMR will have to surrender their strings to the designated race marshals once they are taken out of the race.
  • At exactly 7 hours after gunstart, all race marshals will simultaneously blow their whistles to signal the end of the endurance race. All participants of the Rogin-E LMR who are still in contention will be assisted right away by the most proximate race marshal. His/Her race bib number and exact location (from the nearest distance marker) will then be recorded and subsequently submitted to the chief race judge to determine The Rogin-E Last Man Running.

Race Packs


- rogin-E Last Man Running will receive -

  • Php 50,000.00
  • Medal and Trophy

- 10k Top Male and Female will receive -

  • Php 10,000.00 each
  • Medal
- 5k Top Male and Female will receive -

  • Php 5,000.00 each
  • Medal

Rogin-E’s LMR is brought to you by Bayer Philippines. As the name suggests the object of the race is to literally be the last man running, effectively outlasting everyone else while managing to keep a running pace all throughout.

Rogin-E was especially formulated to provide this kind of intense, indomitable endurance. It contains Deanol for mental potency, Korean Panax Ginseng for endurance and Royal Jelly for youthful vitality.

Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Looking Trough the Eyes of Love

Here's the second Phillar of the Endure's Blackberry Love series of contests.

Did you know that a picture is worth a thousand words. A picture tells a story just as well as large amount of descriptive text.

Well, in the case of Endure's Looking Trough the Eyes of Love contest, a picture can be worth Php5,000.00!!! It easy to win.

Here's how :

1. Theme: Display of Affection or Appreciation for BlackBerry phone.

2. Format: Digital. Any camera. Photo will be uploaded and posted on ENDURE's-BlackBerry-Love page

3. Post procession may be allowed but limited to (1) cropping (2) levels/curves (3) hue/saturation (4) sharpening. Selecting parts of the photo for post procession is not allowed.

4. Rights to all photographs submitted shall remain with the photographer. Aside from the conduct or promotion of this contest, photos will not be used by Endure or other parties without the consent of the photographer.

5. Deadline of submission of entry is on February 14, 2011. Post entries on the wall of Endure's BlackBerry Love page. Multiple entries are allowed.

6. Period for online viewing and public voting through Facebook from post date until February 14.

7. Winning photo will be judged by the Team taking into account the BlackBerry brand and the public votes "Likes"
tes (Likes).

8. Winning entry will receive Php5,000.00

9. Winner will be announced on the BlackBerry Love page on Feb 15.

Post your entry now and your photo might be the lucky winner!!!

Note: This is just a fun contest organized by the ENDURE in appreciation of BlackBerry

Wednesday, January 5, 2011

Endure's Blackberry Love

Holidays were ended and what's the next occasion to celebrate? Yes, you are right!!! Valentines Day!!! ENDURE Multisport, where I am a member, launched the Blackberry Love series of contests in celebration of the hearts and in partnership with Microwarehouse, Research in Motion (RIM) licensed distributor of Blackberry smartphone. In the weeks leading up to Valentine's Day, the public can win cash either in the slogan contest or the photo contest. The campaign culminates with the awarding of a Blackberry phone for the best video on Valentine's day.

Phillar # 1 : You had me at Hello - Blackberry Slogan Contest


1. Think of a clever or funny slogan that you think represents or reminds you of BlackBerry as a brand.

2. The only judging criterion is that it is liked by the Team.

3. Post your Entry on the Wall of the BlackBerry Love Page. You may enter as many slogans as you want.

4. Click Like on the ENDUREs-BlackBerry-Love page. Encourage your friends to comment or Like your slogan post.

5. Click "Like" the
Endure-Multisport fan page and follow us on Twitter.

6. You may or may not accompany your slogan entry with a photo.

7. There is only one winner who will get Php2,000 cash as prize.

8. Immediate members of Endure Multisports may post slogans but are not eligible for the prize.

Contest starts on January 3 and ends on January 10, 2011

Unleash that creativity now !!! Have fun =)

Tuesday, January 4, 2011

Are you up for the Pharmathon Unleashed Challenge?

Are you up to the challenge? Do you have the will and conquer a country? If you are, this is the time to become a Pharmathon MVP!!!

The Pharmaton MVPs will traverse 2,795 kilometers of the entire archipelago. They will be tasked to run, bike , kayak, sail, and swim the distance; each challenge will be timed and recorded. The challenger with the best total cumulative race time will be the Ultimate Pharmaton MVP.

30 Mountains.

45 Rivers.

7,107 Islands.

2,000 Kilometers.

5 Challengers.

How to join:

Pharmaton MVP Unleashed Challenger Mechanics:

1. The Pharmaton MVP Unleashed Challenge is open to Filipino citizens (citizen by birth or by naturalization), male and female between 18 and 55 years old. Interested parties can register online by filling up the Pharmaton MVP Unleashed Challenge application form on the Pharmaton website ( An online medical examination form must also be submitted if available along with the application form. Applicants must be fully aware of the terms and agreements stated in both forms (participant's agreement and medical examination form) before submitting.

2. Application period is from December 3, 2010 – January 7, 2011.

3. Five (5) finalists will be chosen based on the following criteria:

o 50% ability to finish the race

o 30% physical examination results

o 20% personality

4. The top five (5) applicants will compete for the honor of being the Pharmaton MVP Unleashed winner.

5. Top applicants will be notified through SMS, emails, and phone calls.

6. The Pharmaton MVP Unleashed Challenge will start in March and end in mid-April. Last day of submission of application forms in on January 7,2011.

7. Top five (5) finalists will be required to run, bike, and swim a total of 2,795 KM for a duration of thirty (30) days for the cross-country race.

8. Total times for each finalist will be recorded on a daily basis.

9. Total cumulative time will determine the winner of the Pharmaton MVP Challenge.

10. Prizes are:

§ P500,000– 1st Place

§ P250,000 – 2nd Place

§ P150,000 – 3rd Place

§ P100,000 – 4th Place

§ P50,000 – 5TH Place

11. Should fortuitous events such as bad weather, earthquakes and the like happen, the discontinuation or continuation of the race will be based on the race organizers' decision.

o All participants for the Pharmaton MVP Unleashed Challenge must comply with all rules and regulations provided by the race officials.

o All participants for the Pharmaton MVP Unleashed Challenge must sign a Non-Disclosure Agreement and comply with all its stipulations.

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