Sunday, December 8, 2013

Tabal breaks PH marathon record

PASAY City, Philippines (December 8, 2013) – Records were shattered Sunday at the 37th MILO Marathon National Finals, as elite runner Mary Joy Tabal claimed her first MILO Marathon national crown and broke the current women’s event record for 42K set by Jho-An Banayag by 16 seconds.

The MILO Marathon also posted its highest season headcount to date at more than 220,000 runners, after registering 26,681 runners at Sunday’s championship race alone.

Not to be outdone, reigning MILO Marathon King Eduardo Buenavista bagged a back-to-back win, his fifth title in the prestigious footrace. Buenavista also holds the current men’s event record for 42K in the national marathon.


Friday, December 6, 2013

adidas introduces miCoach Smart Run

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Philippines (29 November 2013) – adidas introduces the miCoach SMART RUN, the most advanced and intuitive wrist based running device on the market. For the first time, runners will be able to track their runs using GPS mapping, monitor their heart rate off their wrist, listen to their favorite music and get real-time coaching in a single, simple, color touch screen running watch.

Thursday, December 5, 2013

2014 FIFA World Cup match ball

I am runner and a football fan.

And to update other runners who are also looking forward to the upcoming World Cup in Brazil, I am sharing this press release about the official match ball which will be utilized during the much-awaited sports event. You can read the press release below.


Wednesday, December 4, 2013

All-star 37th MILO marathon national finals



Manila, Philippines (3 December 2013 )– Final preparations are underway for the 37th MILO Marathon National Finals on December 8 at the SM Mall of Asia Grounds in Pasay City.

With more than 35,000 runners expected to join the country’s premier footrace this Sunday, organizers are upbeat on surpassing the 230,000 target headcount set at the start of the season.

To culminate the 17-race event, some of the nation’s finest athletes will settle the score at the 42K finish line in a final bid for the coveted MILO Marathon crown, the P300,000 top purse, and the chance to represent the country at the 2014 Paris Marathon.

Given the higher stakes, MILO hopes to inspire and motivate more local athletes – both elite and aspiring runners – to push their limits and embody the resilience, strength, and excellence Filipinos are known for.

Tuesday, December 3, 2013

14k runners participated in the Nike We Run Manila


Philippines, December 1, 2013 – Nike enabled 14,000. Filipino runners today in the third edition of the Nike We Run Manila held at Marikina City. Bringing to life the Filipino spirit of unity, runners signed up in pairs to run 10km and stood in solidarity at the finish as a mark of respect to the recent events in Visayas region of Philippines.