*this is not the official logo

*this is not the official logo

On October 1, NIKE will launch what is to be the largest social running meet in the country! The NIKE RUNNING CLUB is a weekly social meet of various runners/running groups of all levels for a session of running, training, fun and socializing.

From what I understood when I was given a brief , the Nike Run Club is applicable to both beginner runners or even those who have been running already – regardless if they are an existing member of a running team or not. Running teams usually meet at least once a week for regular training/member sessions and it is ok as Nike will not ask that this be discontinued. In fact the club will support this and together with it, a collective gathering of all these groups for a specific day of the week will be held for running-inspired surprise events.

Is the Nike Run Club a one-time activity? Nope, I was told that this is more of a long-term thing. One which aims to create a new, improved culture in running!

What is in it for runners? I’d say a lot! From running services Nike+ Training club sessions, amazing experiences, stacks of motivation, support and guidance plus plenty of fun along the way! All of these for FREE!

If you or your running team is interested, I suggest that you head on over at the BGC Ampitheater on Wednesday, October 1 at 6:30PM, wearing your running attire. Encourage your teammates to attend with you and participate in the team challenge. Since it is the launch, I have heard that Nike have prepared a very special prize package for the winning team.

Whatever your running ability is, you are invited to run your first, funnest, fastest, fittest run at the NIKE Run Club.

TITAN GAMES – November 9

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The Titan Games is the Philippine’s First National Strongman Competition, a multifaceted fitness event that combines physical challenges with a time element. This event is made for every FILIPINO who want to change their lives for the better, through fitness and health. The Titan Games seek to build TITANS – iron-willed individuals with a strong in mind and body.

This year, Titans will clash in the concrete jungle. Witness steel, wood, and rubber crash against each other as 6 winning individuals take all in this 2 division challenge. On November 09 2014 at The Camp, Taguig, this whole-day event will feature challenges, mini-challenges, and a spectator-friendly event every person can enjoy.

The Titan Games wants every Filipino. We want a Fitter Philippines. But we also want our participants and spectators to have an awesome experience. So we’ve made 2 divisions that are as far apart in difficulty as you can imagine – a beginner’s level, Novice division for the everyday person, and a difficult Advanced division for the serious athlete.

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This is for the EVERY man and the EVERY woman. This is for those who occasionally exercise, the sports enthusiast, the casual (insert sport here). Whether you play hoops with your friends on the weekend, stretch out and find your center every morning, love bicep curls and dancing, or a walk-a-thon junkie posing as a hardcore commuter, this is YOUR event.

An immovable object. An unstoppable force. Many are strong but only a few can be called TITANS. This division will reveal who are worthy of that title. If you’re part of your country’s elite fighting force, an athlete that has been training since Day 001 on Earth, a gym junkie who does not exercise but trains, or want to challenge your human limitations, then we invite you to clash against other TITANS.

CHALLENGES will be FOR TIME, to finish the required movements while following the scoring standards in the shortest time possible. There will be 4 main challenges with 5 minute time caps, where all participants can compete. Each challenge has a unique name connoting to the tasks to be accomplished. Only the Top 5 strongest Males and Females in each division will make it to the 5th Challenge, the Clash of the Titans! Winner will be the one with the shortest total time of all 5 challenges!

1st, 2nd, and 3rd place will be awarded to each top male and female competitor in each division. Prizes from GNC, BeyondRaw, Fit Miss, Ensayo Gym Equipment, Gatorade, Quest Bar, Fitaid, Battle Brew, Progenex, Goat Tape, Brofit and WOD Nation are up for grabs! The advanced division male and female champions will be awarded the 2014 Titan Games – Titan, and they will become GNC’s BeyondRaw and Fit Miss next brand ambassadors!

Register now at the following GNC Stores around Metro Manila, or at partner gyms!


  • MAKATI AREA – Rockwell, Greenbelt 1, Market Market, Glorietta 4
  • SOUTH AREA – SM Aura, Alabang Town Center
  • MANILA AREA – Rob. Ermita, SM Mall of Asia, SM Manila, GNC
  • QUEZON CITY – Fairview Terraces, TriNoma, Gateway Mall, GNC Eastwood
  • ORTIGAS – SM Megamall, Rob. Galleria, Greenhills Parklane


  • FIGHT FACTORY MANILA – Tomas Morato, BGC & Greenhills
  • CROSSFIT – Insurrecto (Tomas Morato), Mad Minute (Makati), Greenhills (San Juan)

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Are you ready to push the tempo? It’s almost time for us to do so! Watch out as Nike launches its new NIKE RUN CLUB soon! From what I have heard, the Nike Run Club is a gathering of runners of all levels for goal-based running training which includes a number of other activities. I am having the impression that this will kinda be a “resurrection” of the Nike Training Running Clinic of old. Hmmm, let us see…

Check back here as more details will be made available through this blog soon! Cheers!

Front Runner Magazine’s URBAN TRAIL RUN 15K


There’s a upcoming 15km trail race that won’t require participants to travel out of Metro Manila. It is Front Runner Magazine’s URBAN TRAIL RUN 15K.

Happening on October 26 at the Filinvest City in Alabang, this race will only have a single distance category of 15k and will have Jonel Mendoza as the Race Director.

Are you interested to join this event? If yes, click HERE to view full race details.