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Ultra Track Oval Reopens June 1, 2014

Saturday, 31 May 2014  |  News + Promos

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Missed Ultra? I did!

After what felt like forever, one of my fave coaches, Coach Roel Ano, announced that Ultra Track Oval will be open starting June 1, 2014. Woohoo! I’m so happy I plan to do cartwheels once my feet touch that new track!

See you there!

Photos courtesy of Coach Roel Ano

Meet Specialized Philippines’ 2014 Ambassadors

Tuesday, 27 May 2014  |  News + Promos

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Specialized Philippines announced its 2014 ambassadors a few weeks ago.  First good news for that night?  I found out that I was one of them!  Woot!

Joey Ramirez, Chief Executive Officer of Dan’s, the Philippine distributor of Specialized proudly said: “Specialized has been sponsoring a number of athletes for several years now, but it is only recently that we have come to have such a diverse group of athletes.  We have always been about performance. In selecting our ambassadors, we consider their racing credentials as well as their enthusiasm to really represent Specialized in their training and racing lifestyle.”

In my case, I’m guessing Joey voluntarily overlooked the “racing credentials” area and gave me 200% for enthusiasm and passion for the sport.  Sweet! LOL.  Thank you so much to Joey and the rest of my Specialized family!

Second good news that night?   They announced Matteo Guidicelli as one of the new brand ambassadors of Specialized!  That makes us practically siblings!  (Wait, if he starts calling me Ate that ain’t good news at all!)

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Here’s the list of all 2014 Specialized Ambassadors:

Matteo Guidicelli – Mountain biker, Triathlete, and Actor
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Monica Torres – Professional triathlete
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Ariana Dormitorio – teenage phenom in the mountain biking scene
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Nino Surban
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Other ambassadors include: Fitness First Cycling and Triathlon Teams and The Isuzu D-Max – Team Prima with rising star Jerich Farr.

Before the night ended, it was also announced that, for the second year in a row, Dan’s was awarded the coveted Specialized Distributor of the Year Award for the Pacific Rim region thanks to its aggressive promotion of Specialized, its signature Body Geometry FIT methodology, and fruitful partnerships with its ambassadors.  Congratulations Specialized Philippines!

Award

Day 5 – TBR Cinco de Mayo: Win Over P15k Worth in Prizes!

Monday, 5 May 2014  |  News + Promos

It’s the last day of our TBR CINCO DE MAYO Contest!  Read why we’re celebrating and giving away all these prizes on this LINK, then join us and have a chance to win the Grand Prize worth over P15,000 in prizes!

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WHAT CAN YOU WIN:

> 2 pairs of Nike Running Shoes (model and color of Nike Running shoes varies from photo)

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> 1 pair of Telic Recovery Sandals
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> 1 Yurbuds Sports earphones (model and color of varies from photo)
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> 1 Runnr Backpack
> 1 Runnr Expandable Waistpack
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> 2 race kits to Brooks Run Happy 3 

HOW MANY WINNERS?  Just 1 winner! Woot! 

HOW TO JOIN?

1) Follow The Bull Runner on Twitter

2) Follow The Bull Runner on Instagram

3) Like The Bull Runner Page on Facebook

4) Post a comment on this blogpost with the answer to this:

IF YOU WON THE GRAND PRIZE IN THIS CONTEST, WHO WOULD YOU GIVE THE 2ND PAIR OF NIKE RUNNING SHOES TO?  WHY?  (Answer must be in 2 to 3 sentences only.  Exceeding 3 sentences will lead to disqualification.)

As the question above suggests and as I’ve done in the past years, the 2nd Nike shoe that you win will be your gift to someone else.  You can choose to give it to your husband or wife, your best friend, your colleague, or that runner you see in races all the time who you think deserves new shoes.

Post the answer below and also include:

- your Name
- Name used in Twitter
- Email address
- Shoe size
- Gender

HOW CAN I WIN?

  • Deadline for submission of entries: Monday, May 5, 2014 at 6:59 p.m.  Winner will be announced on Tuesday, May 6, 2014.
  • All entries submitted within this period complying with directions above will be evaluated by TBR.  TBR will choose 10 of the best answers and these will be eligible for a raffle to be conducted by TBR via random.org.  There will only be one winner.
  • All entries will be moderated and will be approved upon closing of the contest.
  • Only one entry per runner. Submission of more than one entry leads to disqualification.
  • Winner will be announced on the bottom of this blogpost as an update and will be advised via email on how to claim the prize.  Winner must claim the prize at the venue advised by TBR.  TBR will not ship prizes to provinces or abroad.

May the best runner win!

UPDATE: Congratulations to Ma. Blanca Dela Cruz for winning the Grand Prize in our 5th andDay of TBR Cinco de Mayo!  Here’s her winning entry:

I will give the second Nike pair to my daughter if I win. We’re fighting cancer and doctors have already given her the go signal to RUN!

Thank you to everyone who participated!

Day 4 – TBR Cinco de Mayo: Win a Pair of Newton Energy NR & Runnr Expandable Waistpack

Sunday, 4 May 2014  |  News + Promos

It’s DAY 4 of our TBR CINCO DE MAYO Contest!  Read why we’re celebrating and giving away all these prizes on this LINK, then come and have fun with us!

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What can you win:

> 1 pair of Newton Energy NR.  The Newton Energy NR was named the Running Shoe of the Year by Triathlete Magazine.  SRP P7,295. (color of prize may vary from photo)

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> 1 Runnr Expandable Waistpack (color of prize may vary from photo)

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How many winners?  1 winner 

HOW TO JOIN?

1) Follow The Bull Runner on Twitter

2) Follow The Bull Runner on Instagram

3) Like The Bull Runner Page on Facebook

4) Post a comment on this blogpost with the answer to this:

See that necklace and pendant on the photo below?  The pendant has got 2 words written on it related to running.  What are those 2 words?  I’ve worn this around my neck since 2011.  

CLUE NO. 1: It’s my sign off in my email.  (See, it pays to email me every now and then!)

CLUE NO. 2: (Okay, fine, this is more than a clue.  It’s a giveaway.)  Check this link from my post on the NYC Marathon Expo in 2011.

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Post the answer below and also include:

- your Name
- Name used in Twitter
- Email address
- Shoe size
- Gender

HOW CAN I WIN?

  • Deadline for submission of entries: Sunday, May 4, 2014 at 6:59 p.m.
  • All entries submitted within this period complying with directions above will be evaluated by TBR.  All entries with the correct answer will be eligible for a raffle to be conducted by TBR via random.org.  There will only be one winner.
  • All entries will be moderated and will be approved upon closing of the contest.
  • Only one entry per runner. Submission of more than one entry leads to disqualification.
  • Winner will be announced on the bottom of this blogpost as an update and will be advised via email on how to claim the prize.  Winner must claim the prize at the venue advised by TBR.  TBR will not ship prizes to provinces or abroad.

May the best runner win!

UPDATE: Congratulations to JEP PAJARITO for winning a pair of Newton Energy NR and a Runnr Expandable Waistpack!  Thanks to everyone for joining!

DAY 3 – TBR Cinco De Mayo: Win a pair of Brooks PureFlow 3

Saturday, 3 May 2014  |  News + Promos

It’s DAY 3 of our TBR CINCO DE MAYO Contest!  Read why we’re celebrating and giving away all these prizes on this LINK, then come and have fun with us!

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What can you win: 1 pair of BROOKS PUREFLOW 3 (color of prize may vary from photo)

How many winners?  1 winner 

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HOW TO JOIN?

1) Follow The Bull Runner on Twitter

2) Follow The Bull Runner on Instagram

3) Like The Bull Runner Page on Facebook

4) Post a comment on this blogpost with the answer to this question:

HOW MANY BLUE BROOKS PUREFLOW 3 ARE IN THIS PHOTO?

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Also include:

- your Name
- Name used in Twitter
- Email address
- Shoe size
- Gender

HOW CAN I WIN?

  • Deadline for submission of entries: Saturday, May 3, 2014 at 7:59 p.m.
  • All entries submitted within this period complying with directions above will be evaluated by TBR.  All entries with the correct answer will be eligible for a raffle to be conducted by TBR via random.org.  There will only be one winner.
  • All entries will be moderated and will be approved upon closing of the contest.
  • Only one entry per runner. Submission of more than one entry leads to disqualification.
  • Winner will be announced on the bottom of this blogpost as an update and will be advised via email on how to claim the prize.  Winner must claim the prize at the venue advised by TBR.  TBR will not ship prizes to provinces or abroad.

May the best runner win!

UPDATE: Congrats to MELLY NG for winning a Brooks PureFlow 3!  Please expect an email from me on how to claim your prize!  Thanks to everyone for joining :)