The Curious Case of Mary Joy Tabal

Friday, 3 June 2016  |  News + Promos

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I was asked to publish this article to share with you the other side of the story behind Mary Joy Tabal’s qualifying for the Rio Olympics. (See press release here.)

I hear that it’s a controversial topic lately among runners, but, quite honestly, it’s the first time I’ve heard about this so I don’t feel I’m informed enough to express an opinion. However, I do believe it’s important to share this article to help shed light on the issue and allow the public to decide for themselves.

Below is the article written by PATAFA marketing head, Edward Kho:

The Curious Case of Mary Joy Tabal
What it truly means for her to represent the Philippines in the Rio Olympics

The running community recently celebrated the success of Mary Joy Tabal hitting the Olympic standard for marathon. Joy ran a 2:43:30-hour marathon time at the 2016 Scotiabank Ottawa Marathon, beating the 2:45-hour standard for her to join the Olympics. While the running community celebrates, there are mixed feelings inside the Philippine Athletics Track and Field Association (PATAFA). (more…)

Nothing Beats Gatorade

Wednesday, 13 April 2016  |  News + Promos

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Have you seen the new Gatorade ad?  Oh, it just has some of my fave athletes: Alyssa Valdez of the Ateneo Lady Eagles, fastest runner in the world Usain Bolt, Gilas Pilipinas point guard Terrence Romeo and tennis champ Serena Williams on board.

I think it’s a fantastic way not just to inspire people to follow in these great athletes’ footsteps, but also remind everyone—whether you’re a newbie or a competitive athlete—that proper hydration is important not just for your performance but overall health and safety.

Click here to view the ad: Nothing Beats Gatorade ad

 

Register Now: Under Armour Test of Will Challenge in SE Asia

Thursday, 7 April 2016  |  News + Promos

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PRESS RELEASE: Under Armour announces a Southeast Asia-wide fitness challenge in celebration of human performance, functional fitness and the training lifestyle. An elite event that is accessible to everyone with the will to train, the Under Armour Test of Will 2016 is a distinctively modern and uniquely urban fitness challenge for the growing community of advanced athletes, high achievers and fitness aspirants across Southeast Asia with a drive for competition. (more…)

TBR-Smart Dream 2016: Bull Session 3 on Nov 28

Monday, 23 November 2015  |  News + Promos

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Come join us for a 2 hour run at our 3rd Bull Session on November 28!

To all Dreamers, please come in your green training shirt since we’ll be having a batch pictorial.

See you all then!

Chi Running Workshop: Learn How to Run Efficiently and Injury Free

Sunday, 22 November 2015  |  News + Promos
CHIRUNNING

ChiRunning® is a revolutionary running technique that promotes energy efficient and injury free running through proper body alignment and balance. Run and Walk like you’ve never done before by learning to move your body the right way! The workshop topics include Posture, Lean, Ankle Lift, Arm Swing, Stride Length and Cadence, and Hills.

There will be a Chi Running Workshop on December 5. Full details below:

Date: December 5, Saturday
Time: 6:00 to 9:00 am
Venue: TBD (either Ultra, Pasig or BGC, Taguig)
Regular Rate: 2,500 per person
Special Rate for TBR Dream 42k Batch 2016 participants: Php1,600 per person (Please present your TBR Dream Card on the day of the workshop)
Instructors: Certified Chi Running Senior Instructors Lit Onrubia and Cliff Eala

Please direct all inquiries to Chi Running (not here). To reserve a slot:

  • email: ina.buan@forwardleanrunning.com
  • mobile: 0916.314.0822
  • twitter: @litonrubia