Cycling like a Pro at Fitness First

Sunday, 22 November 2015  |  Interviews + Features

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Now that it’s off-season for me, I feel like a kid again at the gym. Instead of sticking to a strict running program, I get to try out new activities to work out other parts of my body and also to keep things fun. Last week, I finally got to try the ProCycling classes, which are exclusive to Fitness First.

ProCycling classes are 30-minute high intensity interval cycling sessions based on the training programmes, techniques and events of 9 times World Champion and Double Olympic Gold Medalist, Victoria Pendleton. The sessions are short but intense so it’s perfect for busy people or competitive athletes who want to get a good workout in a short period of time. There are 3 kinds of ProCycling classes: Keirin focusing on improving endurance, Team Sprint for strength and power, and Individual Sprint for raw power. (more…)

First Ever Gatorade Run on 11/22

Sunday, 15 November 2015  |  Race Announcements

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PRESS RELEASE: The world’s number one sports drink is finally making its debut in the country’s fast growing running circuit with the launch of the first ever Gatorade Run.

The run will happen on November 22 at the Seaside Boulevard at the SM Mall of Asia in Pasay City. There will be two distances—11 and 22 kilometers gun-starting at 5:00 and 4:00 AM respectively. Race fee is P1,100 for 11K participants and P1,500 for their 22K counterparts. The pre-race kit will include an Adidas race tee, a race bib and a timing chip. Another Adidas shirt, this time a finishers tee, will also await all finishers. (more…)

TBR Smart Dream 2016: Bull Circle 3 on Nov 16

Saturday, 14 November 2015  |  Race Announcements

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TBR Dream 21k Moved to Feb 21

Friday, 13 November 2015  |  Race Announcements

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Please be informed that we have decided to move the date of the 21k event from Saturday, February 20 to Sunday, February 21, 2016 for the convenience of majority of runners who will also be supporting friends and family at the 42k event.

Gun start will also be moved later from 4:30AM to 5:00AM. Race venue will remain at NUVALI, Sta. Rosa, Laguna. The 3.5-hour cut off for the 21k event remains as well.

TBR Dream Marathon 42k will remain exclusive to first- and second-time marathoners with a separate finish line from the 21k.

We apologize for the inconvenience this may cause for some registered runners. We will accept request for refunds until November 30, 2016. To avail of a refund, click on this link: TBR DREAM 21K REFUND FORM. You will receive a notification of refund within 10 working days.

To those who made bookings with our hotel partners, Seda Nuvali, Paseo Premiere and Technopark Hotel, please call the hotel to cancel your bookings to avoid credit card billings. There will be no cancellation fees.

For any concerns, you may contact TBR Dream Hotline at tbrdream@gmail.com or 0942-477-6099. For more details, visit www.tbrdream.com.

Thank you for your kind understanding.

How to Prepare for Your First 21k… or Gatorade Run’s 22k

Friday, 6 November 2015  |  Running + Triathlon

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The half marathon is a favored distance among many. For experienced runners, it provides enough of a physical and mental challenge without wearing one down during training or on race day like a marathon. For newer runners, it is the distance that takes one from being a recreational runner into an endurance athlete. A half distance is by no means half of just anything; it’s a full on challenge that should be taken seriously with proper training and preparation.

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Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you may have heard that Gatorade will be having its Gatorade Run with 11k and 22k. I hear Gatorade is preparing a lot of surprises for us runners in the last kilometer of the run. Now, if you truly want to be alive enough to experience all that as you run towards the finish line, you may want to read my tips on how to prepare for your first 21k: (more…)