RIP Jimmy Ocampo, TBR Dream Marathon – Batch 2013

Tuesday, 19 February 2013  |  News + Promos

In behalf of the TBR Dream Team, we would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Jimmy Ocampo who passed away this morning. He was a registered participant of TBR Dream Marathon 2013 this coming Sunday.

To honor his life and his passion for running, we wish to award him a TBR Dream Marathon medal on Sunday. His colleague, Don Ubaldo, has offered to run in his name.

RUN FOR JIMMY

All TBR Dream Marathon 2013 participants who wish to run for Jimmy on Sunday may get blank race bibs at the Poster Making Booth at the Dream Village activity area starting 1 AM on race day. You may write “I’m running for Jimmy” or a short note for Jimmy and pin this on your back while running the marathon.

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RIP Jimmy Ocampo, TBR Dream Marathon Batch 2013.

TBR Dream Marathon 2013 Videos…and They’re Star-Studded Too!

Thursday, 14 February 2013  |  News + Promos

We surprised our TBR Dream Marathoners with two videos last night. One was sentimental and touching…

This other one was simply star-studded! (Thank you to friends and teammates Iya Villania and Drew Arellano for shooting this for us! Mwah mwah!)

TBR Dream Send Off Party 2013

Thursday, 14 February 2013  |  News + Promos

All TBR Dreamers Batch 2013 were treated to a Send Off Party last night at the Unilab Compound.  This was also our Race Kit redemption for all the participants.

(NOTE:  To those who couldn’t make it to the Send Off Party, please click HERE for RACE REDEMPTION schedules.)

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– Over 500 guests arrived for our Send Off Party –

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– Runners claimed their race kits –

Hosted by no less than Tessa Prieto-Valdes and Boy Ramos, the evening started with greetings from the TBR Dream Team followed by race briefings.

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– TBR Dream Team: Lit, myself, Neville, Macel, and Jun with hosts Boy and Tessa –

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– Tessa with TBR Dreamers –

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– Runners redeems their race kits –

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– Runners enjoying their cocktails –

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– Dennis, Tina, Jay, and Patty –

Alex Panlilio, Operating Vice President of Unilab Active Health, the race’s Presenter, wished the runners well and spoke of Unilab’s partnership with TBR.

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– Alex Panlilio of Unilab Active Health. He is also a TBR Dream Alumni –

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– That’s me! –

There were also games and a raffle where runners took home a load of prizes from our sponsors with two lucky runners winning the grand prizes, Garmin Forerunner 1o.  The fun-filled evening ended with a special video for Batch 2013.

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– Ton Gatmaitan of GroupM for Gatorade, Gemma Pagsibigan of Navco, Lit, and TBRDM2013 Participant, Maricel Laxa-Pangilinan –

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– Lucky winner of the Garmin Forerunner 10 –

To all our runners, DREAM BIG. RUN STRONG.  We’ll see you at the finish line on the 24th.

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Photos courtesy of Tong Pascua.

Xterra Triple Crown 2013 and Our First Pinoy Crusaders

Friday, 8 February 2013  |  News + Promos

Here’s something from my good friend Hector Yuzon who, with his teammate Raffy Zamora, aim to be the first Pinoy athletes to complete the Xterra Triple Crown. It’s their dream to finish this and, in doing so, they also hope to fulfill the sports dreams of underprivileged children. May you can help! Read on!

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XTERRA TRIPLE CROWN 2013: First Philippine Crusade

Since the birth of Xterra in the Philippines back in 2011, Raffy (being a mountainbiker) was instantly hooked. I was introduced to the sport a year later after him. Personally, if Xterra was a person who walked into a bar, my instant thought bubble would be: i knew you were trouble when you walked in.

Both Raffy and I have a big passion for the outdoors and endurance sports. And Xterra providing both in one exhilarating event was just a dream come true. 1.5km open water swim in itself is difficult, 35km mountainbike is no joke. If at first you think this distance is too short – well, ride it before you say it. And you finish it all off with a heart pumping 10k trail run, this is just WOW.

Chasing the Dream

I have been imagining of participating and dreaming of being the first Filipino to complete the Xterra Triple Crown. Only to find out that my teammate Raffy was also dreaming of the same thing. Brothers from another mother, we are.

The Triple Crown is participating in all 3 Xterra events in 3 different countries (Philippines, Saipan and Guam), all roughly a week apart from each other. No Filipino has done it yet, so since Raffy and I will be the first, this may be setting a Philippine record! We are both scared, as we both know that recovering will play a huge factor for us to finish and complete the Triple Crown, within a respectable time. Good thing, Health Food and Shotz is there to make sure our nutrition plan is in check.

Confidence through Sports

Sports has given so much to me and Raffy. We made new friends along the way, and have opened doors for our careers and created great opportunities for the both us. Through sports, we both grew up as assertive and driven individuals, and having said that, we would like to create these same opportunities with less fortunate kids.

Donate your Sports Equipment for Underprivileged Kids

We are opening the doors of Secondwind and Health Food stores to accept donations of cash or in kind in the form of new or old (but still useable) sports equipment (shoes, apparel, soccer ball, badminton rackets, volleyball nets, etc). Together with one of our partners MyPhone, we will be distributing these in rural areas – who knows, maybe that kid who receives a pair of shoes, or that badminton racket becomes motivated and driven in life and becomes our new government servant, or a successful leader of an NGO.

For those who do not know yet what Xterra is, here is a video of the Xterra World Championship 2012: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vlIP2PgTkHE

Success Summit on 10 May 2013

Wednesday, 30 January 2013  |  News + Promos

I’m so thankful to be invited to be a speaker for the Success Summit on May 10, 2013.  While I’m probably not as popular as the other speakers I’ll be sharing the stage with, I think it’s safe to say that we’re all equally passionate about our advocacies and goals.  Hope you can join us!

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EVENT: SUCCESS SUMMIT
DATE: 10 MAY 2013
TIME: 9AM TO 5PM
VENUE: RCBC Plaza, Makati City

SPEAKERS:

  • Raymond Aaron – North America’s No. 1 Success Coach and New York Times Best- Selling Author of “Chicken Soup for the Parent’s Soul”
  • Norman Black – Multi-Titled Coach of Talk ‘N Text and ADMU Blue Eagles
  • James Lafferty – Former CEO of Procter & Gamble Philippines and Coca-Cola West Africa
  • Alex Araneta – Chief Catalyst of Catalyst360 Training & Consultancy
  • Rose Fausto – Author of “Raising Pinoy Kids”
  • Jaymie Pizarro – a.k.a. The Bull Runner, Graphic Designer and Renowned Blogger
  • Ging Igual – Certified EQ Trainer and Growth Leader

TICKET PRICES:

Early Bird 1
January – March 9: P2,250

Early Bird 2
March 10 – April 9: P2,850

Early Bird 3
April 10 – May 9: P3,450

Walk-In Rate
May 10: P4,500

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