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February 20, 2013 Leave a comment



DATE : APRIL 27, 2013


RACE CATEGORY: 5km (Men’s & Women’s), 10km (Men’s & Women’s), 21km (Men’s & Women’s)


Race kits and singlets can be claimed starting April 1, 2013 to April 21, 2013 ONLY in respective registration areas. Singlet sizes will be subject to availability and will be on a first-come-first-served basis.


DISTANCE & GUNSTART:  21km 6:00am |  10km 6:10am | 5km 6:20am (cut-off time of 5 hours for the whole race will be implemented)



  • Timing Chip, Race Bib No., Singlet, safety pins
  • Rules and regulations
  • Directions to venue
  • Shuttle option (optional for participants, with extra charge)



Submit filled-out registration form with your fee from February 15, 2013 to April 7, 2013 at the MERRELL CONCEPT SHOPS listed below.

  • MARKET MARKET – G/F Space 23-24 Phase 8, Gaisano Market Market, Taguig City Tel. no. (02) 836-1560
  • TRINOMA – Space 2128 M2, Quezon City Tel. No. (02) 915-0197
  • SM NORTH EDSA-The Annex – Level 3, The Annex, EDSA, North Avenue Quezon City Tel. no. (02) 352-2737
  • FESTIVAL MALL – 2/F Festival Mall, Alabang, Muntinlupa City Tel. no. (02) 659-3284
  • MARQUEE MALL – Nepo Ave. Angeles City, Pampanga Tel. no (045) 304-0654
  • SM PAMPANGA – Ground Floor, Olongapo-Gapan Road San Fernando, Pampanga
  • HARBOR POINT – 2nd Floor, Rizal Highway Olongapo City Tel. no.(02) 542-2235
  • DASMARIÑAS – Upper Ground Floor, Expansion Wing, Governor’s Drive Dasmariñas City, Cavite

*Singlet sizes will be subject to availability and will be on a first-come-first-served basis.


  • Hydration stations will be provided at the finish line and along the race route.
  • This is an eco-friendly event; each participant is required to bring his/her own hydration pack/bottle. Organizers will only provide refilling stations along the race course; there will be no cups to avoid littering.
  • Medical aid will be available at certain points along the way and at the finish line.


  1. In the event of heavy rain, lightning, haze, fog and other inclement weather or adverse weather condition, the event may be delayed or cancelled.
  2. Should bad weather persist beyond 7:00AM or the condition deemed unsuitable, the event will be cancelled.
  3. If rain occurs after the race has started, you may continue unless otherwise advised by the designated race official or marshall.

*All Top 3 finishers for each race category for both Male and Female categories each get the cash prize along with a gift bag from our sponsors

CERTIFICATES will be sent through email within two weeks after the race date to those who finish the course in their specific categories.



Trail running shoes, hydration pack/bottle belt, cap, running gaiters and energy bar or gel, head lamp especially for the 21K runners.



General Rules

  1. All participants below 18 years old must have their registration forms signed by either a parent or a guardian.
  2. Registration is non-transferable and non-refundable.
  3. Multiple category registration for one person is prohibited for safety purposes and as this may affect or disrupt race results.
  4. Participants who choose not to take part in the event after having registered can decide to withdraw. However, please note that there will not be any registration fee refund. Race slots are also strictly non-transferable.
  5. Race bib numbers and electronic timing chips must be worn at all times during the race. Official time will be based on the disposable timing chip provided in the race kit. No chip, no time. Without the timing chip, participants are not entitled to win any of the top prizes.
  6. Organizers maintain the right to remove any participants from the race. Injuries and medical emergencies are the utmost priority.
  7. No late runners will be allowed to run 15 minutes after the gun start of their respective races.
  8. All runners are required to have the proper loop band when they cross the finish line; no loop band means disqualification from the race.
  9. A cut off time of 5 hours for the whole race will be implemented. Runners on the course after the cut off time will be pulled out by the Race Marshalls.
  10. Time penalties and disqualification may be imposed by the race organizers on runners who do not follow race rules.
  11. All protests related to the results must be made in writing and submitted to the Race Director within 30 minutes after the official announcement of winners.
  12. The organizers reserve the right to make changes at its discretion without prior notice. The organizers’ decision is final.



In the event that a participant will not be able to personally register and sign the liability waiver form at the designated registration areas; their representatives must bring the following: (1) downloaded form with signature of participant, (2) authorization letter, and (3) valid ID of the participant and representative.



Place & Time

Market!Market!, BGC 3:00 am

TriNoma, North Edsa 3:30 am

Php300 round trip, first come-first served basis (payment to be settled only at Merrell Concept Shops)


MEET THE PROS | 2013 XTERRA World Tour Philippine Championship

February 8, 2013 Leave a comment

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for more information about the race, visit 2013 XTERRA World Tour Philippine Championship

04.07.13 | Rebisco@50 : The Gold Rush

February 7, 2013 Leave a comment


EVENT : REBISCO@50 : The Gold Rush

DATE : APRIL 07, 2013





REGISTRATION (Feb 15 – Mar 31)

  • Online at
  • Chris Sports Branches
    • SM Megamall
    • SM North EDSA
    • SM MOA
    • Glorietta
    • Festival Mall
  • Fitness and Athletics in BGC, Taguig

Note : Registration may close earlier than the announced date.


  • Inclusive of race bib with RFID timing chip, imported dri-fit singlet, raffle stub and freebies.


  • All 5K and 10K runners will get an X-Sports Band –  a silicon band with a stainless steel name plate which can be engraved with personal and/or emergency information. The band and engraving is free for all 5K and 10K participants.
x-sports band

Runners will claim their X-Sports Band at the following The Bead Shop outlets:
SM (Megamall, North Edsa, Glorietta), Power Plant Mall, Robinsons Place Manila

  • For the 10K route, it will pass through the C5 flyover which is a rarely used route.



3K Race Route


5K Race Route


10K Race Route


REBISCO celebrates its 50th anniversary this year. The Fun Run is just one of the many activities the company is embarking on as a way of giving back to the community.

By sponsoring this run spearheaded by Batch 88 of Xavier School, who is also celebrating its Silver Jubilee this year, Rebisco becomes instrumental in funding the scholarship programs and other charity works of Xavier School. One of these is the Xavier Educational Trust Fund, which has given many less fortunate but talented children the opportunity to have a first-class education.

Rebisco and Xavier 88 Association Inc. wish to acknowledge and thank Toyota, HTC, Standard Appliances, Sterling Bank of Asia, The Bead Shop, Quick Grab Adhesives, George Optical, Chooks To Go.

02.17.13 | RIP THE ROAD – VENDETTA Leg 2

February 6, 2013 Leave a comment



DATE : FEBRUARY 17, 2013



P650 per race. Plus a one-time purchase of a reusable timing tag for P150. Timing tag can be used for all other races during the season. Replacement timing tags will cost P250.


  1. Become a Ripper:
    1. Log on to Rip the Road website (
    2. Go to REGISTER NOW!
    3. Input the required data
    4. Accept the terms & conditions and SUBMIT
    5. You will be issued a Ripper’s ID Number and Ripper’s ID card
      • Your Ripper ID contains your personal information (no need to input data everytime you join a race)
      • You will use your Ripper’s ID card each time you register for a race
      • You will need your Ripper’s ID number to access your account, check race results, photos, change your profile
  2. Register for the Race:
    1. Go to a Registration Center
      • Planet Sports Glorietta Mall
      • Planet Sports Trinoma
      • Planet Sports Alabang Town Center
    2. Present your Ripper’s ID Card
    3. Sign the waiver
    4. Pay the registration fee
    5. Get your race kit
      • Deadline for registration is February 10 or until 1,000 slots get filled up.



Rip the Road is an annual series of five competitive 10K races with a championship race at the end of each season.
In each leg, the top 3 over-all male and female winners will be awarded, as well as the champion and runner-up in five age groups:

  • 30 years old & below
  • 31-35 years old & below
  • 36-40 years old
  • 41-45 years old
  • 46 years old & above

– Only the top 1,000 runners will qualify for the championship race (free entry)
– Runners must finish at least 2 legs to qualify for the championship race. Qualifying time is the average of a runner’s 2 fastest finish times.
– Winners and the top 250 finishers of the championship race will be invited to the Night of Champions awards dinner (free entry)


  • Rip the Road 1: Unleashed November 25, 2012
  • Rip the Road 2: Vendetta February 17, 2013
  • Rip the Road 3 March 17, 2013
  • Rip the Road 4 April 14, 2013
  • Rip the Road Championship May 12, 2013


  • Pre-Championship Race Packet Pick-up & Pasta Party: May 10, 2013 (venue to be announced)
  • Night of Champions Awards Dinner: May 24, 2013 (venue to be announced)


  • Assembly Time: 5:00 AM
  • Starting Time: 5:45 AM
  • Cut-Off Time:
  • Runners must reach Ayala Avenue from Buendia Avenue by 7:15 AM
    • Runners who fail to meeet the cut-off time will not be allowed to continue the race (DNF)
    • Sweeper vehicles will transport DNF runners to the activity area
    • Hydration wil be available at the cut-off area


  • All Race Finishers: Limited special-edition finisher’s technical shirt
  • Leg Winners: Over-all males and females
    • 1st place – Trophy, P5,000 cash & other perks
    • 2nd place – Trophy, P3,000 cash & other perks
    • 3rd place – Trophy, P2,000 cash & other perks
  • Age – group males and females
    • Champion – Trophy, P1,000 cash & other perks
    • Runner-up – Trophy, P500 & other perks
  • Special prizes will be given to runners who finish 3 or more races
  • Championship: Over-all males and females
    • 1st place – Trophy, P50,000 cash & other perks
    • 2nd place – Trophy, P30,000 cash & other perks
    • 3rd place – Trophy, P20,000 cash & other perks
  • Age group males and females
    • 1st place – Trophy, P3,000 cash & other perks
    • 2nd place – Trophy, P2,000 cash & other perks
    • 3rd place – Trophy, P1,000 cash & other perks
  • Top male and female Filipinos will be sent to compete in an international 10k race (race to be announced)

2013 Vaseline Men XTERRA Off-road Triathlon Series

February 6, 2013 1 comment

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DATE : MARCH 2 – 3, 2013



  • March 2 – XTERRA LITE (500M swim, 20Km bike, 5Km run)
  • March 2 – XTERRA Philippines Championship (1.5Km swim, 35Km bike, 10Km run)
  • March 3 – XTERRA Trail Run (21Km | 10Km | 5Km)

REGISTRATION is ON-GOING in the Vaseline Men XTERRA Philippines website ( and in all Runner Stores nationwide


After staging successful series of off-road action events last year, Vaseline Men, the fastest growing men’s skin care brand in the Philippines again challenges you to conquer your limits in the 2013 Vaseline Men XTERRA Off-road Triathlon Series.

Dubbed as the world’s premier off-road triathlon event, the Vaseline Men XTERRA Off-road Triathlon Series will kick off this year with the Vaseline Men XTERRA Championship Weekend. Slated on March 2-3, the event features exhilarating trail run and triathlon races that will challenge even the most seasoned athletes. On its second year, Vaseline Men will again bring triathletes to the pristine waters and rough but picturesque terrains of Liloan, Cebu for a more exciting set of challenges.

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The Vaseline Men XTERRA Championship Weekend in Cebu will commence with two triathlon events on March 2: the XTERRA Lite and the XTERRA Philippines Championship. The XTERRA Lite involves a 500-meter swim, 20-kilometer bike and a 5-kilometer run. On the other hand, the XTERRA Philippines Championship involves a more grueling challenge with a 1.5-kilometer swim, 35-kilometer bike and a 10-kilometer run. All of these will take place in scenic Liloan, Cebu. Aside from winning exciting cash prizes (total pro prize money is US$15,000), the top age group finishers will vie for 40 slots to the XTERRA World Championships in Maui, Hawaii. Registration for the March 2 triathlon events is ongoing in the Vaseline Men XTERRA Philippines website (

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Capping off the Vaseline Men XTERRA Weekend is a trail run on March 3, which will feature demanding courses in 21, 10 and 5-kilometer distances for both the male and female categories.

More importantly, top age group finishers for the 21K trail run will qualify for the world championships for the XTERRA Trail Run slated in Hawaii this year. Registration for the March 3 trail run is ongoing at and in all Runner Stores nationwide.

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Interested parties may also register for the trail run at selected Watson’s branches. Moreover, for every purchase of Vaseline Men 100g Facial Wash, they will also get a discount for the race registration fee. Just visit Watson’s at SM Mall of Asia, SM Megamall and SM North EDSA from February 9-10, 15-17 and 22-24, and buy Vaseline Men 100g Facial Wash to enjoy this discount.

A proud supporter of the Philippine athletic community, Vaseline Men sent a five-man Philippine team to compete in the XTERRA Off-road Triathlon Series Global ChampionshipVMen XTERRA_Conquer your limits with_Photo 5 last October 2012. Vaseline Men also offers a wide range of skin care products which are perfect for men who engage in physically demanding activities including triathlons as they help protect the skin from the sun’s harmful rays and wash away dirt, dust and pollution. Included in its range are Facial Washes, Face Moisturizers, Body Lotion and Body Wash. Now, Filipino men can continue to enjoy doing their physical activities outdoors and still get their skin protected from harsh elements from nature. Vaseline Men is now available in all leading men’s zones in major supermarkets, drugstore and department stores nationwide.

So this year, prepare to conquer it all at the Vaseline Men XTERRA Off-road Triathlon Series. To know more, log on to or visit You can also visit ROX and Runnr stores for more details.

The Vaseline Men XTERRA Off-road Triathlon Series is also sponsored by Alaska, Summit Water, LBC, The Philippine Star, Multisport, Studio 23, Gatorade, Canon, Aqua Sphere, David’s Salon, Intercare, Rocktape, Timex, Municipality of Liloan, Cebu and Smart.