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The Pink Run 2014

The Pink Run 2014 will be on October 5 at the Venice Pizza in McKinley Hill, Taguig City and is meant to raise awareness and gather funds for breast cancer research and treatment. This advocacy of the PSGS receives a much-needed boost this year as top athletic performance brand Under Armour joins the cause.

Together with the presentation of the running event to the members of media, Under Armour’s “I Will What I Want” women’s campaign has been launched together with pretty campaign ambassadors, Mia Cabalfin, Natasha Alquiros and Gretchen Ho among others. “I Will What I Want” is a movement that pushes forward a new standard of beauty that goes beyond face value – a standard that regards a woman for her strength, tenacity and toughness amid insurmountable odds. Perfect description fit for those who are fighting against breast cancer.

As Under Armour’s campaign and PSGS’ advocacy comes to perfect alignment, UA is out to provide full backing to the running event which is open to both male and female of all ages. Apart from this, UA will donate 10% of all their sales from the Under Armour Power in Pink women’s performance line to the PSGS.

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Pink Run Poster

Press Release:

Passion & Power in Pink Campaign

Passion & Power in  Pink was the theme yesterday as we gathered the Women of will of Under Armour and the PSGS Phil Society of General Surgeons in taking the lead to support the advocacy on D’feeting breast Cancer with the annual PINK RUN, coming up this Oct 5 at Mckinley La Piaza.The press con event was hosted by our very own ambassador Mia Cabalfin and PSGS officer Dr. Saifu. Our ambassadors, Elle Ada, Natasha Alquiros and Gretchen Ho, showed their support to the advocacy as they also shared some personal message about being a UA ambassador as well supporting the women’s advocacy of the brand such as the Pink Run campaign.

Jeremy talks about the support we give to the campaign, and brought in some pink run visors for our ambassadors, and we are able to raffle of a pair of shoes, as we showcase power in pink range, such as the limited edition W Speed Form apollo pink/grey shoes with the pink ribbon logo.

Press people we’re happy to be part of the campaign as they got the first hand info from the doctors and our ambassador.All exclusively received a UA dog tag.

We have some ice breaker activity, wherein each media person was given a symbolic tokens, which is a pink measuring tape. They had fun in getting their waistline size, chest and hips, as we gather the info, we shall track it after 21 days, on October 5,2014 on the run itself they shall be again measured, and the top 10 biggest looser will be rewarded on October 5 with UA Gear and other sponsoring brand.

The pink tape measure symbolises “awareness”as we take the initiative to asses our own physical well being to be fit and healthy not only for ourselves but also for our family.

Such as with the pink run campaign with the objective of creating and raising the awareness on breast cancer, as the ultimate goal of the activity.

More and more publications signify their intentions of supporting this generous and heartwarming campaign.Abs-cbn sports as confirmed earlier will be covering the whole event while Health & Fitness Magazine and Front runner express their intensions of becoming the media partners for the event.

PressCon Photos:

Titan Games 2014

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The Titan Games is the Philippine’s First National Strongman Competition, a multifaceted fitness event that combines physical challenges with a time element. This event is made for every FILIPINO who want to change their lives for the better, through fitness and  health. The Titan Games seek to build TITANS – iron-willed individuals with a strong in mind and body.

This year, Titans will clash in the concrete jungle. Witness steel, wood, and rubber crash against each other as 6 winning individuals take all in this 2 division challenge. On November 09 2014 at The Camp, Taguig, this whole-day event will feature challenges, mini-challenges, and a spectator-friendly event every person can enjoy.

The Titan Games wants every Filipino. We want a Fitter Philippines. But we also want our participants and spectators to have an awesome experience. So we’ve made 2 divisions that are as far apart in difficulty as you can imagine – a beginner’s level, Novice division for the everyday person, and a difficult Advanced division for the serious athlete.

THE NOVICE DIVISION (MORTALS)

This is for the EVERY man and the EVERY woman. This is for those who occasionally exercise, the sports enthusiast, the casual (insert sport here). Whether you play hoops with your friends on the weekend, stretch out and find your center every morning, love bicep curls and dancing, or a walk-a-thon junkie posing as a hardcore commuter, this is YOUR event.

THE ADVANCED DIVISION (TITANS)

An immovable object. An unstoppable force. Many are strong but only a few can be called TITANS. This division will reveal who are worthy of that title. If you’re part of your country’s elite fighting force, an athlete that has been training since Day 001 on Earth, a gym junkie who does not exercise but trains, or want to challenge your human limitations, then we invite you to clash against other TITANS.

CHALLENGES will be FOR TIME,  to finish the required movements  while following the scoring standards in the shortest time possible. There will be 4 main challenges with 5 minute time caps, where all participants can compete. Each challenge has a unique name connoting to the tasks to be accomplished. Only the Top 5 strongest Males and Females in each division will make it to the 5th Challenge, the Clash of the Titans! Winner will be the one with the shortest total time of all 5 challenges!

1st, 2nd, and 3rd place will be awarded to each top male and female competitor in each division. Prizes from GNC, BeyondRaw, Fit Miss, Ensayo Gym Equipment, Gatorade, Quest Bar, Fitaid, Battle Brew, Progenex, Goat Tape, Brofit and WOD Nation are up for grabs! The advanced division male and female champions will be awarded the 2014 Titan Games – Titan, and they will become GNC’s BeyondRaw and Fit Miss next brand ambassadors!

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PRIZES FOR INDIVIDUALS

Prizes for Individuals

Prizes for Individuals

Registration Process

ORGANIZED BY:

WOD NATION – http://www.wodnation.ph
Fight Factory Manila – http://www.facebook.com/FightFactoryManila
Project Lifestyle Manila – http://www.projectlifestylemanila.com/

MAJOR SPONSORS
SUBARU PHILIPPINES
GATORADE – Official Sports Drink
GNC – Official Sports Supplement
ENSAYO EQUIPMENT – Official Equipment Provider
PRIDE – Official Outfitter

MINOR SPONSORS
QUEST BAR
PROGENEX
BATTLE BREW
BROFIT APPAREL
BEYONDRAW
FIT MISS
GOAT TAPE
FITAID

MEDIA SPONSORS
ABS-CBN : SPORTS +ACTION
PINOYFITNESS.COM
CIRCUIT MAGAZINE
WHENINMANILA.COM
MANILA STANDARD TODAY
DZRH RADIO

Rexona Run 2014: Run To Your Beat

Run to your beat 2014

 

REXONA RUN 2014 RUN TO YOUR BEAT
October 26, 2014
SEASIDE BLVD., SM MALL OF ASIA
5km/10km/21km
http://www.runrio.com/rexonarun

REGISTRATION SCHEDULE:

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PREPAID CARD SELLING VENUES:

  • RUNNR STORE:
    • BGC – B1 Bonifacio High St. The Fort, Taguig City
  • TOBY’S STORES:
    • GALLERIA BRANCH – 3F Robinson’s Galleria, EDSA cor. Ortigas Ave., Ortigas Center, Pasig City
    • SM NORTH BRANCH – The Block G/F, North Ave. cor. EDSA Quezon City
    • SM MALL OF ASIA BRANCH – G/F Entertainment Hall, Roxas Blvd, Manila

FEES AND INCLUSIONS:

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Notes:

  • Additional P200 will be charged for race kit delivery: P150 delivery & processing fee & P50 web admin fee.
  • For online (credit card) registrants: complete race kit will be delivered, sizes will be available online on a first-come, first-served basis. Delivery of race kit will be on or before October 19, 2014.
  • For pre-paid card registrants: the singlet shall be given upon purchasing the prepaid card, sizes will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. The rest of the race kit will be delivered. Delivery of race kit will be on or before October 19, 2014.
  • For in-store registrants: complete race kit will be given upon registration for actual runners. Singlet sizes will be on a first-come, first-served basis. No additional fees will be applied.

ASSEMBLY AND GUN START TIMES:

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SINGLET:

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FINISHER’S SHIRT:

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FINISHER’S AND WINNER’S MEDALS:

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ROUTE MAPS: (click to view a larger version)
21k Route

10k Route

5k Route

 

Press Release

Rexona Takes Music Powered Run to The Next Level

On October 26, immerse yourself in a trail of pulsating beats and scintillating visuals that will push you to go further into running euphoria at one of the most sought-after runs in the calendar, the Rexona Run To Your Beat 2014.

Taking Rexona’s Do More philosophy to the next level, Rexona Run To Your Beat 2014 will once again challenge you to stretch your limits at a music powered run that pushes you further while you stay fresh. Mar Corazo, Rexona Brand Manager, says, “We are always finding ways to make the Rexona Run more exciting than the last. This year, we wanted to take the Do More philosophy into higher gear with stimulating visuals to match music from different genres, as interpreted by some of Manila’s top DJs.”

This year, Rexona has chosen to collaborate with the Republiq group and the top DJs in the Philippines to fuel your run with live music. Pushing runners to the finish line will be DJs Ace Ramos, Mars Miranda, Deuce Manila, Martin Pulgar, Euric, Motherbasss, and MC Pao.

To make things even more exciting, Rexona introduces three new tunnels with varying themes that will make the music come to life. At key points during the race, runners will be able to experience the Retro, HipHop and EDM themed tunnels that will have different features, from roller bladders to disco balls, street art to laser light. But of course, only those who can do more can enjoy all three tunnels. 5K and 10k runners will go through two tunnels, while 21k runners will be able to experience all three!

Gun start for 5k is 3:45 AM, 10k 3:30 AM and 21k 3:00 AM. Interested runners can register online at www.runrio.com/rexonarun starting September 8, today, until October 12, 2014. In-store registration will also be available in Toby’s MOA, RUNNR Store or Move in Bonifacio High Street, Toby’s SM North EDSA, The Block and Toby’s Robinsons Galleria starting Friday, September 12 until October 19.

To prepare individuals for this much-awaited run, Rexona will be holding running clinics from

September 16 – October 23. Led by Coach Rio, in collaboration with 360 Club Fitness, the clinics will be twice a week, on Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 6-9PM at the Fort. The clinic is open to all interested individuals, but priority will be given to those who have registered for the Rexona Run 2014. Sign up for the Rexona Run running clinics now at the Training Camp tab on the Rexona Facebook page.

Stay fresh as the live music pushes you further at Rexona Run To Your Beat 2014!

Run, Rock, Ride at Filinvest City Endurance Weekend 2014!

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Endurance MTB

Date: November 8, 2014 (Saturday)

Time: 6AM – 6PM

Gun Start:

12 Hour Category: 6AM

6 Hour Category  : 12NN

Event Venue: Filinvest City, Alabang Muntinlupa

Race Distance: 3km/Lap

Endurance Trail Run

Date: November 9, 2014 (Sunday)

Time: 6AM – 6PM

Gun Start:

12 Hour : 6AM

6 Hour   : 8AM

3 Hour   : 3PM

Event Venue: Filinvest City, Alabang Muntinlupa

Race Distance: 3km/Lap

Race Route

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Endurance Weekend Video

 

Endurance Weekend 2014 Bloggers Exclusive

Start the New Year with a Bang, Run the Corregidor Marathon and CIHM 2015!

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10 Rock-Hard Reasons to Join the Corregidor Marathon and the 4th Corregidor International Half-Marathon

# 10    Corregidor is so near Manila, but away from the city chaos

# 9      Corregidor is traffic-free, smog-free

# 8      Run and rock through history

# 7      Race shirt, Finisher’s Medal, Finisher’s Medallion, Massive 42K Finisher’s Medallion, Limited edition Jacket

# 6      Ferry ride, identical gears

# 5      “Hardest” All-terrain race in the country

# 4      CM & CIHM is the perfect year-opener for runners aiming to start the year with a bang

# 3      Cross the finish line with the view of the infinity line

# 2      Corregidor offers runners the best possible way to cool down after a challenging race – taking a plunge in the Corregidor beach

# 1      CM & CIHM are both for serious and fun runners, the two races are loaded with memorable running experience

 

Race Registration Procedures

Beginning this coming 2015, race participants to both Corregidor Marathon and Corregidor International Half-Marathon will only be paying for the race itself.

Team Run Corregidor is giving back to race participants the option to choose their mode of transportation to the island.

The race registration fees will have the following schedules:

2nd CORREGIDOR MARATHON

Regular (Aug 21 – Oct 31)

42K Full Marathon = P2500 (USD 55)

5K Blitz = P1000 (USD 22)

 

Late (Nov 1 – Dec 31)

42K Full Marathon = P3000 (USD 65)

5K Blitz = P1250 (USD 28)

 

Last-Minute (Jan 1-11, 2015)

42K Full Marathon = P3500 (USD 75)

5K Blitz = P1500 (USD 33)

 

42K Full Marathon

17 January 2015

Gun Start: 6:00am

NO qualifying time; NO race finishcut-off time

 

Race Registration inclusions:

  • Finisher’s Medallion (0.5kg, 5-in diameter)
  • CM Dri-fit Race Shirt
  • Race bib w/ RFID timing chip
  • CM Race sling bag
  • Runners’ Briefing (Jan 10 & 11, 2015)
  • CM Post-Race Party
  • CM Digital Finisher’s Certificate
  • P1,000 SOLEUS Gift Voucher

*For race participants attending the Carbo-loading Dinner (Jan. 16,2015), Carbo Dinner ticket may be availed at P250.00 at the Runners’ Briefing.

 

5K Blitz

17 January 2015

Gun Start: 8:00am

NO qualifying time; NO race finish cut-off time 

 

Race Registration inclusions:

  • 5K Blitz Finisher’s Medal
  • CM Dri-fit Race Shirt
  • Race bib w/ RFID timing chip
  • CM Race sling bag
  • Runners’ Briefing (Jan 10 & 11, 2015)
  • CM Post-Race Party
  • 5K Blitz Digital Finisher’s Certificate
  • P1,000 SOLEUS Gift Voucher

*For race participants attending the Carbo-loading Dinner (Jan. 16,2015), Carbo Dinner ticket may be availed at P250.00 at the Runners’ Briefing.

 

5TH CORREGIDOR INTERNATIONAL HALF-MARATHON

Regular (Aug 21 – Oct 31)

21K Half-Marathon = P1500 (USD 33)

10K Challenge = P1250 (USD 28)

 

Late (Nov 1 – Dec 31)

21K Half-Marathon = P1750 (USD 39)

10K Challenge = P1500 (USD 33)

 

Last-Minute (Jan 1-11, 2015)

21K Half-Marathon = P2000 (USD 45)

10K Challenge = P1750 (USD 39)

 

21K Half-Marathon

18 January 2015

Gun Start: 8:00am

NO qualifying time; NO race finish cut-off time

 

Race Registration inclusions:

  • Finisher’s Medallion (3-in diameter)
  • CIHM Dri-fit Race Shirt
  • Race bib w/ RFID timing chip
  • CIHM Race sling bag
  • Runners’ Briefing (Jan 10 & 11, 2015)
  • CIHM Post-Race Victory Party
  • CIHM Digital Finisher’s Certificate
  • P1,000 SOLEUS Gift Voucher

*For race participants attending the Carbo-loading Dinner (Jan. 17,2015), Carbo Dinner ticket may be availed at P250.00 at the Runners’ Briefing.

 

10K Challenge

18 January 2015 

Gun Start: 8:15am

NO qualifying time; NO race finish cut-off time

  

Race Registration inclusions:

  • 10K Challenger Finisher’s Medal
  • Race bib w/ RFID timing chip
  • CIHM Dri-fit Race Shirt
  • CIHM Race sling bag
  • Runners’ Briefing (Jan 10 & 11, 2015)
  • CIHM Post-Race Victory Party
  • 10K Challenge Digital Finisher’s Certificate
  • P1,000 SOLEUS Gift Voucher

*For race participants attending the Carbo-loading Dinner (Jan 17,2015), Carbo Dinner ticket may be availed at P250.00 on Jan 10 & 11 during the Runners’ Briefing.

 

Registration Procedures:

1) Pay the corresponding ADVANCE RACE REGISTRATION fee by way of a bank deposit at any BDO branch using the following details:

BDO Checking Account

Account Name: Big Big Big, Inc.

Account Number: 000410417114

*For international participants, as follows are the details when depositing corresponding race registration fee through bank transfer:

BDO (Banco de Oro Unibank, Inc.)

Branch details: 041 Bel-Air

Swift Code: BNORPHMM

Acct details: Checking Account

Account Name: Big Big Big, Inc.

Account Number: 000410417114

2) Send the photo-captured copy of the deposit slip as a direct message/private message to the Corregidor Marathon FB fan page indicating your full name and chosen distance category. 

3) In 24 hours, an alpha-numeric code reply to your message will be sent to you by the page moderator. This code CAN NOT be shared with another person. This code is needed for the filling up and validation of your on-line registration form.

4) Once you have received your alpha-numeric code, on the applicable FB page, complete your registration for the race by clicking the on-line registration form link.

5) Once race registration is validated, you will receive in 48 hours your race inclusion confirmation via email. On the confirmation email, you will be notified when you may claim your race registration kit. It will coincide with the Runners’ Briefing. The venue will be announced via personal email and blog posts at a later date.

*CREDIT CARD payment facility is being finalized. Announcement of its availability will be announced in the coming weeks.

 

BONUS for CM & CIHM Race Registrants:

Running the full and half-marathon distances in Corregidor is no easy feat. Serious preparations must be undertaken.

To all race registrants, Team Run Corregidor is providing a free monthly training (training session is free but Sun Cruises will charge a fee of P1000 for the ferry transfers and island entrance) on the actual race course, on the following dates: Sep 28, Oct 26, Nov 23, and Dec 28. For more information, visit the FB fan pages of Corregidor Marathon and Corregidor International Half-Marathon.

 

RUN CORREGIDOR P.R.o.m.o (Personal Record obliteration motivational offer)

All race registrants for the for the CM 42K and CIHM 21K will be given a 50% REBATE of their paid registration fee if they get to break their personal record in the same distance they have registered to.

  • 42K and 21K race registrants fill out the on-line race nomination form: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1TxIssSLmk86EA8FnPSrsA4CjH7mQGe5pYaiIS050Jug/viewform?usp=send_form
  • On the form, along with other details, indicate the race distance, name and date of race to be nominated, and official race finish time.
  • The race to be nominated must have been run during the period of January 1, 2014 to October 31, 2014 only.
  • Any form of MISREPRESENTATION will automatically disqualify the race participant from the promo.

 

IMPORTANT NOTICE:

Sun Cruises as our event partner is generously giving special rates for race participants of both the 2nd Corregidor Marathon and 5th Corregidor International Half-Marathon:

P1300/person EXCLUSIVE to race participants ONLY (inclusive of round-trip ferry, lunch buffet, and entrance fee to the island).

Room accommodations are limited. In consideration of this, Sun Cruises will be offering Camping Tents for rent (P500 flat rate).

Sun Cruises will start accepting ferry and accommodations booking for CM & CIHM participants beginning August 21, 2014.

For booking concerns, please contact Sun Cruises (8am to 5pm – Mon to Fri; 8am to 12nn Sat) at 5275555 loc 4511 and4512, 0917-5459917, 0917-8084641, 0922-8475418.

2nd CM race shirt 5K Blitz

Race Shirt Design 5K Blitz

 

Race Shirt Design 21K

Race Shirt Design 21K

 

Race Shirt Design 42K

Race Shirt Design 42K

 

Finisher's Medal 5K

Finisher’s Medal 5K

Finisher's Medal 21K

Finisher’s Medal 21K and 10K

Finisher's Medal 42K

Finisher’s Medal 42K

Sun Cruises rates

Event Launch at 100 Miles Cafe

Carbo-loading, Italian-Style at La Piadina

Last Monday, wife and I were invited for a food-tasting night at La Piadina, a cozy Italian restaurant in Legaspi Village, Makati Central Business District. Their branch at Solaris-One Building is very accessible, Dela Rosa is just a parallel street with Ayala Avenue, and parking is available nearby. In my opinion, I can say that Italian cuisine is healthier, compared with other European cooking, theirs uses a lot of healthy oils, tomatoes and herbs. Long-distance runners and athletes may want to try carbo-loading, the Italian-style at any of the two La Piadina branches. Did I mentioned great pizza and pasta?

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La Piadina at One Solaris Building, 130 Dela Rosa Street ,Legaspi Village, Makati City

We were welcomed warmly and assisted to join other blogger-friends inside and were immediately served with red and white wines. We tasted samples of new entries in their menu starting with appetizers, Spinach souffle with cheese sauce (Sformatino di spinaci e la salsa formaggio) and Egg plant tart (Tortino di melanzane), followed by Fresh homemade potato dumplings in cheesy tomato sauce (Gnocchi alla sorrentina), Penne pasta with ricotta cheese (Pasta “Cacio e pepe”) and Crepe with ricotta cheese mushroom and minced meat (Crespelle di ricotta, funghi e carne macinata).

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Spinach souffle with cheese sauce (Sformatino di spinaci e la salsa formaggio) with Egg plant tart (Tortino di melanzane)

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Fresh homemade potato dumplings in cheesy tomato sauce (Gnocchi alla sorrentina), Penne pasta with ricotta cheese (Pasta “Cacio e pepe”) and Crepe with ricotta cheese mushroom and minced meat (Crespelle di ricotta, funghi e carne macinata)

For the main entrée, Italian-style rice with fresh mushrooms, parmesan cheese and truffle oil; Seared chicken fillet in orange sauce; Pork fillet in herb salt; and Grilled fish fillet with cherry tomatoes, olives, capers and fresh thymes were served, finished with a dessert, Chocolate souffle with creamy white sauce. I love the bitter-sweet taste with the right moisture of this cupcake, complemented with sweetness of its creamy white sauce.
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Italian-style rice with fresh mushrooms, parmesan cheese and truffle oil (Risotto ai funghi e olio di tartufo); Seared chicken fillet in orange sauce (Lombata di pollo all arancia); Pork fillet in herb salt (Rutolo di maiale); and Grilled fish fillet with cherry tomatoes, olives, capers and fresh thymes (Pesce spada).

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Chocolate souffle with creamy white sauce (Tortino cioccolato and crema Inglese)

And finally, what  really made our tummies full is  a delicious shrimps pizza on a thin and crispy crust that tastes like a veggie cracker! Though this is not new in their menu, one of their hosts offered us to try one, hmmm, yummy!

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Seafood Pizza (La Pizza di Mare)

The food-tasting event highlighted the 10 new dishes of La Piadina’s creator and head chef, Giorgio Matera, who is on a brief visit to Manila. Chef Giorgio is taking time off from his Aoyama (Piadina store) in Tokyo to introduce to Manila a new and exciting set of dishes that best capture flavourful identities of the four select regions in Italy – Puglia, Emilia Romagna, Piemonte and Toscana.

All their food is prepared and cooked in each of the outlets, NOT precooked and transported from a central kitchen. The Piadina stores are at  the 2nd Floor Glorietta IV, Ayala Center, and Ground floor Solaris One Building, 130 Dela Rosa Street, Legaspi Village, both in Makati City.

 

Alaska IronKids uphold the meaning of a true champion

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Cebu, Philippines- August 1 was a memorable day for our Alaska IronKids as they participate in the Alaska IronKids support Gatas for Breakfast, a practice run for a good cause. It was an enriching experience for the IronKids participants as they not only practiced running with the Ironman Pros like Pete Jacobs, Caroline Steffen, Belinda Granger, and Alaska Tri-Aspire Team Coach Mat O’Halloran, Banjo Norte and Jenny Guerrero, they also shared a nutritious breakfast with milk to  over 1,500 young students of Mactan Elementary School. This effort to foster a healthy consciousness among individuals and families—through the combination of exercise and proper nutrition—is Alaska’s way in helping fight against the increasing number of overweight and undernourished children in the country. Having a healthy and active lifestyle does not only involve physical activity but also proper nutrition, living up to Alaska’s key meesage, Nutrition.Action.Champion.

For more information, check out the Alaska IronKids website, www.ironkidsphil.com . For live Twitter updates, follow @ALASKAsportshub or search the ff. hashtag: #Alaskaironkids #GatasforBreakfast #MilkSelfie.

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