Month: March 2014

Tulong na, Tabang Na, Tayo Na, Takbo Na – DZMM 5k Color Fun Run 2014

DZMM Run Bloggers Night Pres-page-1In the past 3 years, DZMM continues to help the youth to reach their dreams and finished their education through Takbo Para Sa Karunungan. This year, there may be changes as DZMM will color the 5k road as they launch Tulong Na, Tabang Na, Tayo Na, Takbo Na –  A DZMM 5k Color Fun Run 2014 for the victims of Typhoon Yolanda. Their aim is to collect funds and raise money for the education of the victims typhoon Yolanda especially the children and their scholars. This will be held on Bonifacio Global City on May 4, 2014.

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DZMM Executives and Coach Rio Dela Cruz of RunRio

Jr NBA Regional Selection Camp

The Food and Nutrition Research Institute (FNRI) study revealed that obesity, which can lead to serious heart problems and diabetes at a young age is becoming one of the most prevalent nutritional problems of Filipino children and adults.

Given these growing issues on health, Alaska continues their partnership with Jr. NBA this year to nurture young boys, and girls, become better individuals and encourage them to embrace a healthy lifestyle not just by drinking milk but also by leading an active lifestyle through sports.

The 2014 Jr.NBA presented by Alaska, the international youth development program of the NBA, formally launched last January 18. School clinics were conducted allowing aspiring champions in the country to be part of NBA’s international youth development program. Young girls were given the same trainings and opportunities as Jr. NBA participants because in these modern times, girls are just as interested in sports, especially basketball, as the boys.  Led by some of the best local basketball coaches, like Jojo Lastimosa, PBA legend and Alaska Head of Basketball Operations,  together with the NBA coaches led by Sefu Bernard in travelling all over the country to conduct school clinics for coaches and players.

400 young girls and boys showcased their basketball skills during the Jr. NBA/Jr. WNBA presented by Alaska in Iloilo last Mar. 15 & 16.

400 young girls and boys showcased their basketball skills during the Jr. NBA/Jr. WNBA presented by Alaska in Iloilo last Mar. 15 & 16.

Our aspiring champions will again undergo series of trainings at the Regional Selection Camp (RSC) in Surigao, Iloilo, Cebu, Dagupan, Palawan and Manila. The RSC is where the best of the best players in key cities will be selected and asked to participate in the third and climactic part of the program – the National Training Camp (NTC).
The 10 young boys and 5 young girls of Jr. NBA/Jr. WNBA presented by Alaska All-Star Philippine Team will be chosen at the end of the NTC. These young champions will then be given the ultimate NBA experience by getting the chance to watch a live NBA game and meet the NBA players. Last year, the Jr. NBA All-Star Philippine team watched a Los Angeles Lakers home game against the Memphis Grizzlies at the Staples Center and met NBA superstar Kobe Bryant.

6 boys and 3 girls were the top pick to join the National Training Camp in Manila on April.

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 The Jr. NBA/ Jr. WNBA presented by Alaska, is just one of Alaska’s Sports Development Program that inspires children to become future champions through teaching them skills to play the game while incorporating the values of determination, hard work, teamwork, discipline and sportsmanship.

Become a champion too and join Alaska’s sports programs now!
Come out and play!

NUTRITION.ACTION.CHAMPION.

For more information on Jr. NBA Philippines visit http://www.jrnba.asia/philippines; Alaska Basketball Power Camp visit: http://www.alaskapowercamp.com/basketball and for live Twitter updates, follow: @ALASKAsportshub.

 

Myk Perez ” My Acoustic”

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He captured the audience with his cool (literally) voice during his stint as finalist of the The Voice of the Philippines first season. Even the coaches wanted him that during the blind auditions, all four chairs turned for him but eventually chose to be with rock star Bamboo Manalac‘s team. Though he didn’t emerged as winner of the contest, his talent is simply too hard too pass,paving the way to sign a record and management contract with the number one music company in the Philippines – MCA Music.
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Now, Myk Perez is a certified recording artist as he releases his debut album ” My Acoustic”. As the title suggests, this is Myk with his own brand of acoustic. It features the carrier single “Runaway” originally by The Corrs, as well as other covers like “Easy by Lionel Richie, “Why” by Avril Lavigne, and Clarity by John Mayer. “My Acoustic” also includes recorded versions of his performances from The Voice of the Philippines like the original song “Fix You, Chasing Pavements “Give Me Love” and “Baby I Love Your Way”. For Myk’s fans, they will surely enjoy the unplugged version of “Fix You” – the bonus track of the album. Not to miss about “My Acoustic” is Myk’s own composition – “Honey Under The Moon”

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“I’m so thankful to my label MCA for including my original composition which is really special to me”, Myk said.

“My Acoustic” –  the debut album of Myk Perez under MCA Music and through digital downloads via spinnr.ph and iTunes.
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Catch Myk Perez at the following mall tours: All shows starts at 5:00pm
March 22 – SM Masinag
March 23 – SM Rosales
May 4 – SM Sucat
May 10 – SM Calamba

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Myk impressed us with his soothing cool voice as he performed “Runaway” originally by The Corrs.

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Myk serenades us with “The man Who Can’t Be Move” with an unexpected cooperation from us too 🙂

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Yours truly with Myk during Cd signing. Ang tangkad nya sa personal and a true humble artist.

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If you’re looking for a local version of Spotify or Soundcloud, look no further as Smart Music just launched Spinnr, the country’s first music-streaming subscription service where you can also download music and send music as a gift to other subscribers.

With Spinnr, you’ll have unlimited streaming access to more than 3 million songs from artists of MCA Music, Inc., and Sony Music Entertainment, and local licensee Ivory Music and Video. Rate for Spinnr is actually cheap, just P1 for a day and you’ll get unlimited music streaming.

Access Spinnr via the website, http://www.spinnr.ph, or through the Spinnr mobile app (Android only as of the moment) which you can download from Google Play for free. Registration is via your Smart, TnT, or Sun Cellular number. If you already have a Smart Music account, it will be tied to that account as well. Your playlist will be saved on the cloud so whatever you do on the website version, you can continue doing it on your mobile device and vice versa.

For the available Spinnr packages you can subscribe to, there’s Spinnr Plus 15 which also offers a 20% discount for full song downloads, Spinnr Plus 7 (P7 for 1 week) gives you 10% download discount, and Spinnr Plus Premium (P29 for 30 days) gives you 30% download discount. Finally there’s Spinnr Plus VIP (P49 for 30 days) which offers 50% song download discounts plus exclusive access to Smart Music’s events, promos, and other perks.

So if you want to have your music on the go without having to do all those downloading and syncing, go for streaming with Smart Music’s Spinnr.

For bookings and inquiries, you may contact Sammy Samaniego of MCA Music Artist Management at +632 9162504 loc 107, +639178565174 and +639209682991.

For more information and updates on Myk Perez,log on to the following sites: http://www.facebook.com/mcamusic , http://www.twitter.com/mykperez2 or http://www.twitter.com/mca_music

GUERILLA RACE – WARRIOR (Leg 2)

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The Guerilla Race®Series is the first obstacle-driven race series of its kind in the Philippines. Skillfully developed by a Philippine Army Scout Ranger, the Guerilla Race® Series is meant to test the Guerilla Racers’® limits in terms of endurance of body, presence of mind and resilience of spirit.

Water, fire, mud, spider nets, barbed wires, high walls, tunnels and other bizarre challenges are leagues beyond the usual fun run trails. The Guerilla Race®Series is all about the very obstacles that emphasize exciting landscapes and various race topographies in different regions of the Philippines.

The Guerilla Race® Series is designed to unleash uncharted territories of one’s physical strength and mental stamina with the battery of obstacles. There is no map to be consulted nor is there any schedule of challenges to be followed. The only known constant lies in the mantra to “Finish the race…or keep on trying.”

The Obstacles: Watch the video by clicking the link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oMF_PRbfpEM

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Guerilla Race® Category
Guerilla Warrior Race® – 10 kms. plus 18 obstacles
Guerilla Sprint Race® – 5 kms. plus 12 obstacles
Guerilla Race for Kids® – 1.5 kms plus 9 obstacles

Venue: Timberland Heights, San Mateo, Rizal
Date: June 29, 2014
Estimated No. of Participants: About 3,500 Racers
Racer Profile:
Kids ages 6-12 years old (participating on the Guerilla Race for Kids)
Adults ages 16 and above; fit and fabulous men and women; a good mix of avid
runners, extreme sports enthusiasts, duathlon and triathlon athletes,
endurance and thrill seekers, hardcore racers, celebrities, media groups and
teams comprised of family and friends.
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Registration Sites:
Chris Sports
SM Megamall
SM Mall of Asia
SM North EDSA Annex
SM Fairview
Market Market

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Add Ons: The Guerilla Race Blog Con at Camp Aguinaldo

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Alaska Cycle Philippines

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GREETINGS EVERYONE!

Alaska Cycle Philippines is back this year. Get ready with your bikes and join us ride Bonifacio Global City on May 16 – 18. This will be fun as bikers will conquer the closed roads around the metro with ease. So what are you waiting for? Registration is on going and we will be there as one to make history as we trample our bicycles to finish line. Details are listed below.

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RIDE CATEGORIES:

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REGISTRATION FEES AND INCLUSIONS:

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REGISTRATION VENUES: 1. ONLINE at http://www.cyclephilippines.com.ph/alaska 2. IN-STORE The Brick Manila Unit 1 Woodridge Apartments, Upper Mckinley Road, McKinley Hill, Taguig 1. R.O.X. BHS (until March 8 only) B1 Bonifacio High Street 9th Avenue, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig 2. Bike Town Cyclery #2240 Chino Roces Ave., Makati City, Makati City 3. Secondwind Pasig Ortigas Home Depot, Julia Vargas Avenue, Pasig 4. Secondwind Greenhills Unit GS-107, G -strip, Greenhills Shopping Center, Ortigas Avenue, Greenhills, San Juan City CHALLENGE RIDE JERSEY AND CHART SIZE:

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MEDALS:

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CHALLENGE RIDE’S RUDY PROJECT EFX BAND:

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Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/alaskacyclephilippines

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Aspiring Champions begin their journey with Jr NBA & Jr.WNBA presented by Alaska”

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Alaska continues their partnership with Jr. NBA this year to nurture young boys, and girls, become better individuals and encourage them to embrace a healthy lifestyle not just by drinking milk but also by leading an active lifestyle through sports. Last March 9, 2014 at the Muntinlupa Sports Complex, over 400 aspiring champions joined the Jr. NBA/ Jr. WNBA presented by Alaska school clinic. Become a champion too and join Alaska’s sports programs now! NUTRITION.ACTION.CHAMPION.

For more information on Jr. NBA Philippines visit www.jrnba.asia/philippines. Alaska Basketball Power Camp visit: http://www.alaskapowercamp.com/basketball and for live Twitter updates, follow: @ALASKAsportshub.

You can watch the video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2DVeE07jytQ

Nat Geo Run 2014

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NATGEO EARTH DAY RUN 2014
April 27, 2014
Bonifacio Global City
3km/5km/10km/21km/42km

REGISTRATION INFORMATION:
Registration Opens on MARCH 1, 2014

REGISTRATION SITES:
ONLINE: at http://www.natgeorun.com
ON-SITE: Lower Ground, SM AURA Premier, Taguig City

On April 27, 2014, National Geographic Channel (NGC) renews its commitment to the environment by celebrating this year’s Earth Day (which falls on April 22 globally) with another round of its wildly successful Earth Day Run. Now on its fifth year, Earth Day Run is expected to attract 12,000 running enthusiasts of all ages and fitness levels to participate for the good of the environment.

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Earth Day Run has consistently been besting its record for number of participants, with last year’s expected number of 10,000 runners demolished by an actual registered 12,000 participants. NGC hopes to replicate that success for Earth Day Run 2014 by registering 12,000 runners in the 3K, 5K, 10K and 21K categories, including a new fifth category of 42K designed to draw the most physically fit and expert runners in the country. The event itself is considered one of the biggest runs in the Philippines.

This year, NGC is working once again with its environmental partner, World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), to make a solid difference in the Philippines’ environmental footprint and give sustainable livelihood opportunities for local communities. Last year, the two organizations used proceeds of the Earth Day Run to plant P1 million worth of fruit-bearing trees in the Abuan watershed in Isabela, in the Sierra Madre region. Besides partial reforestation of this important resource, local farmers were given the privilege to own and care for the trees as well as harvest their fruits for their income. In 2014, NGC promises to raise money  for WWF’s Bancas For The Philippines project, which aims to train fishermen affected by Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) last November 2013 in the making and use of fiberglass boats for artisanal fishing. These boats are designed to withstand the onslaught of typhoons to ensure that the fishermen can continue with their livelihood in any event.

WWF’s experts will train fishermen on site and help them build the fiberglass boats while reducing the use of sawn timber and plywood, in the hopes that the communities can produce one boat per day. Many fishermen were left with no sources of income when their boats were destroyed by Haiyan, and so this project is a significant step toward the rehabilitation of communities in Palawan, which was ravaged by the typhoon last November but slow to receive relief due to the sheer number of islands in central Philippines that needed to recover from the devastation. Earth Day Run 2014 aims to help these fishermen directly with the sharing of climate-smart technology that will help them recover their livelihood, as well as decrease the fishing pressure on our seas that have been heavily exploited by commercial fishing by promoting artisanal fishing for small-scale fishermen.

Earth Day Run uses recyclable materials for its race bibs and a “Zero Paper” registration process in the form of a Centralized Registration System, which National Geographic pioneered in the country. Participants can support the Haiyan rehabilitation efforts of NGC and WWF by signing up onwww.natgeorun.com or visiting the sign-up booth at the Lower Ground floor of SM Aura from March 1 to April 20. Finishers of the longer races of 21K and 42K can not only take pride in their physical victory and willingness to help Haiyan survivors and the environment, but they will also each be getting a medal and finisher’s shirt to commemorate their triumph.

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Nearly four months after Typhoon Haiyan, those affected by it still need so much help, and it has become important to sustain the public’s interest in their rehabilitation. Earth Day Run 2014 invites all runners to register and do their part while enjoying the health benefits of good exercise and unity in supporting the survivors of one of the most devastating natural disasters in the country’s history.

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