NIKE WE RUN MNL 2013 - Nike Celebrates the Spirit of Filipinos

Written By clapalisoc on Tuesday, 29 October 2013 | 04:36

Being a food blogger makes you pile up calories after calories with each restaurant visited. You always get that inkling to go out and try the newest restaurant or the trending ones. It's just so inevitable. If you're one who's really conscious with your figure, tendency is that you'll search for restaurants or order food that are "healthy". If not, then, you could be a gym regular or a jogging fanatic.

Looking at the jogging side of keeping fit, people now a days enjoy Fun Runs. Some are there for the sake of fund raising, to celebrate an event, for anniversaries of companies or simply for the sake of FUN. I must admit, it's fun to run with friends and even with strangers sharing the same passion.

Just like all other Fun Runs, Nike has it's own. But Nike doesn't just organize Fun Runs for the sake of just having one. This year, Nike We Run MNL (Manila) returns for it's third edition. In celebration of the spirit of Filipinos, Nike incorporated the personality of the people in our country - "having the kindred spirit, to unite for a good cause and help each other without hesitations". It is their hope that "every Filipino runner can inspire and motivate another and run the race together”Courtney Cole-Faso, Country Marketing Manager, Nike Philippines

We Run MNL 2013 aims to inspire, motivate and unite Filipinos to move more, move better.

With this in mind, the deal of the game this year is for a runner to sign up for the race with a "buddy". Nike believes that it's easier for one to achieve his/her goals if he/she has an accountability partner that will constantly provide motivation. If you come to think of it, this principle applies in almost all aspects of life. Isn't it great to have that someone to share your struggles and triumphs with?

Nike has set-up several ways for runners to prepare for the race ---

- Organized training sessions:  in November, Nike will be conducting training sessions in various locations around the city. Here, runners will participate in Nike Training Club, get tips from athletes and get an experience that only Nike can bring!

Image is courtesy of the official site of Nike

- Nike+ Community : With it's more 18 million strong community, Nike has released the new Nike+ Challenges. This feature allows runners to set a distance goal, invite Nike+ friends to join, and race to the virtual finish line. Users can determine the name of the Challenge, mileage goal, time period and participants. Additionally, a new chat feature allows friends to encourage each other and share tips throughout the Challenge. Runners can stay motivated by checking the live leader board to track progress and see where they rank amongst their friends.

Image is courtesy of the official site of Nike

Nike We Run MNL is part of Nike’s global We Run series which is aimed at celebrating, motivating and inspiring athletes from around the world. Manila will be one of 26 cities, with 350,000 runners taking over 3 billion strides during the course of the We Run race series motivated by Nike+ and Nike Running design innovations. Nike’s We Run races range in distance from 5K to a full marathon and reflect the unique enthusiasm of each city. From Sao Paulo, to Seoul, to Singapore, runners will be moved to action through a series of unique experiences. You can also follow the Nike We Run journey through an interactive map online as it passes through each city.

The race will be held on December 01, 2013 (Sunday) at 4PM. 15,000 runners are expected to take the streets of the historical City of Marikina and run 10km. Registrations, both online and in-store, will begin on October 25. You can click here for the details of the registration. 

Check out the details below ---

Registration period: Online and in-store registrations will begin on 25 October

1.       Nike Park Fort
2.       Nike Park Trinoma
3.       Nike Park MOA
4.       Nike Stadium ATC
5.       Nike Park Ermita
6.       Nike Stadium Shangri-la
7.       Nike Stadium Glorietta 2
8.       Nike Forum Greenhills

We Run MNL 2013 Details

Date: 1 December 2013, Sunday 
Time: 4pm
Distance: 10km
Social Media Sharing: #justdoit #further

So come on and register now! Let's join Nike in inspiring, motivating and connecting runners around the world! 


About clapalisoc

I am a workaholic mom who is also trying to be the best wife ever. I am a self proclaimed food lover, a frustrated cook and pastry master. I have a thing for books and scrap booking fills up my free time. Blogging? It's something I do once in a while when I can squeeze in some "me time" in this super busy life.


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