PRESS RELEASE Vaseline Men XTERRA Mud Run
5K/10K Filinvest City, Alabang, Muntinlupa May 26, 2013
Vaseline Men XTERRA Philippines dares you to get off and running on a mud-spattered trail and hurdle challenging obstacles in the Vaseline Men XTERRA Mud Run, organized by Sunrise Events Inc., on May 26 at Filinvest City in Alabang.
Coming after the successful Vaseline Men XTERRA Weekend Championship in Liloan, Cebu last March 2-3, the Vaseline Men XTERRA Mud Run adds a twist to your usual mud run with the insertion of not one but a number of obstacle courses for expected 2000 participants.
This event will be made more exciting with the presence of XTERRA Philippines supporters and enthusiasts like actor Matteo Guidicelli, who has always been on podium everytime he joins XTERRA Philippines. Also expected to join is one of the Vaseline Men XTERRA Tri-outs to Maui Winners Hector Yuzon. Another XTERRA supporter Senator Pia Cayetano, plus a lot more interesting personalities are also expected to take the challenge.
Registration starts April 5 to May 20, 2013 (online and onsite)
Onsite Registration: R.O.X. BGC Second Wind Ortigas Festival Mall Alabang (tbc)
Online Registration at Xterra Phils Target 2000 participants
Registration Fees and Inclusions
Gun Start and Assembly Time
After-The-Race Special Features
1. Participants will be treated to a post-race meal, Pinoy style, after crossing the finish line. 2. Sponsors will also be preparing booths with freebies/sampling/ activities at the expo.
Makeshift Shower Stalls Provided
After crawling your hearts out in the mud and wrestling with the obstacles, areas where you can clean yourselves up of all traces of mud and grime are provided. Shower stalls with clean and ample water will be put up to make sure each one is refreshed and ready to face the urban jungle after the fun run. Add to this are Vaseline for Men products readily available for a mister pohgee you.
There will be 10 obstacle courses for the 10K race and five for the 5K event at the new trail course/route that official venue Filinvest City has built specifically for trail runners and bikers, upping level of hardship and to the thrill seeker, raising the fun.
“This is the first time XTERRA Philippines will be using obstacles along the race course to make it more interesting and challenging for the participants,” said Neville Manaois, head of XTERRA Philippines Technical team. “Basically we are inviting the roadies to try the trail and instead of asking them to go to the trail, we are bringing the trail to them,” added Princess Galura, Project Director for Sunrise Events Inc.
FOX International Channels, a partner and presentor for Vaseline Men XTERRA Philippines, has also prepared some surprise challenges along the racecourse and will give away cool prizes to the winners.
A proud supporter of the Philippine athletic community, Vaseline Men 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.
Title Sponsor: Vaseline Men Facial Wash Presentor : Fox Host Venue: Filinvest City Hydration Partners: Gatorade, Summit Mineral Water
Other Sponsors: Alaska Intercare RockTape Smart Achilles Radial Tyres Crimson Hotel Manila Official Timekeeper: Timex Insurance Provider: Prudential Guarantee
Registration Partners: Festival Mall R.O.X. – Bonifacio High Street Second Wind – Ortigas
Media Partners: Philippine Star Multisport