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Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Enjoy the Party and Run for a Cause in the Very First Plantronics' Backbeat Run 2017

Runner Rocky is always great to be part and introduce to you the newest innovations in the field of running. We had been part and witnessed the pioneer running events like The Music Run, The Bubble Run, The Li-Ning Manila Run, The CNY Lucky Run, The OYM Trilogy, The Gatorade Run,  The OMNI Light of Change Run, The Love Locks Fair, so on and so forth...

This time, let me introduce to you another pioneer running event in the country which will take you in the full blast party this Summer! Runners, get ready to know the very first Plantronics Backbeat Run for a Cause 2017!

The Official Poster of the Plantronics Backbeat Run 2017

Plantronics, a pioneer audio and wearable technology have created new trends that allow people to simply communicate. The continuous discovery of innovation is not limited to creating technology but also represent social responsibility to its consumer. 

This year Plantronics Philippines would like to present “BACKBEAT RUN FOR A CAUSE 2017” a half marathon event happening  on May 28, 2017 at Bonifacio Global Center. The race is open to sports enthusiast, people with active lifestyle  and young professionals with  5K | 10k | 16K | 21K category.

This event will not only support the running community but also for the benefit of KYTHE FOUNDATION INC.  a non-profit, non-stock organization aimed towards improving the quality of life among hospitalized children with cancer. In celebration of its 25th years of giving hope through simple sharing and togetherness.   

Check out the perks of this another exciting fun run when you register:
The Medal Deigns for All The Finishers

The Race Singlet

The Colorful Sun Visor

The Sling Bags

The Cool Slap Bracelets

But wait, you may get this Plantronics ML15 Bluetooth Headset when you register online at:

Get This FREE Bluetooth Headset When You Register Online

Plantronics strong campaign to practice hands free driving supports the Government RA No. 10913 Anti-Distracted Driving Act that will penalize drivers who use mobile phone and electronic devices while driving. Therefore, runners who will register online will get special limited offer of Plantronics ML15 worth 995.00 Php. ML15 is a Mobile Bluetooth headset that allows user to enjoy mobile call without holding the phone.

The race is not the usual running event, runners will also have the chance to enjoy extra ordinary on-ground activities and after party concert. Watch out for the performance from the most interesting up-and-coming bands in the music industry and guest DJ. 

The ultimate summer run party is coming very soon! 

Are you excited?! Just stay tune as we announce exciting promos on the coming days! 02/21/2017 (Runner Rocky)

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Friday, February 17, 2017

Get to Know MJ Tam - The Sports and Fitness Enthusiast Playing 'Bestfriend' in the Jollibee TVC

The 2017 Kwentong Jollibee Valentines Series TV commercials aired on the Valentines week instanly becomes viral and a trending topic in the world wide web. Of the three TVCs, "Vow" turned to be hottest sensation among the viewers and netizens.

"Vow" is all about the story of a man who is secrectly inloved with his girl bestfriend. But in the end, the girl is married to another man which trully broke the hearts of many viewers.

Well, here is the said TVC for you to watch again: 

Of the three characters, the man playing the character of the bestfriend easily captivated the hearts of viewers and netizens! many got curious about him! Well, the serach is over! Because in our post for today, let me introduce to you MJ Tam - the guy who plays the bestfriend in the '"Vow" Jollibee TVC.

MJ Tam or Mark Joseph Tam  is actually a Filipino-Thai model and bodybuilder. He was the 2014 Mutant Bodybuilding Champion and Physique Tall and Overall Champion at Shawn Rhoden Classic 2014.

Here are some of his fitness photos courtesy of his official Facebook account showing his love for fitness:

MJ is a Body Builder Who Joined in Different Body-Building Competition

Gym is MJ's Regular Playground

Intense Workout Keeps Him Fit and Sexy

But aside from being a fitness enthusiast, did you know that MJ is also a hiker, a traveler, and an outdoor sports lover?!

Check out more of his photos below showing his other hobbies:

MJ is Also A Hiker 

MJ Loves to Travel and Already Explored Some Part of the World

He Loves Adventures and Outdoor Sports

MJ Tam is a Certified Bodybuilder and A Fitness Enthusiast

Stay tune because in the coming days, yours truly Runner Rocky will be having an exclusive video interview with this hunk. And of course, get ready to see him in the upcoming TV projects soon! 02/17/2017 (Runner Rocky)

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Run with Your Best Undies in the Century Tuna Superbods The Underpants Run 2017

Do you experience running topless or just wearing a two-piece in the major running event?! Or what did you feel seeing a runner running only wearing a tight or a boxer short with no shirt on top flaunting his sexy hot body?!

Well this March 11, 2017, experience once more the hottest running event in the country, our very own version of the Kona Underpants Run, the Century Tuna Superbods The Underpants Run 2017.

Yes, this is a 3K run wherein runners will run in their best undies flaunting their sexy hot body! The event will still take place in Subic Bay Yacht Club. The gunstart is 9:30AM.

Don't worry if you don't have a six-packed abs or a chiseled upper body because this race is OPEN TO ALL! Even though you didn't feel that sexy but you have the guts to run half naked, you're still welcome to join! 

Check out below some of the actual photos during the last year's event credit to and

The Finalists of the 2016 Century Tuna Superbods Led Last Year's Event

The 'Heat' was Unstopable at the Start Line of the Race

The Superbods Running in Their Best Undies

Heat Wave on the Road

Are You Ready to Run in Your Best Undies This Year Just Like Them Before?

Are you inspired now to take off your clothes and run half-naked?! By the way, the hunk members of our boygroup, the Team Runner Rocky will dare to take the challenge and run topless in best undies for this hot fun run! Do you want to know who they are?! Well, check out and follow our official Facebook Fanpage via and subscribe to our official YouTube channel via to get the latest updates about our hunk members!

Let's start the summer and inspire others to get fit and fab via this hot running event! 02/17/2017 (Runner Rocky)

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The Medal, The Finisher Shirt, and The Reasons Behind The Run United Exceed 2017

The great change in the running community this 2017 took place when Active Health announced that Run United  is stand alone running event with a 21K distance and is separated to the Runrio Trilogy. 

According to Active Health, the major organizer of Run United, the major change to this much anticipated running event in the country is because they are aspiring to bring a race experience comparable to a world marathon major in a half marathon distance. 

The name of the race is now renamed to Run United Exceed 21K. The concept is to shatter ones perception of time - to go against your greatest enemy, yourself. This race will give birth to the next generation of high performing Half-Marathoners that have the relentless drive and determination to exceed the time you have set for yourself through proper training and sports nutrition.
The objective is not just to be good but to EXCEED.

Then what are the changes expected in this renewed running event?! Well, check out the following:

1. Exclusive medal for sub 2.5 hours’ finishers.

2. FREE UNDER ARMOUR shoes to the Top 15 negative split medal finishers.

3. The course is lined up with cheer stations in key locations to keep the runners motivated and to help them boost their morale.

4. To further add to the thrill of the race is the moving cut off banner making sure runners make it in time. 

5. All participants are also entitled to discounted privileges from partner merchants and a Run United Exceed Kit inclusive of race shirt, event shirt and other items. 

6. Guaranteed slots to Angkor Wat International Full Marathon or Angkor Wat International Half Marathon await 2 lucky finishers. 

Meanwhile, check out the medal and the finisher shirt design below:

Details of the race are as follow:

What: Run United Exceed 21K
When: April 2, 2017
Where: Bonifacio Global City

Register with the following Registration Fee - 21K – P1350 (Regular) | P1550 (Late)

Online Registration: Click Here

In-Store Registration Venues:

Race Inclusions:

– Finisher’s Medal (exclusive to 2.5hour finishers)
– ActiveHealth Race Shirt and ActiveHealth Event Shirt
– Race bib with D-tag
– Finisher’s Kit
– Raffle Entry to a guaranteed complimentary slot for 2 to Angkor Wat International Marathon or Ankor Wat Half International Marathon

What is your opinion in this major change in the Run United?! Do you find it more competitive than the previous races?! Feel free to express your thoughts and comments in our message box below. 02/17/2017 (Runner Rocky)

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The Great Tayak Hill Run 3 - To Celebrate Runner Rocky's Birthday on The Mountain

For the second time around, yours truly Runner Rocky will join The Great Tayak Hill Run. But this year, this event will be extra-ordinary!

First, it will be my birthday run! The actual event date is exactly my birthday - March 19. Definitely, I will be celebrating my birthday on the peak of the mountain overseeing the green view of Laguna!

Second, this event will be another huge event for Team Runner Rocky. Ten members of the team will be joining in this race conquering the stiff Tayak Hill. 

What else makes us more excited about this race?! Well, check out the official poster below:

Brought by AX Fitness, this running event is already on its year 3, hence The Great Tayak Hill Run 3. It has three categories namely 6K, 11K, and 27K. It is the only mountain run that gives trophy to all the finishers of the 11K and 27K finishers at a very affortable price.

Meanwhile, check out the cool finisher shirt and trophy designs below: 

The Finisher Shirt Design

The Finisher's Trophy

Aside from the personalized fs and trophy for the early registration promo which ended up last February 11, 2017, runners can still enjoy the other promo like the 10 + 1  wherein a group of 10 registered runners of ANY category can have a FREE 27K racekit. 

And of course, if you are celebrating your birthday on the race day which is on March 19, you can have a 50% registration discount!

So are you ready to run and party with us?! Let's go and let's conquer the 2017 The Great Tayak Hill Run 3! See you there! 02/17/2017 (Runner Rocky)

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Tuesday, February 14, 2017

"Pag-Ibig" - Team Runner Rocky's PagmamahaRUN 2017 TVC for the Valentines

Happy Valentines Day...!!!

As we celebrate the day of the hearts, Team Runner Rocky had a back-to-back race on Sunday, February 12, 2017 which were the PagmamahaRUN Year 2 in the morning and the Love Locks Fair 2017 in the evening.

And inline with these two fun runs, we already created two video blogs or video spiels or infommercials promoting not only the race but the spreading the love as well. The first TVC was "Ang Pagmamahal" for the Love Locks which trended worldwide. The other one was just created last Sunday for PagmamahaRUN and entitled "Pag-Ibig."

"Pag-Ibig" focuses on the two sides of love - the one who love you and the one you love. Which of the two will you choose if love is only on one side?!

"Mahal Ko o Mahal Ako," here is our TVC for PagmamahaRUN 2017 for you to watch:

Meanwhile, you may want to view our photos during the actual event, feel free to check them out in our Facebook Official Fanpage via PagmamahaRUN Year 2 Album.

Sharing Our Hearts... Spreading Love on the Valentines Day

Produced by JDV Events and organized by RG Events, PagmamahaRUN is now on its second edition. It was also supported by some of the Kapamilya stars namely Bea Alonzo, Enchong Dee, Jake Cuenca, and Gerald Anderson. 

And because of its another success, expect for its third installment next year!

Congratulations runners and Happy Hearts Day! 02/14/2017 (Runner Rocky)

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Saturday, February 11, 2017

Congratulations to the 40 WINNERS of our Love Locks Fair 2017 FREE Racekit

Thank you for participating in our Runner Rocky and Team Runner Rocky's "Share, Like, Tag and Win FREE Racekits" Promo to the Love Locks Fair 2017.

As promised, here are the 40 Lucky Winners of the FREE Racekits:

Vanessa Angeline Te Female Large
Vhia Te Female Medium
Vince Te Male Extra Large
Cholo Aban  Male Medium
Maria Angelene David Female Extra Small
Joshua Salta Male Medium
Ivan Gabriel Male Large
Jimmuel Rios Male Small
Anthony Molina Male Medium
Maria Beth Cumabig Santos Female Small
Ramil Galona Male Large
Fahad Bin Nuska Tomawis Male Small
Carol Albar Female Extra Small
Don Salde Absalon Male Medium
Mau Cabo Male Small
Fritzie Roxas Navida Male Small
JM Delos Reyes Galdones Male Medium
John Arman Perez Male Small
Raffy Javier Male Small
Edgar Formento Jr. Male Small
Adrian John Ladaga Male Medium
Yeka Legada Female Small
Paula Mingi Female Small
Rae Azcueta Male Small
Rexy Capacia Female Small
Julius Tapar Male  Medium
Marfe Antonette Bermudo Female Medium
Ardjay Pugal Male Large
Jason Villones Male Medium
Michelle Theona Female Extra Small
Princess Rayline Female Medium
Ronel Vincent Vistal Male Medium
Gabriel Nico Los BaƱos Male Medium
Glenny Jarin Female Small
Rommel Averilla Male Small
Emman Alonzo Male Large
Nina Richelle Lim Female Extra Large
Jan Patrick Torress Male  Medium
Connie Leoncito Female Medium
Nyxel Female Extra Large

Each winner will get the racekit of the white category plus its inclusions:

Winners will Receive this White Category Package

To claim your FREE Racekit prize:

1. Comment below this blog post to acknowledge that you won in our promo.

2. Share this blog post on your facebook wall with the hashtags #RunnerRocky #TeamRunnerRocky and #LoveLocksFair2017 with your message and tag our Facebook Fanpage for monitoring.

3. Get your FREE Racekit on the event day, February 12, 2017, 3pm at the SM By the Bay, MOA. Visit our Team Runner Rocky Booth and look for me Rocky or to any Team Runner Rocky member. 

4. And lastly, feel free to post your photos during the event in instagram with the hashtags of #RunnerRocky #TeamRunnerRocky and #LoveLocksFair2017 and tag @therunnerrocky.

Once more, congratulations and see you at the event! Let's share and spread the love in our communiy! 02/11/2017 (Runner Rocky)

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Team Runner Rocky on a Back-to-Back Valentine Runs

This Sunday, February 12, 2017,  the boygroup of sports and digital community, the Team Runner Rocky is up again for another back-to-back fun runs! And this time, these two runs are inline to the Valentines Day celebration.

On the morning starting 4am, three members of the team namely Julius Ceasar Aquebay, Jumar Villanueva, and yours truly Rocky Chua will conquer the second edition of PagmamahaRUN in the CCP Complex, Pasay City.

Then on the afternoon starting at 3pm, the team will be in full force to support the much anticipated Love Locks Fair 2017 at the SM By The Bay, MOA. Visit our Team Runner Rocky booth in the area and get the chance to meet the members!

Check out our team's good luck posters for the said two Valentines running events:

But before we spread love on the road via these two Valentines Day events, one of our members, our very own trail runner and hiker Paolo Mesina will conquer his very first ultramarathon - the Laguna 2 Rizal (L2R) 50K Ultramathon, February 11-12.

Just like the majority of the members, Paolo will also have a back-to-back race on the said day. Right after his L2R ultramarathon, Paolo will immediately go the Love Locks Fair 2017 to support our event and run the 3K Obstacle Race. 

Here is Paolo's good luck poster for his very first ultramarathon:

Good luck to us team! Let's celebrate love running in the road and spreading inspirations to the runners! Happy Valentines Day! Let's break a leg team! 02/11/2017 (Runner Rocky)

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Friday, February 10, 2017

Magandang Laguna Fun Run 2017

Here is another interesting fun run that will showcase the beautiful place of Laguna.

Tumakbo at tuklasin ang Magandang Laguna! Lumahok sa 3k, 5k, at 10k runs at tunghayan ang
natatanging gandang taglay ng lalawigan ng Laguna.

Makitakbo! Makisaya! Para sa #MagandangLaguna

Student rate:
3k - Php150
5k - Php250
10k - Php350
Regular rate
3k - Php200
5k - Php300
10k - Php400

Fees are inclusive of a singlet, race bib, raffle stub and finisher's certificate. 
Other details and the registration process will be announced soon.

Magandang Laguna Fun Run is a project of Gawad Laguna Inc and this will be a fund raising activity 
through the promotion of Laguna tourism. All proceeds of this event will be used for the youth 
empowerment activities in Laguna. 02/10/2017 (Runner Rocky)

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The Cartoon Version of Runner Rocky

One of the famous cartoonist in the entertainment industry created the cartoon version of yours truly Runner Rocky. He is now other than Franco Moje.

Franco is known as The Zero Calorie Adventures of Milk and Coffee. He already did cartoon or caricature versions of different actors like Lucho Ayala. His signature creations are cartoons with a nose.

Check out below two of Runner Rocky's cartoon versions from the artistic creation of Mr. Franco Moje:

The Running Runner Rocky

The Signature Pose of Runner Rocky at the Finish Line

Franco perfectly captures my eyes, my outfit during every race, my shoes and my cap, and of course, my signature pose. 

Thank you so much for this Franco! You really did a very good job! I'm so excited for your new creations depicting the real me! And yes, I'm his avid fan. I love his works showcasing our favorite celebrities! 02/10/2017 (Runner Rocky)

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Thursday, February 9, 2017

"Ang Pagmamahal" - #TeamRunnerRocky's Love Locks TVC Showcases the Four Faces of Love

Love has many faces. It has various feelings, it varies its emotions. But in the recent vlog TVC of Team Runner Rocky, it showcased its four different faces.

In the team's video spiel entitled "Ang Pagmamahal..."  which is also a TVC promo or infommercial for the upcoming Valentines fair and running event called the Love Locks Fair 2017, the team featured the sweetness and bitterness of falling in love. It also showed the feeling of giving, sharing, and cheating when you're in love or in a relationship.

Starring four of the members of Team Runner Rocky namely Julius Ceasar Aquebay, Teng Lequin, Rocky Chua Batara, and introducing our newest member Albert Dairo in his very first TVC Vlog / Video spiel appearance, here is "Ang Pagmamahal...," our Valentines special for all of you:

The video is shot in the beautiful and romantic M/V Prestige Cruise during the Love Locks Fair Media Launch. With its beautiful view overseeing Manila bay and with its romantic ambiance, Prestige Cruise is truly a perfect date venue for lovers, group of friends, and families. It even offers a cruise buffet at very affordable prices!

Meanwhile, are you ready to attend the Love Locks Fair 2017 this Sunday, February 12, 2017 at the SM By The Bay, Mall of Asia?! Don't worry, this event is not only for lovers - this is also open even for singles, brokenhearted, or for complicated status. Join now and let's feel the love!

See you all this Sunday and meet all the members of the boygroup of sports and digital community, Team Runner Rocky! We have our own booth there which you can visit! 02/09/2017 (Runner Rocky)

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