Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Ghostbusters Slime Night Run 2016

If there's something strange in your neighborhood. Who you gonna call?

What? Ghostbusters Slime Night Run 2016

When? 9 July 2016 (Saturday) 8pm

Where? Sunway Lagoon Piazza Area

How far/ How much?
5km/ RM55

Last day of Registration? 6 June 2016 or upon reaching the 1800 runners. (whichever comes first)

How to register? Click HERE.

Runwitme says: Yes, they are back to the cinemas in the 2016 reboot featuring four female leads to save the world (again) from being taken over by evil forces. This run is organised in conjunction with the release of the movie on 14 July by Sony Pictures Releasing International (Malaysia).

Being a fan of Ghostbusters, we can't wait to get our hands on the runner's entitlement which include the awesome Ghostbusters medal, event T-shirt, water bottle and sling bag. Not sure if the runners will be slimed... We will update when we have more info.

Monday, May 16, 2016

Media Release: Summer 2016 Nike Free

Building upon over a decade of Nike Free innovation, Nike unveils new additions to its Free footwear family. Each features a progressive geometric auxetic midsole designed to enable an athlete’s natural motion and develop strength, whether they are running or training.

Drawing upon new studies that reveal how the foot expands and contracts upon impact with and liftoff from the ground, the splaying, auxetic midsole mimics how the body and foot react to force. It absorbs shock while accounting for the dual-plane expansion in foot size — approximately one size in length and two sizes in width — that occurs throughout an athlete’s foot strike.

Moreover, the multi-directional outsole flexibility closely mimics this changing shape, whether an athlete is moving linearly in running or multi-directionally in training. The resulting flexibility puts the foot, rather than the shoe, in control. Or, as explained by three-time gold medal sprinter Allyson Felix, "Using Nike Free footwear in my training is all about strengthening my feet. I really like having that natural movement in my shoes. Everyone’s feet are different, so it’s great to have a shoe that really moves with you."

Nike Free RN Motion Flyknit (RRP: RM599)
This running shoe enables the runner’s most dynamic movement. It pairs a fully adaptive, single-piece Nike Flyknit upper featuring 3D ribbing from the forefoot to heel with the new auxetic midsole.

Nike Free RN Flyknit (RRP: RM519)
The zonally engineered, lightweight Flyknit upper combines a sock-like fit with a classic silhouette that molds to the foot. The midsole features the same expansive auxetic technology with a brand new, softer IU foam for additional underfoot comfort.

Nike Free RN (RRP: RM439)
Lightweight and dynamic, this running shoe unites an engineered mesh upper for flexible support with a brand new, softer IU foam for additional comfort underfoot.

Women's Nike Free Transform Flyknit (RRP: RM599)
This low-profile training shoe features a Flyknit upper designed to enhance support. Flywire locks down the foot during lateral cuts while an integrated heel counter keeps an athlete stable for movement in all directions. A two-piece interior pairs cushioning for repetitive high-impact moves with a firm outsole that delivers more support during the toughest workouts.

Men's Nike Free Train Force Flyknit (Not available in Malaysia)
This low-profile training shoe features a 5/8-height Flyknit upper designed to promote a feeling of support. Flywire locks down the foot during lateral cuts while an integrated heel counter keeps an athlete stable during hard cuts. Dual-density tooling pairs cushioning for repetitive high-impact moves with a firm outsole that delivers stiffer support during rigorous lifts.

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Media Release: Rexona Partners with Electric Run to Raise Cash Donation of Rm100,000 for 5 Disability Charities

Kuala Lumpur, 10 May 2016 – The world’s leading deodorant, Rexona together with over 15,000 participants of the Electric Run moved for two hours to bring hope to the disabled wishing to regain their mobility. The Rexona Freshmoves campaign which aims to raise RM100,000 for five disability charities in Malaysia was a unique movement initiative that saw participants ‘contribute’ by moving even more during the Electric Run.

Rexona partnered with Electric Run as the Official Freshmoves Partner to ensure that participants stayed fresh while they moved for a good cause. Motion sensors placed at the concert area detected every Freshmoves made by participants where the accumulated movements were converted into cash donation.

During the Electric Run on 7 May at Selangor Turf Club, Rexona’s newly appointed brand ambassador- SonaOne performed and encouraged the participants to move for the cause and stay fresh at the same time.

Guan Lee, Head of Skincare and Deodorant Categories, Unilever (M) Holdings Sdn Bhd said: “Through the Rexona Freshmoves Campaign, we are delighted to encourage people to move more. The cash donation will be channelled to five disability charities with the aim to change the lives of children and young adults with mobility disabilities caused by accident or illness such as diabetes. The funds will provide them with mobility aids such as limbs, prostheses, crutches, wheelchairs and access to physiotherapy.”

The proceeds will benefit five disability charities, namely Pusat Harian Kanak-kanak Spastik, Legs for Legless by Rotary Club of Bandar Sunway, Society for the Orthopedically Handicapped (POCAM), Special Children Society of Ampang (SCSOA) and Pertubuhan Amal Sosial Masyarakat Penyayang Malaysia.

“Everyone deserves to lead a better life. We hope that the proceeds will enhance the life of those that are disabled and allow them to gain their mobility. Through Rexona Freshmoves campaign, our aim was to inspire and encourage Malaysians to not only move for themselves but also move for a good cause and make a difference,” added Guan Lee.

The new Rexona MotionSense is activated by movement. It contains microcapsules filled with fragrance that burst with friction, so that with every move, a burst of freshness is released. Rexona MotionSense keeps you fresher with every move!

For more information, please visit www.facebook.com/RexonaMY

For more photos of Electric Run, please click HERE.

Saturday, May 07, 2016

Giveaway: 20 Pairs of "The Dragon Run" Entry Tickets to be Won!

On​ your mark, get set and onwards to the world’s first martial arts inflatable obstacle race Dragon Run​that will make its debut on ​14 May 2016 at the Ranch in Resorts World Genting. ​Designed for those with the love of martial arts and the thrill of a run, Dragon Run is an adrenaline-pumping 6K run around a course that incorporates eye-catching, often towering and certainly challenging Martial Arts-inspired obstacles. An all-ages event set in an Asian contemporary atmosphere, Dragon Run will feature activities for the whole family.

We are giving 20 lucky readers of this blog a pair of tickets (so you can bring your friend) to participate in the Dragon Run.

Date: 14 May 2016
Venue: The Ranch, Gohtong Jaya, Genting Highlands.
Time: Wave 2:00pm
More info at http://www.dragonrun.asia/

Here's how you can win. Answer this simple question

Name TWO martial arts associated with The Dragon Run.

Send your entry via email to runwitme@gmail.com with the subject "DRAGON RUN" not later than this Wednesday 11 May 2016 (11:59pm). Winner be drawn randomly and will be contacted via email. Do include your FULL NAME, IC / Passport Number and Phone number.

Please take note:
Running times are organized in waves. Participants should arrive at the event site no later than one hour before their designated wave time. All winning participants are required to present the confirmation email, sign a waiver form, provide Emergency and Medical Details, and collect their Race Pack.

Race Pack will include Dragon Run sports T-Shirt, towel, small rattle drum, tattoo stickers and additional goodies!

Upon completion of the run, participants can enjoy the rest of the day with your fellow Dragon warriors at the Dragon Village, where food and beverage offerings, carnival games, live feed of the run and combat demonstrations await.

Check out the fun and exciting martial art-inspired obstacles that are waiting for you HERE.

Tuesday, May 03, 2016

Media Release: The Under Armour Test of Will 2016 Hits Malaysia Like A Storm

Petaling Jaya, April 2016 – Triple Pte. Ltd., the exclusive distributor for U.S. high performance sports apparel Under Armour has hit Malaysia with a two-day event in celebration of human performance, functional fitness and training lifestyle.

The Under Armour Test of Will 2016 is an elite Southeast Asia regional event like no other that is accessible to everyone with the will to train. The fitness challenge is distinctively curated for the growing community of advanced athletes, high achievers and fitness enthusiasts with a drive for competition across Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand and the Philippines. The first national heat kicked off in Singapore followed by the Philippines, and will be hitting Thailand soon, whereby the two highest scoring men and women of the national heats from the respective country will then compete in the Grand Finale in Singapore.

Over the course of two days, the Malaysia’s national heat attracted over 803 contestants competing under one roof. Each of them was required to complete a 4-minute circuit challenge that assesses pure functional fitness through callisthenic motion using body weight and simple gear. The circuit challenge comprised of four sets of exercises: burpees, squats, dumbbell presses and pull-ups (inclined pull-ups for women), where each contestant was to complete the maximum number of reps he or she can achieve within 60 seconds respectively.

Both men and women were not spared the goblet squats which came as part of the second challenge. While men endured 20kg, the women bore 10kg.

Following two gruelling challenges, contestants had to endure their third challenge right after in the form of dumbbell presses, 20kg for men and 10kg for women.

Under Armour Malaysia’s Brand Athlete, Nana al Haleq continued to test her will at the 1-minute pull-ups.

Contestant challenging himself with the intensity challenge by Subaru.

Contestants were also treated with an intensity challenge organised by Subaru, where they were required to carry and stack eight tyres from one end to another as fast as possible. The fastest female or male to stack the eight tyres will win RM300 worth of Subaru merchandise.

On top of that, the crowd was entertained by a showdown between Captain America and Iron Man, played by our very own Malaysia’s Brand Athlete Kit Mah and Peter Davis. The Under Armour Civil War Alter Ego collection is now available at all the brand houses.

Choose your side – Team Captain America (Kit Mah) vs Team Iron Man (Peter Davis).

Jonathan Wong and Andrew Kwan were the best under the male category with the highest score of 148 and 145, while Elaine Hong Ai Leen and Letchumi Sinadurai made the ladies proud by emerging as the top scorers for the female category, scoring a total rep of 217 and 193 respectively. These four winners have won a trip to Singapore to compete in the Under Armour Test of Will Grand Finale which will be held on 28 May 2016 at Gardens by the Bay.

At the Grand Finale, the best contestants from the four countries will battle it out over a series of challenges in a specially built 14-metre tower designed to test strength, endurance, determination and will. The overall winner will become Under Armour’s Southeast Asia Brand Athlete and receive a 12-month Under Armour sponsorship package. On top of that, both winners in the male and female categories will be featured in leading health magazines, Men’s Health Singapore and SHAPE Singapore.

For more photos of The Under Armour Test of Will 2016, please click HERE.

Giveaway: FOAMtastic: Foam Up & Run Entry Tickets!

Come and join the very FIRST Charity Colour Foam Run in Malaysia! FOAMtastic 2016 is a bubbly, foamy & colourful 5km charity fun fun to raise funds in aid of Shelter, Home for Children. Spend a day with your loved ones running to the finish line which will be fun filled with colours, excitement and off course FOAM!! Sign up now at http://tinyurl.com/hbxazqb

The generous people at E Cube Events & Management are giving 2 lucky readers of this blog a ticket worth RM120 each to participate in the Foamtastic: Foam Up & Run event.

Date: 15 May 2016
Venue: Technology Park Malaysia
Time: 7:00 am - 12:00 pm
More info at http://tinyurl.com/hbxazqb

Here's how you can win. Answer this simple question

Who is the beneficiary of the FOAMtastic Charity Fun Run?

Send your entry via email to runwitme@gmail.com with the subject "FOAMtastic" not later than this Friday 6 May 2016 (11:59pm). Winner be drawn randomly and will be contacted via email. Do include your FULL NAME, IC Number and Phone number.

Let Music Propel Your Day with BEATS by DR. DRE Active Collection

The vibrant-colored Active Collection brings together the Beats Tour2and Powerbeats2 Wireless. This bold assortment is crafted for those with busy, on-the-go lifestyles who use music to propel their day.
The Active Collection’s vivid colors are matched with dynamic features like wireless connectivity and sweat-resistance, so your music can fuel your ambition without interruptions.
Each product is available in 3 energizing color options: Shock Yellow, Siren Red and Flash Blue.

Ultimate Sound. Fit to Move.

For fitness and outdoor enthusiasts who listen to their music all day long.

•  Sweat and water resistant to survive tough weather and workouts
 Optional wingtips for a versatile and comfortable fit 
• Multiple ear-tip sizes for better sound and noise isolation

Recommended Retail Price: RM600

Performance. Power. Freedom.

Workouts consisting of high-intensity 360-degree body movements. For those looking for ultimate freedom while working out.
• Pair and Play with your Bluetooth® device with 30-ft range

• Sweat and water resistant

• Premium sound in a lightweight design with flexible ear hooks 

Recommended Retail Price: RM790

Currently available in Shock Yellow, Siren Red, Flash Blue at all Beats authorized retailers in Malaysia like Apple authorized stores, Harvey Norman, Mac City, Mac Studio, Thundermatch etc.

Monday, May 02, 2016

Wings for Life World Selfie Run hosted by Red Bull @ KLCC Park

Malaysia will be hosting the Wings for Life World Selfie Run for its second time this year on 8 May 2016 (7pm) at KLCC Park. While thousands run in the official Wings for Life World Run locations in 33 countries at 34 locations, you can join this global effort to run for those who can’t as we gather at KLCC Park this 8th May ’16 for the Selfie Run.

About Wings for Life
Wings for Life is an international not-for-profit spinal cord research foundation. Its mission is to find a cure for spinal cord injury, funding world-class scientific research and clinical trials around the globe aimed at healing the injured spinal cord. More about Wings for Life here.

About Wings for Life World Run
Getting the whole world to run. A world run where everyone, worldwide, on the same day, at the same time run for those who can’t. Instead of running to a finishing line, the finishing line catches you. The finishing line is in the form of a Catcher Car, increasing speed at given intervals until the last runner is caught. More about Wings for Life World Run here.

About Wings for Life World Selfie Run – Malaysia 2016
Malaysians can take part in the Selfie Run, using the all-new Wings for Life World Run app, available on iOS and Android. It is perfect if you want to set your own course, race at exactly the same time as everyone else worldwide and share the experience, right down to a virtual Catcher Car and here is how you can participate:

Sign up now here -> http://www.redbull.com/my/en/events/1331791032967/wings-for-life-world-selfie-run-malaysia-2016

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