A half with obstacles! Ohyes…haha…so I figured I should just tell the universe in advance that I’m doing this so that my guardian angels can prepare.
WHAT : Men’s Health Urbanathlon 2014. This signature event of Men’s Health worldwide is a unique race that combines an endurance run with strategically placed obstacles against an urban backdrop.
WHEN : November 16
WHERE : a NEW venue for us to explore at Nuvali, Sta. Rosa, Laguna
– A new challenge people! Sure you can run 5, 10 or 21Km but can you handle the obstacles? Plus where else can you get a chance to climb over a bus, run through a tire field and duckwalk your way. If you want to know and prepare for all the obstacles grab a copy of next month’s Men’s Health issue.
– for me, it’s a chance to do ala-american ninja warrior challenges
– the finisher’s medal is really cool…and so is the shirt…especially the 21K shirt. And yes, I signed up for 21K for the shirt and I will finish! Although I’ve told people that if I’m not at the finish line by a certain time to please come look for me haha.
CATEGORIES : 5k, 10K and 21K
HOW TO TRAIN :
– For a more specific training plan, grab a copy of the September 2014 issue of Men’s Health where 60-day routine that will help you get race ready is outlined.
– For me, starting this week, I’m allocating one combo day of run and some crossfit-ish stuff. The plan is to run example 400m and then do squats or crunches. So if you see a girl runnng and then drop to the ground, it’s probably just me training or nadapa na naman ako. Will have to limit myself to legs and abs for now. Going in for irritating ganglion cyst surgery on Thursday.
Sold ka na? Sali ka na? Here’s how you can register.
– ONLINE : Visit http://www.takbo.ph/urbanathlon/ Open until 31 Oct2014
– Registration Centers located at Planet Sports BGC, Planet Sports Trinoma, Golds Gym Glorietta, Golds Gym Galleria and Golds Gym Katipunan until 9 Nov 2014.
5K – Php 850
10K – Php 900
21K – Php 950
For further updates about the event, log on to Facebook.com/menshealthphilippines.