13 MARCH 2015, SINGAPORE – The Singapore Flyer was at the heart of a spectacular stunt to launch PUMA’s latest performance running shoe, the PUMA IGNITE. Nine years in its development, the IGNITE features an innovative foam technology that provides high-energy return, comfort and optimal durability, making the IGNITE PUMA’s most responsive running shoe yet. Designed to provide maximum energy return, the more energy you put in, the more the PUMA IGNITE gives back.
Following the launch, runners can also be among the first in Singapore to trial the PUMA IGNITE when they visit the IGNITE Mobile. Held over three weekends at ION Orchard and VivoCity, IGNITE Mobile is a travelling pop-up that allows participants to experience the responsiveness, comfort and durability of the IGNITE. All participants will be entitled to a lucky draw, where three winners stand a chance to win prizes worth a total of SGD450. Visitors who attempt the IGNITE trial will also be given a complimentary pair of PUMA performance running socks with their purchase of the PUMA IGNITE.
Here’s the schedule of the IGNITE Mobile:
|Date||14 and 15 March 2015||21 and 22 March 2015||28 and 29 March 2015|
|Location||ION Orchard||ION Orchard||VivoCity|
|Time||11am – 8pm||11am – 8pm||11am – 8pm|
The launch event also kickstarts PUMA’s efforts to rally behind runners and inspire them to IGNITE YOUR CITY. To inspire runners and ignite their own runs, As part of this campaign, which runs from 12 March to 30 April 2015, runners can also join in the 21-day challenge, where they are encouraged to share their runs on Instagram with #IGNITEsg. As a token of their commitment, PUMA will select three winners based on originality and creativity of their posts, with each winner walking away with SGD500 worth of PUMA products.
For more information on PUMA IGNITE, visit puma.com/ignite. Get into the action by following PUMA on Facebook (facebook.com/PUMA), Twitter (@PUMA) and Instagram (@PUMA) and use #IGNITEsg.
Update: Got back from work and I have to say the Bib Fix Give Away is now Closed ! Thank you for the overwhelming response… I will be sending it to you guys by post tomorrow. Sorry It is only to 5 person. Do wait for the more Isaac’s Give Away.
This was my 2015 Tokyo Marathon bib, and in that bib it states Gate 4 on the upper left, that means I am in the holding pen for the 4hour category, and now if you ask me why are you looking at my bib, you would notice the pins in the middle of the picture right? That is a standard that comes with all race bibs, Well this post is dedicated to divorcing those little pins
Last year I did about 12 races and most definitely all races comes with a identification tag (Race Bib) that is given to you to identify the racer, and you wonder what is the most annoying thing that could result from just seems to be a harmful piece of paper? what could go wrong? Just a paper right ? I can name you plenty
- Torn race singlet
- Mis-aligned Race Bib
- Pinning your own self (ok I admit It happend to me)
- Torn race bib
Putting on your race bib correctly is an essential step to having a great race. It’s important that race officials see your race bib so they know that you’re an official participant. If you don’t have your bib securely fastened on the right way, it could get annoying and uncomfortable during the race. You also want to make sure that the professional photographers on the course can clearly see your bib because they use your race number to match you and your race
How hard could it be right? well it’s not a matter of how hard, I always try to find the most convenient way to put it on, the fast way I found pinning my bibs has always been with two pins, Just pinning it on the top part which resulting in the bib flapping upwards. I do find it annoying but recently I have tried a couple of brands
Tackonz and Bibbits
If you notice all my bib pins are red cause that’s yours truly lucky color, if you notice one of the bib bits is missing cause that what it is, ran my Berlin Marathon with only 3, bummer.
Then came a saviour which I have tried and tested, it is BIB FIX which I used for my most recent races (yes it is red again)
If you notice that at first I thought this was similar to Tackonz and I hated Tackonz cause it was the hardest to put on and I keep fumbling while putting it on, worst is after running with Tackonz my bib is totally crushed and some Tackonz have popped out of place.
If you are wondering BibFix is from Spain and it is also made in Spain, It is pretty much easy to put on even easier than Tackonz I assure you but my BibBits which is the magnet was the easiest to put on but falls of even easier (there goes my TEN EUROS)
Putting is on is simple I assure you and I have found the easier way to do it also
- Firstly take all the Bib Fix out
- Align your Bib and Tshrt to the part where you like it (usually I will align in to the region of my tummy)
- Place the Bib Fix then place the white part of Bib Fix and press firmly till you hear a click
- Done, Now go RACE !
Bibfix is a reusable and affordable
So the benefits are as follow
- Designed specifically for athletes participating in an array of sporting events
- Causes no damage to clothing
- Is lightweight
- Presents a low profile
- Is comfortable to wear
- Will not cause skin irritation or allergies
Do visit BibFixSGMY for all the colors available or if you are interested in purchasing, do contact the person handling the BIB FIX account, from their comment and service response, they seem pretty fast and item ordered will be delivered promptly, they can even make arrangement to send it out to other countries but please do check with the people of BibFix,
Otherwise you can also try your luck at my BIB FIX give away, I know you guys like give away and here is to start the Month with.
Isaac 2cents GIVE AWAY
I am giving away 5 units of Bib Fix (random color to five lucky readers) First Five the answer to “Where is Bib Fix From” to email@example.com . Remember to include the following
Subject : BIB FIX GIVE AWAY
Remember, The First Five readers only.
If you are a music lover and love rocking out to great outdoor concerts, check out the latest by Skechers where they feature the Sundown Festival 2014, This iconic music festival which brings Asian artistes and fans onto one singular platform, celebrating and bridging the diverse Asian culture through music and food.
Spreading and extending its reach every year, the festival in 2014 will be featuring artistes from 11 countries showcasing the best local artiste from each country. Details of the concert will be as below
Date : 22.NOV.2014
Venue : Marina Promenade (Next to Singapore Flyer)
Time : 4:00PM – 11:00PM
Tickets are up for sale and they are going for CAT 1 : $138 and CAT 2 : $118 respectively
But wait, that is not all I am giving away a free pair of tickets to this festival, all you need to do is post on Instagram a picture of anything related to MUSIC and Hashtag #Isaac976Skechers, I will pick out a winner on the 21st of November. That give you guys two weeks to start posting as many creative pictures as possible.
Remember, it is easy and it is free.
1. login to Instagram
2. Post as Many Creative Musical Pictures as you want
3. Hashtag #Isaac976Skechers
4. Wait till 21 November
Recently in Singapore, Mizuno Asia and VGO launched the Mizuno Wave Rider 18 Limited Edition in the new Concept Store on the 6 November and for that #ColourInMotion campaign was initiated .
This digital initiative is to promote the Wave Rider 18 Limited Edition, This campaign will span from 13 November to 11 December, the four week program strives to enhance social media engagement among serious performers through its Facebook Page (www.facebook.com/mizunoasia)
All you need to do is
1. Like Mizuno Asia’s Facebook Page
2. Upload a picture of anything red and/or yellow (taking week 1 as example)
3. Hashtag #ColourInMotion and Tag @MizunoAsia
4. Stand a chance to win a pair of Mizuno Wave Rider 18 if your picture is selected by Mizuno Asia
UPDATE OF THE KLITCH GIVE AWAY
30th December 2013
Thank you all for participating in this KLITCH give away. The winner of Klitch give away sponsored by Santa Isaac976 but winners selected by the good people of The Sports Shack SG
I would like to congratulate the Winners Royston and Ev1neon, please email me your the following details to firstname.lastname@example.org
- Contact Number
- Color you desire
If you do not email me by 1st week of January, I will select the next winner.
Sorry for the delay in announcing the race results, I was tied up with work and I only manage to find time today to do the draw.
First and foremost I would like to Thanks everyone for participating in my Yangon International Marathon Race Registration Contest and I have selected the winners using Random.org where I always go to, if I am selecting a winner for a contest this is to ensure pure random selection and not just me picking out a winner from my own hearts desire. All winners have been contacted via their email
The winners are as follows
All of the winners have been contacted.
I would like to wish everyone Happy Training and do wait for more future Race Registration Contest giveaway. Keep on reading for more events info and Sports Gear Review.
Yangon International Marathon Updated 14 December 2013
Its 35 more days to the actual Marathon and now the organizers have just announced the runners entitlement and also for the first time you will be able to preview the specially exclusive race medal unique to the category the participants signs up for.
Also stand a chance to win yourself a race slot to any category you desire by telling me one of the title sponsors for the Yangon International Marathon, Three race slots will be given out to successful entry, Do this by commenting on the comment box and leave your name and email address, All successful entry will be announced by the 18th of December.
To get your answers for the contest do visit Yangon Marathon Website
Please see the following entitlement
EVENT RUNNING TOP
Be it the full marathon, half marathon and even the 5km fun run, all finishers can look forward to receiving an exclusive race medal unique to your category!
42.195km Full Marathon
21.1km Half Marathon
EXCLUSIVE FINISHER’S TEE (only for Full Marathon Finishers)
All full marathon participants will receive a finisher tee upon completion of the race. Wear your pride on your shoulders!
The Yoma Yangon International Marathon. The race, in its second edition, is expected to draw even more runners to the beautiful street of Yangon city on Sunday, 19 January 2014.
With the support of local authorities in Yangon, as well as two of Myanmar’s largest companies – First Myanmar Investment and Yoma Strategic Holdings, the race aim to inspire athletes and connect communities, both local and international, through a mutual love for running.
Weaving through the unique blend of modern and rustic Yangon, the runners will be treated to a visual feast for the senses and this will definitely be a race to remember!
BE A PART OF HISTORY!
Hundreds of participants are expected to take part in this historic event. You will have the option of running one of three race distances:
- 42km Marathon
- 10km Challenge
- 5km Fun Run/Walk
The races will begin and end at People’s Park (Google Maps), situated one block from one of Yangon’s most iconic and picturesque landmarks, the Shwedagon Pagoda.
RACE KIT COLLECTION (TBC)
All participants must attend the Race Kit Collection to pick up their race kit & goodie bag. What to Bring: Please bring a photo ID and copy of the race confirmation. Dates & Collection Hours:
Friday, 25th January 2013: 1:00pm to 8:00pm
Saturday, 26th January 2013: 1:00pm to 8:00pm Location: Poolside Terrace, Grand Mee Ya Hta Executive Residences, 372 Bogyoke Aung San Road, Yangon (next to FMI Centre). Each competitor goodie bag will contain: Race Bib Timing Chip Event T-Shirt Other items from sponsors
Do Visit their website at YOMA YANGON MARATHON
Mizuno Passion Mount Faber Run is now ready for all you runners, Despite the race being postpone due to the haze, Hope that had not stop you from your training and anticipation for this event. It is only for the best that the organisers and event sponsor VGO Corporation Ltd made the decision after considering the health safety and well-being of the 2,500 participants who had registered for the 10km run
My best timing for Kent Ridge hills 10k Nus run was 53mins time and time again, I have never gotten below sub 50 for my 10k, be warned that I am still injured and If you have been following my twitter or Instagram you would have known that alraedy, It’s been a crazy long 9 months and its been hard on me to just stop running and doing my sports. Keeping myself motivated by reading Tumblr quotes and eating chips (just kidding)
So this time round, World of Sports have invited eight lucky bloggers to pit out their running skills against each other for the Mizuno Run, and I was lucky enough to be invited for this run as well.
I do not know the rest of the bloggers personally but have seen their famous names around on the blogsphere, I wonder if they know me ? Seen some of the girls profile, all I have to say is Good Figure and Awesome personality, I wonder if I will be famous if I don a Bikini for that profile pic? All I could give them was a miserable black and white pic of myself, so check out the rest
Anyway Did I mention that One lucky winner with all 8 correct guess will walkaway with a pair of Prima Cantabile from Mizuno.
All you have to do is be a fan of World of Sports’ Facebook page and predict the CORRECT ORDER of how your favourite bloggers will fare at the Mizuno PAssion Mt Faber Run 2013 on 13 October 2013.
Date: 13 October 2013, Sunday
Venue: Bukit Merah View Blk 121 & 123 (Open Space)
Flag Off Time(all categories): 7.30am.
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