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Marvel Run Philippines 2018 (July 7, 2018)

07/07/2018 Leave a comment
Marvel Run Philippines 2018

Clockwise: Part of our Premium Race Pack (not pictured is the Marvel-themed drawstring bag) | Making my way though a sea of runners. | We did it!

One of the things that my son wanted for his birthday was to participate in the very first Marvel themed run in the Philippines.  Now how could any parent–especially this parent–say no to that request!

Held at the Block 16, SM Mall of Asia Event Grounds, we arrived in time for a number of ColorRun Manila pre-run activities such as the “Stan Lee” interview and the Asgardian stretching exercises led by The Amazing Spider-Man and Loki: The God of Mischief.

Not long after the 10K runners sped off, our Captain America themed group positioned ourselves near the starting gate and the next thing we knew, confetti flew through the air to signal the start of our 5k race.

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Nickelodeon Slime Cup Run 2017 (May 28, 2017)

05/28/2017 Leave a comment
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Clockwise: Took advantage of the photo opportunity with the turtles. | Thanks to whoever took this photo! | Did you know that Splinter taught them to be ninja teens 🙂

After seeing commercials of it on the Nickelodeon channel, my son said to his mom, “Mama, I want to get three tickets.  One for me. One for Mama. One for Dada.”

Next thing we knew, we were at McKinley West, Taguig City, Philippines for the Nickelodeon Slime Cup Run 2017!  As 4K double loop run participants, we were literally among the first to break out of the starting group and make our way to through several obstacles in the course.

By the time it was all said and done[i], my son entered the confines of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle (TMNT) inspired slime machine where he got to experience what Peter Venkman felt when Slimer slimed him for the very first time!

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