Pinoyathletics – Talking Chinoy Virtual 5000m Run starts January 17 with 60 entries

MEDIA RELEASE

Pinoyathletics 2nd Virtual Event starts officially on January 17, in partnership with Talking Chinoy. The 5000m Event has attracted a total of 60 athletes. The event is also proudly sponsored by Masiv Sports. We now highlight some of the key athletes and their past achievements who are joining our event.

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Among the Mens Division. Former UAAP 10,000M Champion Darwin Lim (Dasmarinas) has the fastest time on the entry list.  The 32-year old who resides in Dasmarinas holds the best time of 15:25 and was trained at one time by the late Rosito Andaya. A former teammate of the late great ‘Master Endurance’ Rafael Poliquit a 2x Milo Marathon Champion.

Challenging him will be the Prince of Cebu Joey Lee  (Spectrum Runners) who has a 15:33 PB. Better known as a 10k and 21k Runner. Joey Lee is also the coach of the Spectrum Runners in Cebu.

As well as athletes coming down distances. There are also athletes coming up distances. Elbren Neri (Pinoyathletics) the UAAP 800 and 1500 Record Holder. Will try his luck in the Mens 5000m along with two athletes he coaches. Neri finished 7th at the 2017 SEA Games in the 1500m.

Eduard Flores (BBGRunPH) who was 4th in the BBGRunPH 10K event is also entered

Along with the winner of the BBGRUNPH 10,000m Alfrence Braza (Iloilo) from Iloilo began off his senior career with a 32:01 PB a few weeks ago in the BBGRUNPH event organized by Coach Roel Ano. Braza is the Palaro 2019 Champion in the 1500 and 5000m Runs. And has already represented the Philippines at the ASEAN School Games in Indonesia. 

Welfred Esporma (ARM Team Heya) completes the field of the 6 athletes that have broken 16 minutes for 5k in this event. Florendo Lapiz (Spectrum Runners) was #7 but he has had to withdraw due to feeling unwell.

On the women’s side no Big Names. But still a wide-open field. 18-year olds Emmalyn Tayplin (Valencia Runners Club) and Cherry Andrin of LapuLapu City. Lead the list of qualifiers with the two submitting times below 19 minutes. Another talented upcoming youngster 14-year-old Asia Paraase (Spectrum Runners) in Cebu sits in the #3 spot. 

Looking in great shape to challenge the three teenagers at 38 is former Milo Marathon 21K Champion Nheann Barcena (Barcena’s running warriors).

SEA Games Bronze medalist in Mixed Relay Duathlon Pawie Fornea (Dasmarinas) , Donita Tacuyan (Pinoyathletics), and Veteran road runner Lany Cardona (Team Titus) also add to the lineup.

Perhaps however the Dark Horse in this event is Lheslie De Lima of Rinconada Team in Bicol another teenager, the Palarong Pambansa champion in 2019 in the 1500 and 3000m secondary girls. Who is stepping up and running 5000m for the first time ever?

I would like to note the variety of athletes in the 23 women’s entries. Fornea is a Duathlete, Erica Ruto (Team Iskolar athletics)  is a sprinter having made the Palaro Finals in the 100, while Alana Halaguena (Team Titus)  is the countries top junior walkathoner.

Coach Roel Ano BBGRUNPH Team contributed the most entries with a total of 21 Athletes represented out of the 60 on the entry list.

END OF MEDIA RELEASE


 

Pinoyathletics – Talking Chinoy Virtual 5000m Run Mens and Womens

Presenting Pinoyathletics Second Virtual Event.

After Pinoyathletics Women’s success in Sport Virtual 60m Dash for Cash. Which was in cooperation with Masiv Sport and an anonymous sponsor.

Next up is Pinoyathletics – Talking Chinoy Virtual 5000m Run Mens and Womens.

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We are planning on holding a virtual men’s and women’s 5000m event. If you are interested in joining, please email [email protected] Deadline of Entry January 15 Submission of 5000m Video January 17 to January 24.
  • Any surface can be used grass, dirt, concrete, track, beach, etc.
  • The distance must be measured using the strava app to be counted.
  • A full video of the race is required.
  • No treadmill or exercycle performances will be accepted.
  • Negative inclamation or downhill will not be counted as a valid performance. 
  • All Rubberized/dirt/concrete/grass Track Ovals are considered nonnegative inclamation

PRIZES

PLEASE NOTE DESPITE RUMOURS THIS IS IN FACT A NON-PROFIT EVENT. ALL ENTRY FEES GO BACK INTO EVENT PRIZES.
I AND STEPHEN TAN WILL ALSO COVER ANY SHORTFALL FOR PRIZES IF WE DO NOT HAVE ENOUGH ENTRIES FOR THE MEET.
WE WILL PROVIDE A FINANCIAL BREAKDOWN AT THE END OF THE MEET OF ALLOCATION OF FUNDS.
ANNOUNCING ARE PRIZES
Men
1st Place – 2000 Pesos
2nd Place – 1500 Pesos
3rd Place – 1000 Pesos
Women
1st Place – 2000 Pesos
2nd Place – 1500 Pesos
3rd Place – 1000 Pesos
Most Improved Athlete Men – Free Singlet valued at 700php from sponsor
Most Improved Female Athlete – Free Singlet valued at 700 PHP from the sponsor.
* Please note that if we find out you have given an inaccurate best time, you will not be eligible for this reward, and the legitimate best improvement will receive the reward.
Competition for Pinoyathletics Fans – Guess the winning time for men and women whoever has the most accurate guess will win a singlet valued at 700 PHP.
Please note if the singlet winner comes from outside the Philippines, they must cover the postage costs. Only postage costs within the Philippines will be covered. If not, then the prize goes to the next closest.
 
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Explanation of Negative Inclamation

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  • Here’s the explanation for the elevation
  • Anything below 0 is considered DQ.
  • To make sure that no one is running a pure downhill route.
We will be posting paid entry lists updated on the website to keep track of who has paid. Only entries that register and pay the entry fee are eligible to join the event.
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ENTRIES

Mens and Womens Preliminary Start List 5000m Run  Entries Closed Jan 15; Only Paid Entries will be allowed to participate)

PAID ENTRIES AS OF 15 JANUARY 2021 4:36 PM PHI TIME: CLOSING 11:59 PM PHI TIME

PLEASE EMAIL MISSING OR INCORRECT DETAILS TO BE FIXED TO [email protected]

VERY IMPORTANT WE HAVE YOUR STRAVA NAME

WE WILL BE CREATING A FB GROUP AND INVITING EVERYONE TOMORROW MORNING

COMPETITION WILL START ON JANUARY 17

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PAYMENT DETAILS

 
UPDATED G-CASH DETAILS
The registration Fee is 150 PHP an entry.
Via G-CASH
Jerex Quintino
09173115787
Please title – this with your name to make payment identification easier
PLEASE EMAIL RECEIPT TO [email protected] of payment
 
Please email the following to [email protected] for entry.
  • full name:
  • Strava account:
  • Gender:
  • Date of birth:
  • Best Time for 5000m
  • The venue being used: Type of Surface
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