PRESS RELEASE                                                                                                                                            Vaseline Men XTERRA Mud Run

5K/10K                                                                                                                                                                            Filinvest City, Alabang, Muntinlupa                                                                                                                    May 26, 2013

Vaseline Men XTERRA Philippines dares you to get off and running on a mud-spattered trail and hurdle challenging obstacles in the Vaseline Men XTERRA Mud Run, organized by Sunrise Events Inc., on May 26 at Filinvest City in Alabang.

Coming after the successful Vaseline Men XTERRA Weekend Championship in Liloan, Cebu last March 2-3, the Vaseline Men XTERRA Mud Run adds a twist to your usual mud run with the insertion of not one but a number of obstacle courses for expected 2000 participants.

Vaseline Men_Get ready for the muddiest and toughest_photo

This event will be made more exciting with the presence of XTERRA Philippines supporters and enthusiasts like actor Matteo Guidicelli, who has always been on podium everytime he joins XTERRA Philippines. Also expected to join is one of the Vaseline Men XTERRA Tri-outs to Maui Winners Hector Yuzon. Another XTERRA supporter Senator Pia Cayetano, plus a lot more interesting personalities are also expected to take the challenge.

Registration Centers

Registration starts April 5 to May 20, 2013 (online and onsite)

Onsite Registration:                                                                                                                                                   R.O.X. BGC                                                                                                                                                                     Second Wind Ortigas                                                                                                                                                Festival Mall Alabang (tbc)

Online Registration at Xterra Phils                                                                                                                      Target 2000 participants

Registration Fees and Inclusions


Key Chain Tire Thread Reader from Motozentrum/Achilles Radial
Key Chain Tire Thread Reader from Motozentrum/Achilles Radial

Gun Start and Assembly Time


Finisher’s Shirt

Xterra MR_00002
10K Finisher Shirt
Xterra MR_00001
5K Finisher Shirt

After-The-Race Special Features

1. Participants will be treated to a post-race meal, Pinoy style, after crossing the finish line.  2. Sponsors will also be preparing booths with freebies/sampling/ activities at the expo.

Makeshift Shower Stalls Provided

After crawling your hearts out in the mud and wrestling with the obstacles, areas where you can clean yourselves up of all traces of mud and grime are provided.  Shower stalls with clean and ample water will be put up to make sure each one is refreshed and ready to face the urban jungle after the fun run.  Add to this are Vaseline for Men products readily available  for a mister pohgee you.



“Muddening” Obstacles

There will be 10 obstacle courses for the 10K race and five for the 5K event at the new trail course/route that official venue Filinvest City has built specifically for trail runners and bikers, upping level of hardship and to the thrill seeker, raising the fun.




“This is the first time XTERRA Philippines will be using obstacles along the race course to make it more interesting and challenging for the participants,” said Neville Manaois, head of XTERRA Philippines Technical team. “Basically we are inviting the roadies to try the trail and instead of asking them to go to the trail, we are bringing the trail to them,” added Princess Galura, Project Director for Sunrise Events Inc.

FOX International Channels, a partner and presentor for Vaseline Men XTERRA Philippines, has also prepared some surprise challenges along the racecourse and will give away cool prizes to the winners.

Fabulous Sponsors

A proud supporter of the Philippine athletic community, Vaseline Men offers a wide range of skin care products which are perfect for men who engage in physically demanding activities including triathlons as they help protect the skin from the sun’s harmful rays and wash away dirt, dust and pollution. Included in its range are Facial Washes, Face Moisturizers, Body Lotion and Body Wash. Now, Filipino men can continue to enjoy doing their physical activities outdoors and still get their skin protected from harsh elements from nature. Vaseline Men is now available in all leading men’s zones in major supermarkets, drugstore and department stores nationwide.


Title Sponsor: Vaseline Men Facial Wash                                                                                                 Presentor : Fox                                                                                                                                                             Host Venue: Filinvest City                                                                                                                                       Hydration Partners: Gatorade, Summit Mineral Water

Other Sponsors:                                                                                                                                                          Alaska                                                                                                                                                                              Intercare RockTape                                                                                                                                                                    Smart                                                                                                                                                                        Achilles Radial Tyres                                                                                                                                        Crimson Hotel Manila                                                                                                                                       Official Timekeeper: Timex                                                                                                                                    Insurance Provider: Prudential Guarantee

Registration Partners:                                                                                                                                      Festival Mall                                                                                                                                                         R.O.X. – Bonifacio High Street                                                                                                                                Second Wind – Ortigas

Media Partners:                                                                                                                                              Philippine Star                                                                                                                                                             Multisport

For more information about the Vaseline Men XTERRA Off-road Triathlon Series, log on to or visit Vaseline For Men facebook page.