The day is here when we all find out who’s coming with me to Challenge Philippines 2015! Thank you all for participating in the contest. I used RandomPicker to choose the winners (one male, one female) to ensure impartiality of results.
As part of the mechanics I asked participants to post on my Facebook Page wall answering the question, “Why do I want to join Challenge Philippines?” There’s actually no right or wrong answer, but they were all nonetheless entertaining and inspiring. Here are some of my favorite responses:
Enrique Lorenzo San Agustin wrote: “I want to join the best half ironman race to date… I race all year and Challenge Philippines is indeed the toughest and most fulfilling accomplishment yet.”
Miko Sabado wrote: “Why do I want to join Challenge Philippines 2015?” “To serve as a model for others, show what is truly possible in life and to rak en rol.”
Matthew Velmonte wrote: “Why do I want to join Challenge Philippines? To embrace the suck! Macca style.”
Tim Ford wrote: “I want to race Challenge Phillipines because I love Challenge events. I love riding and the challenging course sounds incredible. And I want to crush Noelle De Guzman.”
Oh, Tim. You know you can crush me in all three disciplines. ;)
Drum roll, please! Announcing the winners of complimentary entry to Challenge Philippines 2015:
Male winner: Oliver Tan (see the draw protocol)
Female winner: Doc Minnie Tomas (see the draw protocol)
Congratulations Oliver Tan and Minnie Tomas! I will see you both at Challenge Philippines. I’ll get in touch with you shortly over your Facebook accounts.
Again, to everyone who joined my little contest, thank you so much! If you’re still interested in doing Challenge Philippines, early bird registration fee is in effect until April 25. Register now!