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Author Archives: Franckxethee

About Franckxethee

Franc Ramon is 'Franc' of all Trades. He's a CPA and MBA who works as a Group Financial Controller and enjoys the finer side of life through his love for travel, active involvement in running and duathlons and passionate writes about his thoughts, his travels and his runs.

#TaleOfTheTrail Timberland Heights (San Mateo, Rizal)

Timberland Heights has been my recent trail playground. It has a large trail ecosystem that gives you a variety of surfaces, terrains, forested trails, river treks and even waterfalls. The trails is also a scenic wonderland with a view of the mountain ranges and the forested trails. Continue reading »

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The Earth Got Softer with Brooks 2018 Collection

Is it just us or DID THE EARTH GET SOFTER? Brooks ushers in the cushioning revolution when it comes to running shoes with its 2018 collection in Levitate 2, Ghost 11, Transcend 5, Glycerin 16 and Adrenaline GTS 18. Continue reading »

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Run 2 Me 2018

Run 2 Me was a character defining race. The unli-putik gave us the struggle on the climb and those heart-beat stopping moments on the slippery descent but that’s what make this a memorable one. Continue reading »

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Pocari Sweat Colors and Bubbles Fun Run

Pocari Sweat Colors and Bubbles Fun Run brings back the fun in the run with a feel-good route at Alabang Town Center with music, color and bubbles bringing in the smile in your run. Continue reading »

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Itogonia Wild Country Trail Run

Run Wild, Run Free and Run Happy and that’s how it was running Itogonia. The route featured both the nostalgic yellow trails of Camp John Hay and the unexplored Itogon trails for the longer distances. It was not an easy run as the technical descent on wet surfaces and unlimited climbs added to the spice of the run. Continue reading »

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Incoming: Run for Wellness 9

81 years of Southstar Drug and 9th Year of Run for Wellness leads to a colorful celebration in a run at Plaze Quezon, Naga on September 9, 2018 with 3 and 5K fun categories. Continue reading »

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Incoming: CM Adventure Time Run 2018

Cartoon Network’s crowd favorite TV series, Adventure Time is coming to McKinley West on September 23, 2018 with the CM Adventure Time Run. Here’s a fun run for all runners of all ages and experience level with 3K, 5K and 10K distances to choose from. Continue reading »

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Girls Running in Trails 2018

GRIT 2018 is a race to highlight women empowerment. It’s also to support Sandi Menchi’s journey to her upcoming international race in Scotland. I joined the short but sweet 6K route which was a tour of Eastridge’s Bike Trails. Continue reading »

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#TaleOfTheTrail Mount Ayaas (Rodriguez, Rizal)

Mount Ayaas is another playground of the trail idols. It provides various difficulty on the climbs with a share of dirt roads, steep paths, technical terrain and an overlooking view of the nearby mountain ranges being one of the higher peaks in Rodriguez, Rizal. Continue reading »

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Over 2,000 Mudders Joins the 1st Tough Mudder Weekend in the Philippines

It was a weekend of mud as Tough Mudder made its Philippine Debut at Portofino Amore in Alabang last July 21-22, 2018. Over 2,000 Mudders braved the mud, the obstacles and even the stormy weather for a the initial staging of Tough Mudder in the Country. Continue reading »

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