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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.

Run 2 Me

Run 2 Me was an intimate run in celebration for Master Lao Ogerio’s Birthday. It also came with a long uphill climb to Mount Parawagan to Wawa Area. A good climb is always a welcome challenge for weekend trail warriors like me. Continue reading »

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Incoming: My Little Pony Friendship Run

My Little Pony Friendship Run brings in the colorful little ponies at the helm for kids and kids at heart to enjoy in a short but sweet fun run. It’s happening on September 23, 2017 at the SM By the Bay, MOA Complex with 500 meters, 1K, 3K and 5K Categories. Continue reading »

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Incoming CM Clark Marathon

Enjoy a half and full marathon at the clean and wide streets of Clark on September 24, 2017 in the most colorful way possible. Color Manila brings the Colorful fun and excitement in a half and full marathon. Tick off the marathon on your bucket list and have the time of your life doing it. There will also be the usual 3K, 5K and 10K categories. Continue reading »

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Incoming: Filinvest Endurance Weekend 2017

You’ll never know your limits unless you get to test them. That’s what Filinvest Endurance Weekend is all about. For the 5th year, cyclist returns to the FIlinvest Trails to test out their mettle in 6, 12 and 24 hours endurance event on September 30 to October 1, 2017. Continue reading »

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#TaleOfTheTrail Sunset Peak (Lantau Island, Hong Kong)

Sunset Peak gave a summit meets the sea view but it also came with a lot of challenge. It was about 7 kilometers of pure climb starting from Mui Wo Ferry Station on a really hot day. The view did make up for all the effort of the climb. Continue reading »

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Rough N Tough Mountain Run – Leg 2

Rough N’ Tough was well… Rough and Tough… and it was Wet and Wild too. The climbs had the added challenge of the soft muddy surface and the descents required a lot of courage and “bahala na si Batman” kind of attitude. It was a character-defining race that has started to become he flavor of the trails this rainy season. Continue reading »

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Incoming: Organique Purple Run 2017

Organique Acai is a perfect complement to your running lifestyle with antioxidants to boost oxidation, ridding of free radicals and improving the immune system. They take health and fitness in another forum via Organique Purple Run with 3K, 5K and 10K distances on October 8, 2017 at McKinley West at just P450 for all categories. Continue reading »

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Incoming: Nutrilite Health Run 2017

Nutrilite Health Run 2017 has everything you ever wished for in a run. They have a really affordable registration fee of P250 for 1K, 5K and 10K and P850 for 21K. Like every Amway products, the race would really be good for your health. It will also warm your heart as every stride and every sweat goes to a really good cause of the Amway One on One Campaign for Children. Register Now as Manila Leg is happening on October 15, 2017 and Davao Leg on October 29, 2017. Continue reading »

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Good luck Ph Athletic Team to SEA Games

Philippine Athletics Team has been a Gold Mine when it comes to SEA Games and Asian Games Gold Medal. Equipped with proper training and support from PATAFA and Corporate Sponsors, the Athletics Team is all set to give a great showing in the SEA Games. Good Luck Team Philippines! Continue reading »

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In Review: Suunto Spartan Sport WHR

Suunto Spartan Sport WHR brings the usual effective GPS and heart rate monitoring without the chest strap. It uses a wrist heart rate monitor using optical sensors. I find it a lot more comfortable without the chest strap because the chest tends to expand during uphill climbs on trails and mountains. Continue reading »

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