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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.

Coach Roel Birthday Run Year 5

Coach Roel Birthday Run is now on its 5th Year. This year had a 50K and 100K as the main event and 16K, 8K and 1K as side events. I joined the 16K distance and I really enjoyed the views and also the experience. Continue reading »

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Welcome Back On Running Shoes

On Running Shoes gives you that soft cushy feel when you run with their Cloudtec Technology. Running on clouds is now back in the Philippines and it’s now available at Secondwind, Planet Sports, Dan’s, Total Sports in Bacolod, Podium Multisports in Davao, Sprint Multisport Shop in Cagayan De Oro. Continue reading »

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Hoka One One is Now in Town

I’ve always been hearing about how Hoka One One is such a go-to brand when it comes to running shoes. I got a taste of the effectiveness of the shoes when I finally got a Hoka Speed Instinct in Singapore 3 weeks ago. It’s really soft on the feet, smooth on the ground and despite its bulky look, it’s just 8.4 oz. Well, now we don’t have to buy our Hokas in other countries now as Runnr has brought in the brand last March 16, 2017 with a Launch at Runnr Bonifacio Global City. Continue reading »

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Vitalis Weekend Escapade

Weekend travel getaway that doesn’t involve trails or mountains has been as rare as it gets for me. Since I just finished 50K worth of Cordillera trails, I guess I earned this one. Vitalis Villas boast of Santorini like architecture and makes it really worth your time and money’s worth. Continue reading »

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Under Armour Test of Will Returns on March 25-26, 2017

Fitness enthusiasts gear up as Under Armour Test of Will Returns on March 25-26, 2017 for the Philippine Leg at the Glorietta Activity Center. Continue reading »

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Cordillera Mountain Ultra 2017

I’ve been keeping it wild since Cordillera Conservation Trust started showcasing the beauty of the Cordillera for the past 3 years. It’s definitely the toughest and most scenic 50 kilometer distance with a whopping 3,000 freaking meters worth of elevation from Dalupirip to the peak of Mount Ugo. Continue reading »

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Incoming: NatGeo Earth Day Run 2017

NatGeo Earth Day Run has been a fixture in the runner’s calendar for the past 8 years. The cause of saving mother Earth has always been relevant and NatGeo is now calling all Eco-warriors to run for the cause of the environment once again. Join the 5K, 10K, 21K or go for a full marathon experience on April 23, 2017 at the SM Mall of Asia. Continue reading »

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#TaleOfTheTrail Southern Ridges (Singapore)

Southern Ridges is a cluster of parks in a 10 kilometer distance that gives high vantage point of the city and forest view along elevated planks along the course. Continue reading »

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Incoming: SBR Tri Series 2017

Do you want to Tri? SBR Tri Series 2017 rolls out the red carpet in the world of triathlon for you. They have newbie friendly categories and also offers the full distance for the experienced ones. Take your pick or conquer them all. Be an Aquaman, Duaman and / or a Triman. Continue reading »

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Century Tuna Underpants Run To Kick Off Subic IM 70.3 2017

Century Tuna Superbods gets the Ironman weekend heated with the 3rd Staging of the Underpants Run on March 11, 2017 at Subic Bay. The event is gonna kick off the Century Tuna Subic Bay Ironman 70.3 festivities. Continue reading »

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