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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 Mount Alapaap (San Andres, Tanay, Rizal)

Mount Alapaap is a short 5 kilometer circuit but it does give you several climbs, steep drops and a really awesome view of the Sierra Madre Mountain Range. #TaleOfTheTrail Continue reading »

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#TaleOfTheTrail Bukit Timah Nature Reserve (Singapore)

Bukit Timah Hill is just 163.63 meters in elevation and its Singapore’s highest hill. Don’t underestimate the hill as it’s a steep uphill challenge even if its just a short distance. Also, take an up and down adventure at the nearby Dairy Farm loop and finish up by visiting the Hindhede Nature Park. Continue reading »

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Hoka One One Speed Goat 2 vs Speed Instinct 2 vs Evo Jawz

Speed Goat 2 vs Speed Instinct 2 vs Evo Jawz. That’s my trail arsenal as of late and each one offers a unique way to experience the trails. Check out my take on the different variants of Hoka One One trail running shoes. Continue reading »

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Incoming: PHA Heart Run

Running is good for the Heart. PHA Heart Run is even better as it comes with 1 year free accident insurance worth P100,000. Participants also gets a chance to win raffle items while they run / walk their chosen distance that comes with a 1K advocacy walk and 5, 10 and 21K Runs on May 13, 2018. Continue reading »

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Coaches Share Insights on Getting Ironman Ready

Less than a month away from the Country’s first full Distance Ironman, Coaches Andy Leuterio and Don Velasco shares some tips to be Ironman Ready. Continue reading »

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TRI-Factor Brings A Triathlon Race for ALL

Triathlon has grown leaps and bounds over the past few years with more athletes adopting the swim, bike and run lifestyle. TRI-Factor ushers in the next wave of growth with a triathlon event that’s friendly even to non-athletes who want to shift to the lifestyle. Come May 27, 2018, TRI-Factor would welcome both new and seasoned triathletes at Camsur Water Complex for a round of triathlon. Continue reading »

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Under Armour HOVR is Anytime, Anyday Fitness Shoes

Under Armour enters the cushioning wars with UA HOVR. It’s equipped with its Energy Web and HOVR foam that not only reduce impact per foot landing but also generates an energy return on the next stride. It also gives you a sock like feel with its knitted upper for a more comfortable run. It is truly an any time, any day fitness shoes. Continue reading »

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Cycling RAAMpage is a Race Across America Qualifier

With a growing breed of Endurance Athletes comes a cycling event that’s gonna be a qualifier for one of the world’s toughest cycling events in Race Across America.  Cycling RAAMpage is holding a 6, 12 and 24 hours time trial starting at the Villages in Clark Freeport Zone on July 28, 2018.   Cycling RAAMpage … Continue reading »

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Throne x Starburry at Comicon Asia 2018

While Comicon Asia 2018 had a mix of our favorite iconic characters in the pop culture, there were two notable names that I’ve got to meet at the event. One was NBA and CBA Legend Stephon Marbury and the other is Joshua Diamante of Throne Barbershop in Toronto, who’s also made his mark as a barber to some NBA players and some R&B Artists. Continue reading »

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Nat Geo Earth Day Run 2018

Nat Geo Earth Day Run 2018 has gathered thousands of runners once again in celebration of Earth Day. More than the run, it was the reminder to care for mother Earth that took center stage at this event. It was a feel-good run with a good cause. Continue reading »

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