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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.

Celebrities joins TRI-Factor

Tri-Factor has been designed for a Race for ALL. It also had a list of noted personalities and celebrities who joined the race. TRI-Factor TRI-Factor has created a friendly atmosphere for the participants to have a feel-good foray in triathlon. Multi-sport newbies, enthusiasts and veteran triathletes have joined the new challenge as they showcase their … Continue reading »

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CamSur ready for TRI-Factor Asian series

All roads leads to CamSur as new and experience triathletes take part in the third leg of TRI-Factor Asian Championship Series stages its third leg at the CamSur Watersports Complex on May 26-27. TRI-Factor A merry mix of triathletes, wannabes and weekend runners gear up for a fun but competitive race when the TRI-Factor Asian … Continue reading »

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A Decade’s Journey to The Country’s Full-Distance Ironman

The Journey towards the first ever full-distance Ironman is on its final leg. 10 Years of Ironman 70.3 in the Philippines leads to the Century Tuna Ironman at Subic Bay on June 3, 2018. It’s also a culmination of the journey of triathletes aiming to be an Ironman in their own country. Continue reading »

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#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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