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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.

Incoming: Flanax Dance Fitness Concert

Flanax (R) is on its 35th year of being a time-tested remedy against pains and aches. They get to give you a different treat come April 8, 2017 at the PICC Forum 2 and 3 as they bring Flanax #SubokKoNaYan Dance Fitness Concert to be led by no less than the country’s dance fitness diva Regine Tolentino and the chinito hearthrob Richard Yap. Continue reading »

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Start Your Wednesday Brooks Run Happy Habit

Wednesday is Run Happy Day as Brooks in cooperation with 2xU, Pace Prehab and Recovery, Planet Sports and Kerry Sports Manila, brings you the Run Happy Crew. It’s a series of lecture and run sessions that focuses on individual aspects of the run. Run Happy Crew is held every Wednesday from March 29 – May 3, 2017, 7 pm at Kerry Sports Manila. Continue reading »

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Global Athletes and Celebrities took the Test of Will Challenge

The Philippines got their chance to have a Test of Will last March 25-26, 2017 at the Glorietta Activity Center. Global Athletes like Fil-Am Bellator fighter AJ Matthews, MMA fighter Mark Streigl, TV Host Gretchen Ho, Actor JC De Vera, 3-Time Jiu-jitsu champion Meggie Ochoa among others also took part in the event. Continue reading »

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Running with the Windmills at Ilocos Norte

Ilocos Norte has always been a part of my bucket list. Thanks to North Luzon Renewables, I’m happy to tick that off as well as be able to have an intimate runs around their windmills at Pagudpod, Ilocos Norte. It was a great eat and run weekend that had us awed by the beauty of Ilocos Norte. Continue reading »

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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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