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Tagged With: Running

Valley Trail Challenge 2016

Valley Trail Challenge had a different flavor this year. The usual pancake route turned into a mud-fest with a lot of rains in between. Each step was a struggle and it was a mental and physical challenge going over the long slippery muddy route. In other words, we had FUN! Continue reading »

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#TaleOfTheTrail Mount Mabilog (San Pablo, Laguna)

San Pablo is known for its lakes. One of its twin lakes, Pandin and Yanmbo is an access point to Mount Mabilog. Mount Mabilog is a perfect newbie-friendly trek with mostly moderate ascents except for the steep part approaching the summit. Continue reading »

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The Story Behind My Takbo.PH Runfest 2016

Takbo.PH Runfest is an annual tradition for me. This year, I was supposed to pace for the half marathon category but it turned out I’m still on the road to recovery from my cough. I had to do the next best thing, which was to support the event behind the scenes. Continue reading »

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Incoming: Run 4 Ur Future

Run 4 ur Future is a multi-stage race that puts premium to the value of saving and giving especially for the OFWs and Seaferers’ Community. The Race will have its Davao Leg on July 17, it’s Cebu leg on July 31 and their Manila Leg on August 28. It’s offering 3K, 5K, 10K and 16K categories for runners to choose from. The Manila leg will be held at SM Mall of Asia Continue reading »

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Incoming: Valley Trail Challenge 2016

Nuvali is the perfect trail for newbies with mostly flat terrain and a slightly rolling course. It also has the longer distances that seasoned trail runners are looking for. Valley Trail Challenge is happening on August 20, 2016 with 16K, 25K and 50K distances available that will showcase the runner friendly trails and wonderful views of Nuvali Continue reading »

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Be Visible in the Night, Be an EyeCatcher

I am always more comfortable running at night except when I have an early morning race. It’s much cooler at night but it also means that you should be more visible. Eyecatcher has vest and led identifiers that will make you more visible in the Dark. ‪#‎eyecatcher‬ ‪#‎beseenbesafe‬ ‪#‎runsafe‬ ‪#‎woweyecatcher Continue reading »

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Run GNC 2016

Run GNC 2016 was another feel good run. It had thousands of participants but it had enough leg room to for you to run. It was a fast and flat course with a little bit of flyover. It’s a welcome variety for a 10K MOA and Roxas Boulevard route to utilize the flyover at Buendia for that hilly feel. Continue reading »

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The adidas UltraBoost Uncaged

While I have several running shoes, I only have a select few that I would dare wear on race day. One of them is adidas with their Boost Technology. I love the cushy feel of the Energy Boost, which they even upgraded when they launched the Ultra Boost Uncaged. It gets a better hold on the fit with the upper prime knit. It has an even better support and lacing system. Continue reading »

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Incoming: Sofitel Manila Half Marathon 2016

Sometimes all the difference a struggling street kid need is a helping hand and a ray of hope. We can be that helping hand by supporting the Sofitel Manila Half Marathon happening on August 21, 2016 at the CCP Open Fields with 5K, 10K and 21K categories to choose from. The beneficiary of the run is Virlanie Foundation, who help street kids get over the hump of poverty with education and proper support. #SofitelHalfMarathon2016 Continue reading »

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World Vision Run 2016

World Vision is an advocacy I am supporting. I am a World Vision sponsor for several years now and I make it a point to join their run roo. This year, it was another feel-good run for a really good cause. Having the race venue at Blue Bay Walk gave us a faster access to Roxas Boulevard and its flyovers giving the race a hillier feel. It was awesome seeing thousand of runners all united for the cause of World Vision. #WorldVisionRun2016 Continue reading »

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