Five Years of Blogging

July 2012 – Five years ago, one night on July 2007, I explored the Net and tried so hard to learn the basics of blogging. And, after a grueling 48 hours of tinkering the computer, RUNNING DIVA the blog was born.  

This is my 446th blog post.  What started as a personal (and secret) journal or medium where I could pen my thoughts on my running experiences has become an integral part of my life.  

In summary, I have run a total of 100 races within the five-year period—four ultramarathons, six marathons, twenty half marathons, thirty-three 10Ks, fourteen 5Ks, two aquathlons, one barefoot, three special short distances, two 32Ks, one 30K, one 25K, four 16Ks, nine 15Ks—where it only started with a 3K race in 2003 and the rest is history.


Through this blog, I came to know so many wonderful friends and readers.  My heartfelt gratitude, appreciation, and thanks for all the support.  It has given me so much and I hope that you have been inspired in some way by this blog.     

15 thoughts on “Five Years of Blogging

  1. Congratulations Running Diva. I follow your blog and it has inspired me to have my own running blog. More running and blogging for you.

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  2. Thank you, Bicolano Penguin for following this blog. Good luck on your blogging and I'm sure in turn you'll also inspire more people to lead healthy lifestyle. I visited Bicol before. I had a nice time and found halo-halo in Tiwi really delicious, plus the native products in Daraga so affordable.

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  3. Hi Running Diva. We actually ran together for a handful of kilometers at the 2010 Tagaytay2Nasugbu. I slowed you down a bit. Until now, I run slow but I run longer now, having barely survived the 2012 BDM 102Km ultra. Reading running blogs like yours continue to inspire me to go for more running.

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