Ecstatic with Unexpected Podium Finish

12 January 2013 — On my way out, a light rain began to fall and the sky was overcast. Crazy it may seem, but I was heading to the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) complex at about 5:15 AM to join a one-kilometer run.  Yes, you’ve read it right.  One kilometer, not my usual race, uh, but “why this?”  SufficeContinue reading “Ecstatic with Unexpected Podium Finish”

INTERCARE Rocks!

Two months ago, while trying to reach something overhead from my bed, I lose my balance and fell off the bed about two feet high.  Pain shot through my right arm when it took the brunt of the impact as I fell on the floor.  Next day, I could not lift it well. It felt like I justContinue reading “INTERCARE Rocks!”

From a Sea of Reds to an Ocean of Black and Lime Green: the 2012 Nike We Run Manila

2 December – I was out of the house early in the morning may be too excited to get to race site for the annual Nike 10K run.  I really thought I couldn’t make it this year, but many thanks to Nike and to the We Run Manila Team for the invitation and for making itContinue reading “From a Sea of Reds to an Ocean of Black and Lime Green: the 2012 Nike We Run Manila”

For the Love of RUnning: My Run United Philippine Marathon Experience

Commitment.  Lifestyle.  Perserverance.  Discipline.  Determination.  Passion.  Courage.  Motivation.  Fun.  Wellness.  Confidence.  Fitness.  Health.  Strength.  Inspiration.  Family.  Friends.  Active.  Personal goal.  These are the words written on the front side of the shirt, the loyalty running shirt given to runners who have completed the Run United (RU) series this year and couldn’t be luckier to haveContinue reading “For the Love of RUnning: My Run United Philippine Marathon Experience”

Corregidor International Half Marathon 2012 Launched

The 3rd Corregidor International Half Marathon (CIHM) which is organized and managed by Big, Big, Big, Inc. was launched last Thursday night, October 11 attended by media people including runner-bloggers.       This year’s edition dubbed as Showdown on the Rock is expected to intensify a runner’s competitive spirit.  Notable changes are also expected toContinue reading “Corregidor International Half Marathon 2012 Launched”

Run United Trilogy Completed!

The pie is now complete. September 16 — Yes, I completed the trilogy again. The first one I did two or three years ago.   With barely three weeks left to get back into training plus a few short runs every now and then, I wasn’t sure how well I would do in this 32-kilometer race.  Continue reading “Run United Trilogy Completed!”

Running Kota Kinabalu: the Borneo International Marathon 2012

6 May 2012 — Marathon running during the first quarter and by the end of the year, I think, is pretty achievable.  I wanted to try running a full marathon or an ultramarathon in Singapore for the past two years, but the opportunity kept eluding me.  Either the time to go there was not right or thatContinue reading “Running Kota Kinabalu: the Borneo International Marathon 2012”

Are You Game? I’m Game!

20 May 2012 – It’s not what you are thinking.  Nope.  I didn’t grace the cover of the Women’s Health (WH) magazine.  This was a freebie taken at a photo booth during the first-ever Are You Game? event last Saturday, May 19 at Bonifacio High Street Amphitheater, Bonifacio Global City.  The sun shone brightly thatContinue reading “Are You Game? I’m Game!”

Newbie 101: Races Here, There, and Everywhere

2009 Timex Run -21K Race Among newbie runners, the next question would be “How many races are considered too many?” When I started racing five or six years ago, there were not too many races on a certain date (or weekend). At the most only two to three races to choose from. It was way tooContinue reading “Newbie 101: Races Here, There, and Everywhere”