The QCIM Experience: Let’s Pace It!

Friday Night: Carbo Loading Party and Pacers Orientation Going to Quezon City was quite difficult, especially, on a Friday night. Thanks to Neil a.k.a. Crash Burn for the ride. But who would like to miss this event? It took me sometime to post this entry, as I myself was quite overwhelmed that night. For me,Continue reading “The QCIM Experience: Let’s Pace It!”

Perfect Pacing and Marathon Angst

Leading the pack of half-marathon runners? This is the same question I’ve been asking myself countless of times ever since I accepted the challenge to be one of the official pacers for the 1st Quezon City International Marathon. Not an easy feat considering that it will be my first time to be a pacer inContinue reading “Perfect Pacing and Marathon Angst”

My Thanks To Milo Sports Events

21k female winners of the 33rd Milo Marathon Eliminations, San Pablo City, Laguna leg, September 6, with race organizer and Milo officials. This was sent to me by Milo’s Sports Events & PR, Andrew Neri. Thanks to Sir Amado L. Castro, Jr. a.k.a. Reinier6666 and to Jinoe a.k.a. Manokan Runner & admin of forContinue reading “My Thanks To Milo Sports Events”

Race Course Accuracy: What About It?

Within my two-year stint of racing locally, I’m no longer surprise to hear complaints or disappointments from either fun runners or the hardcore ones. Could’t blame them. After all they did train and prepare for it. Some kept tab on their personal records. Others, being their first, wanted it to be a legitimate one. SomeContinue reading “Race Course Accuracy: What About It?”

Milo Marathon Elimination Race in San Pablo City, Laguna: My Milo Story

Not even tropical storm “Labuyo” (Dujuan) could stop some runners from going to Laguna to join the 33rd Milo Marathon elimination race held last September 6. Just a few weeks back, while being online over shout box, I was invited by running buddies Joseph (Prince), Gab (Dirty Sanchez), Rod (Red), and Topher (DocT) toContinue reading “Milo Marathon Elimination Race in San Pablo City, Laguna: My Milo Story”

Runners Help Build Homes

Filipino running community is very much alive. As what owner said, “unlike other sports, running creates community and it will stay longer and stronger.” Building a stronger community depends on each one of us. If we really try to see beyond the negative things, we see a much improved and innovative race organizing. RunContinue reading “Runners Help Build Homes”

Third Milo Race, Third 21K

Didn’t have enough preparation for the half marathon race. On top of that the weather the previous week didn’t cooperate. It rained when it was time to have a practice run. But that didn’t deter me at all. Friday night, I had to meet Queenie to get my road ID but ended up in aContinue reading “Third Milo Race, Third 21K”

Condura 2009: Skyway Conquered

Condura mania was really in the air. A total of 6,243 runners registered in this race. In my previous post, I mentioned my goals for this run. First, to have fun. Second, to beat my Adidas KOTR Personal Record (PR). Third, to reach the finish line. Did I achieve all of them? Definitely, a YESContinue reading “Condura 2009: Skyway Conquered”

Adidas King of the Road, 11 October 2008

Impossible is Nothing … I Run for Fun … Run for Your Heart … These are just but some of the runners’ personal battle cries I’ve seen on runners’ race bibs… Three years have passed since the first time I ran the Adidas King of the Road race. This time it will be for theContinue reading “Adidas King of the Road, 11 October 2008”