On Rest Mode and Enjoying Summer

I know.  I haven’t run races lately.  Not even a practice run.  Well, after finishing the Bataan Death March 102 Ultramarathon two months ago all I wanted to do is just rest.  And rest for me is savoring sleep and eat what I want. No run and just doing what I love doing, that is,Continue reading “On Rest Mode and Enjoying Summer”

102 KM All the Way: My Bataan Death March Ultramarathon Experience

This post is dedicated to all the heroes and survivors of the Bataan Death March, with thanks for their courage and sacrifice. ~●~●~ I know.  I know.  It took me so long to write about my BDM race.  Well, writing about it was kind of difficult.  I so wanted to capture great moments.  But everyContinue reading “102 KM All the Way: My Bataan Death March Ultramarathon Experience”

Bataan Death March 102 Ultramarathon Race through the Eyes of a Support Crew

I was not the one who wrote this article.  But Carmen, one of my support volunteers, did.  This blog post is the fruit of a request to let the readers catch a glimpse of how a volunteer support works during an ultramarathon race.  Read on … Trails and Thrills: My BDM 102 Journey by CarmenContinue reading “Bataan Death March 102 Ultramarathon Race through the Eyes of a Support Crew”

Women’s Health: Athena Milk for Women Join Forces for their First All Women’s Run

While more marathons and fun runs are created to cater to everyone who loves to run, it is still quite unusual to stage a run exclusively for women. This is precisely why Women’s Health Philippines and Athena Milk for Women decided to team up for their first All Women’s Run held last March 19, Saturday,Continue reading “Women’s Health: Athena Milk for Women Join Forces for their First All Women’s Run”

How I Prepared and Trained for BDM 102

I believe my preparation for BDM 102 started when I finally joined the 1st Philippine Association of Ultrarunners (PAU) 50K race in Tanay, Rizal. It was followed by running more PAU races, like the P2P 70K race (from Pasuquin to Pagudpud in Ilocos Norte) and T2N 50K race (from Tagaytay to Nasugbu, Batangas). My performance as aContinue reading “How I Prepared and Trained for BDM 102”

Bataan Death March 102K Finisher Thanks Everyone

A sneak peek of the third edition of Bataan Death March 102K Ultramarathon Race that took place on March 5-6.  It started at 10 o’clock on Saturday night, from the KM 0 in Mariveles, Bataan and ended in San Fernando, Pampanga at 4 o’clock on Sunday afternoon.     Running Diva on her way toContinue reading “Bataan Death March 102K Finisher Thanks Everyone”

The Runrio Trilogy Awards Night, March 1

From its inception, I knew then that I wanted to complete the trilogy. And so I did. The Runrio Awards Night was Coach Rio’s way of giving back to runners who have conquered the three main events dubbed as 21K-21K-32K.  It was a night fit for stars.   From the red carpet, photo wall, to stageContinue reading “The Runrio Trilogy Awards Night, March 1”

From Condura Run To Condura Skyway Marathon

Time flies so fast. It\’s been four years. Four years of running the (same) event organized by runners for runners. Why do I keep coming back? The main reason, of course, is to be part of a running event that saves endangered species. Here\’s a quick recap of what Condura run is … 2011 ~Continue reading “From Condura Run To Condura Skyway Marathon”

Running in the Wee Hours of the Morning

“No way could I make it at 11 PM,” this was my thought while inside a cab on my way to Mall of Asia (MOA). It was Friday evening, January 21, where moderate to heavy rain caused flooding of some roads in Makati and clogged traffic. It was part of my training to run inContinue reading “Running in the Wee Hours of the Morning”