Newbie 101: The 5K Run

Running in a 5K race in 2007 after a year of hiatus from training, mind you, I could hardly reach the finish line.  Without proper training, a five-kilometer run wouldn’t be that easy.     Recently I came across two websites that discuss how the 5km races help one’s fitness and motivate runners to trainContinue reading “Newbie 101: The 5K Run”

Globe Run for Home 2010

Globe Run for Home 2009 was my best half marathon time. Last month, I aimed to beat it but the new race route and the extra distance stopped me from getting a new PR. I was running late. Well, almost. While running Makati Avenue, on my way to the race venue, I was thinking, “howContinue reading “Globe Run for Home 2010”

Help Others Help Themselves

L-R: Rene a.k.a. Jazzrunner, yours truly, Glenn a.k.a. Sean Williams, and Master Mon (Photo Courtesy of Rene) Charity runs are always close to my heart. After all, it was also during a charity run where my love for running started five years ago. Let It Shine Foundation sent me an invite for a bloggers meetingContinue reading “Help Others Help Themselves”

Runners Help Build Homes

Filipino running community is very much alive. As what Takbo.ph 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”