A Volunteer’s Perspective: 2013 Takbo.ph Runfest

During its five years of existence, Takbo.ph has come a long way and today the blog is an integral part of the running community.  It serves as a platform not only for runners and race organizers but also for sponsors and advertisers as well.   How it has evolved to what it is today—from discussionContinue reading “A Volunteer’s Perspective: 2013 Takbo.ph Runfest”

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”

Behind Every Runner’s Success…

My way of saying “thank you” to those who made my PAU ultramarathon experience in Ilocos Norte possible.Every runner’s success are people who support fellow runners in whatever they can without asking for any reward. They are also our cheerers and source of strength. Their job is ensuring needs are met during the race. TheyContinue reading “Behind Every Runner’s Success…”

We Do Care: On Running and Volunteering

While other runners were in any of these races—Ironman 70.3 in Camarines Sur, the Botak Paatibayan Miler Race at UP in Quezon City, and the Levi’s Fun Run at the Fort. Me, on the other hand, was with Lost Command runners for the usual Sunday long run that started at 4:30AM for them and 15Continue reading “We Do Care: On Running and Volunteering”