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I am a Bicolano by birth and choice. By any standards, I am a slow runner but I like it that way. I look at running as a healthy and exciting way to make a difference. Together with my fellow runners from our family, school, office and the community, we use running to give back..

July 30, 2013

MUSH: Summer 2013 Issue 01

EmoticonPavement Runner, the initiator of the #BostonStrong run(s) that happened worldwide in the aftermath of the April 15 bombings and one of my favourite running bloggers outside the Philippines,  released last week the 1st issue of MUSH Magazine. 


July 29, 2013

2013 MILO MARATHON MANILA ELIMS

EmoticonLast July 28, hundreds, if not thousands,  of local runners answered the gun for the 42km marathon of the 2013 Milo Marathon Manila Eliminations.  

July 22, 2013

RUNNING IN UP DILIMAN


EmoticonSunday morning, I haven’t had any run in more than 9 days. This running drought comes at a bad time as I am preparing  for the Tagaytay to Kawit (T2K) Ultra Marathon scheduled for August 24, a mere 5 weeks away. 

July 14, 2013

BAREFOOT RUNNING @ THE BEACH (PICO DE LORO)

"Take an hour a day to chill out and relax. It can be gardening or listening to music. Or walk the dog. Just do anything but work…Just you and your alone time. Don’t compromise on this."

EmoticonCikipedia, a blog I have been following since this summer, has for its latest  entry (http://cikipedia.com/how-to-reduce-stress-in-your-life)  a discussion on "How To  Reduce Stress in your Life."

July 13, 2013

ADIDAS ENERGY BOOST: More Colors, More Products.


EmoticonLast February 2013, Adidas launched  globally the Energy Boost running shoe which is armed with the Boost revolutionary cushioning technology that enhances performance by helping one run longer without losing steam with the highest energy return among the 800  other running shoes tested for the Runner’s World  Spring Shoe Guide.  

July 9, 2013

4TH INTRAMUROS RUN BY THE MAPUANS: August 4, 2013

EmoticonFor history buffs among the local running community, the Intramuros Run,  scheduled for August 4, is an opportunity to trot along landmarks of our Spanish colonial past: sturdy bastions, baroque churches and a romantic fort.   

July 6, 2013

RUNNER’S WORLD: Boston Bombings Special Issue

Emoticon"If you’re trying to defeat the human spirit, marathon runners are the wrong group to target."

These words, from Don Kern (a Michigan race director) which David Willey (Editor-in-Chief) quoted in the Editor’s Letter,  are   ingrained in my mind as I read thru the July 2013 edition of the RUNNER’S WORLD.