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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..

October 31, 2015

FEAR OF HILLS: A Mental Obstacle for Some At the Philippine Marine Corps Marathon

Looking at the elevation profile of its 42-km route leaves no doubt that participants of the Philippine Marine Corps Marathon PMCM will have hills for breakfast galore come the early morning hours of Nov 15, 2015.

October 19, 2015

L2M 50KM ULTRA: Intrepidity on a Stormy Day


A description of an ultra runner goes like this -  one of those intrepid souls who positively savour the thought of running beyond and farther than  the marathon distance.  

October 8, 2015

2015 RUPM: Knockdown Twice But It Never Gets Old For Me


The 2015 Run United Philippine Marathon is my second RUPM.  It is my 11th full mary since I started running in 2010. But it never gets old for me - the feeling of giddy excitement at the starting line and the endorphin-induced euphoria at the finish line.  And in between the two lines stretched for 42 kilometers and then some , there is always a motivating factor to keep my crampy and wobbly feet going.