Customizing Your Shoes: mi adidas

Are you a customize freak?  Do you always put your name on all your stuff to announce to the world you own it?  Or do you simply want a shoe made just for you?  Well adidas allows you to customize your shoes and label it though mi adidas: If you look closely at the shoes…

Scenes from Men’s Health Urbanathlon

Urbanathlon was one of the “fun” races we’ve been in (we jokingly refer to as “cross-training”) because this was one of the few races that we didn’t really look at the time—we just enjoyed ourselves going through the obstacles.  We registered as a group, although we didn’t really need to, but that made it more…

Nike Running Clinic Day Zero: Orientation

The orientation for the running clinic was held at the Brent Gym inside the Ultra premises last Friday, November 14, 2008 and was mainly hosted by Coach Rio dela Cruz.  It was my first time inside Ultra so I was a bit surprised at the condition of the gym: it was a bit run down…

Reminder: Nike Running Clinic Orientation Tonight

From thebullrunner: The Nike Running Training Clinic officially kicks off today with its first meeting: WHAT: NIKE RUNNING TRAINING CLINIC ORIENTATION WHERE: The Brent Gym, Ultra, Pasig WHEN: Nov. 14, 2008, Friday, 7pm till around 930pm SPEAKERS: Professor Dave Bercades, U.P. Diliman & Dean Callanta, College of Human Kinetics TOPICS: Principles of Training Hydration Injury…

Free Running Clinics

These are good times to start running, not only that we have a lot of good races, we also have a lot of free training clinics: Free Nike Running Clinic This is a bit overdue, but there are still a few more slots open: From the Nike Running Site: This training clinic is open to…

Men’s Health Urbanathlon Race Kit

I recently got my Urbanathlon Kit and I was surprised that it came with more than the usual shirt and race number, it actually had some goodies in them: Aside from the typical flyers from the sponsors what really surprised me was the included Alaska Slim and Snickers!  Of course the kit has the usual…

Race for Life

Race for Life is a 5K/10K fun run to be held on November 22, 2008 for the benefit of Real Life Foundation. Registration is P250 and includes the race number, race map, free training video, and a baller ID. The training video included with the kit is the same with that given on OctobeRun so…

VSO Kabahagi Ako FUNdrasing RUN Afterthoughts

Another race completed, and what’s good about it is it’s also for charity. I consider this run my “birthday run” because it was held two days after my birthday (which was on the 7th of November). I actually thought that I won’t do well because I feel a bit sick before the run, but by…

Racing Firsts

Every race that you participate in is unique. In every race, chances are, there are things that you take away with, a special memory perhaps, reunion with old friends, and of course firsts of some sort. Here are some of the firsts and notable memories that I had with the races I’ve had so far:…