The Earth Run Weekend

The recently concluded Earth Run proved to be deliverance for Advertising and Events from their “not-so-good” previous race as they had not only a great venue and route, but also a very fun event. The Good As I previously mentioned the race had an excellent route for 3K, 5K, and 16K.  I guess you can’t…

TNF100: The Chronicles of an Ultra Trail (Part 3) The Prequel

Our TNF100 adventure started much earlier than the usual. We headed off to Clark, Pampanga Friday morning and by lunch time we were already at SM City Clark for final shopping and lunch. Traveling through North Expressway was really fast. This is part of a series① ② ③ After a hearty lunch and some “liquid…

TNF100: The Chronicles of an Ultra Trail (Part 2)

I noticed that the route I’m taking is moving me away from Expo Filipino.  I actually don’t remember the way back to the base camp since it was dark when we left so I just followed where the route lead me to.  I was still seeing race markers along the way so I know I’m…

TNF100: The Chronicles of an Ultra Trail (Part 1)

This is the story of my first ultramarathon trail race, TNF100.  This race combines the excitement and adventure brought about by nature’s trails with the unforgiving distance of an ultramarathon—a lethal combination many are not able to endure.

One Hundred Kilometers: TNF100

Success!  One hundred grueling, agonizing, and body-breaking kilometers conquered!  Congratulations to all my fellow TNF100K solo survivors!  That was definitely one of the most difficult races in all aspects and I’m so proud to be part of such an elite group.  Watch out for my TNF100 story soon as I recover and prepare my story…

Countdown to TNF100

I can’t believe it, the moment of truth is coming, and my excitement is definitely building.  TNF100 Philippines is almost here! Today, Thursday, is my last day at the office for the week.  Because of this I have to finish every task that I have, hastily—all because of this race.  So in a way I…

Night Run with an Instant EB

Runners could sometimes be too predictable—you’d have some idea where you may find them.  Sometimes too predictable that you need not send each other messages to meet—just go where your feet takes you and chances are they are also there.  That’s exactly what happened last night at BHS after my usual night run. The Night…

TNF100 Race Update 2

Last night at ROX TNF100 held its first pre-race briefing for all participants.  This race is being handled by Finishline.ph, headed by Coach Rio dela Cruz.  To those who weren’t able to make it here are some of the topics discussed: Mandatory Items These items really are mandatory.  Failure to comply may result in disqualification…

Extreme Weekend Adventure at Mt. Maculot

Friday, straight from the office, I, together with eight of my friends, met up in Buendia for our weekend getaway.  It was our first trekking adventure together so we were naturally excited.  Unbeknownst to us that this getaway would be more than just a typical climb—it would be an extreme adventure!   I’ll admit that…

A Blog (Post) About Blogging: runningpinoy’s 6th Month Online

Today, runningpinoy (the blog site) is celebrating its half-anniversary online!  (Yay!) It was like yesterday when I posted my first post, celebrated my first month, and now it is six months old!  I was looking forward to blogging about this blog and on its first half year online I can get away with it. This…

adidas Wanted: Old Shoes

Got shoes you no longer use but are still decent and functional?  Want to give them to charity at the same save on new shoes?  adidas is currently having their Wanted: Old Shoes campaign where you can have as much as P1,000.00 off on new adidas shoes by simply bringing your old sports shoes of…

56.6K Weekend: Manila to Tagaytay

It was a very tiring and grueling weekend for me as I faced my first ultramarathon—56.6K.  The run started at Km 0 marker across Rizal Monument and ended at the Tagaytay Junction, a little over the Km 56 marker.  It was also my first midnight run.  I together with my running buddy Sean William started…