Change Begins

As the Republic of the Philippines welcomes its 15th President, the doors of changes are wide open.  We may have been divided with our choices during the last elections but we all seek the same aspirations.  The time for the country to unite has come and let us rally behind our new President to support…

Technology Review: GPS on A-GPS—Alternatives to Garmin?

Garmin Forerunners are arguably the most practical GPS (Global Positioning System) solutions for runners albeit comes at a premium price.  That premium fortunately gives room for alternative solutions but aside from competing brands, an option that is getting more prevalent are devices with embedded A-GPS (Assisted GPS). A-GPS is a system which can improve startup…

runningpinoy on Print: One Sport Magazine

Yes, you read it right, runningpinoy is on print!  Well, sort of.  One Sport Magazine, a sports and fitness events guide, has given yours truly a chance to be a contributing writer for its June 2010 issue.  One Sport Magazine is a FREE magazine that covers everything sports (of course including running) and even includes…

Comeback Race at the Trails: New Balance Trail Adventure Run

After a very long hiatus I’m finally glad to be back at the races, and fittingly it was at the trails which were always a favorite of mine.  For the first time I was able to run the trails of Nuvali, Sta. Rosa, Laguna and I could probably say we have another “playground” to explore,…

Nokia Sports Tracker is Closing!

Just as when I’m getting the hang of using the A-GPS of my Nokia 5800, the tracker site is closing!  Here’s the excerpt from http://sportstracker.nokia.com/: After two and a half years of operation, the Nokia Sports Tracker beta service will close as of June 30, 2010.  Thanks to all of you exercise enthusiasts who used…

Nuvali But You!

This runner just had a great comeback race at the trails of Nuvali. This runner had just been reunited with running friends. This runner had to wake up extra early to catch his bus. And this runner had a lot of mud in his recently washed trail running shoes! But this runner was more than…