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…

34th National MILO® Marathon

It was like yesterday when I had my first marathon with the 33rd National MILO® Marathon last year as I remember vividly all the trials and lessons I learned with that wonderful experience of a lifetime.  I remember that it was one of the best races in the country that year outdone only by the…

Life’s a Beach

A week after returning from the shores of Boracay I found myself back at the beach!  This time around though it was much closer to Manila, around 110 kilometers south at the beaches of Canyon Cove, Nasugbu, Batangas. Batangas as far as I know isn’t really popular for white beaches but surprisingly Canyon Cove was,…

Go Go Go Team Powerpuff Boys!

Good luck guys!  Keep up the amazing performance! Thank you Luis for keeping us updated of the Epic Relay status!

Run Run for Children’s Fun 2

The Philippine Travel Agencies Association (PTAA) brings to us Run Run for Children’s Fun 2.  This endeavor is for the benefit of school children of Gawad Kalinga, Bagong Silangan, Quezon City.  This is run by Franciscan Missionaries of Mary. Run Run for Children’s Fun 2 When: June 20, 2009 Where: SM Mall of Asia Distances:…

Run 4 Life 2010

Put on your running shoes and join Lifeline’s Fun Run for a Cause.  Proceeds of the 3K run contribute to the Satellite School Program, 5K run to the Patient of the Month beneficiaries, and the 10K run to the Medical Missions. Run 4 Life 2010 When: July 11, 2010 Where: The Serenity Place, Westgate Center,…

Runner’s World Philippines, Page 36

Have you seen this month’s issue of Runner’s World (Philippines) magazine? I missed the first issue (I’m not really much into reading, much less into magazines) and this one is my first copy of the magazine.  A friend of mine told me what’s inside that’s why I got myself a copy (included with this month’s…