Archive for June, 2011

28
Jun
11

Shoe Review: Merrell Trail Glove

Merrell recently introduced to the Philippine market their Barefoot Collection and I was lucky enough to win a pair of their segment for trails, the Trail Glove.  At first glance it looks like a regular pair, but given its name with a matching Vibram name on its sole, it had got to be much more than that!  And so the trails of Nuvali, Sta. Rosa, Laguna became the testing ground for this pair’s review.

Merrell Trail Glove

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27
Jun
11

Running on Credits

I think everyone will agree with me when I say that racing these days is getting quite expensive.  When I started racing more than two years ago, it was still practical to race every weekend, but lately you’d have to get some dough to do that!  With a number of races having registration fees going beyond ₱1,000, gone are the days of spontaneous registration!  (Who has a spare thousand bucks on their wallet all the time?)

Two years ago, this amount was enough for a month’s worth of races

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24
Jun
11

Timing Chips: Obsolete?!

Technology really runs fast!  I can still remember the day when ChampionChips were still the “in” thing when it comes to races in the Philippines!  Just as we’re getting used to D-Tags, now comes another tech to replace it.  Of course this innovation can only be expected from Runrio:


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24
Jun
11

SlimmeRun 2011 is Postponed

Due to the unfavorable weather forecast on Saturday, June 25, 2011, SlimmeRun will be moved to July 10, 2011, Sunday, same venue, same time.

21
Jun
11

The Tales from the Valley Trail (Challenge)

I’ve ran onto the routes of Nuvali before, both on and off-road, and honestly I find it a bit boring especially when compared to natural trails of the mountains—until Valley Trail came along!  It was a race with a lot of firsts, including my first DNF!

Scene from the Valley Trail Challenge

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20
Jun
11

Rexona Run and an Adventure That Won’t Let You Down

Rexona Run is back once again as the fourth leg of the Runrio Series.  With the success of last year’s leg Rexona had a difficult time of outdoing themselves, and this year they came up with something new.

A scene from Rexona Run 2010

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17
Jun
11

MultiSport Philippines FREE at Your Doorsteps via Runners’ Runner

MultiSport Philippines is a free magazine for running, cycling and swimming enthusiasts and its issues are conveniently found in many sports-oriented stores and fitness centers.  Aside from being free, did you know that now you can have it delivered at your doorsteps absolutely free?

MultiSport Philippines June 2011 issue with Drew Arellano on the cover (Courtesy MultiSport Philippines)

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