All good things come to an end, and after an interesting side trip to Hong Kong it’s time for us to return to Macau, and later on, back home.
Archive for January, 2012
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Here’s something for a change, running vertically! Well, you won’t be running on the walls like Spiderman, but you do get to run on stairs—lots of it! Here are the event details:
Alabang runners, get ready for a 21K race coming to your doorstep! This would be at Asian Hospital and Medical Center’s RUNew 2012 Run for a Better You, and here are the details:
A race for the orphans, a race for your hearts! A very special race for the month of the heart—The Race For The Orphans will stir the Camp Aguinaldo Grounds in the still misty morning of February 12, 2011 each not only to experience running the peaceful grounds of the military camp but to take part in answering the orphans cry for love and compassion.
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Our China Special Administrative Region (SAR) tour would of course not be complete if we didn’t visit the other SAR, Hong Kong. For our third day, we were up early to temporarily say goodbye to Macau, and say hello to Hong Kong.
I can remember the times when a runner such as myself can only afford a pedometer as my gadget for running, but these days even heart rate monitor (HRM) watches have gone considerably affordable! To those runners who want to take their training a notch higher without breaking the bank, you may want to look at this HRM watch by Everlast.
I’m not just making this up or saying this figuratively, really did ran with Mr. Piolo Pascual and Coach Rio dela Cruz, literally! This was during this weekend’s Timex Run 2012 which was one of my most memorable and fun races of all time. And oh, the official race results are also out.