2019 National MILO Marathon

The 2019 edition of the National MILO® Marathon has been officially launched and there are some notable changes this year.  Continue reading for more details.

Meet Your 2016 RUPM Pacers

It’s that time of the year again for the Run United Philippine Marathon (RUPM)!  And as with past installments, the RUPM Pacers are here again.  Without further ado, here are your RUPM 2016 pacers:

TNF100 2016 Chronicles: Homecoming

It was 2010 when The North Face 100 (TNF100) was first staged in Baguio.  It was also the last time I joined.  This year, they’re returning to Baguio—and so am I!  And this is my story.

That’s A Wrap! My RUPM 2015 Story

Let me start this post by applauding everyone who completed the recent Run United Philippine Marathon!  Congratulations!  Here’s my look back on this event that brought me back to running a full marathon after more than three years of hiatus!

RUPM 2015 Six-Hour Full Marathon Game Plan

Are you running the full marathon (42.195K) leg of the Run United Philippine Marathon 2015?  Are you aiming to finish in six hours the most?  If you answered yes to both these questions, feel free to join our pace group tomorrow.  Here’s our game plan to accomplish this:

Wearable and Edible “Smart” Banana at the 2015 Tokyo Marathon

Of all the wearable devices in the market today, a banana, and an edible one, is one of the last thing that would come to mind—and they do exist and will be debuting at this year’s Tokyo Marathon! This “smart” banana is to celebrate Dole’s eight years as a Tokyo Marathon sponsor. It is a…

Product Review: Unilab Active Health Sports Gel

(Update: This product has been discontinued) To those running long distances (usually half marathons or longer) energy gels serve as a very convenient source of nutrition: they don’t spoil easily, comes in a minimal packaging, and provide an energy boost without needing to chew.  All brands available in the local market is imported, until now,…

Top Five Most Recommended Races in the Philippines

The Philippines, particularly Metro Manila, is just a haven for races as there’s always at least one practically every weekend.  But amongst all of these races, there are some that stood out, and here are five that I highly recommend. #5: Corregidor Marathon A race set on the historic island fortress of Corregidor, Corregidor Marathon…

Top Five Dream Destination Races

I consider myself a “recreational runner” in the sense that I incorporate running into my lifestyle because aside from its health benefits, it’s fun!  I don’t do it as a profession, for prestige or bragging rights, or anything remotely in that direction.  As such, I do have a very long list of dream destination races…