Highlights 2018

2018 has been a very slow year as far as this blog is concerned.  This is probably one of the years with the least number of postings that I made but fortunately there are still a lot of great things that act as silver lining to an otherwise jaded year.

A Triumphant Weekend at CamSur with TRI-Factor

I can’t believe it’s been almost a month now, but I still remember those days at Camarines Sur which started my back-to-back triathlon weekends.  For posterity’s sake, here’s my look back at that epic weekend with TRI-Factor.

Stellar field all primed up for TRI-Factor series

TRI-Factor Asian Championship Series (Philippines) is slated today at the CamSur Watersports Complex in Camarines Sur with participation from beginners to experienced triathletes, including some celebrities.

Bicol Express Chronicles: CamSur Watersports Complex (CWC)

Our second day in Bicol brought us back to the mainland, in the town of Pili, still in the province of Camarines Sur (CamSur).  It’s not my first time to be in CWC or this part of CamSur (my first time being the 2010 CamSur Marathon) but it would be my first time to do wakeboarding!

Bicol Express Chronicles: Caramoan

Caramoan is a first-class municipality located in the province of Camarines Sur.  It is located at the tip of a peninsula bearing the same name, and it is also the first stop of our Bicol Region adventure.  Off the coast are numerous islands, some of which has been the site of several editions of the…

Bicol Express Chronicles: Appetizer

May 01 is Labor Day in the Philippines.  It is quite fortunate that this year, it fell on a Friday so it was perfect for a getaway.  While many chose the beach because of the extreme summer heat, we chose to spice things up and visit the land of chilies, the Bicol Region.  And what…

Marathons: More Fun in the Philippines

Running had become the “it” sport in urban centers in the Philippines these past few years with races achieving “world-class” levels, and if I were to pick three amongst the best in the country, the list would look something like this…

Travel Junkie

The love for travel must be in my blood as I suddenly realized, without much effort, that I had scheduled a travel practically every month for the second half of the year, both local and international!  And of course most of these revolve around the sport I love, running.

“Sophomore”

November 11, 2008 was the day “runningpinoy” was born on the web, and now two years hence the adventure continues.

Impromptu 42: My CamSur Experience (Part 1: Pre-Race)

Camarines Sur, or CamSur, has recently become popular because of the world class CamSur Watersports Complex (CWC), host to world wakeboarding championships and for the past two years Cobra Ironman 70.3.  Last week, another world class event was staged in the province, the first CamSur Marathon which is another government initiative headed by Governor L-Ray…