Posts Tagged ‘International

30
Jul
12

Boracay (Mis)Adventures: To the Island! (Part 1)

After two long years, finally, I was able to step back into the shores of one of the best beaches in the world, Boracay.  It may seem like an ordinary quick getaway, but adventures seem to follow wherever I go.

Rains are not gonna dampen my beach getaway 🙂

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25
Nov
11

Quezon City International Marathon 2011

The Quezon City International Marathon is back for its third installment, and aside from an improved route all finishers get a chance to win a condominium unit from its sponsor!

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04
Nov
11

The Champion’s Chase: The 2nd Corregidor International Half-Marathon

Finally, I’ll be able to tick off another item in my bucket list of running places this year: Corregidor.  I highly look up to the great valor our forefathers had shown during the Second World War so you can just imagine how excited I am to know that this year’s Corregidor International Half Marathon will not be in conflict with another major race in the region!

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06
Dec
10

QCIM2 Race Results

I know you guys have been eagerly waiting for these race results, so without further ado here are the results of the recently concluded 2nd Quezon City International Marathon (2010), also known as QCIM2:

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09
Aug
10

My Marathon Wish

I may not have run the best marathons in the world, and I need not to, to know what makes a great marathon.  As a runner who has joined quite a few marathons locally and one internationally, I’ve had my fair share of good, bad, and noxious races.

Darkness that is SIMLast year I got tired of a string of heartaches from poor races.  The lone marathon that I’ve prepared for, the infamous Subic International Marathon, almost broke me into tears, literally, as I felt abandoned by the organizers in the midst of the race in the absence of the basic but dire need—water.  I knew for a fact that I would’ve reached my goal of a sub-4 hour marathon that night had the race been at least decent.  And that story was just one of the few.  If I can’t get “my race” in the Philippines, I might as well get it elsewhere—and I found it in Singapore.

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