The Chronicles of SAR: Exploring Macau (Day 01)

December 03, 2011: the day before our big race, Macau Galaxy Entertainment International Marathon, and also our first full day in Macau.  Our brains tell us we should rest, but our feet tell us otherwise so relatively early in the morning we were up for a tour.

Next Stop: Macau

Time to escape the tropics for a while and experience some mild weather without going so far and so over budget—those were some of my considerations when I accepted my friends’ invites to join them to run in Macau.  Heat had always been my kryptonite when running and the opportunity to run with mild weather…

Marathon Training Videos

Are you joining this year’s Standard Chartered Marathon Singapore?  SCMS with Racers’ Toolbox is releasing training videos that may help you prepare for the big day.  Here’s the first of the video series: Week 1: Getting started

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.

Boston Kreme: When is a World’s Best not a World Record?

Boston, Massachusetts is thousands of miles away from Manila, but the running highs that were set during the recent Boston Marathon were so contagious I can feel it all the way here!  The highlight of the event of course was the 2:03:02 time set by Kenya’s Geoffrey Mutai—the world’s fastest ever, but not the world…

2010 in Pictures

2010 was the year running took a backseat from my list of activities, but in between my great hiatus there were some interesting events that transpired.  Here’s a look back at how 2010 was for me: January The highlight for the first month of 2010 was my return to running with a 50K test run…

Lucky 9 at Cebu Marathon

It was the ninth day of the New Year, and it was my ninth marathon.  I’ve heard wonders about the previous Cebu Marathon, so this year I decided to find out for my own and do some “assessment run,” but I got much more than I had expected.

The Bests of 2010

Drumrolls please… and the award goes to… Welcome to my list of the year’s bests!  This year I’ve these categories picked: Best Road Race Best Trail Run Best Marathon Best Road Ultramarathon Best Trail Ultramarathon Best Marathon Route Best Marathon Finisher’s Medal