When I started running I had no idea about picking the “right” shoe and just wore whichever fits me well and looks “decent” enough. In fact, I don’t think that what I wore during my first race were running shoes! (They were most likely badminton shoes that I wore when that was the “it” sport.) …
Shoes, Shoes, Shoes!
Shoes are probably the only piece of equipment that running entails—and strictly speaking, even that is optional! After more than two years of running, here’s how my shoe collection looked like.
Shoe Review: Merrell Trail Glove
Merrell recently introduced to the Philippine market their Barefoot Collection and I was lucky enough to win a pair of their segment for trails, the Trail Glove. At first glance it looks like a regular pair, but given its name with a matching Vibram name on its sole, it had got to be much more…
The Tales from the Valley Trail (Challenge)
I’ve ran onto the routes of Nuvali before, both on and off-road, and honestly I find it a bit boring especially when compared to natural trails of the mountains—until Valley Trail came along! It was a race with a lot of firsts, including my first DNF!
I don’t have much time to share my thoughts, but I just have enough to spare and take the opportunity to thank some friends for their support and generosity: Nature Valley This token’s history goes way back during the TNF Thrill of the Trail in Bohol when I used a Nature Valley knapsack in the…
Merrell Barefoot Collection Arives in the Philippines
Merrell Philippines has finally released their “barefoot” collection to the local market! Of course it’s not the “real” barefoot running (which means absolutely no footwear) but minimalist running to be more accurate. What’s with all the fuzz about minimalist running? Here’s a brief story courtesy of Merrell: