Running about in Metro Manila’s Roads: Cramming for RU2

Time flies when you’re having fun, and also when you’re quite busy.  Being a one man team at work made me forgot all about the rest of the world and before I noticed it, it was just a week before it’s time for my first 32K of the year, Run United 2 (due this Sunday!).

Ped Xing

Metro Manila residents may not notice it but traffic lights in progressive cities are now being replaced by more energy efficient LEDs.  Aside from having more even and brighter lighting than the old incandescent traffic lights, these new LED traffic lights have new tricks up their sleeves: most have timers on how long before the…

My First 32K at Run United 3

True, I already did ultramarathons in the past, but this year’s Run United 3 was my first ever 32K race.  Unfortunately though I came to race partially injured because I had thought I’d missed it.

The Race That Didn’t Let Me Down: Rexona Run 2011

SM Mall of Asia was again host to another major running event, the Rexona Run 2011, which was one of the biggest races in the country lately.  Aside from serving as a preview to half of the following MILO Marathon route, the race was also a ticket to more adventures, and the debut of new…

Dare to be Fit ‘N Right Fun Run: Weighing In

After several consecutive races, I can finally have a race I can call my own—no more running others’ pace, no more target time—freedom to run as desired, and Fit ‘N Right was the right venue for me.  It was a particularly interesting event especially that this was my first race at the SM Mall of…

Top 5 Best Places to Run in Metro Manila

Running is very inexpensive but very addicting but sometimes running on the same area over and over again could be very tiresome.  Do we have to go far to run in some interesting locations?  Runners fear not!  I’ve compiled a list of the best places to run within Metro Manila based on its walk-ability, safety,…