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.

Thank You! Acknowledgments 2010

Happy Holidays everyone!  Time sure does fly, and before we knew it, Christmas is over, and we’re counting down the days before the New Year is upon us!  But before the year completely passes there are some credits I would like to mention, from the best events of the year, to special thanks from my…

runningpinoy on Print: One Sport Magazine

Yes, you read it right, runningpinoy is on print!  Well, sort of.  One Sport Magazine, a sports and fitness events guide, has given yours truly a chance to be a contributing writer for its June 2010 issue.  One Sport Magazine is a FREE magazine that covers everything sports (of course including running) and even includes…

Comeback Race at the Trails: New Balance Trail Adventure Run

After a very long hiatus I’m finally glad to be back at the races, and fittingly it was at the trails which were always a favorite of mine.  For the first time I was able to run the trails of Nuvali, Sta. Rosa, Laguna and I could probably say we have another “playground” to explore,…

Nuvali But You!

This runner just had a great comeback race at the trails of Nuvali. This runner had just been reunited with running friends. This runner had to wake up extra early to catch his bus. And this runner had a lot of mud in his recently washed trail running shoes! But this runner was more than…

Last Call: NB ChiRunning for Trail

Today is the last day of submission of entries to get that privileged slot for the New Balance ChiRunning for Trail.  See the details below: This session is a sneak peek at the 10K route for the forthcoming New Balance Trail Adventure Run at Nuvali on June 20, 2010 which would be headed by the…

Ten Running Essentials 2010 Edition

My first post about the ten running essentials served as my shopping guide when I was just starting with the sport.  Back then I had no experience to rely on so I was dependent on guides like these.  Now, more than a year hence I can say I’ve gained some knowledge to finally update the…

Ask RP: Buying Shoes

I’ve been receiving quite a handful of enquiries lately from various fronts about all sorts of topics, and so for the convenience and benefit of all stakeholders I decided to post my replies here.  While I don’t claim to be “all-knowing” and didn’t intended this it’s probably inevitable with any runners with presence online. Without…

Singapore Special: Southward Bound (Day 01)

After nine months finally I get to travel outside the Philippines and for my first ASEAN destination, Singapore!  It would be my first time to be a “sports tourist” and was very excited to have my first marathon outside the country.  Of course I am not alone with this “addiction” as I have my close…

Shoe Review: New Balance 681

Choosing a good quality shoe need not be expensive.  The 681 from New Balance in an entry level running shoe that not only looks good, it also performs well. Features ABZORB® Forefoot and rearfoot ABZORB® to soften the impact of road running C-CAP® Compression-molded EVA for superior midsole cushioning and flexibility. Stability Web Optimal arch…

NB Power Run is Postponed

According to Desi Arana of Smart Sports Marketing (one of the race sponsors) the NB Power Run to be held on Sunday will be postponed.   This is due to tropical storm “Ondoy” which is battering Metro Manila (under storm signal #1 as of press time).  According to another source from Smart the new date…

runningpinoy’s 2009 Midyear Report

2009 is my first full year of running and with the first half completed its time to have a look back at some of my highlights for the first six months of the year. January The year started with “bi-polar” races: one was well praised and the other went in infamy.  Of course I’m referring…