Top Five Most Recommended Races in the Philippines

The Philippines, particularly Metro Manila, is just a haven for races as there’s always at least one practically every weekend.  But amongst all of these races, there are some that stood out, and here are five that I highly recommend. #5: Corregidor Marathon A race set on the historic island fortress of Corregidor, Corregidor Marathon…

Top Five Most Interesting Races in Metro Manila

Races come and go and with the number of races happening in Metro Manila it’s quite difficult for one to stand out.  But every once in a while there are those that goes beyond the norm and gives us that extra mile sort of speak.  Here are my top five picks of the most interesting…

Condura Run 2010: Déjà vu

Condura Run 2010 realized the vision of the Concepcion brothers of having their own marathon race.  For many runners out there it was also the realization of their dreams of running their first marathon.  For me I just realized that I want to run this race—no pressure, no commitment, and no target—just enjoy the ride. …

Condura Run 2010 Review

This year’s Condura Run went full throttle by finally having a full marathon route, a first in its short history and as with last year the Skyway route was its signature.  This event was handled by Race Director Rudy Biscocho of RACE.  Here are my afterthoughts of the overall race experience: Pre-Race Condura Run had the…

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…

Have You Read The News?

As promised by Condura, the results of the Condura Run 2009 were published in today’s circulation of The Philippine Star, Sunday Lifestyle section, K-1.  Note that this list includes all finishers in 21K, 10K, 5K, and 3K. Congratulations to all finishers!  Be proud of being on this list!

Featured Race: The Condura Run ‘09

Finally the details for this highly anticipated race is out.  The first time I got news that it would have a 21K race and would pass through the Skyway I knew this race should be my first half marathon.  Not only that this would be another first for me, it’s also a rare opportunity that…

Running in the Sky (Way)

Something to look forward to running next year: the Condura run on March 22, 2009.  RunningShield has announced plans for this race and the 21K route will pass through the South Luzon Skyway.  This may be our only chance to run on the Skyway and it definitely makes the route very interesting and exciting. From…