Posts Tagged ‘Subic

13
Jun
18

Century Tuna Ironman Philippines 2018 Weekend

One of the weekends that I always look forward to each year is when Century Tuna Ironman is held.  It’s one of the few times in the year where world-class triathletes come to the country and show why they are called “elites” in the sport.  It’s also that time of the year where new Ironmen and Ironwomen are forged.  Here’s my recollection of the historic weekend when the Philippines hosted its first full-distance Ironman.

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11
Jun
18

Caught with My Pants Down: My First-Hand Account of the Century Tuna Underpants Run

When I learned that the Century Tuna Underpants Run will be its own event to be held in Manila, a part of me was dismayed as I’ve always associated the event with the Ironman.  But at the back of my mind, I still had some hope that the Ironman tradition would still stick around, and days before the first full-distance Ironman event in country, I was not disappointed!

Taken shortly after gun start.

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16
Jun
17

Lost and Found

I was in the midst of covering the 2017 Century Tuna Ironman 70.3 Subic Bay when a lapse of judgment caused me to break my phone and lose my recently taken photos with it.  Months later, I was able to revive my phone and was glad to recover the shots I thought would be lost forever.

One of the photos I took while running; until now I don’t know what this ship docked in Alava Pier is…

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18
Apr
16

Race Recap: Salomon X-Trail Run 2016

I had forgotten when I last ran the trails so when the opportunity to do so came, I quickly grabbed the opportunity.  Knowing the past editions of Salomon X-Trail, I knew it wasn’t going to be easy—and it really wasn’t as we all figured out.

The 32K participants awaiting their gun start

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14
Apr
16

Salomon X-Trail Run 2016 Race Results and Photos

The race results and photos from Salomon X-Trail Run 2016 Subic is now available via Salomon Philippines Facebook page.  You may find the race results here and the finish line photos here and here.

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Right after crossing the finish line, still fresh from the mud pit 😀
(Courtesy Salomon Philippines on Facebook)

Congratulations to all the finishers! 😀

11
Apr
16

Salomon X-Trail Pilipinas 2016: Running the Path of Most Resistance

Leading trail running brand Salomon gathers over a thousand runners and outdoor enthusiasts for an incredible action-packed weekend

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10
Mar
16

Borlain Sisters Sweeped Alaska Ironkids Triathlon Subic

Sisters Franchezka, Tara, and Samantha Borlain sweeped the girls 06 to 08, 11 to 12, and 13 to 14 age categories, respectively at the recently concluded Alaska Ironkids Triathlon held at the Wow Recreation & Activity Center, Subic last March 05, 2016.  The girls 09 to 10 age category went to Kira Ellis.

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The day started quite early for these kids

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