Five Shoes for Different Occasions

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.) …

Shoe Review: FILA Skele-toes Glide

FILA recently joined the trend of having “foot gloves” with their Skele-toes line and I’m glad to be one of the early adopters of one of their latest models, the Glide.  Here are my thoughts.

My First 16.8K Race with adidas King of the Road 2012

The recently concluded adidas King of the Road 2012 is probably the most “international” race in the Philippines so far this year with runners coming from all over the world, one of the most colorful, and has one of the best finisher’s medals.  Here’s the story of my first 16.8K race.

Outrunning Expectations: Rexona Run 2012

The Rexona Run 2012 was one of the most challenging races I had recently and by not expecting much, I was quite surprised that I had outran my conservative expectations.  Here’s the story of my 21K experience.

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.

2010 in Pictures

2010 was the year running took a backseat from my list of activities, but in between my great hiatus there were some interesting events that transpired.  Here’s a look back at how 2010 was for me: January The highlight for the first month of 2010 was my return to running with a 50K test run…

Ultra Runner Running Barefoot at the Ultra

After a very, very long time this runner finally got a chance to run the tracks of the PSC Arena (formerly Ultra).  It was an unanticipated visit, with an unexpected result.

4th VFF Fun Run

Last Sunday, Barefoot Running Philippines/Vibram FiveFingers Fan Club had gathered minimalist and barefoot running enthusiasts over at the SM Mall of Asia grounds for its fourth VFF Fan Club Fun Run, an informal run that’s purely for fun!

Adobo for Halloween

At long last, the fun of Halloween was brought back to runners with a Halloween night run, thanks to Adobo Run.  This would be my VFF Sprint’s first race, and one of the most fun!

Meet My New BFF: VFF Sprint (Vibram Five Fingers)

I’ve always been fascinated with Vibram Five Fingers (VFF) ever since the first time I saw it.  At first I thought it’s crazy because back then I always thought that shoes should be thick and soft (cushioning).  Fast forward, I started running, and learned all about my feet, and eventually, shoes.  Even my first post…