Author Archive | armie

Felipe Leyritana Sajulga III: Why you should remember his name?

Felipe Leyritana Sajulga III Age: 33 Group: Caltex Delo – Triathlon Bukidnon (Tri-Bu) Profession/Business: Farmer Triathlon Career Highlights: XTERRA Off-Road Triathlon World Championship – Maui, Hawaii — 2011 & 2012 Ironman 70.3 World Championship – Las Vegas/Henederson, Nevada — 2012 & 2013 5150 U.S. Championship – Des Moines, Iowa — 2013 Ironman 70.3 Japan – […]

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What you shouldn’t miss: The Couch Talk

It’s always inspiring to read stories about runners – how they finish a marathon, how they prepare for it, how they plan out a training for a 3-kilometer run, what they think when they are running a 50K ultramarathon or a 160K (yes, needless to say we are that crazy!). We read them as they […]

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Letting go of my redemption ultra

by Armie Garde I am supposed to be one of the 145 ultra runners who pounded the roads of Alcoy and Santander in southern Cebu in a 100-kilometer race last Saturday, November 17, but fate had it as I ended up spending the whole day in bed, battling with body pains and fever. Last weekend’s ultra-marathon […]

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Born to Run

by Paolo Lim A couple of very nice lines from Christopher McDougall’s Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen. A wanderer who’d go anywhere but fit in nowhere, must live inside his own head and rarely hear his own voice. Running seemed to be the fitness […]

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1st West Coast 200 Ultramarathon: Who among them will last?

by Armie Garde [View the story “The West Coast 200 Warriors” on Storify] ——————————————————————————————————————— runroo.com will keep following the developments of the West Coast 200, which is another “FIRST” in the ultramarathon history of the Philippines. ~oOo~ Armie Garde the Warat Runner, who started running ultramarathons at 23 years old, is a multimedia journalist based in Cebu City, Philippines. One of […]

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What do you run for?

by Armie Garde I am usually one of those who wake up early morning to join a race and simply run, but last Sunday morning was different, or so I thought. I cheered for my running friends and siblings who joined in the regional qualifying leg of the 36th National Milo Marathon in Cebu yesterday. […]

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Milo Marathon in Cebu: What runners say online

by Armie Garde [View the story “[Cebu Leg] Milo Marathon runners cheer online ” on Storify] ~oOo~ Armie Garde the Warat Runner, who started running ultramarathons at 23 years old, is a multimedia journalist based in Cebu City, Philippines. One of her ultra dreams is to finish BDM 102 and 160. She maintains runroo.com.

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Languido, Tabal top Milo Marathon Cebu leg

by Armie Garde BUKIDNON’S Junel Languido and Cebu’s Mary Joy Tabal ruled the 21K division of the 36th National Milo Marathon Cebu leg on Sunday. Tabal posted 1:26:58 for an easy win over Joeyry Lee, who clocked in at 1:37:52. Madelyn Carter got third place in 1:44:45, a minute ahead of fourth placer Sandra Soliano […]

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New rules in Milo Marathon for foreign runners pushed

by Armie Garde Related stories: Milo Marathon Cebu 2012: Little Elites Milo Marathon Cebu 2012: Team Igloria – Warrior and his Daughters Milo Marathon Cebu 2012: Putting Cebu on the National Finals Map ~oOo~ ATHLETES and enthusiasts are set to pound the roads of Cebu in the 11th regional qualifying leg of the National Milo […]

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Pregnant, menopausal women can run

by Rose Buenconsejo A lot of women probably have this instinct that exercising, like running, during and after pregnancy has a lot of benefits. Unfortunately, it’s not a mainstream practice in our society. As the first (youngest) to be a mother of plenty of kids among my friends and batchmates and who is into running, […]

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Columbia Eco Trail: Leg 7 is here!

by Armie Garde Photo by Columbia Eco Trail Cebu The seventh leg of the Columbia Eco Trail on September 16, 2012, Sunday, will be held again in Liloan town, this time at Lataban village. I wanted to join but I can’t because on the same day will be the opening of the Press Freedom Week […]

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2nd Pugalo Trail Run: Short But Sweet

Related Event: Pugalo Run 3 – March 16, 2014 (REGISTRATION OPEN! More info >>) 2012 Photos by John Domingo: https://www.facebook.com/john.domingo.33/media_set?set=a.291241547613830.67185.100001839606646&type=3 Below is a race experience of the 2nd Pugalo Run last 2012. Read on and see the beauty of the place and people of Pugalo, Alcoy. *** I love small intimate no-frills races. I guess […]

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Runnroo: 1st All-Women Ultramarathon

by Armie Garde When Joseph, Paolo, Jean, Odina and I started running together last year, none of us thought of anything else but finish the tour around Cebu island on foot. At some point we hoped to drag more people to run-tour with us so we posted invitations. As Runnroo, we only dreamed of running […]

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