Runnroo Tour de Cebu Stage 10: Falling Inlove

by Rose Buenconsejo If trails were a boy, I would definitely marry him. Green wedding, no carbon footprints from wedding car, I passed somewhere in Pinamungajan Tour de Cebu Stage 10 somehow gave me my first few tastes of running on a trail. There’s a stretch between Barili and Aloguinsan that I would describe as […]

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Runnroo: 2011 Highlights

AUGUST 06, 2011 — The first five of Runnroo staged Tour de Cebu’s first weekend long run. The run-tour started at KM 0 in Cebu Capitol, Cebu City and ended at KM 25 in Lagtang, City of Naga. (more…)

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Tour de Cebu 2011 Accommodations

Here are the places you can stay in when you’re planning to circle Cebu on foot. Rockwalled Stage: 4 Where: Dalaguete, Cebu When: August 27, 2011 Room rate:  P1400 good for 10 people Air conditioned: Yes Rockwalled is a nice small resort in Dalaguete. We stayed in a huge room with two beds (each one […]

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I can only change myself

Cross posting this from my blog site at, http://markjeee.com/posts/29/i-can-only-change-myself My official finish from yesterday’s Cebu City Marathon is 6 hours and 38 minutes. An acceptable finish for a beginner, but way off from my main goal to finish below 6 hrs. Overall, i would say, it was a bit frustrating run, it was fun the first […]

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Runnroo Tour de Cebu Stage 8: Presenting My Hometown, Badian

by Rose Buenconsejo Tour de Cebu Stage 8 covered the towns from KM 175 in Alegria, Badian (my hometown), to KM 205 of Moalboal. This stage let me rediscover my hometown, Badian, on foot. So in this post, I would like re-live my hometown, Badian. We started at Alegria, which is a very lovely place […]

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Habagat Ultra Trail Run 50K

When you push yourself beyond the limits, amazing shit happens. Every simple thing you do will mean the world. Every breath, every step, every drop of sweat that slides down your forehead, every gulp of water, all of these tiny events become heavenly. You’re still doing the same thing you’ve been doing all along, but […]

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Tour de Cebu – Final Stage

Nothing is a waste of time if you use the experience wisely. ~~ Rodin (1840 – 1917) After four months of traveling around Cebu Island on foot, here we are, the Runnroo, in our final stage of Tour de Cebu (TDC). The 25-kilometer finale  run covers four urban areas of Cebu — Compostela, Liloan, Consolacion, […]

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That Spark of Madness with Runnroo

by Rose Buenconsejo Thinking back on Habagat Ultra Trail run, I’m not really sure what made me decide to join it. I guess they were the words ‘trail’ and ‘Friday’ (race started on a Friday). I’m excited with trails, and Friday means I can tag Mark along with me. In case it would be proven […]

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Tour de Cebu – Stage 16

Runnroo will stage its sixteenth leg of Tour de Cebu this weekend. The route covers four towns of Cebu — Catmon, Carmen, Danao and Compostela. The 15-kilometer run, first half,  will be on December 03, 2011 at 3 p.m., from the 57 KM post in Catmon to the 42 KM post in Carmen. We will […]

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Tour de Cebu – Stage 15

After joining two ultra marathons in two consecutive weeks, the Runnroo is now back to pound the north roads of Cebu province. On November 27, 2011, Runnroo will stage its fifteenth leg of Tour de Cebu. The route covers the mountain areas of Tabogon and Sogod. The 27-kilometer run will start at 5 a.m., from […]

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Tour de Cebu – Stage 14

Runnroo will stage its fourteenth leg of Tour de Cebu this weekend. The route covers two towns of Cebu — San Remegio and Bogo. The 15-kilometer run, first half,  will be on November 5, 2011. The run will start at 3 p.m., from the 128 KM post in Tacup, San Remegio to the 143 KM […]

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Runnroo Tour de Cebu Stage 7: Best Support Crew Awardee

by Rose Buenconsejo I saw this statement from coolrunning.com — “No fees, No Awards, No Aid, No Wimps.” I cannot help but chuckle because this best describes how it is running with runnroo’s Tour de Cebu. I do not have any prior experience of joining any organized running events when I joined runnroo’s Tour de […]

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Tour de Cebu – Stage 13

Runnroo will stage its thirteenth leg of Tour de Cebu this weekend. The route covers three towns of Cebu — Tuburan, Tabuelan, and part of San Remigio. The 15-kilometer run, first half,  will be on October 29, 2011. The run will start at 3 p.m., from the 90 KM post in Tuburan to the 105 […]

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Tour de Cebu – Stage 12

Runnroo will stage its twelfth leg of Tour de Cebu this weekend. The route covers three towns of Cebu — Balamban, Asturias and Tuburan. The 15-kilometer run, first half,  will be on October 22, 2011. The run will start at 3 p.m., from the 60 KM post in Balamban to the 74 KM post in […]

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Tour de Cebu – Stage 11

Runnroo will stage its eleventh leg of Tour de Cebu. We are planning to run 30 kilometers this weekend. On Saturday afternoon, we will start our 15-kilometer run from 64-kilometer post in Pinamungahan to Toledo City. On Sunday morning, we will run from Toledo City to Balamban. We will be staying overnight in Toledo City. The […]

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Tour de Cebu – Stage 10

Runnroo will stage its tenth leg of Tour de Cebu on October 8, 2011, Saturday. The run-tour will start at 5 a.m. Our route is from the 53 kilometer marker in Barili, Cebu to the ‘to-be-determined’ kilometer marker somewhere in Pinamungahan, Cebu. (more…)

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Tour de Cebu – Stage 9

Runnroo will stage its ninth leg of Tour de Cebu. Our route will be from 205 kilometer post, in Ronda, to 55 kilometer post in Dakit, Barili. Since the route is approximately 33 kilometers, we will split our one long distance run into 15 kilometer run and 18 kilometer run. The 15 kilometer run will be […]

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Runnroo Tour de Cebu Stage 6: Frustration

by Rose Buenconsejo I promised to write after each stage of Tour de Cebu I had joined in (well, just because I’m a blabbermouth). For me running is a gift, and finding people who would take you running is a double gift. But of course, it’s not bad running alone – it’s a triple gift. […]

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