1st All-Women Ultramarathon 50K

The Race They say that this is the first all-women ultra race in the whole world. Though I doubt that, since the native Tarahumans have been holding their own traditional all-women races since I don’t know when. I think I’ll just leave it as the first ever all women’s ultra race in the Philippines, or […]

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Xterra Trail Run 21k

by Paolo Granada Lim The downhills were painful. I ran them like a maniac. The uphills were a welcome site, since I can have the excuse to walk. Coral turned rocks were bent on spraining you, I was so glad I chose my shoes instead of sandals for this run. Runners were super fast. There […]

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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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Trick or Treat: 1st All-Women Ultra Marathon (50KM in Cebu)

by Rose Buenconsejo (Warning: Imagery Overload) There were 181 women who signed up for the 1st All-Women Ultra Marathon in Cebu. Until now, I’m still puzzled and at the same time amazed at how could there be 181 women signed up for a 50k run. From the past few ultras I’d seen, it would be […]

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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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