How did I survive my first 25KM long distance run/walk?

Rose Buenconsejo shares her first 25 kilometer run with the Runnroo during the Tour de Cebu Stage 3. Why I joined Runnroo’s Tour de Cebu? As I mentioned in my ‘online diary,’ I joined Runnroo’s Tour de Cebu to get reconnected with my childhood kind of life. I was a barrio girl (I am still […]

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Tour de Cebu – Stage 4

We are inviting you to join Tour de Cebu Stage 4 on Sunday, August 28,  2011. The run will start at 4:30 a.m. from the 75th kilometer post in Dalaguete to the 100th kilometer post in Boljoon. We have no target time for this run. We will just run and enjoy the scenery along the […]

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Tour de Cebu Stage 3: The Real Winner

I had trouble sleeping the night before Tour de Cebu Stage 3. It could be because I slept on the floor and heard foot steps or maybe because the foam bed was quite thin. I also felt something different when I tried to stretch my right leg. It felt like the joints were grinding; and […]

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Capitol

My Longest run, so far!

25K, from Capitol as Kilometer 0 to Naga as Kilometer 25, from 4:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Okay, so I’m crazy…but crazy only because I’ve never done this before. Running for more than four hours — almost six kilometers per hour — breathing in pollution coming from buses and big trucks along the national highway, […]

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Running reflection on a Sunday

After eleven hours of sleep, I felt that my body has recovered enough from Saturday’s Tour de Cebu Stage 3 six-hour run. I suffered pain on the sole of my feet because I ran barefoot in the first 8 kilometers and with my slippers on in the last 17 kilometers. The pain is manageable though […]

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Tour de Cebu

Last July, I had fun watching Tour de France 2011. I was so amazed how these professional cyclists were able to ride around France in 21 days in an average distance of 150 kilometer per stage in 5 hours (the numbers are rough estimate). Aside from the cyclists and their advanced lightweight bike, I was […]

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Tour de Cebu 1: Cebu Capitol – Naga City

Saturday. August 06, 2011. I forgot when and how the talk about touring the Cebu island on foot started, but it was Joseph, the 4-1 Runner, who kept pushing it. No formal planning at all. No serious preparation. A public Facebook event invitation was created to encourage more runners as well as photographers and travelers […]

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Tour de Cebu – Stage 3

Runnroo will stage its third Tour de Cebu on Saturday, August 20, 2011. We will start running from the Kilometer 50 post in Sibonga, right next its Church, at 4:30 a.m.  and will finish at the Kilometer 75 post in Dalaguete. We will be taking the 3 a.m. Cebu City – Sibonga bus trip. For those […]

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Reasons why I run…

Many injuries are associated with running because of its high impact nature: pain in the knee, shin splints, pulled muscles, twisted ankles and some other leg related injuries. Why did I still opt to run when running can cause injuries? Here are the reasons why I run… Running is an inexpensive activity. All I need is a […]

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A beginner’s guide to running

by Odina Abellana  The day before I’m set to run, I take mental notes of what I’m supposed to bring: jogging pants, shoes, comfortable socks, warmers, a scrunchie (though I sometimes forget this) and the garmin watch we use to map out our adventure. My jogging pants symbolizes the length of the journey we are […]

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The Silent Jogger

Hello my name is Paolo G. Lim and I am a runner. My running started way back in high school, in the form of leisurely jogs around my hometown, Tagum. But I never took it seriously, or joined any races. This would go on until college here in Cebu, where I’d take jogs to Marco […]

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Hello, World! We are the Runroo Five

Running is simple but it’s not easy, but if you ask me why I’m running, I’d tell you “because it’s definitely worth it!” I started running more than a year ago without any thought of doing a half or full marathon, not even a 10 kilometer. I didn’t also promise myself anything mileage-related. I fancied short […]

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