IMG_1862

In Between Running: PRATAy On

Singapore is Roti Prata and Teh Tarik for me. They’re like the perfect combo for PMS episodes. I like my prata dumped with egg, cheese, and mushroom. =) So the first thing I do every time I got the chance to be in SG is to go straight to Upper Thomson where my default go-to […]

Continue Reading
IMG_2483

In Between Running: That “Vibe” at Lotus Shores, Siargao

Related story: DO NOTHING After my first experience of Siargao in 2016 (story here >>), I said that I would not come back to this island because I’m scared what would “human / economic development” would bring to the place. At that time, Siargao was starting to become really more popular, and we all know […]

Continue Reading
IMG_2084

[Race Story] Pamutan Trail Fest 2019: Kilig Over Kayata

Upcoming trail running event: Cebu Safari Run, Sept. 15, 2019 >> Related stories: Pamutan Marathon 2017: ILAD Pamutan TrailFest 2018: Not Just a 7KM Trail Run… [MAGMA Trail Run 2018] Mt. Manghulao Challenge: #fakenews More >> “Did the Titos of Cebu Trail Runners just had a woman made the trail route of 10K? Or were […]

Continue Reading
68521886_2296085104053849_3604061565227106304_n

Things you need to know about the Cebu Safari Run

If you are looking for a running event that will take you off roads and give you a different kind of wild running experience, then find time today to register for the upcoming Cebu Safari Run.  When and where is the Cebu Safari Run?  Mark your calendars and save September 15, 2019, for a surely […]

Continue Reading
IMG_9961

In Between Running: My Khe Beach, Da Nang

Related stories: Morning Run at Bang Chi Dan Khu Vui Choi Cong Vien Thong Nhat >> < 10K Vietnam Mountain Marathon: PHO to BANH XEO>> Da Nang, VN: Unli-Bridges Running I came to be familiar of Da Nang, Vietnam because it’s one of the new hosts of Ironman triathlon franchise in Southeast Asia, which is organized by Sunrise […]

Continue Reading
23507583_381154335674183_7297536373802663936_n

Da Nang, VN: Unli-Bridges Running

Related stories: Morning Run at Bang Chi Dan Khu Vui Choi Cong Vien Thong Nhat >> < 10K Vietnam Mountain Marathon: PHO to BANH XEO ————————————— But first bahn mi… …and Mi Quang. Before I thought that pho is the specialty wherever I would be in Vietnam. But after some time, it looks like each region […]

Continue Reading
14344894_10202228951082742_7651807315102582656_n

Just run and run with your heart

I am running for almost a decade now and whenever people learn about it some of them assume I am an elite runner. Fortunately, I am not. Don’t get me wrong, I admire a few elite athletes, especially in endurance sports. The discipline, hard work, dedication, and love these people put into the heart of […]

Continue Reading
D00FE93C-8DBC-4D52-80DA-9FF1B39AEA18

[Race Story] Hunat Sugbu 9: Tailing

Related Stories: HUNAT SUGBU 3, Dagan Para ni Maning: Running Event for Runners BAI (Parklane) Runners[HUNAT SUGBU 2015: RUNUEL] 5 “Because I CAN” Runners’ StoriesAside from Timing Chip, 3 Reasons Why You Should JoinDare to Break These 6 Things HUNAT SUGBU 8 (June 24, 2018): 8’s a MUST! This is the 9th edition of Hunat Sugbu. […]

Continue Reading
541065_3379740610284_2127077460_n

The teams that made me

I am still in awe every time I am reminded that it has been nine years since I started running. It doesn’t feel like almost a decade at all but it actually is. I became a runner in 2010 and like most runners we know, my first was a 3KM fun run for a cause, […]

Continue Reading
IMG_7807

CEBU EPIC 2019 Press Conference Video Clips

The #cebuepic2019 press conference video clips playlist here >>. Road cycling has become wildly popular in Cebu because of Ironman. While mountain biking, though has always been here, has remained to be this not-so-secret society of people, who you see mostly going up and down the trans-central highway. And, one of those of the “not-so-secret […]

Continue Reading
IMG_3966

Running in Richard Gomez’ City, Ormoc =)

Related Story: Biking in Leyte, Philippines Year 2017 when I was able to go to Ormoc City twice. The first time, I was charmed so we went back again in the same year. After the 2nd time, I made a lot of plans like trekking some mountain peaks, running to Lake Danao, etc but until […]

Continue Reading
IMG_7406

[Sagada, Mountain Province] Cheap Trails: Going Top, Mt. Ampacao

Related Stories: Kiltepan 2016Finding Lunch Via Echo ValleyKamanbaneng Peak aka Marlboro Hills I’m not the person to research and make itinerary before going on a trip. Most of the time, I only have this preconceived notions of a place, and from there, I’ll be making my rough draft of things-to-do list. Most of the time, […]

Continue Reading
blogger-image--1618729010

[Cheap Trails] Quick Peek: Musuan Peak

Related stories: Top 5 Running Routes in BukidnonBukidnon: Running In the Foggy Trail of Musuan PeakAnd more from Earl Bolivar >> I got a nice Bukidnon coffee beans from Coffee Madness weeks back, and I got nostalgic of the place. So I dug up some old photos from the last time I had the chance […]

Continue Reading
IMG_3718

biliRAN

Biliran has still no Jollibee when I was able to go there. As my kids would categorize it, any town without Jollibee is a “small sleepy town.” But growing up in and coming from a small town, being in that kind of place is nostalgic; there’s that happy and longing feeling of childhood days looking […]

Continue Reading
IMG_3589

3X A Charm

There was a point in my life that I ran a lot, like a lottttt!!! (Like there’s always a half-marathon, marathon, and even an ultramarathon every weekend or a 30KM LSD if there’s no running event.) There was a point that I was injured a lot, but I still run a lot! There was a […]

Continue Reading
51762739_2114148248679338_8115192890197540864_n

[Race Story] AWUM 2019: A Hard Lesson on Electrolyte Loss and Running

Hypokalemia – Hypokalemia is when blood’s potassium levels are too low. Potassium – Potassium is an important electrolyte for nerve and muscle cell functioning, especially for muscle cells in the heart. Signs and Symptoms of hypokalemia: weakness fatigue constipation muscle cramping palpitations Source: https://www.healthline.com/health/hypokalemia#symptoms You are probably wondering why I am starting off my AWUM […]

Continue Reading

Running in Central Park… Central Command Park!

Back in the days, IT Park was considered to be a good running place. But right now, it’s too crowded for you to do any running / walking. My fastest 3KM was recorded in IT Park. Right now, even doing walking laps around IT Park is just too much effort, either you’re against a crowd […]

Continue Reading