As if training for the upcoming 1st triathlon Ironman 70.3 last year in Cebu was not hard enough, the TAGGHAP (Triathlon Active Group For Good Health And Performance) organized an almost half-ironman distance triathlon, Tabuelan 111, which was to happen months before the Cebu Ironman 70.3. It started as part of the fiesta celebration of […]
Archive | May, 2013
Philippines Share in the 1st Ever Triathlon?!?
Pic from Story of the First Triathlon. On the right side is the winner of the 1st triathlon back in 1974. Though, there were already swim-bike-run events years before this, as early as 1902, but it was in 1974 that the term “triathlon” was used (Source: thiswastriathlon). And, the winner was Dr. Bill Phillips. So where […]
5 Reasons Why You Should Run in Malaybalay, Bukidnon
(Read on author’s RUN REPORT: SAN MIGUEL PUREFOODS HALF-MARATHON RUN FOR A CAUSE IN MALAYBALAY, BUKIDNON at aktib.ph here >>.) Malaybalay City, the capital of the Province of Bukidnon, may just be your next running destination in the heart of Northern Mindanao. This “South Summer Capital of the Philippines” offers not only its cool weather […]
Triathlete Slam Book: Cian
Name: Cianyl Jamae P. Gonzalez Age: 19 Nickname in triathlon community: Cian/Cianyl Triathlon group(s): Parklane Tri Team; Shufa Cyclistas Sponsors: relatives I swim, bike, and run because it makes me high. School / Degree: University of San Carlos / BS-Management Accounting Hobbies/ Interest aside from triathlon: reading books Pet peeve: When someone says I’m into […]
Dipolog Centennial Triathlon: What does winning by millisecond look like?
Congrats to John Philip Duenas and Arland Macasieb for an epic finish at the Dipolog Centennial Triathlon!!! Their mouths said it all! =) Both have the same time finish of 2:09:14. Arland Macasieb posted a status that Duenas beat him by millisecond. They need a new kind of timer just so their time difference can […]
5 Reasons to Join PhilConstruct Visayas Industry Run: San Pedro Calungsod Templete, Green School, & more.
(Watch out for our race slots give-away. We’ll be posting the mechanics at aktib.ph.) Half-marathon Running Event: PhilConstruct Visayas Industry Run 21K/12K/6K/3K (June 9, 2013, and more details here >>) Organizers: Cebu Contractors Association / Philippine Contractors Association Race Director: Joel Juarez Beneficiary: Philippine Institute of Civil Engineers (PICE) “PHILGREEN SCHOOL” I admit it was […]
If Running is the Microcosm of Life, ARC Thursday Fun Run is of Running Community.
There are who are curious as how to join and what’s in the ARC Thursday Fun Run. So from the name itself it’s a run that happens every Thursday of the week. The assembly place is at ARC (A Running Circle), running / multi-sports specialty shop, at Raintree Mall in Ramos / Mango Ave., Cebu […]
Running: Mothers’ Bonus Gift?
Mothers are inspiration. Running is inspiration. This Mother’s Day, we put these 2 together as our tribute to the mothers, to those children of their mothers, and to those who have mother friends. Mothers are strong. It’s a given. It’s a quality demanded from them. Having a family to look after, they have to be […]
Athletes, Don’t Snob the Malungay (Moringa) in Our Backyard
(Any tips for running or health, please share it with us. Email it to firstname.lastname@example.org.) Following is an excerpt from the “Inside the Olympic Training Centers Nutrition Lab” on the importance of iron, especially in athletes. One of the biggest problems Gibson has worked to correct in athletes is iron deficiencies. Iron is essential for […]
1st Quarter Report: It’s All Kind of Races in the Philippines
Looking at the latest DOT’s “It’s More Fun in the Philippines” promotional video gave me a thought of going thru the different races around the Philippines listed at aktib.ph of the first quarter of 2013, and have a glimpse of what happened to them. There were a lot of interesting races. I think each race […]
6th Olango Challenge-rs: Phelps Joining?!?
Event: 6th Olange Challenge – for the benefit of Olango schools (Registration is still open!) Story behind this pic here >>. The Olango Challenge was created to raise funds to help build classrooms in Olango Island. As a fishing village, Olango’s main economic activity used to revolve around fishing. But since marine resources are no […]