UPCOMING EVENT:The Alicia Panoramic Park Trail Run 2018 (Feb 10, 2018) Related Stories: Cebu City Marathon (CCM) 2017: 21KM-Worth of Selfies CCM 2015: What I Think About When I Don’t Train For Running? Cebu City Marathon: How Runners Made it More than an Internat’l Race! Where do people run? Summary of Entries for CCM 2013 […]
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AWUM 6 (All-Women Ultramarathon 2017): Fail-Proof Race Plan…
Related Stories: The Magic 14 Moments from AWUM 2015 AWUM 2012: BDM 160KM 2nd Placer Haide Acuna’s Ultra Running & Eyeliner Talk Archive | All-Women Ultramarathon (AWUM) … that yet needs to be proven. Of the previous 5 AWUMs, I missed 2 editions. So this upcoming AWUM 6 will be my4th time. But this edition […]
SM2SM Run 7: GIVING UP
Previous Race Story: Cebu City Marathon 2017: Photo Goals [Not a Race Review] More race stories here >>. The 7th edition of SM2SM Run was the first time I was able to join this one of the popular races / fun runs of Cebu City; and, I only had 1 goal, to get a 3-hour […]
Cebu City Marathon 2017: Photo Goals [Not a Race Review]
Related stories: CCM 2015: What I Think About When I Don’t Train For Running? Cebu City Marathon: How Runners Made it More than an Internat’l Race! Where do people run? Summary of Entries for CCM 2013 Registration Giveaway ——– A few asked me about what do I think about the last CCM 2017, the new […]
Rio Olympics 2016 Women’s Marathon Results
CONGRATULATIONS to our very own Olympian, Mary Joy Tabal! Your journey to the Olympics has been very inspiring! WORLD RECORD 2:17:42 RADCLIFFE Paula GBR London (GBR) 17 APR 2005 OLYMPIC RECORD 2:23:07 GELANA Tiki ETH London (GBR) 5 AUG 2012 Rank Athlete / Bib Name / NOC / Code / Date of Birth / Result […]
2 Infinitea & Beyond: Wacky-ing
Related Stories: Infinitea Running Club bares lineup for IronMan >> ——— (FYI: Infinitea holds group run every Tuesday & Thursday night. Simply show up at Infinitea in City Times Square, Mandaue Cebu every Tuesday & Thursday night.) Last week Thursday, I was happy to be invited for a small press conference for the upcoming 2nd […]
A Hidden Nature Trail in University of San Carlos – Tech Center (UST-TC)
Related event: Cebu FAT ASS Trail 2016 – 50km & 80km, Oct. 14, 2016 (FREE) ****** To make the most of waiting of Mark giving a lecture, I trekked around USC-TC campus. I marveled at the new infrastructures inside the campus. They’re said to have the biggest library in Cebu (or it even in Southeast […]
[Race Story] Hunat Sugbu 6: Ask Nothing from Your Running…
Event: Hunat Sugbu 6, June 26, 2016 Related story: Hunat Sugbu 6 (June 26, 2016): Dare to Break These 6 Things —- “Ask nothing from your running, and you’ll get more than you ever imagined.” – Born to Run In my case, I get a lot of photos. =) Above quote is one of my […]
Father’s Day: Who is your Daddy?!?
Related Story: Father’s Day Special: Lucky 7 Head-Turner Dads Father’s Day is coming this weekend. To celebrate it, we’ll share some inspiring athletic men who are not only a father to their children, but also father to a whole community. As they say “health is wealth,” thus having a leader who is living an […]
The 5 Fantastic Kinds of Runners in Cebu City
Running is an ever-growing and evolving sport that transcends from the madness of the road to a better version of our lives. One may just be testing their courage to run 5ks while some are busy scheming evil devices to run some 260k. A few people will run to stay fit, some run to expand […]
5 Things To Love of TriLife Magazine
1. First, and foremost it’s FREE. But honestly, we would not mind paying for a beautiful knowledge-enriching magazine, right? If you’re not able to get a hard copy of it, don’t worry. You can still enjoy it online, again for FREE. Visit their website at www.trilifemagazine.com. 2. It’s not everyday that a sports magazine is […]
Stride & Stroke Opening
Upcoming giveaway promo: Krem-Top Non-Dairy Creamer, Don’t be bitter. Be better! GC & krem top for grabs! **** Stride and Stroke, a new sporting specialty shop in Ayala, Cebu at the 3rd level in Active Zone area (it’s right across Spaghetti Factory) had their opening. Judging on their items, they’re more geared towards the water […]
Cebu City Marathon (CCM) 2015: What I Think About When I Don’t Train For Running?
The title of this is inspired by Haruki Murakami’s book “What I Talk About When I Talk About Running.” My title’s quite far off, but just like running a marathon, it does not have to make sense. Note: I’m not proud that I don’t train for races, especially for Cebu City Marathon which is my […]
#climatewalk: Cebu to Tacloban
The group of Father Robert Reyes is currently looking for runners who wish to join #climatewalk Cebu version, a solidarity walk to remind us of the Yolanda crisis. Initial plans will be that Climate Walk will start in Carcar then will end in Bogo City, where Father Reyes will take a boat ride to Leyte. […]
Cebu FATASS Trail Run: Moves to Do
Event: Cebu FAT ASS Trail Run (Info and register here >>) Related event: R.O.X. MAPAWA Trail Run – 11K/21K/42K, Oct. 26, 2014 (More Info & Registration >>) *** This is probably late to post this but just to give others an overview, or maybe this is more suited to me to prepare myself. I visited […]
Cebu FAT ASS Trail Run (28K & 42K): BUCKLE UP!
Event: Cebu FAT ASS Trail Run (Info and register here >>) A back story of Cebu FAT ASS Trail Run (28K & 42K): This race has been on the shelf for a long time. It has been planned out a year or was it 2 years ago but it never materialized. Because honestly, this is […]
[Pechakucha Cebu] The Randomness of a Long-Distance Runner
Event: Runnilla Eco Challenge Feb. 22, 2015, details & register here >> For schedule of running / racing events and runners’ stories, check aktib.ph! *** Pechakucha Cebu happens every 2nd Tuesday of the month at Gilt in CrossRoads, Banilad. It’s free so come and join. Check more about PechaKucha Cebu here >>, and don’t forget […]
Sto. Tomas Peak of TNF 2014, Watch out for Cebu Representz!
Event: The North Face 100 (TNF 2014) Related Trail Run Event: 1st TAAL VOLCANO 360 Challenge 25km Trail Run, May 24, 2014. REGISTER ONLINE at store.aktib.ph! Join our Athletes Talk 4, 7pm, May 2, 2014 at Minglanilla Municipal Hall, more here >> *** From the highest peak of Cebu, Osmena Peak, and the highest of […]
Women. One of man’s greatest mysteries of all time. As we celebrated the International Women Day last Sunday, it was pretty apparent that the mystery gets even deeper. In Cebu City, they have this unique way of celebrating womanhood: an All Women Ultra-Marathon. AWUM, as if 42k in Cebu City Marathon is not enough. Girls nowadays really […]
Cebu City Marathon: How Runners Made it More than an Internat’l Race!
Related Stories: Last Step to a Great Cebu City Marathon: Finding the Photos * more runroo.com CCM features here >> * CCM 2014 runners’ stories at atkib.ph here >> * Sun-Star CCM 2014 Special Updates here >> Don’t forget to share a story with us at aktib.ph here >>. *** Melina “Twinkle” Gonzales. I think […]