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Bukidnon: Running In the Foggy Trail of Musuan Peak

Event: LIONS 2014 Eco-Run: The Musuan Peak Challenge Upcoming Run in Bukidnon: Centennial Run Bukidnon *** Musuan Peak is a popular tourist attraction in Bukidnon. Listed as one of the Philippines’ active volcanoes, it has an elevation of 646 meters above sea level and is already part of the Municipality of Maramag . Its accessibility […]

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[#flashbackfriday]: Back to where it started, MAPAWA Trail Marathon

Event: R.O.X. Mapawa Trail Marathon 2014, Oct. 26, 2014 (REGISTATION, more info here >>) R.O.X. Mapawa Trail Marathon 2014 – 42K, register >> R.O.X. Mapawa Trail Marathon 2014 – 22K, register here >> R.O.X. Mapawa Trail Marathon 2014 – 11K, register here >> Related stories: A CDO-ana’s 5 Things To Do in Cagayan de Oro, […]

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Running to Help Save a Baby’s Eyesight

Last month’s Labor Day took a different twist for me and my running friends as we joined the Tri30+ Run-Summer Edition organized by running and biking priest Fr. Robert Selecios in Malaybalay City, Bukidnon. The intention was to raise funds to help defray the cost of operation for 7-month old baby Jayyden Garnett Paurom Pagutayao. […]

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Camiguin 360: A barefoot runner’s first ultra

Event: Camiguin 360 (64k ULTRAMARATHON), March 29, 2015 >> [Note from the author: I submitted this for Mindanews’s “Our Mindanao” magazine.] AFTER FINISHING THREE marathons barefoot last year (Ahoooo!Ahooo! Ahooo!), I felt it was time to level up. The next step? Ultra marathons! Meaning, foot races longer than 42.195 kilometers. So when I read about […]

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5 Things to Do After Finishing Camiguin Island 360

Related Event: Camiguin Island 360 degree 2015 (REGISTRATION OPEN)   The beautiful Island Provine of Camiguin, named as one of the BEST PLACES TO GO IN THE PHILIPPINES, will be having its first ultramarathon dubbed CAMIGUIN ISLAND 360 on April 12, 2014. The race route has a total distance of 64 kilometers and will circle […]

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BFI Trail Malaybalay City (4)

Malaybalay City, Bukidon: Useful Tips in Running Along the BFI Trail

Related Event: 4th Tri 30+ Run (March 1, 2014, Valencia City to Malaybalay City) Related Stories: 5 Reasons Why You Should Run in Malaybalay, Bukidnon; Tri 30+ Run: Running & Biking Priest Robert Selecios’ Giving Back Through Running; Malaybalay City, Bukidnon: Runner’s High in the Big Rock; Top 5 Running Routes in Bukidnon *** Bukidnon […]

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Rave Running in Ilocos Norte: One Wind Turbine at a Time

Related events (fun runs, half marathon, trail runs, ultra marathon races in Ilocos Region, Philippines): TARAYEM SANGAGASOT/LIMAPULO KILOMETROS (100K & 50K ULTRA MARATHON) KABAkiRun 10:20 The Batac Trail 50 Roaring for Unity and Nature 2013 Ilocos Sur to Ilocos Norte Add them to your personalized aktib calendar, here’s how to >>. ——————————- August 10, 2013. […]

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That Unavoidable Runner’s Talk: So how do you choose the right running shoes for you?

by Jodl Job Dabon – father, architect, runner, marathoner  Author’s other story: Standard Chartered Marathon SG 2012: How Love for Family Brings a Small-Time City Boy to a Big-Time City Race   Everyone goes crazy about shoes, men and women a like, who isn’t? We have different shoes for different occasions, and running, a high impact sport, needs proper […]

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Running: My Beginnings and Aims

Each runner has his/her own story of beginnings. Following is a story of how a runner started, went through a phase of finding her place in running, and now aiming to try new things. Also, please see details below on what awaits for the girls who can show us a “Strong is the new sexy” […]

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LEXMARK, Thank you for my “This is my moment” in running!

by Victor Apacible  father, runner, centurion     Lexmark Dash is an annual 5Km fun run event exclusive to all employees of Lexmark Cebu, Philippines, and their dependents. The said event usually falls on the last quarter of the year, in time with Christmas holiday celebration. Lexmark companies are situated in two strategic locations: at […]

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About Running by a Runner: The DPD Principle

by Victor Apacible  father, runner, centurion   According to Wikipedia: “Running “ is a means of terrestrial locomotion allowing humans and other animals to move rapidly on foot. It is simply defined in athletics terms as a gait in which at regular points during the running cycle both feet are off the ground. This is in contrast to walking, where […]

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