The Province of Southern Leyte will be celebrating its 54th Founding Anniversary this coming July 1. So far the only reportable highlight that came into my radar is the apparent proposal to change the name of the province into “Leyte del Sur” – a debatable slash stupid move for a place that sorely lacks identity […]
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Biliran: Trust me, It’s Paradise.
The 1st leg of the second season of Enduro Pilipinas race series was recently held in Biliran, Leyte, Philippines. No. I did not join the said event. And to be honest, I have zero idea on how to get to Biliran and what to do while I am there. I did not do any […]
The Rise of Enduro Machines
Four years ago when I just started cycling, I only knew two types of mountain bikes: cross country and downhill bikes. But now enduro bicycles are on the rise. I’d like to think of enduro as a full-contact sport. Because often when you ride trails, you get to hit the ground, the end of […]
A Barefoot Story: Life, Running and TOES
Event: Race and Shine Leyte – April 13, 2014 (REGISTRATION OPEN), more info >> Related Story: 2013 / 2013 Club: No One Is Sane *** Prelude: This is Lester Tabada of TOES, a Leyte running club from Tacloban, proudly posting this incredible story of one tough guy that I and the rest of the Leyte […]
Cafe Lucia: That Quaint Coffee Shop in Tacloban, Leyte
Related Event: Unity Run 2 (Feb. 22, 2014. Join now! It’s FREE!) Related Stories: Running in Leyte: “I Have Returned” Tacloban Rises Again for Unity Run 2! Tacloban Running: Never Gone, Never Hopeless *** It was near the Astrodome, but far enough to be separated from the crowd there. So you get to see this […]
Tacloban Rises Again for Unity Run 2!
Hello running idols and friends! In behalf of the TOES Tacloban family, I would like to invite everyone for our humble Unity Run happening in Tacloban Cityon February 23, 2014. The event is tagged at zero pesos registration fees so every local runners can join. However we will just split our hydration cost upon registration […]
Tindog Tacloban: Never Gone, Never Hopeless!
Everyone here in Leyte has problems to solve. The biggest one is of course is of course figuring out ways to live and how to rebuild each of our broken lives. The world saw what happened to this island when super typhoon Yolanda wrecked havoc and leaving behind an unspeakable amount of devastation. But I […]
Running in Libas: The Gateway to Southern Leyte
Hi I’m Lester Glenn Tabada and I’m from the exotic province called Southern Leyte. This is my first story for RunRoo. So for my debut feature let me take you to a special place for running here in our province, a place where the past connects to the present and the place where fiction, legends […]
Running in Leyte: “I Have Returned”
With more races, fun runs, and ultra marathons organized in Leyte, we thought of resharing (originally posted at Caresharing Life Blog) our friend who is a Leyte girl but finds herself based in Cebu City. Then, one time, found herself returning to Leyte to run. We hope to give you a glimpse of how it […]