For list of ultramarathon races, check aktib.ph! And, you can register online for these ultra races (no web fee): SUNGAY 50km Challenge Ultramarathon – July 13, 2013; TK DC2DC Ultramarathon 60 – Sept. 5, 2014. Event: 2014 SN280 Related Stories: SN 250: Not a Race Review Photos: John Domingo >> Shutterfrog >> Jean Dalumpines >> […]
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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 […]
Hardcore Ultramarathon Tales: So what does it take to DNF?
For photos and results of 2014 Hardcore Hundred Miles Ultramarathon-Cebu, we compiled here >>. *** What does it take to have this “DNF HAPPENS” shirt? (Below photo from Etch ID, one of the sponsors. For sports ID needs, click here >>.) We always hear tales of champions and the successes, but we seldom hear the […]
My 1st Bohol Ultra Marathon 2012 and 1st Ultra Experience.
October 2011 was the year and month I received my first medal, the 21K Milo Marathon Elimination round here in Cebu. During the race I read a poster saying “Summit 60K Ultra Challenge“, what the “F”? 60K is that a Php or price of its event or kilometer? “For this 21K event, I am running like I […]
Born to Run
by Paolo Lim A couple of very nice lines from Christopher McDougall’s Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen. A wanderer who’d go anywhere but fit in nowhere, must live inside his own head and rarely hear his own voice. Running seemed to be the fitness […]
1st West Coast 200K Ultramarathon Champs, Survivors named
by Armie Garde Why would you run a 200-kilometer race? What made you and how did you manage to finish it? These are the questions I would love to ask to those who joined and finished the first West Coast 200 Ultramarathon in the Philippines. On the first day, there were 33 of them – […]
1st West Coast 200 Ultramarathon: Who among them will last?
by Armie Garde [View the story “The West Coast 200 Warriors” on Storify] ——————————————————————————————————————— runroo.com will keep following the developments of the West Coast 200, which is another “FIRST” in the ultramarathon history of the Philippines. ~oOo~ Armie Garde the Warat Runner, who started running ultramarathons at 23 years old, is a multimedia journalist based in Cebu City, Philippines. One of […]
1st West Coast 200K Ultramarathon [Day 2]: 30 warriors remain on the road
by Armie Garde Without discipline to rise before dawn and pound out the miles, you’ll never make it. If the fire in your heart isn’t strong, there’s no point trying. ~~ Dean Karnazes, Ultramarathon Man Yesterday, another legend in ultramarathon has started to unfold, and it will be retold not only by the Warriors who are […]
1st West Coast 200K Ultramarathon [Day 1]: The three-day run for hardcores starts
by Armie Garde The West Coast 200-kilometer (WC200) run, which will be staged in three consecutive days, started at 5 a.m. today, November 1. The starting was at the Remy Field Oval at Subic Freeport Olongapo City. The participants are expected to finish at 5 p.m. on November 4 at the Port of Barangay Lucap, […]
The Warrior Ultra course records ripped; Melinda must be proud
by Rose Buenconsejo Noel Tillor’s 4:49:13 course record (CR) last year was shattered not once, not thrice but ninth times in this year’s edition of the The Warrior 50K; while five ultra Warrior women broke Melinda Ponce’s 5:39:25. (Note from Doc Will’s comment regarding CRs he posted on Dailymile: “last year’s distance is 53.7 kms […]