The Sante Barley Domination Run 2013 is happening on Sunday, November 24, 2013. The starting line is set at the ASEANA City, near SM Mall of Asia. For those of you who are joining this Pinoy running event, well here are some things to remember to avoid any hassles on Sunday. Continue reading “Sante Barley Domination Run 2013, Gun Start, Parking Area and other reminders” (1069)
Just got an email from Nike.com about the #YOUMOVEIMOVE relief efforts that they are holding for the benefit of the people of Tacloban and Eastern Visayas that were affected by the super typhoon Yolanda. According to Nike, they will be donating USD1 for every kilometer that you run. To do that you must use the Nike+ app which is available for both Android smartphones and iPhone. Continue reading “Nike We Run Manila 10K 2013 supports the #YOUMOVEIMOVE Run for a Cause for Yolanda Victims” (1585)
The Pinoy running scene will not be as vibrant as it is today if not for the presence of several Pinoy running sites and online groups. You’ll surely get your fix of running news, announcements and other running-related information by visiting these sites from time to time.
I’ve listed the most popular and active Pinoy running sites and online communities below: Continue reading “Pinoy Running Sites You Should Check Out, Bookmark, Follow” (3548)
I did my first full marathon last October 2013 when I joined the Run United Philippine Marathon. While I’m not too proud about my race result, friends are congratulating me since it’s not an easy task to join and complete a full marathon. But I know that I could perform better. And I want to prove that to myself. Continue reading “Beginner Marathon Training Program” (2967)
There’s no stopping the Pinoy running scene in 2014. As early as now, run organizers have planned out their upcoming events for January 2014. Like the Subic International Marathon, another popular running event is happening in January and this is one is sponsored by 7-11, the popular convenience store. Continue reading “7-11 Run 1000 2014 in Cavitex, online registration is now open” (7568)
December being the last running month of the year looks to be a pretty busy one for Pinoy runners. As I was checking PinoyFitness.com’s list of events, I’ve counted 26 events covering all the weekends of December. Most of these December running events are going to be held at the usual running venues such as BGC, SM MOA, while some are outside Metro Manila.
Here, we’ve picked some of the more interesting December running events scheduled so far: Continue reading “December Running Events, Which Ones Are You Running?” (1281)
“Running should be a lifelong activity. Approach it patiently and intelligently, and it will reward you for a long, long time.” -Michael Sargent
Starting from this post, I’ll be including running related quotes from famous runners before my actual blog post. This is to inspire each one of us to continue enjoying our running activities. The quote above immediately catches my attention when I was browsing through a site that list famous running quotes. Yes, I want to reap that reward and will live my life to enjoy it.
Having said all that, I now proceed with the post about my Sunday morning run. I was planning to take a different route today since I already run in Sumulong Hi-way yesterday. But I don’t want to miss the morning breeze of the Antipolo climate so I decided to run the same route again. Continue reading “Sunday Morning Run, Easy 8.5 Miles, Rolling Terrain” (943)
For those of you who are looking for an event that is kid-friendly, you should be joining the McDonald’s McHappy Day Fun Run is happening on December 14, 2013 at the SM Mall of Asia. Gun starts is at 5:30 a.m.
This is surely a good way to encourage your kids to get into running as the race distance are very child-friendly depending on the age of your children. The McDonald’s McHappy Day Fun Run consists of the 1K run for kids age 8 and under, 3K run for kids under 15 and adults 16 and above, the McDonald’s Family Dash with a 3K distance and perfect for a family of four, and the 5K run for 16 and above and the 9K challenge for 16 and above. Continue reading “McDonald’s McHappy Day Fun Run” (7426)
During weekends, I usually do my run on the rolling terrain of Sumulong Highway. Bikers know this famous route via the Valley Golf subdivision. But while others bike this route, I usually do my weekend runs here, that’s Saturday and Sunday morning most of the time. Continue reading “Saturday Afternoon Run, Easy 5 Mile, Rolling Terrain” (1030)
Since I started running, I always bring along my iPhone 5 with me. Be it during a fun run, marathon or training. Thanks to the GPS feature of the iPhone 5, you can skip those GPS watches and devices to measure your run distance, run speed, run pace and even map your race route.
Of course, you can’t use the iPhone alone to do these tasks. You have to install running iPhone apps. Thankfully, the iTunes App Store have several useful iPhone running apps. Here are the top three iPhone running apps that I’ve used so far.
1.) Runkeeper (Free with Premium paid subscription)