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Run United Goes Regional: Davao, Iloilo, Bacolod, Baguio & Cebu Get Ready!

June 30th, 2011 2 comments

Run United Goes Regional: Davao, Iloilo, Bacolod, Baguio & Cebu Get Ready!

If there is one thing that I would promote, it’s the beauty of the provinces in the Philippines- talk about hospitality, food and sights in areas only a few can enjoy. What more, the opportunity to run in these places just makes my heart beat fast.

 

RunRio and Unilab Active Health has partnered tog ether to bring running to other major cities like Davao, Iloilo, Bacolod, Baguio & Cebu.

 

Their main objective: Promote Sports Tourism. Focus more on promoting running to Filipinos and to experience Runrio Event on the Regional Provinces and Cities outside Metro Manila.

 

Here are the ff important information pertaining to the Regional Running Events:

 

Reg Fee and Inclusions

UNILAB ACTIVE HEALTH EVENTS

Davao Registration Sites

Singlet for Regional Series (front)

Singlet for Regional Series (back)

Proposed Finisher's Shirt

500m for kids

3K race route

 

5K race route

10K race route

21K/Half Marathon race route

 

I just registered to run in the Iloilo, Bacolod and Baguio legs (thanks to Runrio), now its time to save money for the airfare and accommodation. See you there?

Bliss Run: Barefoot Running at Dahican Beach, Mati City, Davao Oriental

June 27th, 2011 2 comments

Barefoot Running in Dahican Beach

As I said in my previous post, I was away for 16-days backpacking Mindanao and during those 16-day journey I just ran thrice. Boo! I should have ran in the 10 provinces I set my feet on.

Anyway, I managed to run twice at Dahican White Beach, Mati City, Davao Oriental.

The morning run was one of a kind. The beach was unspoiled, the sea breeze uplifting and the sun welcoming. It was bliss at every stride and all endorphins in my body was flowing like crazy. It was like I was transported in another dimension. How I miss this feeling. My feet was just smiling as they were connected to the ground I’m treading.

 

BLISS at every stride.

Since I don’t have a Garmin, I just estimated the coastline and I think its about a mile long. I did 4 sets of run. What a perfect way to start my Skimboarding day!

 

Running Stats:

Date of Run: June 16, 2011 (Thursday)

Route: Dahican Beach (back-and-forth twice)

Distance covered: 6.2 Kilometers

Pros: The beach was unspoiled. I was the only one running and local fishermen were smiling whenever I pass by them. The sand was very fine and the sea breeze was invigorating. The morning sunshine is just starting to kiss the earth.

Cons: NONE whatsoever!

Time: 45:04 (7:16/km)

Temperature: 24°C

Running Apparel: No singlet, no socks, no shoes, just a boxer brief & Billabong board shorts


 

I Won a RUNNR Shirt!

June 24th, 2011 No comments

After a long hiatus (I backpacked Mindanao for 16 days) just want to start up this blog again.

Just a quick note of thanks to RUNNR for their Twitter contest that won me Php500 GC for my tweet:

@RUNNRstore Coach Sid Vildosola inspires me a lot kasi even putol ung kamay nya, lumalaban parin sya sa mga walang kapansanan.nagcocoach pa!

When I claimed the GC at RUNNR Trinoma, I bought a RUNNR shirt right away.

Php500 GC courtesy of RUNNR

Muchos Gracias RUNNR!

How about you? Who makes you perspire? Or to rephrase the question, who inspire you to run miles?

Hope to hear from you!

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