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July 2007 Archive

  • I’m Back!

    Aaaaw, it was a scene straight out of the movies…or maybe just a postcard. I parked my car at the soccer field of Alabang Country Club yesterday morning and paused for a few minutes to appreciate the spectacle before me: the sun was about to rise. How I missed seeing the early morning sun! On [...]

  • Run To Bring Hope moved to Aug 5

    Run To Bring Hope slated for July 29 (this Sunday) has been moved to August 5. Turns out that the race area will hold the ASEAN Summit on the same day and Malacanang wants the roads to be clear. I think our government has to rethink its priorities. Kidding. So, runners, you have until August [...]

  • Vasovagal Syncope Won’t Keep Me From Running

    I’ve been to three doctors in three different clinics within three days to determine the cause of my first ever fainting episode last Saturday. Here’s a brief summary of what occurred in all of my consultations: [ Doctor No. 1: General Practitioner ] Doctor’s Diagnosis: VASOSPASM – narrowing of the blood vessels which restricts the [...]

  • Run For Your Life Part 3

    Can you imagine running 100km from evening till a little after lunch the following day? These photos will give you a glimpse of how the Run For Your Life team accomplished such a feat conquering exhaustion, thirst, cramps, blisters, and more (ouch!) with the power of the heart and spirit (yeah!) Congratulations to Neville, Kiko, [...]

  • I Gotta Run!

    As I write this, it has been exactly 4,302 minutes since my last run. You know how long that is for an addicted runner like me? Just about as long as your wait when you are the 15th in line for the toilet and you got one minute before the race starts. Last week was [...]