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August 2007 Archive

  • The Mt. Kinabalu International Climbathon

    - Poster image from Sabah Climbathon 2007 – Congratulations to Merlita Arias, a Filipina runner, who won 9th place in the Women’s Open (4:25:23) of The Mt. Kinabalu International Climbathon held August 25-26, 2007. The course involved running up and down 21k of Mt. Kinabalu (4095.2 m), Malaysia’s First World Heritage Site. It’s no wonder [...]

  • Sales, Sales, More Sales!

    Get out and run towards your nearest sports outlet. Almost all the major brands are on sale now. Just make sure you’ve got moolah in your pockets! —————————————————————— MIZUNO Paseo de Magallanes BMG building Roof Deck August 28 to 31, 2007 Running Shoes go for P995 to P3,500 With the entire family in tow, I [...]

  • In Memory of Gabriel

    If you need even more reason to run (and bike or swim) then this should give you one. On Sept. 8, the Gabriel Symphony Foundation will hold its 5th Annual Multi Sport Celebration in Memory of Gabriel, the little boy of Atty. Butch Sebastian and Senator Pia Cayetano, who was born with a rare chromosomal [...]

  • Virtual Run No. 5 – A Horror Story

    Can one DNF in a Virtual Training Run? If so then that was exactly what I did this morning. I was in Alabang, my running ground, at exactly 4:30 am as agreed upon with my other Virtual Running buddies who were running at their own spots all around the world. I was so ready to [...]

  • Virtual Run No. 5

    It’s time for Virtual Run No. 5! By now, you should know what this is all about. But, if you don’t, slap yourself on the head first, then do either of the following: 1) Go to my archives and read the past 4 weeks’ entries on Wednesday (VR Run Invites) and Thursdays (VR Run Reports). [...]