How a Marathon Inspired Participants to Finish a Race

Tuesday, 6 July 2010  |  Press

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The Bull Runner Dream Marathon was featured on Philippine Daily Inquirer today, July 6, 2010.  The well-written article was by  Lorenzo Manguiat, a proud finisher of TBR Dream.  Thank you, Lorenzo.

Click HERE to read the full article.

For all those dreaming of their first marathon in the most ideal and supportive environment, please make sure to read the LAST LINE of the linked article very very well.

TBR on Preview June 2009

Saturday, 6 June 2009  |  Press

Check out Preview’s June 2009 issue.  In its Body Works section, they featured Leica Carpo and I in an article on women runners.

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The shoot was held over a month ago at the Polo field.  I finally got to meet Leica Carpo and chatted with her about—what else—running just before she left for Boston. 

It was a great experience.  An eye-opener when it came to fusing fashion with running, a possibility that only crossed my mind when I saw all the cool apparel, shoes, and accessories brought to the shoot by the editorial assistants.  It also further proved the point for me that running is indeed a booming sport, not just for Filipinos in general, but particularly among women.  There are more women runners now than ever before and I only hope to see more of us running—and leaving, ehem, the men behind.  (Sorry guys!)

P.S. Please don’t comment about the hair! My son said it looks like a “tarantula!”

iamninoy on Mornings@ANC

Tuesday, 2 June 2009  |  Press

Watch Mornings @ ANC—9:30 a.m. tomorrow—to learn more about the iamninoy Runners Group.  Rapa Lopa and I will be guests on the show.  I’m skipping a morning bike-run tomorrow for this, but it’s all worth it!

TBR on Good Times with Mo

Wednesday, 1 April 2009  |  Press

I was driving home this morning from a long morning at the pool with TI instructor, Nonoy, and classmate, Dondi, and as always I was listening to my favorite morning habit on 89.9, “Good Times with Mo” with Mo Twister, Mojo, and Grace Lee.  

There is not a weekday (except Fridays when they’re not on) that I don’t listen to this trio on the radio.  They’re discussions are thought-provoking and intellectually stimulating, but most importantly, they are downright funny.  I can’t count how many times I’ve laughed out loud alone in the car after taking the kids to school or coming home from a training run.  Needless to say, I am a huge fan.  Huge! 

This morning, it was not a surprise that Sen. Pia Cayetano was on the show.  She was a guest last week and a couple of days ago she was a guest on Mo Twister’s TV show as well to discuss current issues, promote her advocacies, and of course, touch on her personal life as well (which, fortunately for us, includes running.)  But, what surprised me was this: Mojo Jojo mentioning The Bull Runner Magazine!  Yes, he did!

So, TBR was NOT actually on the show (as written on the title of this post which was made only to fool you into reading this), but TBR Magazine was there, in the hands of Mojo, to be exact.  He basically asked Sen. Pia about her training program and mentioned that he was reading about it in The Bull Runner Magazine.  Woohooo…what a pleasant surprise!  Good Times with Mo, you just made my day!

Thanks to Sen. Pia for bringing your copy of TBR Magazine!

TBR in Sunday Inquirer Magazine

Sunday, 22 February 2009  |  Press

Guess who’s on today’s issue of Sunday Inquirer Magazine?

The article below is about how I successfully recruited hubby into the world of addictive running. Er, I mean, how running has become a part of our lives. Thanks to Joy Rojas (yes, of Takbong Pangarap fame) for the wonderful article…

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The next article is about the 9 top running routes and 5 bloggers/websites, namely Ben, Takbo.ph, Running Shield, Bald Runner, and TBR. Thanks to Leica Carpo for the feature!

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Congrats to good friend Ben Chan (Photovendo) whose photos practically filled the entire magazine!