adidas to Launch Avengers Collection

Friday, 15 May 2015  |  Gear + Gadgets

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Good news Avengers fans! adidas will introduce a new collection of footwear and apparel inspired by three superheroes of the new blockbuster Marvel Studios film, Avengers: Age of Ultron, which hit theaters worldwide last April. (more…)

Race Report: Nike Women’s 10k Manila 2015

Monday, 11 May 2015  |  Race Announcements

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Over 8,000 women rocked it last May 9, 2015 for the inaugural Nike Women’s 10k Manila run at Filinvest City. Aside from the unique feature of being an exclusive women’s only event, it was also a night race with gun start at 9:00 PM.  (Way past the bedtime of this morning person, but, hey, I couldn’t miss this event!) (more…)

MomMeCation for all Supermoms!

Sunday, 10 May 2015  |  Family

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Happy Mother’s Day to all Mommies out there!  Put your feet up, relax, and act like a queen for a day (or two!) because you deserve it!

In this fast paced, multi-tasking, high-tech world, many of us Mommies are forever running around chasing after deadlines, dreams, and our kids (literally for some!)  But, every now and then, we should allow ourselves to take a break and recharge.   (more…)

Boston Marathon: The Race (Part 5)

Thursday, 7 May 2015  |  Race Reports, Travel + Adventure

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I was at the starting line of Boston Marathon, the most prestigious marathon in the world! And, here I was looking like trash… literally. I was garbed in a cheap plastic poncho with a silver mylar blanket wrapped around my waist as a skirt. I was freezing to death. My entire body was shivering uncontrollably. I held the hood of my poncho down to my forehead to keep the rain from hitting my face. By this time, the rain, as predicted, had begun to pour. Despite the terrible weather conditions, I was still on top of the world trying to soak in (no pun intended) every single minute of this magical experience. (more…)

Boston Marathon: Pre-Race (Part 4)

Thursday, 30 April 2015  |  Race Reports, Travel + Adventure

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The night before the race I sat upright in bed staring at the news on TV in disbelief.  The weather for Boston Marathon day was expected to be rainy and windy with temperatures in the 5 to 8 degree range. A reporter declared it was to be a challenging race for Boston runners due to weather conditions, but, at least, most of them had trained in cooler temperatures during winter.  In my mind I screamed “But what about those who trained through extreme summer heat?!”  Despite this, I kept an optimistic attitude as I prepared for the worst. This was Boston Marathon!  Come hell or high water (no pun intended), I was going to have a grand time! (more…)