New Shoe: Nike Flyknit Lunar 3

Wednesday, 4 March 2015  |  Gear + Gadgets

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Nike introduces Nike Flyknit Lunar 3, the third generation of its popular Flyknit running shoes, in which they say “impossibly light and incredibly strong marries soft and responsive.” Nike Flyknit Lunar 3 pairs plush Lunarlon cushioning with an incredibly light and strong Flyknit upper that is breathable, flexible and supportive all at once. (more…)

Nat Geo’s Earth Day Run on 26 April 2015

Monday, 2 March 2015  |  Race Announcements

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Earth Day Run 2015, powered by National Geographic Channel (NGC), is expecting 20,000 runners to participate on April 26, 2015 at the Mall of Asia Open Grounds, with the addition of 5,000 runners for its Baguio leg. Support from the registration of all participants will help raise money for portable solar powered lighting kits that will be sent to communities in Mindoro, a project of NGC’s environmental partner, World Wildlife Fund for Nature. (more…)

5 Benefits of Circuit Training for Runners

Friday, 27 February 2015  |  Running + Triathlon

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It’s been over 2 months since I started circuit training with my Personal Trainer at Fitness First. The workouts are exactly one hour, but they are lung-busting, sweat-inducing, and downright exhausting. (Just the way I like my workouts!) If you ask me, I think every runner should include circuit training into their routine.

What is circuit training?  It’s a form of resistance training where you quickly move from one exercise to the next using high-intensity aerobics. It builds strength and muscular endurance at the same time. (more…)

Dream Marathon Story: John Medalla, Bib No. 478

Friday, 27 February 2015  |  Interviews + Features

1JohnMedalla – John crossing the finish as his wife, Coach Betsy (swimjunkie), captures the moment –

The 6th TBR ULAH Dream Marathon held last February 22, 2015 has ended, but the experiences of each of our 615 first- and second-time marathoners will live on in their hearts and memories. This begins a series of marathon stories from Batch 2015 in an effort to preserve their stories in words and share them with you to, hopefully, inspire you to dream big as they did. (more…)

adidas Unveils Ultra BOOST

Wednesday, 25 February 2015  |  Gear + Gadgets

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So, my feet haven’t slipped into one just  yet, but I’m certainly curious about adidas’ newly launched shoe, Ultra Boost, which they claim to be “the greatest running shoe ever.”  They say that BOOST technology is the only footwear innovation proven to give runners more energy.   (more…)