A total of 5,300 runners showed up at Bonifacio Global City yesterday for the annual New Balance Power Run. Clad in their bright red race shirts, runners ran 5k, 16k, or the unique 25k offered by this race. Organized by Runrio, a light drizzle kept the runners cool throughout the run and even allowed competitive athletes to achieve their personal best due to excellent race conditions. (more…)
Have you noticed people wearing these sleek, rubberized bands lately? They look so stylish that you’d think they’re merely wrist candy. Truth is, those bands provide useful information that can actually improve one’s lifestyle.
It’s called the Up24 by Jawbone. The Up24 is a fitness band that tracks your activity, diet, and sleep. If you wish, you can also monitor your food and water intake, your weight, your moods, and goals. As they say on their website, it’s an “intelligent computer wrapped around your wrist.” (more…)
Wow, every now and then there comes a race that excites me. This one is one of them. The Cordillera Mountain Marathon: 42k Sky Marathon and 11k Trail run. (Make sure to watch the video below.)
The marathon 42k and the 11k trail run will be the highest running event in the country, with over 60% of the course above 2000m above sea level. The course will take you through some of the most pristine areas in the world, in a region known as one of the most biodiverse on earth. The mountain is also the home of the Kalanguya and Ibaloi Ethnolinguistic groups and will showcase their rich culture and heritage tied to the the mountain of the gods. (more…)