Fitness, Hike, Travel

Takbo: Outrun Your Dreams 22km

Sunday
May 27, 2018

After more than a month of no trailrunning, I’m back with a quick recap of an enjoyable run for the benefit of some friends. This is my race report for the Outrun Your Dreams Trail Run.

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Takbo: Deadman’s 300 V4.0

Sunday
October 15, 2017

T’was the night before Deadman’s and not a sound could be heard, because I was sound asleep with Khat in Rock Resort. Read on and you shall see, a long rundown of the experience for me.

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Akyat: Mt. Taronton

Sunday
May 14, 2017

Looking for a quick dayhike on a Sunday, Khat saw an event for a mountain I’ve never heard of. Mt. Taronton in Infanta, Quezon, supposedly sits 1234masl and has recently opened. Actually, the event we were joining was the opening climb. Since we were curious about the place, we confirmed our booking and prepared ourselves for an exciting hike.

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Takbo: Monte Alba 21km

Saturday
December 17, 2016

It’s a bit late, but I just have to share my year-ending trail race experience. Once again, I return to Wawa in Montalban, this time to run for Team Marupok’s Monte Alba event.

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Takbo: Deadman’s 300 V3.0 [Long Run, Longer Read]

Sunday
October 9, 2016

After diligently doing the recon for this race a few weeks ago, I was looking forward to this very special trail run. Finally, the big day came and I have lots to say about it. Read on to share this Deadman’s 300 V3.0 experience with me.

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Takbo: Deadman’s 300 V3.0 Recon

Sunday
September 18, 2016

I recently signed up for a special trail event in the nearby area.  If the name of the race doesn’t scare you, then you’re a more courageous person than me. Hearing of its reputation from my more experienced friends, I told myself to take this challenge and see if I can complete it. Sparing no excuses, I attended the recon for the Dead Man’s 300 V3.0.

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Takbo: Mt. Sembrano Mountain Run 2016

Sunday
May 29, 2016

I knew I was gonna have a hard time when less than 3 kilometers into the race, I was already asking the Lord for forgiveness. Usually I only start talking to God during trail runs when I’m nearing the halfway point. The race director, DBB Delos Angeles wasn’t kidding at all when he called the race an uphill challenge.

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Takbo: Learnings after Conquer TAC 50km

Sunday
April 17, 2016

Adversity introduces man to himself

This was running through my mind as I hopped over another river crossing, my socks drenched in sweat and water, and my head pounding from the searing heat. My feet felt like they weighed tons and my lips were dry and cracked, yet I still had about 13 kilometers to go. I was seriously doubting my ability to finish, but with a grandslam on the line, I powered on.

Warning: This is going to be a very long post. I have much feelings about this race.

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