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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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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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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Learnings after 50 kilometers

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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Hiked to: Mt. Lubog

Sunday
December 13, 2015

On most climbs, my legs get sore first, usually followed by my arms and shoulders when there are technical parts. But in my Mt. Lubog adventure, it was my butt that took most of the beating. Why? The answer is just one compound word: habal-habal.

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