Miscellaneous

Basa: Book Review February 2020

It’s the second month of 2020 and thankfully, I’m still continuing the habit of reading e-books and manga. I was able to finish a fewer number of books this month, but I really enjoyed most of the entries here as they are related to my running hobby. It’s always easier to read something if it’s related to a topic you like.

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Fitness, Travel

Takbo: Amihan 50 Trail Ultra Bataan

Sunday
November 10, 2019

Every race is unique and none are equal. They may cover the same route or distance, but they are rarely experienced the same way twice. And every once in a while, we runners experience a special race that leaves a lasting impression on us. The 2019 edition of the Amihan 50 Trail Ultra is one such race. And here are the reasons why…

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Fitness, Hike, Travel

Takbo: Mt. Talinis Mountain Ultra Marathon 2019

Saturday to Sunday
October 5-6, 2019

Being born and raised in Negros Occidental, Dumaguete City is a familiar place that always gets mentioned by my family and friends. It serves as the Negros Oriental counterpart to our Bacolod City, but I didn’t know much about Mt. Talinis until about a year ago.

The tallest mountain (technically Volcano) in the region, and the 2nd tallest on Negros island after Mt. Kanlaon, Mt. Talinis is also known as Cuernos de Negros (horns of Negros) for its unique shape. This mountain is the venue for the Mt. Talinis Mountain Ultra Marathon and I was able to be attend its second edition. Here is my experience and review.

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