PASAY CITY – The 36th MILO Marathon National Finals last December 9 at the SM Mall of Asia will go down as one very memorable race. While all the attention was focused on the pair of defending champions James Tallam and Mary Grace de los Santos who successfully retained their titles, I silently carved my own piece of running history by taking home Fourth Place in the special 5,000-meter race for media covering the event. READ MORE.
PASAY CITY – London Olympian Rene Herrera and marathon queen Cristabel Martes emerged the big winners at the Sin Tax Run held last December 16 at the SM Mall of Asia grounds. The duo ruled the six-kilometer race in the process taking home the top prize of PHP 50,000.00 each. READ MORE.
TAGUIG CITY – The Philippine running community joined forces to help the victims of Typhoon Pablo as over a thousand showed up at the Rescue Run 2012 last December 23 at the Bonifacio Global City. Each participant shelled out a minimum donation of PHP 200.00 to enter the five or 10-kilometer category, with thousands more in cash and kind pouring in on race day. READ MORE.
A FUN run honoring Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) will be staged on March 24, 2013 (Sunday) at the Quirino Grandstand as Jearnest Sports presents the “OFW Run 2013”. The event is seen as a fitting tribute to the contributions and sacrifices of the sector dubbed as modern day heroes. READ MORE.
TAGUIG CITY – A rainbow of colors enveloped the streets and skies of the Bonifacio Global City with the successful staging of the Color Manila Run last January 6, marking a festive start to the 2013 running season. Definitely a fun run with a lot of fun, runners negotiated the 10, five, three and 1.5-kilometer routes while being dusted with multi-colored powders. READ MORE.
TAGUIG CITY – These unexpected fun runs are bringing in a bigger share of fun. I was not supposed to participate in the annual Philippine Stock Exchange Bull Run last January 13 (Sunday) at the Bonifacio Global City – my calendar for the day was originally tabbed for a 60-kilometer bike group ride to Cavite and back. READ MORE.
IN LINE with its Second Anniversary, CafeFrance will be staging the “Run For Good Health” on January 26, 2013 (Saturday) at the CCP Complex starting at 4:00 AM. Distance categories to be contested are 10, five and three kilometers. READ MORE.
INSPIRED BY the success of last year’s inaugural event, the American Chamber Foundation Philippines in partnership with Chevron Philippines will hold “The Second AmCham ScholaRun” on March 3, 2013 at the Bonifacio Global City starting at 5:00 AM. The fun run seeks to raise funds for the AmCham Foundation’s scholarship programs. READ MORE.
AFTER A short but worthwhile wait, “Run For Juan, Run For Good Governance” finally gets underway on February 24, 2013 (Sunday) at the People Power Monument at the corner of EDSA and White Plains starting at 4:00 AM. Aside from having a new date and venue, the race will now be powered by the Greentennial Run of Eng. Rovic Gloria Canono. READ MORE.
ESCOLARRUN ESCOLARIANS, a fun run bringing together generations of Centro Escolar University (CEU) alumni and their families and friends, will be held on February 17, 2013 (Sunday) at the Aseana City in Paranaque City starting at 4:00 AM. READ MORE.