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Month: June 2015

FrontRUNNER Valley Trail Challenge 2015

FrontRUNNER Valley Trail Challenge 2015

Just two weeks back, we’d spent the weekend in Nuvali, about an hour south of Metro Manila. Then, I ┬áran the TNF 100, likely the most gruelling 50km ultra Marathon I have experienced yet. That notwithstanding, this weekend we were back. We being Liz, our Sis, Loritta and myself, to participate in yet another Trail event. Liz and Loritta were in for the 15km distance and I had signed up yet again for the 50km loop. But first things first,…

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Monster Jam

Monster Jam

This weekend, our activity was different entirely, no running, no shopping (well, perhaps a little of both) but our main event was definitely a special one and something you don’t get to experience every other day. After all, this show rarely goes outside of the United States and for Manila and the Philippines this is definitely a first. Monster Jam! AS BIG AS IT GETS And These are truly monsters, weighing in at 10,000 pounds (4,500kg) each and powered by…

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TNF 100 Philippines 2015

TNF 100 Philippines 2015

This is another great trail run I have been looking forward to… There are seven in the series of “The North Face 100″and this is number three for me, following Thailand and Hong Kong. And the thing about trail running is that we are always looking for the next great run. Translation: “tougher challenge”. And it would seem to me that I found it, again! I opted for the 50km distance as I considered this a great long run opportunity…

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