West Coast Chronicles: Santa Monica Beach

The Philippines has some of the best beaches in the world so I’ve never really had the urge to look for one abroad.  And I definitely didn’t expect that the first beach that I’d actually step onto outside the country would be in the United States!  Here’s my first beach experience outside the Philippines.


Santa Monica

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Rexona Celebrates Fitness Through First Ever RXN FIT FEST

Rexona will be having its first ever Rexona Fitness Festival, or the RXN FIT FEST, on November 14, 2015.  The particulars of this event is detailed here:


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That’s A Wrap! My RUPM 2015 Story

Let me start this post by applauding everyone who completed the recent Run United Philippine MarathonCongratulations!  Here’s my look back on this event that brought me back to running a full marathon after more than three years of hiatus!

RUPM 2015 42K Finisher’s Medal

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West Coast Chronicles: Downtown Los Angeles

Downtown Los Angeles was my first destination upon arrival.  Right then and there, my tour had started.  Here’s my tour of Downtown LA in pictures.


The skyline of Downtown Los Angeles

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RUPM 2015 Six-Hour Full Marathon Game Plan

Are you running the full marathon (42.195K) leg of the Run United Philippine Marathon 2015?  Are you aiming to finish in six hours the most?  If you answered yes to both these questions, feel free to join our pace group tomorrow.  Here’s our game plan to accomplish this:


Join me and my co-pacers for a six-hour full marathon finish!

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West Coast Chronicles: MNL⇢HKG⇢LAX

After about a year and a half, I found myself again on the other side of the Pacific Ocean, this time exploring more of the US West Coast.  While this trip wasn’t really expected, it turned out to be a memorable one and would be the longest vacation of my adult life.  Join me as I recall this trip and save it for posterity.  Let’s go!

Here we go again!

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Philippine Holidays for 2016

The official holidays for 2016 have been announced, declared by virtue of Proclamation No. 1105, s. 2015 and it looks like we do not have as many long weekends for this year as compared with 2015:


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Lorna Jane Active Nation Day 2015

Last September 27, 2015, Lorna Jane Philippines held its Active Nation Day at Track 30th in Bonifacio Global City where various group fitness classes were held.  This event is an initiative that aims to encourage everyone to dedicate one day a year to moving their bodies to get active.

Cobra Ironman 70.3 Asia-Pacific Championship 2016 Kicks Off in Cebu

(Press Release) Regular slots for the Cobra Ironman 70.3 Asia-Pacific Championship 2016 got sold out in 28 minutes beating its own record of 40 minutes for the 2015 edition.  Definitely a heart rising moment for all triathletes who registered at the Cebu Provincial Capitol this morning when they all converged over breakfast sponsored by Alaska […]

The Story of the Last Runner (as Told by Nike)

Being the last runner to finish the race is not as easy as one might think and there’s more to it than just being the slowest one.  This short new video from Nike, Last, tells a tale of each “runner.”

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