Keep Moving for You to Keep Your Balance: An Interview with The Filipino Blade Runner

Ernest "The Filipino Blade Runner" Carual

It was a fine Wednesday evening when Ernest and I, together with his ever supportive wife Che, met up in a coffee shop in Robinson’s Pioneer in Boni, Mandaluyong City.

The Radical Runner together with Ernest and his wife Che
The Radical Runner together with Ernest and his wife Che.

Accenture, the institution where he’s been happily devoting his life working for eight years now, is also situated in the area.

We had a few chitchats prior to the real interview. He joyfully shared about his hobbies. From being a band member( plays bass guitar) who can play all instruments, to being a car enthusiast(Honda club Phils member).

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Exceed Yourself: My 2015 Run United Trilogy First Leg Experience

“In running, it doesn’t matter whether you come in first, in the middle of the pack, or last. You can say ‘I have finished.’ There is a lot of satisfaction in that.”
-Fred Lebow, New York City Marathon Co-Founder

2015 Run United 1

You’re not a certified Pinoy runner if you’ve never heard of  the Run United Trilogy being organized by RunRio. It has to be one of the much-awaited runs in the country, so to speak.

Not only does Run United promise the most enjoyable race possible, but it also caters to 3-run series that most runners are looking forward to complete.… [Click HERE to continue reading...]

How a Once Fat Guy Fought His Way to Becoming Fit and Fab: An Interview with John Michael Sagcal

“What defines us is how well we rise after falling.”

I always love reading/hearing stories of people rising from adversities. It doesn’t just remind me of my past struggles and my personal story, but it also fuels that desire in me to live my life well.

'fit' John Michael Sagcal

John Michael Sagcal’s story is no exception. His story was once featured in pinoyfitness.com.

He used to have a battle against himself and his unhealthy habits.

Weighing about 270 pounds 2 years ago (at such a young age of 22), he has never paid much attention to himself. He remembered having to … [Click HERE to continue reading...]

You Are Never Too Old to Set a New Record: An Interview with the 67-Year Old Marathoner, Rosalinda Ogsimer

“You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.” ~ C. S. Lewis

Finishing a marathon is one of the greatest goals every passionate runners are looking forward to conquer in their running journey.

While it takes a lot of training to make it to the finish line, some people are really going out of their way in order to be called a certified marathoner.

That’s the beauty of this sport.

For as long as you have that sheer determination, crossing that finish line won’t be a problem.

The 67-year old marathoner, Rosalinda Ogsimer
Photo Credit: pinoyfitness.com

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5 Awesome Similarities Between Running Your Life and Running a Marathon

“Life is not a race, it’s a marathon.” Sounds cliché, huh?

Several times have I heard this line being uttered by people. Not only by ordinary people but by runners and marathoners alike. I’m not sure if it’s just me, but the more I hear it, the more that it doesn’t reveal its real value, even more so, its real meaning.

As I was doing my usual running routine last night, I thought about it.

It did make sense.

You see, as you get to run a lot, there are a lot of things that come into your mind.

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