Learn from the Master: An Interview with The Oldest Active Ultramarathoner

Victor Ting

“Wala kayo sa lolo ko!”

Does this expression ring a bell with you?

At the age of 69, Victor Ting, is considered the oldest active ultramarathoner in the Philippines.

Oops, you must be used with the word marathon which is 42kilometers. And I bet you already have an idea on how hard it is to finish one, right?

But just to give you an idea on what ultramarathon is, it is a footrace that extends beyond 42kilometers. Ultra races typically begin at 50 kilometers to 200 kilometers. That means being on your feet, for up to 24 hours or … [Click HERE to continue reading...]

Conquering Skyway the Second Time Around: My 7-Eleven Run1500 Marathon Experience

7-eleven Run 1500

Energy and persistence conquer all things. - Benjamin Franklin Click To Tweet

February 1, 2015 will always have  a special place in my heart.

Just in time for the start of the love month, one of the sweetest things in my life happened. That, I will forever treasure!

Oops, it’s not what you think. I’m not talking about love life here. Hmmn, it’s more important than that.

Well, at least for now.

I’m talking about my love for running. My passion.

It was then when I finally got introduced to the Skyway.

Journeying 6 hours and 19 minutes of my … [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

I first saw … [Click HERE to continue reading...]

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.

Not … [Click HERE to continue reading...]

3 Practical Tips I Learned that Helped Me Survive My First Full Marathon

How was your first running experience?

“One of the hardest decisions you’ll ever face in life is choosing whether to walk away or try harder.”- Ziad K. Abdelnour

I could still vividly remember how it all started.

Making that first step in achieving a healthy lifestyle wasn’t easy for me. It took me a while in order to get to where I am now. That equates to days of hardships and sacrifices.

I had to train myself to wake up early just to do those early routines. I had to live through those days of uneasiness. These habits kept me … [Click HERE to continue reading...]