//great run despite the rains and the wind..thumbs up to runrio for a successful event..!
*on time gunstart
*water stations along the 42k route (approx every 2 kilometers, and bananas too..!)
*courteous runrio staff and marshals, who greeted and extended moral support to all the runners even being soaking wet
*meeting PF residents before and after the race
*MEDALS and Finisher's Tee, loot bag and certificate
*photo ops with Coach Rio
*more and more photo ops with PF residents, Runnr and ARC friends
*carbo loading before and after the race
*first time to run in the rain
*having my friend @JC at the event - appreciate it very much
*meeting new friends along the 42k route - when i got cramps towards after passing the 26th kilometer, a guy gave me this really warm pat on the back telling me to go on...that was fantastic..thanks for your words of encouragement..too bad, i didn't get the name, or even the bib number; paced run with another runner who had the same condition that i had - cramps..he finished 5 minutes after i crossed the finish line
*bumped into @Sario @jonah rivera @green eyes valcaro @joe tuason along the 42k route..and seeing more friends along the way
//@bingski: we missed you kapatid..we're glad that you're doing A-okay.
//in this race, i think runrio missed out two things that should have been added to the water stations -- soap and shampoo/ conditioner stations..ahahah..!
*missing some of my PF friends -- @yingski: @@allan07: @redcapguy (though we arrived at the venue together..i had to leave soon because it was barely seven minutes before the 42k gunstart), and other PF residents who didn't make it to the race
*missed the balloon that @Ms_Mars brought with her..didn't even meet her before the race started..thanks for the "goodluck"
*cramps at 26th kilometer
//all in all -- what a great run this has been..! i hope to qualify for the national finals next time..