The Best Moments of 2016
Thank you 2016, the year is not without troubles, but it’s still memorable as it is. I’m always thankful for all the blessings that’s been given to me, as well as all the challenges that gave opportunities for growth.
Now looking forward to 2017, because “Tomorrow, is the first blank page of a 365 page book. Write a good one.” ― Brad Paisley
But before that, here’s a quick look of how 2016 looks like:
Century Tuna Ironman 70.3 Subic
My 3rd half-ironman race, and it never gets easier. Short story about this here.
Climb Halsema Highway on a Bike
Halsema Highway is a national highway situated in northern Luzon, it stretches from the city limit of Baguio to the municipality of Bontoc, Mountain Province. At its highest point at 7,400 ft above sea level in the municipality of Atok, it is the highest altitude highway in the Philippines – Wikipedia
More about this Bike Ride – Click Here
4th Pinoy Fitness SUB1 10K Challenge
We had the biggest Pinoy Fitness SUB1 10K Challenge Race this 2016, and was able to bring it to Baguio and Cebu! Thank you to all you supported us this year.
2017 PF SUB1 10K Race Registration is now Open, Manila Leg is happening on March 26 in SM Mall of Asia – Here are the Details
My Little Sister Got Married
Happiest moment for the entire family. My youngest sister finally got married this year and moved to the US to pursue her dream career.
Phuket with the Pinoy Elite Runners c/o 7-Eleven
An amazing experience to get to personally know and mingle with some of our top local athletes. Every year, 7-Eleven sends the top local winners from their 7-Eleven Run to compete and represent the country in an international race, I was lucky this year to be chosen as one of the media to join and cover the event.
Full Story about this here – Racing with the Best at the 2016 Laguna Phuket International Marathon
Finally able to Climb the Monolith of Mt. Pico
Ticking this off my bucket list. Finally able to do this and get to meet some new friends along the way. Watch our Pico Adventure on Youtube here – Our Mt. Pico Adventure 2016
My First Milo Marathon Medal
Undertrained and totally underestimated this race, it was painful yet still happy to have earned my first Milo Marathon platito this year. Watch our quick Milo Marathon Race Recap.
1st Pinoy Fitness Kasama Run
Though it rained on race day, totally thankful that everyone still came and enjoyed running under the rain. And best of all, the race was able to help the charity component of Michaela and Chosen Children Village Foundation, which we have been supporting over 4 years through our run races.
Time with Friends
With the demands of work, it’s always a pleasure to be able to find some time for a quick R&R with friends. Read about our No-Surfing Weekend Getaway here.
GoWell in Shangri-La Boracay
Our star-studded get-away thanks to SunLife GoWell. It’s my first time to stay in Shangri-La Boracay and most probably the starting point of a new adventure with the #FitStop crew. Thank You Jaymie Pizarro!
3rd Pinoy Fitness 21K Challenge
55 teams and more than 3,500 runners came this year for the 3rd Pinoy Fitness 21K Challenge! And here are the two ladies (Marj and Tia) always working behind the scenes to make every race a success. Have you seen the video recap? Click Here
After a busy year, happy to have finally found a good down time to visit a new place, still need to write about my 100,000 steps in Japan. Will write that soon.
PF XMAS Run Meet
Looking back, 2016 was amazing! Now time to celebrate and cheers to new beginnings in 2017!