BRAVING the rain, heat and terrain, grocery store worker Manolito 'Tolitz' Divina pulled off a hat-trick in the Clark-Miyamit 50-Miler Trail Race in Pampanga on Sunday to become the first Filipino winner of the Asia Trail Master Championship.The ...
Nov 27, 2016
TRAIL running is growing as an alternative athletic pursuit, especially in presenting a worthy challenge as well as a timely break from the urban scenery surrounding the typical runs and foot races. But with the different setting comes a unique for separate, ...
Nov 16, 2016
ONE of the best trail runners in the Philippines - and in Asia - is an unassuming 36-year-old grocery store worker from Pateros.When he isn't carrying, stacking or delivering goods in his day job, Manolito 'Tolitz' Divina is ...
Oct 16, 2016
MANOLITO 'Tolitz' Divina held his own against tough European competition to nab an impressive runner-up finish at the 2016 Miyamit Trail Marathon on Sunday in Porac, Pampanga.The 36-year old grocery delivery assistant and local favorite was part of the ...
Oct 3, 2016
ALL roads lead to Porac in Pampanga on Sunday for the Miyamit Falls Trail Marathon, the opening race of the Clark Miyamit Trail Race Series. The race offers a rare chance to visit the iconic Miyamit Falls, with a route passing mostly ...
Oct 1, 2016
AFTER finishing fourth in the 2015 North Face 100 Philippines 50-kilometer distance in Nuvali, Jan Nilsen took care of unfinished business in his return to the country by winning the race's premiere 100 km category. SPIN.ph caught up with ...
May 3, 2016
TRAIL runners will get the chance to "break all boundaries" in the 2016 The North Face 100 Philippines to be staged from April 30 to May 1.Asia's first trail running ultra marathon series is expected to draw local and overseas ...
Feb 23, 2016
A 13-year-old swimmer from Olongapo City defied the odds to win in the inaugural Mountain Athletics Challenge that drew 100 competitors at the Sandbox Alviera in Pampanga over the weekend."I just wanted to try and face the challenge," Julianne ...
Nov 8, 2015
TRAIL running is a combination of mud, rain, rocks, the occasional tumble and a lot of "I made it!" grins at the finish line.The natural convergence of running and mountaineering, trail running is a niche sport that has a loyal and ...
Sep 24, 2015
IN the most urban environments, you can find trails. The second edition of the Salomon Citytrail Run Manila proves just that as it returns to the historic walls of Intramuros on September 6.Citytrail was pioneered by Salomon in 2014 in several ...
Aug 20, 2015
THE soreness in my quads lingers days after, a pleasurably smarting reminder of The North Face (TNF) 100 Philippines 50 and 100k trail ultra marathon held in Nuvali, Laguna last June 12. For days following the race, stairs were my worst enemy, ...
Jul 7, 2015
LATE last month, I quietly turned half a century old and celebrated the new forty with a solo ride up the hills of Antipolo and Morong astride Nessie, my trusty mountain bike, to a popular biker's destination fondly called Pisong Kape, ...
Feb 13, 2015
WE exist in a world fraught with deadlines and decisions, compelling us to desperately keep in step with the pace of frenzied activity that presides over our lives. From the second the alarm buzzes us awake for the start of another manic ...
Oct 31, 2014
WEEKEND bikers get a chance to become competitive cyclists and casual joggers can evolve into avid runners as the second Filinvest Endurance Weekend 2014: Ride, Rock, and Run is slated this November.After the overwhelming response from the first staging of the ...
Sep 6, 2014
A soft-spoken grocery employee from Pateros who just took up trail running last year humbled the field in the men's premier 32K category while first-timer in long distance trail running ruled the women's race in the 2014 ...
Apr 13, 2014
THE Berghaus Limpet may have an odd name choice for a racing pack - after all, a limpet is a sea snail that hardly moves. In fact, when under duress, a limpet can be almost impossible to move from it's spot. Berghaus ...
Apr 8, 2014
THE steep and winding mountain trails and roads of Baguio and Benguet will once again challenge runners trying to "break all boundaries" in the Philippine leg of The North Face 100 Asia Pacific Series.The Ultimate 100KM Trail Running Challenge is scheduled ...
Mar 14, 2014
SALOMON, one of the leading brands in trail running, will once again have the Salomon X-Trail Pilipinas 2014 this April 12. The Hamilo Coast in Batangas will be the venue for this year's trail running event and will come ...
Feb 18, 2014
RUNNR, billed as "the pure running specialty store," hits the ground running in the Year of the Horse.At a media luncheon held at the 100 Miles Café at the Bonifacio Global City, Toby Claudio, president of Quorum Group which owns RUNNR, ...
Jan 24, 2014
RUNNING, biking and kite-flying enthusiasts will share the spotlight in the First Batangas Earth and Wind Festival slated on Sunday at the coastal town of Balete to kick off the province's "Bisita Batangas" campaign."We are doing this to promote ...
Nov 27, 2013
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