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34th Milo Marathon (quick post)

Me running on Buendia Flyover (photo courtesy of Photovendo)

Since I was young, I have been hearing a lot about Milo Marathon. It was only last Sunday when I got the chance to join the race (my 4th 10k event) and it was also the first time I get to run with my family. My dad run his first 5k while my two sisters joined the 3k event. My mom is somewhere in the audience cheering and taking our pictures.

It was a great day. But I got injured for the second time and the next morning I fell ill. I’m feeling better now. I think I just needed a rest. It was my 4th straight Sunday running event and my body isn’t adopting that fast. I know I’ll get better and better with every run I will join. Thank you God!

Anyway, here’s my stat for the last weekend’s event (unofficial):

What: 34th Milo Marathon
When: December 12, 2010
Where: Manila
Organizer: Rudy Biscocho

Event               10k(4th 10k)
Overall time     58 min 18 sec

Split (km) Cumulative Per milestone Mins/km
2 10:05 10:05 5:02
3 15:48 5:43 5:43
5.5 30:56 15:08 6:03
6.5 36:50 5:54 5:54
7.5 43:16 6:26 6:26
8.5 49:10 5:54 5:54
10 58:18 9:08 6:05
Average 5:52

I finished the 10k distance in 58 minutes and 18 seconds. It wasn’t my best comparing it to my QCIM 2 result but it was my second best 10k time. Hope to breached the sub-50 (or 52) mark soon…

Sadly,I don’t have any heart rate stats as my HRM stop functioning. I have yet to ask Timex what happened. They better fix it. I just bought it last October in time for Adidas KOTR. (Update: drained battery…just need a new one.)

Scheduled/Planned run
Dec. 19, 2010   5k  Pioneer Extreme Run, Ortigas
Jan. 9, 2011    10k  PSE Bull Run 2011, BGC
Jan. 23, 2011 10k Greentennial Run, BGC
Feb. 6, 2011    16k  Condura Skyway Run 2011, Ayala-Skyway-BGC
Mar. 6, 2011   15k  Run United  2011

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2nd Quezon City International Marathon (quick post)

click to enlarge... =)

(official time updated)

Also known as the QCIM 2, this is event has become one of the running events of the year that a runner shouldn’t miss. Though I really consider joining the Nike Run, a Runrio event on the same day only in BGC, I realized that it is much better to support a local government event than an advertising gimmickry hidden in a cause oriented purposes. But I don’t mind joining such as long as there are no conflicts and I would get my money’s worth. And since I’m not really a “runner” in its strictest sense, I always hope for a singlet in every running event I will join. But that’s just for my souvenir.

So how was the second edition of QCIM? It was a great day actually and the route is so much better than the many turns and crossings of BGC. It was a great time to set a personal record, which I did! Yay! But the cost for making one is an aching knee. I pray to recover ASAP. It’s a Monday tomorrow and I have an important meeting in the afternoon. Pray for me!

Anyway, here’s a run down of the event today.

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HSBC Run (quick post)

That's me in one of my very few pics taken during the event...

Here’s my statistics for the recently concluded HSBC 135 Fun Run, where I run my second 10k run, based on my Timex Road Trainer watch, except for the overall time:

Overall 59 minutes 32 seconds, official (updated)

Split
5km– 28m 34s
8km– 47m 10s
9km– 53m 25s

Pace 5:57/km (updated)

Average heart rate 188bpm
Peak– 203bpm
Minimum– 139bpm

Total calories 1215 kcal

Total mileage as of date 43km, official

Best time for 10k 59m 27s (HSBC 135 Run)

Full blog will be up soon…