Disiplina. Kumpiyansa. Pakikisama. One Team. One Nation. One Milo Marathon. Go Philippines!
Forty years is a lifetime, but the scores of adulation and cheers remain consistent from generation to generation. Ask any Barangay Ginebra San Miguel die-hard fan and you hear the same stories. The seemingly unrehearsed chants of “Gi-neb-ra!” rocking stadiums where the team played and seats teeming to the brim like that SRO-game held in... Continue Reading →
15% of the world lives with a disability1. Of these, more than 200 million2 have an intellectual disability making them one of the world’s biggest disability groups and one of the most underserved populations. People with intellectual disability face enormous attitudinal, structural, and logistical barriers to obtaining healthcare and getting a job. These compounding factors... Continue Reading →
Breaking News: The resilience of the Filipino conquered the 2018 North Pole Marathon. FWD Life Philippines representative Luisito "Louie" Sangalang, multi-sport athlete and cancer survivor took us on an amazing journey that was pure energy but also pure love and compassion. Clocking in 11hours and four minutes on that fateful April 16 is nothing short of... Continue Reading →
At the turn of the millennium, the most significant change for women was inclusion into mainstream society as equals (to men) and empowered members of society. It's no longer just legislation but practical application and enforcement of respect for the so-called "weaker sex" has created and developed some of the best women-achievers of this generation.... Continue Reading →
Meeting the multi-sport athlete Luisito "Louie" Sangalang sent chills up my spine, both for what he had done and by what he was about to do. Here was a man who beat the odds of cancer but cannot stay just on the safe side of the road and live a simple life. He had to... Continue Reading →
Admit it. You've been thinking about it for awhile. A whole lot, and not just thoughts here and there. You've even looked up race calendars and tried to mentally work up if a trail race could fit in the schedule. How does one know if you're in TRANSITION? Scan the checklist below and let's find... Continue Reading →
No, it's not the title of a new race (but could potentially be!) but I got some elevated heart rate coming face to face with the Asics line-up of running watches during the media launch of the GPS and Night Run versions yesterday, 14 July 2015, at 100 Miles Cafe in BGC. I'm an early... Continue Reading →