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RACE and Let it Go: The Past Five Months Before I Toe the Starting Line Last November 2013

As I have shared in my first comeback trail run post, it’s been a long time since I last posted.Β  It’s been seven months and few weeks. So, brace yourselves for a really long post! Get your popcorn and soda, charge your phone or iPad or just exit and come back tomorrow — you wouldn’t … Continue reading

Proud Marathoners

2015 Dream Marathon: Run, Learn and Dream Again

TBR Dream Marathon is on its 6th year. Every year, except in 2012, I have always been around to help friends and other dreamers finish their first full marathon. “Helping them”, that’s what I thought until the 2015 edition Read more about my previous TBR Dream Marathon experience here: Kaye in 2010. Read here Helen … Continue reading


Get Fit. Get Fitbar: some secrets on how I get fit and how you can

Eating a healthy, balanced diet is necessary for everyone.Β  Even if you are living an active lifestyle and is exercising for hours a day, it’s not an excuse!Β  I believe someone who regularly trains to keep fit or to prepare for a race should ensure they get the proper and complete nutrients in their body.Β Β  … Continue reading


PUSH: Persist Until Something Happens (Slowdown May to Run United)

It’s always fun to take a break from training after a major race. I always take a week off, a week without pressure to train and be ready for an upcoming race. I still workout during that week but mostly I do only what I feel like doing for the day. I also take advantage … Continue reading


Refresh, Renew and Recharge

I’m always full-speed ahead in my schedule. The day starts with a workout (either run or Crossfit), quick breakfast before heading to a work schedule that brings me around the city at times, and another workout (swim or yoga) in the afternoon. On certain days, there is either work or non-work related activities to deal … Continue reading

Friday Musings: The Most Powerful Tool to Bless

What a morning! After my workout, I got online and saw the good news that a friend is preggy again! Then, another news of a mom’s friend passing away. Ironic. Reminds me that life is too short and that life is a blessing. And that as we are blessed with our precious lives, we should … Continue reading

Is Commercialization a Threat to the Purity of Trail Running?

Originally posted on Vanessa Runs:
Photo: Last month I set foot on the Appalachian Trail in Virginia for the first time since I took up running in 2007. For six years I had been purchasing books about the AT and accumulating hiking, fast-packing, and running gear. I completed my miles that day with Nathan…

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