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My First Half Marathon Experience (The North Face 100, Baguio)

My first attempt at half marathon was last year in Mt. Kinabalu. Given the lack of preparation and that it's dubbed as the toughest mountain race in the world, I was only able to go a total distance of 19.12 KM and was not able to complete the race within the cut-off time.

This time around,I was able to finish a 22KM trail run in 4 hours and a minute. That's still a novice finish but one that I am proud of. I crossed the finish line alongside my very good friend. I must admit that I also lacked adequate training for this one due to my schedule and temperamental attitude. I was only able to run about once a week a month before the race. I do find it amazing how far my unwavering guts and confidence took me.

Aside from having the chance to run for free courtesy of R.O.X., I was also able to meet old friends from every where and dine at a place I haven't tried before. It's called Oh My Gulay located at the 5th floor of La Azotea building along Session road (near KFC). T…