Manila, Philippines, 14 July 2016 - The National MILO Marathon kicks off its 40th year this weekend, on July 17th in Dagupan, the first of its 14 regional races which culminates in the National Finals by December 4th. The MILO Marathon marks another milestone as it holds its final event out of Luzon and in the city of Iloilo.
frontRUNNER Magazine invites everyone to join the 6th edition of the Valley Trail Challenge to be held on August 20, 2016, Saturday, at NUVALI in Sta. Rosa, Laguna. Test your feet in the 16-km, 25-km or 50-km distance on an out-and-back course that is generally runner-friendly, with a slightly rolling, but mostly flat terrain consisting of single and double track dirt roads. Experience the peace and serenity of running in a natural setting within a secure environment, RAIN or SHINE!
Be the best version of yourself and take some cues from our early KOTM champs Sandi Menchi Abahan and Kristian Joergensen. Read about the Sai Kung Trail Race Trials of Koi Grey - forest builder, trail runner, trek guide and bike courier with the heart of a champion. Titus Salazar is the "Mamaw Maker" who is grooming the youth of today into the elite athletes of the future. Find out how to beat injury during a race and how to squeeze some training time in just 11 minutes in a day. The Death March Memorial Run salutes the Bataan War Heroes and Filipino runners wave the Philippine flag loud and proud at the Tarawera Ultra Marathon in New Zealand, at the Surfside Marathon along the Gulf of Mexico and at the 31st Los Angeles Marathon. These and more on our latest frontRUNNER EZine.
As we launch into the thrilling 2017 KOTM Season, we offer a frontRUNNER magazine that inspires.
Franxine Regalado, Alana Julianne Halagueña, Mary KL Lerio and sisters Rayya and Rishane Abellar are not yet 16 but already champions. Read about their young careers which promise to go a long way.
Robert Watson shares his secrets to preparing for an ultramarathon. Val Ramos writes about how squatting can be your best friend when training for a trail race.
Older, wiser and stronger? Dr. Mary Jean Flordelis advises Masters runners to take heed, stay healthy and be responsible when running. Ultrarunners Dr. Joe Babsa-ay and Dr. Toto Mina also caution against aging and neglecting your vision health when running.
Overseas, our correspondents Ben Gaetos and Jael Wenceslao report on the race action at the Cuyamaca 100K Endurance Run in San Diego and the Seattle Quadzilla and Quadzuki races.