A strong product of the Takbo.ph community, this hard-working TPB member has contributed greatly to numerous team competitions and whose unbridled enthusiasm is a boon to the team. See him to figure more prominently in the team’s upcoming races.
When did you start running? Why did you start running? 1988, off and on, although i started running again January 2010. I was influenced by my brother.
What is your favorite distance? Why? 100m dash, I love the adrenaline rush of super fast, sprint but sadly i'm not made to be a sprinter.
What is your most memorable running moment? Event? Everytime i attached the bib to my singlet and arriving at the starting line before the start of each race. my comeback race last year, The Book Run.
Who are your running idols? Isidro Del Prado, Eduardo Buenavista, Lydia De Vega, Carl Lewis, Michael Johnson, Jimmy Dela Torre and my sprinter brother who won gold medals at Palarong Pambansa in the 100 and 200m dash and silver at bronze at Long Jump events.
How many pairs of shoes do you own? As of now only two.
What was your "slowest" race? My 10K at The Book Run.
What are your usual pre-race activities? Go to the bathroom, shower, eat banana and oat meal, drink milo.:-)
What is your favorite non-TPB singlet? The Earth Run 2010 singlet
What is your target race? What is your target finish time? Boston Marathon, 3hours (wishful thinking) hahaha!
Forefoot, midfoot, or heel? Heel
What was your worst injury? How long were you sidelined? Knee injury, was not able to run for three years.
How many races have you raced already? What is your total mileage since you started running? Probably more than 30 races.
How did you get into TPB? When did you join TPB? Was asked by Jix to join the team, as we are in need of additional runners for The Bull Run 2011 last january(pampadami ng delegation hahaha)
What is your message to TPB fans and supporters? Just Run! As if your life depends on it.:-)
In your own words, what is running to you? Running is my way of turning stress, hate and indifference into relaxation, love and compassion.
If you are to create a running event what will you name it? Run Free
If you are to create a team of 5 runners for a 5 x 32 km race, who will your members be (can be anyone, runner or not, living or dead)? Chris Iblan, Wilnar Iglesia, Haile, Vertek and Joggernatz.