Monthly Archives: January 2010

Safety Tips during Road Run Training

Running outdooors have an inherent risk that may be mitigated or lowered if you do/observe some things.  External elements of course are uncontrollable, but if you are conscious of the minute details, this may spell the difference between safety and … Continue reading

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Pinay Records vs World Records

Last December 2009, we came up with a comparison of Philippine Athletic records versus the current world records for men.  Said exercise showed us where Filipinos are near world class level, and where we are far and need tremendous improvement. … Continue reading

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Botak Street Mile Placers

Below are the Top 3 placers of the 6 categories of the Botak Street Mile held last November 22, 2009 at The Fort, Taguig. 2009 National Open Boys’ 800m gold medalist Jordan Paul Billones won the Men’s open with a … Continue reading

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Women’s 800m World Record Progression

The first world record in the 800 m for women (athletics (track and field)) was recognized by the Fédération Sportive Féminine Internationale (FSFI) in 1922.[2] The FSFI was absorbed by the International Association of Athletics Federations in 1936. To June … Continue reading

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Men’s 800m World Record Progression

The last 3 men who held the world record for the 800m have collectively held it for 35 years. Alberto Juantorena from 1976 to 1979, Sebastian Coe from 1979 to 1997, and Wilson Kipketer from 1997 to present (January 2010). … Continue reading

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My wish list for Philippine Athletics

Welcome 2010!  New year, new hope.  Here are my new year wishes for my beloved sports: 1. Maximize the Cyberspace – There’s no doubt that the internet, nowadays, is the best medium to get to your target market/audience.  Its is … Continue reading

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