Marlen Limpag

Top 10 finish in 5k run

It doesn’t matter that they gave out awards only to the top 5 finishers or that perennial race winners were not allowed to join, I’m still happy I made it to 10th place in the 5k women’s category of the 1st Cebu Diamond Lions Club fun run held earlier today.

Sunday’s run was my fifth 5K since I gave in last May to my husband’s urging to start joining running events. My memorable first 5K happened during the 33rd National Milo Marathon Cebu City elimination run in June. It took me 45 minutes to finish my first five kilometers, and I had to slow down to a walk a few times.
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Starting fresh

I just told my husband to erase about three years worth of posts from my blog because I wanted to start writing again. Said that way, it doesn’t make a lot of sense, I know.

It’s just that my last entry here was such a long time ago, there seems to be no way of picking up from where I left off. It is such a burden to explain a year’s absence that I’ve decided it’s better to start from scratch.

Mactan beach
I run because I want to stay slim and fit for as long as I’m able.

But what’s three years when you have a million more things to write about and, more importantly, time to do it. My children are growing up fast, my husband and I are handling or starting projects, I’ve recently taken up running as a hobby — I want a place to sort them all out and a blog is as good as any. Continue reading