My First Run at AFC's Eat & Run!

If you follow me on social networks, you probably noticed the great amount of time I spend on the gym or just basically working out. I wasn't really much into gym -- or anything physical activities before but because I'm getting married, I had to exert extra effort to achieve that bridal figure (along with the fiance who has been working out over a year ago).
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Because of that, Paolo and I have been leaning towards doing activities that will help us physically fit, and one that we have been contemplating about is running. I have been wanting to join runs however, Paolo is a bit weary for he doesn't have that much cardiovascular training (cause he's more into lifting weights) so he'd rather skip running events. Luckily for me, the runner/blogger/ Mr. Franc Ramon gave me passes for AFC's Eat and Run Event (which happened last Sunday) that gave me a chance to FINALLY try running and FINALLY convince my fiance in joining a running event.

Photo from Sir Franc Ramon, taken during the AFC's Eat & Run Event

I am so grateful for Franc cause he gave me not just running kits to the event, but also gave me a chance to try out running (becauseI always feared that I cannot survive something strenous like this). What's more interesting is my first ever run event composed of having to eat and run in relay with 2 friends.
 
So I happily convinced Paolo along with our friend, David to wake up extra early (like 5 AM) join us in a super interesting run - then - eat - then - relay activity. I tell you, it was really fun!
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Paolo, David and I minutes before the run -- had to grab a light and quick breakfast so as to not die from hunger. Why are we wearing a bib? Well it served as a "baton" for us to pass to the next runner after we finish our 2km run + eat.  
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Team 127 and I chose to be runner 2! (David's our first runner, Paolo is the last!)
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We had a little stretching before the run began at 6:45 AM.
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When the run started, runners 2 and 3 have to wait here until we're notified that runner 1 has finished his run and food.
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Which was basically Tapioca shake and Burrito (which I believe was healthy)
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Took this photo after my 2km run! Haggard lang.
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Paolo had to finish the food before we can all run together to the actual finish line.
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Which we did, however we wish we have an actual "running" photo. Oh well.

But, the better part is -- when we were about to go home (after getting the loot bag and finsihing the warm down), my bib number was called and won at the raffle!
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and won cute items from Global Academy! Woot Woot!
 
It was indeed a fun run ever. I honestly had a great experience (although I almost died from doing a 2KM run) and it actually convinced me to join more running events on the future (where I hope there's food involved, lol). Again, many thanks to Franc Ramon for the invite :D
Much Love,
The Bargain Doll

Photos are taken from my S3 :)

Comments

Franc Ramon said…
Glad you enjoyed your first fun run!!! More to come!!!
Sandra said…
I've never gone to events like fun run. T.T I have to say the "eat" part of the event was unique though.. First time kong marining na funrun sabay kakain :)) Kulit lang.
nice fun run! i would love to join if I can lang!!! love the burritos too! xx
Hazel said…
interesting concept for a marathon! :D gusto ko rin sumali for the longest time but i cant make my friends join!
Mrs. Kolca said…
Yeah! I also read Fran's post on the same running event. Andun ka din sa photos nya. Saya ng may blogger friends to run together with! :)
조이 Czjai said…
Para kang hindi pinawisan! Fresh na fresh pa rin! :)
it's a nice thing to run and meet some friends in the same time. I miss joining running events.
wow, good for you! I wish I can run too but it's too taxing and stressful for me. Maybe in time, I can do this too like you. I need to have my motivation. Hehehe.

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