I don’t really mind running in the heat or under the sun but as a precaution I bring a bottle of water with me to avoid dehydration. I notice after a 15km run I can lose about 4 lbs of sweat and when I’m dehydrated I literally go deaf. So if you see me in a run and attempt to say Hi! But I Do not respond it is not that I am being snobbish it is because I am dehydrated already and I'm already deaf!
The reason my wife and I decided to join the Run 4 Life race is because its only 10 minutes away from our home which means we can sleep a little longer and we can also use the Toilets at home J.
I also told my wife and her running friend Marie B. to down grade from the 16k event to the 10k event as a precautionary measure because the heat may affect her health especially that disastrous race she experience during the Nat Geo race http://runningshield.blogspot.com/2011/04/natgeo-run-2011.html last April 2011.
I love the Race route especially when we passed the Festival Mall basement parking. Something different. Overall it was a good race with adequate Procari and water supply and best of all the volunteers and Police Marshal's really did a good job controlling the traffic. I notice the motorist in the south are more runners friendly compared to the motorist in Makati City. We enjoyed the race and will definitely do it again next year.
Distance : 16 km
Time : 1:19:25
Distance : 10 km
Time : 1:43:58