Kind words do not cost much. Yet they accomplish much.
I am a self-proclaimed runner. I join weekend races twice or thrice a month ever since I started and out of all the races that I’ve joined, to listen it really never came into my mind to be behind of a race. Hell I care! I just want to have a good exercise that’s why I want to run. I want to loose more baby fats because I feel that it doesn’t look good; however, when I started running I joined this running community named takbo.ph. A community that are blinded by the same passion which is running. I gained frineds after. We have this night runs and morning runs, trail runs, and long slow distance runs. May it be in the south or in the north, my presence is always or almost there. It was fun to run, especially when you’re running with friends.
So back to what I’m saying, I’ve never really thought of being behind the race. No, not an organizer, nor a host but just a mere guy who gives aid to runners. Last June 28, Takbo.ph and Reinier Pacific teamed-up to be a part of the Botak-Paabilisan aid station. It was an ultra marathon with 50km and 100Km category. Seeing my running friends plan, strategize and take action to this aid station amazed me. I know that it’s not going to be fun because a responsibily was given to you. Well, I know that we volunteered for it but still, it’s a responsibility that you need to do. We all know that it’s not going to be easy but with your friends who are willing to help, what could possibly go wrong.
My participation on the aid station was not really that big; but what really hits me was the determination of the whole group to help. It’s really nice to know that there are people you could rely on. People who will help you to fight for what you believe. People who don’t really ask for something in return but people who are just happy to return the favor to other people.
Kudos for such a job well done to my running friends, takbo.ph and Sir Amado Castro! I’m really proud to be a part of this running group!