Divine Mercy Church Run For A Cause

This is not a so-so 8-kilometer run, you would not regret helping this Sub-Parish Church.



This is a short distance run for the benefit of the Divine Mercy Sub-Parish Church at Atab, Marcos Highway, Baguio City and will be happening on 21 April 2018.

Tickets will be sold by the KC members at the Divine Mercy Church, Room 301 AMDC  Baguio City.

There will be three categories for this charity run, namely 3K, 5K, and 8K which will be good enough novice and elite runners who would like to help activities of the Divine Mercy Sub-Parish in Atab, Baguio City.

The prices for the three categories are as follows:

  • 3K – Php 250.00
  • 5K – Php 350.00
  • 8K – Php 500.00

This is definitely an affordable charity run which is equivalent to a recovery run especially for those who have had a long distance run prior to this event.

For inquiries, kindly call 0918-3914480


Ingress Onyx Guardian Portal Badge Finally

And I thought it was just a bug and glitch on their system …


Source: Screenshot using my Firefly Aurii Magnum phone


It was a victory for most players who were constantly monitored and hunted by opposite faction players. I also belong on this list of players and fortunately, I had a milestone of 147 consecutive days, just three days short of the targeted 150 days for an Onyx Guardian Portal badge.

I do not have to worry anymore about recharging and maintaining a Guardian Portal(s) since Niantic Labs already “retired” the Guardian Portal badge as of 2 April 2018. Anyone with maintained portals for more than 140 consecutive days had retroactively made an Onyx Guardian Portal badge while those with 80 days to 139 days of guardian portal milestones will gain a Platinum Guardian Portal badge.




2018 Rambakan Trail Run (not in Baguio)

A wonderful trail race happening in Lamut, Ifugao, Philippines.


The Municipality of Lamut in Ifugao will be hosting their first ever half-marathon event on 8 April 2018. All proceeds will be for the benefit of schools in Lamut, Ifugao.

Registration centers include the following:

  • Vice Mayors Office or MDRRMC at the Livelihood Center
  • Milas Bakery, Lamut

You may also contact the following numbers for the registration details:

  • (0917) 814-2793
  • (0918) 957-3860
  • Lalaine Cabbigat Buclay for those in Lagawe and Kiangan

Registration fees for the two categories will be Php 800.00 for the 21-kilometer run and Php 500.00 for the 12-kilometer race.

Check-in time will at 4:00 AM in front of the municipal hall of Lamut wherein they will be ferried at Lawig Elementary School and Hapid National High School Annex at Bimpal, Lamut, Ifugao.

12-kilometer race will start at Lawig Elementary School and will end at Mongilit National High School while 21-kilometer race will start at Hapid National High School Annex and will end at Mongilit National High School.

The 21-kilometer race route will involve going to Hallimutok Cave, Holowon Irrigation Area, River crossing to Umilag Proper, Mongongaac Regimental, Mount Kallugung then back to Matangili, Ampokol, Ocapon, and Mongilit National High School.

The 12-kilometer race route will include Magulon Regimental, Mongong AAC Regimental, Mount Kallugung, then Matangili, Ampokol, Ocapon, and Mongilit National High School.

The race will have a cut-off time at 2:00 in the afternoon. Race kits can be claimed on 6-7 April 2018.

Usage of plastic cups is not allowed to avoid littering along the race route.



What is the Victory Liner Premiere Card? – Part 1

Victory Liner Bus Lines now has their own Premiere Card.


So what’s the fuzz with the new Premiere Card of Victory Liner bus line company that caters mostly to the Northern part of Luzon in the Philippines? The answer to my question is that it is a Reloadable Prepaid Visa Card that will enable the cardholder to queue on a special VIP lane just like the Senior Citizen’s lane and PWD lane on most Victory Liner terminals when buying bus tickets.

I just bought my own Premiere Card for three hundred pesos today, 25 March 2018, when my wife was just queueing on the special lane since she was carrying our one-year-old son minimizing the queueing time since there was a long queue for regular passengers. While I was waiting for her to finish, I got curious about this Premiere Card of Victory Liner that they recently introduced.

Since it’s only 300 pesos, I bought one after consulting with my wife if it’s necessary and in the end bought it. A cardholder can buy as many as 10 tickets online and all that is needed is use the card and present it at the special VIP lane. It can be reloaded at all Victory Liner bus stations and at some partner establishments including SM Business Centers, National Bookstore, Robinson’s Store, EC-Pay partner stores, and other establishments which can be asked at the seller of the card. It also has a preloaded fifty pesos amount which the cardholder can already use.

When I browsed the Victory Liner website regarding additional information of the Premiere Card, there were no other details except benefits. The list of partner stores where a cardholder can load was not posted on their website as of today, 25 March 2018. They may need to update the details of their website regarding this matter. I was also not given any other information leaflet except for the card wherein the Premiere Card was attached. The seller was the one who did the activation and all I did was wrote a few personal information where he inputted on his notebook for registration online. The seller also did give an official receipt for the card and he also showed the successful activation details of the card.

Some of the benefits of having a Victory Liner Premiere Card includes reserving bus tickets via their phone hotline, enjoying a special VIP lane instead of the regular ticket lane, buying and reserving of tickets online, sending and receiving money since it can be used as a regular Visa debit card since it is powered by the Metrobank Card group and as long as the cardholder has loaded it with enough money plus it can also be used as a discount card on several partner establishments of the bus company. The list of these establishments can be seen on their website at Victory Liner Premiere Card.

This is only part one of this blog post regarding this Premiere Card which I have not used. I will post another entry after I used this next month.

2018 Mankayan Mountain Run (not in Baguio)

Enjoy running and see the beauty of Mankayan in Benguet province.

Source: Team Malaya

This mountain run organized by Team Malaya will partly benefit a fellow Filipino in his bid in finishing the 2018 Western States Endurance Run 100 in June.

Mankayan, Benguet is the birthplace of Jovencio Luspian, a Cordilleran athlete and he was fortunate to have been one of the runners who will join the world’s oldest 100-mile trail race. The Western States Endurance Run will traverse along the Western States Trail starting at Squaw Valley, California, and ending in Auburn, California. This  It is held yearly on the last week of June.

Registration for the 2018 Mankayan Mountain Run is available at the following registration sites:

  • Baguio
    • Toyville at Baguio Center Mall
    • Coffee Library Rex Hall, Upper Bonifacio St.
  • La Trinidad: Inglay Restaurant, Km 6, La Trinidad
  • Mankayan
    • Mankayan Cooperative, Back Street, Poblacion
    • Finrun Store, Aurora Street, Poblacion

You may also contact Team Malaya for the online registration procedures.

This race will be held on 25 March 2018 for the following categories:

  • 26K – Php 1,500.00 inclusive of a race bib, post-run meal, Finisher’s medal, and finisher shirt
  • 14K – Php 850.00 inclusive  of a race bib, post-run meal, Finisher’s medal, and finisher shirt

The following categories will be held on 24 March 2018:

  • 12K Mankayan Adventure Walk – Php 500.00 inclusive of a race bib, snacks, and finisher shirt
  • 1.5K Kiddie Run – Php 450.00 inclusive of a race bib, snacks, goodie bag, and finisher shirt



2018 Camp John Hay Night Run

Feel Baguio in a cold night run.

Source: Team Podium Boutique Hotel Baguio

Ever wonder what it feels like running in the coldness of the night in Baguio?  Well, wonder no more. Team Podium Boutique Hotel Baguio is organizing a fun run at Camp John Hay in Baguio City. Everybody is invited to join this event with two categories.

Registration fees for the two categories are Php 350.00 for the 3K category and Php 450.00 for the 5K category. Registration will include a race bib, snacks, Dri-fit Raglan shirt, certificate for finishers, and loot bags.

The fun run will start and finish at the Camp John Hay Historical Core area. It will start at 6:00 PM for the 5K race and 6:15PM for the 3K race.

Six aid stations will be found including the following:

  • AS1/AS6 – Camp John Hay Historical Core
  • AS2 – Golfer’s traffic light
  • AS3 – CJH Clubhouse entrance
  • AS4 – Le Monet
  • AS5 – Ayala Technohub

Top finishers will receive prizes as well as a special recognition award will be given for the winner of the Sub20 or Sub-20 minutes challenge.

Registration can be done online. Visit the Facebook page of the organizers for more details.

Off-site registration venues are also available at the following areas:

  • 2nd Floor, Bayanihan Building – Atty. Marissa Dacayanan
  • The Podium Boutique Hotel -Marcos Highway, Baguio City
  • Total Motor Parts – Km. 5, La Trinidad

For any other inquiries, you may contact the organizers at the following contact numbers:

  • (0917) 866-6700
  • (0906) 190-2510

Join and enjoy Baguio on a cold night!




Ingress Sojourner Disrupted Again

This is the third time that it happened, the continuous hacking streak was disrupted.

ingress sojourner hacking explanation

My goal for achieving 360 days of the continuous hacking streak was disrupted again. I just saw it this afternoon when my Current Hacking Streak was back to 2 days and when I tried restarting the game tonight, it was 3 days. It was really a bad trip moment since the Current Hacking Streak of my wife was 140 days, to think that it was a continuous hacking both at the same time. I do not know what happened or maybe the time of the Ingress game was really dysfunctional or it was the Internet issues with the Globe Postpaid. It was back to 3 days. It was really a sorrowful Ingress moment since I have to hack again until I reached 360 days to have an Onyx Sojourner Ingress badge.