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About pinayironmom

Pinay Ironmom is a typical mom who wakes up before 6 am to prepare my 3 children for school. After this, I make my husband coffee, similar to the Nescafe commercial on TV of a couple's typical morning. Work is normally a tour of Northern or Southern Luzon to inspect projects we are building, checking quality of designs or preparation of presentations to prospective clients. My schedule is flexible luckily, I can squeeze in hearty lunches with my favorite lunchmate and training early in the afternoon or right after business hours. Weekends are bike days on Saturdays at MOA or Daang Reyna and Sunday is my me time - my long run day. Oh warm ups and stretchings are trips to the grocery, cool down is hearing mass and giving thanks to God for a wonderful week. This is ME :)

Another Year, Another Journey

A year after my tragic bike crash in Bagac while doing the recon ride of Challenge Subic’s bike course, I made a short post for Though I get shivers when flashbacks of the incident cross my mind, my emotional state … Continue reading

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Do You Have What it Takes to be an Atleta Ako Ambassador?

  Earlier this year, out of frustration of finding my training needs in one store, I dreamt and created Atleta Ako! It took me a thousand small steps, studies and restudied each move because the sports retail industry has never … Continue reading

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The Story of the 30 Cooks

Upon my arrival from Cebu for the Cobra Ironman 2014 race, my sons Yaya greeted me with the news that our cook of two months who asked permission for a day off during the race weekend didn’t come back. Ate … Continue reading

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The pains of a DNF – Cobra Ironman 70.3 Philippines 2014

A month or so ago, I received a confirmation on my wait list registration for Cobra Ironman 2014. I was so excited cause I felt the need to do one more “A” race since it would have been too soon … Continue reading

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Racecation review – Cairns 70.3 2014

This is a long post and doesn’t get to the details of the race until halfway thru the story. But, this was an adventure I have to write from arrival at Queensland till I crossed that finish line, so I … Continue reading

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The most hectic summer 2 – road to Cairns – via Paris

On January of this year, Bea turned 18. Instead of the usual debut party, she opted for a trip. Initially she wanted to go to Brazil then Machu Picchu. But later, she changed her mind and chose a trip to … Continue reading

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The most hectic summer 1 – Road to Cairns – from Subic to Boracay

It has been some time since I’ve had the luxury of time to write a post! So now as I spend the last few days of taper to Cairns 70.3, let me share you how the summer of 2014 passed … Continue reading

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