Entries by thedapperrunner

Seiko 5 SNKE87: After One Year of Wear

Seiko 5 is the budget line of Seiko watches. Despite its affordability, Seiko 5 is well-known for its reliability which has been well-loved by both new and experienced watch enthusiasts for many years. Even Arnold Schwarzenegger and the late Roger Moore rocked their Seiko watches at several films. Since I have a limited budget and […]

My First Manila WordPress Meetup

I’ve been blogging on and off for the past 15 years. Now that I’m getting more serious, it’s time to learn the technical side of blogging. So, I decided to join and attend the Manila WordPress Meetup, a monthly talk held by a group of local WordPress developers last September 7, 2019. It was a […]

How to Clean Running Shoes

It’s monsoon season again here in Manila! Yet many of us here are training hard for our respective races by the end of the year. Despite the inclement weather, we are still more than happy to run on wet roads than to get bored running on treadmills. As a result, our running shoes get drenched […]

Running Shoe Review: New Balance 860V9

I have been a New Balance customer for ten years. It all started from the discounted pair I bought when I started running, which was a funky gold pair of New Balance 749. I tried a couple of direct competitors in between but I had to size up to fit my overpronating duck-wide feet. Those […]

Dapper Without A Suit

“Comfort and simplicity are two keys that I follow when it comes to fashion.” —- Fawad Khan (Pakistani actor) I have a confession to all of you: Despite that, I call myself The Dapper Runner even if I don’t even own a single suit. I don’t have a plan of getting one at this time. […]

Running Shoe Review: New Balance Vazee Prism

On Christmas of 2016, I badly needed a lightweight stability running shoes to replace my pair of 870v4 for my upcoming races. Unfortunately, 870v4 didn’t meet my expectations. So, I bought a black and pink pair of New Balance Vazee Prism at New Balance Bonifacio High Street boutique with a 40% discount but, it took […]

Chicago Marathon 2017: My World Marathon Major Debut

THE CHICAGO MARATHON, which celebrated its 40th Anniversary, is one of the six prestigious World Major Marathons. Many recreational runners, including yours truly, had the impression that only elite international athletes can join because of the qualification time, unless if we have huge money to donate to their charity partners for us to join the […]

TBR Dream Marathon 2015: A Retrospective

Today, I am looking back to one of the finest days of my life. Who would have thought that I can finish my first marathon after having a pretty serious knee injury eight months prior? I was originally part of the TBR Dream Marathon 2014 participants. I was in pretty good shape and training for both marathon […]