Monday, November 2, 2009

Busy November

November is a good and busy month for both running and soccer. There are a lot of running events the whole month of November, but I just made a short list of those that I am considering to join:  the 7th Animo LaSalle Run, the 2009 Timex Run, and the Race and Shine Charity Run for Autism.

The Animo La Salle Run holds a special place in my heart as the event that started my enthusiasm for running. However, the DLSU Run at the MOA and the Timex Run at the Fort are scheduled on the same day; I am biased to run at the Fort, owing to the better race route and scenery. In addition, with Rio at the helm of the Timex event, it is sure to be more organized.

If we decide to join Timex, it will be another back-breaking, leg-splitting and mind-numbing day for us as it coincides, once again, with J's soccer tournament. In the same breath, let me also mention that J and her teammates are looking forward to compete in the Alaska Football Cup, the RIFA tournament, and the Xavier Football Cup.

The Alaska Football Cup is happening on the second weekend of November. It is the biggest and most prestigious amateur football tournament in the country. The event has become even more exciting as the 2008 winning girls team got the chance to participate in the renowned Gothia Cup in Gothenburg, Sweden this year.

The phase 2 of the Rizal Football Association (RIFA) tournament will also be held middle this month.  

The 2009 RIFA Tournament Phase 1 (Midgets division) 2nd Runner-Up