But the vehicle owner acted like it was super duper major damage!
In boredom, we started goofing around…
Last thing before take off is pictorials, of course.Photo courtesy of Emil Ancheta
We arrived in Km 0 Mariveles, Bataan around 9:45PM.
It was pitch dark in most parts of the route.
Road was concrete, winding and rolling.
I walked every uphill, and ran downhills.
Sprain on my left foot appeared at Km 33.
We were just a few minutes late than our target time.
I know I can still make it within the cut-off time even with the sprain.
And had some photo ops with Jigger and my SM family.
I was already walking, and very confident that my pace will still the cut-off.
Mar even told me that my walk pace was fast, as he was behind me run/walking.
He wanted to call it a day, for he was injured even before the start of the race.
I told him not to quit, and that we could still make it.
Blisters on both feet appeared at Km 66.
Bought a band aid in a store, and resident Lisa who happens to be a nurse helped me.Photo courtesy of My SM Family
Unlike my sprain, the blister pain was unbearable for me.
While having our lunch at Km 70, I had my blisters checked for the 2nd time.
Blisters grew in size, as big as the old Peso coin.
I called on my support crew, and asked for my slippers.
BDM Race Staff checked our condition, and was cleared.
Time was still enough for us to finish the race.
At Km 73, I stopped in 14:11:14.
I sent a text message to the race director, Sir Jovie Narcise aka Bald Runner and submitted myself to the DNF (did not finish) list.
Photo courtesy of Marvin Pangan
Proceeded to Km 102 to congratulate the finishers.
Praised and thanked God for the great experience.
I easily fell asleep.
Here’s a picture of my sprained left foot…
Praise God for a weekend full of love.
But I have to admit, I have an unfinished business in Pampanga.
I’ll be back for 2011 BDM 102k Ultra-Marathon!