Happy New Year – Kalongkong Hiker’s Year in Review of 2013

Happy New YearHappy New Year to All!

Year 2013 has been good to me and it will not be complete without looking back what happen last year or a year in review through pictures in some sort and I am sharing it with you through pictures as we welcome 2014 where I am looking forward for more active lifestyle and events. This is it Good Bye 2013 and Hello 2014!

Kalongkong Biker 2Inaugural BGC Cycle Philippines held at BGC with Alaska Mascot who also join the event.

Kalongkong HikerMe getting ready for BGC Cycle Philippines 2013.

I begin my year review with a Year Ender Activity that is Manila to Baguio City long ride which took us 360 + kilometers total and it was so fun that I want to do it again.

Paolomer at Baguio on Bike 2Touch Down, Apalit Pampanga.

Paolomer at Tarlac boundaryEverybody thought this is the Tarlac-Pangasinan boundary but when I check this is Tarlac City and Gerona boundary hahaha. 😀

Paolomer at Baguio on BikeFinally, I am home and even me couldn’t believe that I just made it here on bike.

Paolomer at Baguio on Bike 3@ Kilometer 164

Paolomer at Baguio on Bike 4Our day 2 of Manila to Baguio tour. Welcome to Rosario, LA Union.

Paolomer at Baguio on Bike 5Welcome to Benguet Province, Camp 1.

Paolomer at Kennon RoadHello Kennon Road. I am looking down at the hill side and I couldn’t believe we bike all the way up here, burning legs and Strawberry Taho is waiting for me at the top is my motivation.

Kalongkong Biker 31st Ride to Malolos, Bulacan going to Barasoain Church.

Kalongkong BikerVisiting Wawa Dam with TM Lost Bikers. Photo opt at the Steel Bridge. Kalongkong DancerMeet my dance group at TrendLabs, meet the 24/7 Crew.

Kalongkong Hiker 2A day in a life of Paolomer aka Kalongkong Hiker at TrendLabs.

Paolo Mercado 2My First Full Marathon or 42.3KM Run.

Paolo Mercado

First time to run barefoot on my first full marathon.

Paolo Mercado at Salomon RunMy 2nd Salomon 24K Mountain Run at

Paolo Mercado PogiHaving fun at Timberland Height’s The Wall at C6 with Roie Exconde.

Paolomer at ShotgunDownhill at Shotgun. Paolomer at TrendLabs Summer Outing

TrendLabs Rockin Summer 2013 at White Rock, Subic, Zambales.

Paolomer on a Vacation PaolomerMy first duathlon race at Philippine Duathlon Series.

Paolomer 2nd Place 5K Media Run My first trophy in running. 2nd Place at 37th Milo Marathon’s 5K Media Run.

Paolomer BasketballRegular Trend Micro PSS Invitational Basketball League representing CSS Team.

Paolo 2Top 100 Trail Runner and Trailblazer Awardee at PIMCO’s 1st Annual Awards Night.

Paolo 4It’s my first time to miss trail running activities this year. Paolo 5First time to miss river crossing on a crystal clear water in Tanay, Rizal. PaoloMy first Long Ride at Laguna Loop. 18 hours at 180KM.

Paolo 3First run of year 2013, my first 21K that took me 4 hours on the road at Cavitex road.

About Kalongkong Hiker

I am Paolo Mercado for 20 years I've been riding a bike, walking a lot and running a lot. I am Kalongkong Hiker, a trail runner, mountaineer and a biker that can also write a blog of my travels, adventures and places that I visited through walking, running and biking. I write to encourage others to stay healthy and fit. #KeepOnRunning #ShareTheRoad #KalongkongHiker
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