Run the Empire

– Sam@Empire – This past Sunday we were blessed with a beautiful bright and crispy November morning for our Run The Empire 5k! Almost 20 Runners including myself and Chris@empire showed up for our meet up at Road Runner Sports, Berkley, to take on the Ohlone trail course! A few participants have already completed their…

Run the Empire!

Come run with us for Empire in the Air’s 2nd 5k fundraiser!! Proceeds of this event will go to Project PEARLS’ Christmas Program where registration fees will “adopt” a Project PEARLS family by providing groceries for their holiday meals and Christmas gifts for their children. REGISTER HERE! To learn more about Project PEARLS, please visit…

Be True Run with NRC SF

Last week Nike San Francisco celebrated Pride Week with its annual Be True Run. The Be True campaign is inspired by the LGBTQ community and belief in diversity moving the world forward. What better way to show our support by putting our colorful feet forward and running hilly SF? Athletes gathered at 6:34PM on the…

My Top 5 Running Spots

As summer is approaching and you’re procrastinating to get that summer body you’re still thinking about working towards, why not take the opportunity to take yourself outdoors and enjoy the sun? Here’s a list of my top 5 training spots that I hit multiple times a year when I’m in half marathon training mode: Lake Chabot,…

TSP 3.0

Interview with Jr from running The Speed Project 3.0

Rock n Roll DC

– by Sam@Empire- I can’t believe this weekend went by so quick, but I’m glad to be back in the cozy Bay Area, avoiding the snow storms that are now blizzarding the east coast. Last weekend, my high school sis, Kat and I met up in DC to run the Rock’n Roll Half marathon! She…

Start Running S.M.A.R.T.

– by Sam@Empire – Those that are new to fitness, or in this case, want to start running , welcome! I actually didn’t start running more seriously till after high school. I was in band for 4 years and enjoyed not having to have P.E. I was eager to start running for personal fitness, but…

Runderlust

– by Sam@Empire – “If you have a body, you’re an athlete…” – Bill Bowerman New year, new fitness goals? I think the majority of our world can agree to that. How many of you are still going strong on new year’s resolutions two weeks in? This is Sam@empire introducing to you my world of…

EITA 5K [Virtual] Recap

As part of our 5k for My New Red Shoes (read recap here), we also had runners run with us beyond Berkeley! Most of them were from the Bay Area San Bruno, CA San Francisco, CA Vallejo, CA San Jose, CA Castro Valley, CA But we also had a couple of out-of-state supporters! Hoover, Alabama…

EITA 5k Recap

Throwback to last Saturday’s successful 5k race for My New Red Shoes. At 8:30AM, participants began to show up at RoadRunner Sports in Berkley to pick up their custom bibs. I was really surprised everyone showed up early and on time, no “Filipino Time” stragglers. XD After a little introduction and speech from Gretchine, who…

Playlist: RUN

Our Empire 5K for My New Red Shoes is officially 10 days away and we are extremely excited. On our Instragram we released the medals for our runners and our sign ups continue to grow. But as the days dwindle down, I wanted to make a playlist for yall to listen to while you train…

Travel Tuesday: Kauai

Aloha!  During Labor Day weekend, John and I had the pleasure of joining our running friends in Hawaii for the Kauai Marathon. It was successfully set up by Sam Louie, who was going to be running his 100th Marathon!! It had been two years since we had gone to the islands so we were very excited…