3 “Non-National Coached Athletes” rule events weekly relays

Non-National Coached Athletes

3 Non-National Coached Athletes rule events at the last weekly relay qualifier Last weekend at the PATAFA Weekly Relays in Pasig (Saturday, November 6). Saw a new batch of young athletes coming through, under the guidance of “non-national coaches”. Three 19-year-olds pulled off rather shocking wins over well-established national athletes.   Guhan qualifies with the … Read more

The Rise of The University of Baguio as a Collegiate Power in Philippine Athletics 1

University of Baguio

The Rise of the University of Baguio as a Collegiate Power in Philippine Athletics PinoyAthletics was delighted to observe the recent impressive performances of the University of Baguio. During the last 2 weeks during the PATAFA Weekly Relays on the 18th and 25th of September. We are particularly pleased to see  The University of Baguio … Read more

Eloisa Luzon notches 2nd win at Pasig 2022

Eloiza Luzon

Eloisa Luzon notches 2nd win at Pasig 2022 After her 12.64 runs into a -5.0 headwind at Imus. Eloiza Luzon 2019 SEA Games gold medalist in the mixed 4×100 relays. This time benefited from a stronger tailwind to again notch another win over Katherine Khay Santos in 12.16. Hurdler Jelly Paragile was 3rd n 12.56. … Read more

Jessica Barnard “Everybodies little sister”

Jess Barnard

Jessica Barnard Originally Published August 15, 2017   Added to the Philippines Legends of Track and Field Jessica Barnard Jessica Barnard took the Filipino Record in the 3000m, Steeple Chase, from 11:10 to 10:22.49 between 2013 and 2016. Which she still holds today. Set the Philippine Record in the 800m at 2:06.75 in 2016. Won … Read more

1000 Donated shoes for running

Requests for Help with Sending donated shoes for running from Germany Dear Friends from all over the world, Good day. I am Mr. Airnel T. Abarra, Grade School Sports Officer and Track and Field Coach of Ateneo de Davao University, Davao City, Philippines. If you remember, last year. I also posted my request for assistance/pledges … Read more

Lerma Elmira Buluitan-Gabito amazing long jumper #1

Lerma Gabito

Lerma Elmira Buluitan-Gabito Lerma Elmira Bulauitan (later Gabito), Born in 1974 from Penablanca, Cagayan Valley. She began her career as a sprinter and jumper. Bulauitan clocked 12.5 to win the Palarong Pambansa secondary girls’ title as a 16-year-old in 1990 in Pangasinan. During her senior years of the Palaro, though Bulauitan would be in the shadow … Read more

Princess Joy Griffey : The Pinay Princess of the Tracks

Princess Joy Griffey

Princess Joy Griffey Fil-Heritage athlete Princess Joy Griffey was born in Bacolod. Was the top Filipina sprinter in the 100/200 from 2004 to 2014.    Princess Joy Griffey 2011 Following our original story on Eric Cray, the Fil-Heritage program continues, this time backtracking back to 2011. When Filipino-born Washington Based sprinter Princess Joy Griffey then … Read more

3 Filipino Track and Field Olympic Qualifiers

Filipino Track and Field NB. This article is now out of date as Ernest Obiena has qualified and Olympic standards have increased. The marks are of the 2016 Olympic Games Standards. As they have now done away with the B-Standard. This list has to be thoroughly revised. 4 Filipino Track and Field athletes on this … Read more

2019 Mindanao Blue Knights Track League Tubod

Blue Knights Tubod

2019 Mindanao Blue Knights Track League Tubod Previous Season 5 Season 6 of the Blue Knights was the last official Season of Blue Knights which ran from 2014-2019. Several factors stopped the Blue Knights from proceeding. Firstly Prof Airnel Abarra started his doctorate in Europe, so was no longer able to oversee events in Mindanao. … Read more