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Marvel Run Philippines 2018 (July 7, 2018)

07/07/2018 Leave a comment
Marvel Run Philippines 2018

Clockwise: Part of our Premium Race Pack (not pictured is the Marvel-themed drawstring bag) | Making my way though a sea of runners. | We did it!

One of the things that my son wanted for his birthday was to participate in the very first Marvel themed run in the Philippines.  Now how could any parent–especially this parent–say no to that request!

Held at the Block 16, SM Mall of Asia Event Grounds, we arrived in time for a number of ColorRun Manila pre-run activities such as the “Stan Lee” interview and the Asgardian stretching exercises led by The Amazing Spider-Man and Loki: The God of Mischief.

Not long after the 10K runners sped off, our Captain America themed group positioned ourselves near the starting gate and the next thing we knew, confetti flew through the air to signal the start of our 5k race.

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Review: Collecticon (September 26-27, 2015)

09/29/2015 Leave a comment
Clockwise: Collecticon 2015 poster | Superman #4 (Vol.2) featuring Bloodsport! I had this one back in the day. Classic John Bryne! | Regular and Variant cover of Superior Spider-Man Team-Up #1. (P50 each)

Clockwise: Collecticon 2015 poster | Superman #4 (Vol.2) featuring Bloodsport! I had this one back in the day. Classic John Bryne! | Regular and Variant cover of Superior Spider-Man Team-Up #1. (P50 each)

Now in its 8th year, the Hobbiworx and PinoyToyKolektor sponsored Collecticon has always–in my opinion–served as an appetizer for what is to come.  An occasion wherein we can ‘whet our proverbial palette’ prior to the the yuletide season.

I have been going to the Collecticon for a number of years now and if there is one thing that I admire about it is its familiarity.  At least for the last two conventions, almost all the stalls were in the exact location they were the year before.  The merchandise however was another story as they were either exuberantly priced or left much to be desired.

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