Puerto Princesa Sports & Outdoors

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    FANCY A GAME OF BADMINTON

    by davidjo Written Jan 27, 2014

    If you like to play badminton then Extreme Zone is the place for you. The courts are located near the intersection of Rizal Avenue and Burgos Street. Just look for the snack counter selling Chinese empanadas and the entrance is right next to it down a few steps. I am not 100% sure if rackets are available or you have to bring your own

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    MILO MARATHON

    by davidjo Updated Jun 29, 2013
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    Well it is all over for this year, so i will be posting next year's dates when they are announced early neaxt year.
    2013 update
    Every year there are 17 qualifying runs that culminates in the big race in Manila. It is sponsored by Milo and you pay 100 pesos to enter and you will get a free t-shirt. You must enrol beforehand and must wear your Milo t-shirt. As well as the 20km and 10km race for the serious runners young children run 3kms then there is several thousand people who have fun and run 5 kms. Some of the proceeds go to providing shoes for poor children. This year the race is on June 30th and normally starts at Mendoxa Park at 5.30am. See you there!

    Photo below of the two VT runners, davidjo and michaelG45

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    sports arena

    by davidjo Written May 11, 2012
    the sports arena

    The sports arena is located 5 kms out of town near the City Hall and anybody can use this, so if you feel like an early morning jog join the locals by jogging around the track. Sometimes there are students sports meets here and there will be many snack bars, and stalls selling a variety of items.

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    DIVIMG

    by davidjo Written Apr 12, 2012
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    For diving courses or just diving excursions visit Moana Dive centre where Paulo can fix you up with whatever you need. He has very reliable equipment, been here 15 years and knows the best dive spots.

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    SEPAK TAKRAW

    by davidjo Written Mar 12, 2012

    Head for the audititorium in Mendoza Park late afternoon and you will see the students play Sepak Takraw, a game played with a rattan ball, the y kick it back and forward over a net, sometimes known as kick volleybll but the skill of the teenagers will amaze you.

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    SWIMMING POOLS

    by davidjo Written Mar 12, 2012

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    The beaches in Puerto Princesa are not so great, normally if you want a good beach you have to go to Honda Bay or Nagtabon but there are a few hotels with swimming pools. In my opinion the best is Oberoi, complete with bar in the pool, Moana (very small), Legend (indoors), Aventura (small), and a few more.

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