Global Run Challenge Profile: Aaron Salvador lives and runs on the Beautiful Island of Palau
RUN THE WORLD: Aaron Salvador says, "Running in Palau is a great experience." Palau is a little country made up of hundreds of islands in the western Pacific Ocean. Originally from the Philippines 27-year-old Aaron currently is residing in Palau for the last three years. He works as a full time waiter in a restaurant. "I love to read books, snorkeling and strolling around the islands with natural sceneries and historical sites," he says. While in school he discovered that he had potential in running. "But because of the ways of life I've been apart of running due to work. But then when I came here to the Pristine Paradise of Palau I started running again and enjoy every mile." He has done a lot of 5K's, 10K's and always finishes in the top three. He also won the 2017 Palau Marathon half marathon the the 2018 full marathon. Asked about running in Palau. "I'm not Palauan by blood but in my heart, Palau is my home. There are lots of hills and beautiful sceneries,” he says. Aaron’s passion is running. "After reading the stories of Runners doing the challenge, it gave me reason to join this Run The World Challenge, because I was inspired. If they can, why can't I. I want to challenge myself to where my capabilities lasts, to test myself and to prove that noting is impossible. With great determination l am aiming for my goals. Ill start, i will go through and I will run until the end." Aaron set his goal at 50 miles per week and already logged in 10 miles on the first day of Run The World.
posted Wednesday July 4th
by Bob Anderson