IN PHOTOS: Pacquiao, Fortune run at Griffith Park in LA

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Manny Pacquiao and strength and conditioning coach Justin Fortune take a run down memory lane doing roadwork in Griffith Park

MANILA, Philippines – It had been a while since eight-division champion Manny Pacquiao had run the hills of Griffith Park near the Santa Monica mountains in Los Angeles. The park had been the scene of his early morning runs when preparing for most of his great victories, but after training exclusively in his hometown of General Santos City for his November fight against Brandon Rios and a year-long layoff before that, the trail had gone cold.

Pacquiao (55-5-3, 38 knockouts) reacquainted himself with his old paths on Sunday. Accompanied by strength and conditioning coach Justin Fortune, who he is working with for the first time since 2007, as well as conditioning coach Cecilio Flores, and assistants Buboy Fernandez and Nonoy Neri, Pacquiao pounded the pavement as he prepares for his April 12 rematch with WBO welterweight titleholder Timothy Bradley at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.

Here are photos from that dawn time run by Jhay Oh Otamias for Rappler.com.

Pacquiao and crew running up a hill at Griffith Park

Pacquiao confers with Justin Fortune

PAC IN BUSINESS. Manny Pacquiao drinks water after his run on Sunday morning at Griffith Park in Los Angeles. Photo by Jhay Oh Otamias

Pacquiao takes a rest as Buboy Fernandez, Justin Fortune and Nonoy Neri look on

Manny Pacquiao does sit-ups in Griffith Park

Rappler.com with reports from Ryan Songalia

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