Star Trail Challenge (not in Baguio)

Challenge yourself at Tanay Adventure Camp.

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Source: Pinoy Trails

Baguio runners are invited to join the STAR Trail Challenge happening on 10 December 2017 at Tanay Adventure Camp in Tanay, Rizal.

The First Hoka One One Downhill Challenge will be featured in this trail race. Nope, it’s not an error in the grammar but it’s really “One One”.

The First Hoka One One Downhill Challenge is an internal race included in the STAR Trail Challenge and will be participated automatically by runners wearing Hoka One One which is a powerful downhill running shoes made from exceptional and remarkable cushion traction, and support. All Hoka One One users will also receive a special and exclusive item after finishing the race.

Race categories and registration fees are as follows:

  • 8K – Php 800.00
  • 12K – Php 900.00
  • 21K – Php 1,100.00
  • Kids Race – Php 500.00

Registration fees are inclusive of an event shirt, race bib, loot bag, finisher’s medal, environmental fee, and entrance to Tanay Adventure Camp.

Go to MANILA BOX OFFICE for registration.

Sources:

http://www.pinoytrails.com/star-trail-challenge-2017/
https://www.facebook.com/events/511336462535645/
https://www.facebook.com/pinoytrails/
https://www.facebook.com/btr2017/

Be Merry, Join Merry-Go-Run

Join and be merry while running.

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Enjoy the yuletide season at Baguio City by joining in the Merry-Go-Run on 3 December 2017. This is organized by the Supreme Student Council of STI College in Baguio City and the Live, Laugh, Love Events Planning and Coordination services.

There are four categories for this race, namely 5-kilometer, 10-kilometer, 15-kilometer, and 21-kilometer.

Registration fees are as follows:

  • 5K – Php 450.00 for non-students and Php 350.00 for students
  • 10K – Php 550.00 for non-students and Php 500.00 for students
  • 15K – Php 650.00 for non-students and Php 600.00 for students
  • 21 K – Php 750.00 for non-students and Php 700.00 for students

Registration is inclusive of singlet, race bib, baller, refreshment stubs, certificates, and finisher’s medal for 21-kilometer participants. Be prepared for a HoliPowder shower.

All first placeholders for the four categories will receive a first-place finisher’s medal.

All students who are interested to join must present their valid school ID during registration and avail of student discount for the registration fees.

Registration can be done at STI College Baguio located at #1 Private Road, New Lucban, Baguio City (2nd floor, Student Affairs Office).

Another registration site is at Foodjective in Bakakeng Sur, Purok II, Quinio Compound.

You can register at the Sessions Hub Cafe at F. Calderon street, which is conveniently located beside Prime Hotel at the corner of Session Road.

The iFM 103.9 Baguio Radio is the official media partner of Merry-Go-Run.

Sources:

https://www.facebook.com/pg/livelaughloveevents/posts/?ref=page_internal
https://www.facebook.com/events/141420076483708/?active_tab=discussion

Support AFP in Marawi by Joining the 6th Heroes Run 2017

Support AFP troops by joining in the Heroes Run for 2017.

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Source: Baguio Running Wall

Heroes Run, now in its sixth year has been helping different communities and different sectors. For this time of joining the Baguio Leg of Heroes Run 2017, you will be helping the dependents of the casualties during the war in Marawi City.

Registration fees for the different categories are as follows:

  • 21K – Php 850.00
  • 10K – Php 600.00
  • 5K – Php 550.00
  • 3K – Php 500.00

You can register at the Philippine Military Academy in Loakan Road or at Chris Sports at SM City Baguio.

This event will be happening on 26 November 2017.

Visit Baguio and register now and enjoy and explore the grounds of Philippine Military Academy when you register. Support the efforts of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) in promoting peace and order and eliminating acts of terrorism.

2nd Year of Mount Polis Trail Run (not in Baguio)

Come and join the Mount Polis Trail Run which is now on its second year.

 

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Source: Mount Polis II Trail Run

 

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Source: Igorot Trail Runner

The second Mount Polis Trail Run happening on 22 October 2017 will have the Lao-ingan Day Care Center as its beneficiary.

Four categories are included for this year’s trail run, namely 5K, 10K, 21K and 42K categories.

Registration fees for the different categories are as follows:

  • 42K – Php 2,200.00
  • 21K – Php 1,200.00
  • 10K – Php 750.00
  • 5K – Php 500.00

You can register at the LAGALAG Store located in at the basement of Casa Vallejo in Upper Session Road in Baguio City or you can choose to do an online registration by depositing your registration fees with the following details:

  • Philippine National Bank (PNB)
  • Account Name: Jomar P. Buclay
  • Account Number: 566366200019
  • Scan the receipt with full name, gender, shirt size
  • Contact Person:
    • Jomar P Buclay (Facebook Account)
    • Igorot Trail Runner (Facebook Page)
    • 0949-7004977
    • 0956-8540019
    • Paul Bill Mapangdol with mobile number of 0907-0659972

All registrations are inclusive of the following items:

  • Environmental Fees
  • Race BIB
  • Certificate
  • Carboloading
  • Post-Run Meal
  • Igorot Trail Runner’s Tokens for all 5K, 10K, 21K & 42K Finishers
  • Finisher’s Shirt – short sleeves  for all 5k, 10K, 21K & 42k Finishers

All 42K and 21K participants who successfully FINISH the trail run will receive a Finisher’s Medal.

Assembly time will be at four in the morning at Pak-as Elementary School in Otocan Sur. Start of the trail run will be at 5:30 AM with a cut-off time of 14 hours for 42K runners and 8 hours for 21K participants.

All participants are expected to be physically and mentally prepared for the trail run since Mount Polis has a high altitude that reaches up to 2000 metres above sea level. The trail race will include long and steep climbs, extended distance and time between aid stations plus unexpected severe weather conditions. Every trail runner is expected to be fully aware of potentially falling along ridge lines and mountainsides and crossing water terrain is also necessary to finish the race.

You need to bring an efficient headlamp or flashlight lasting for almost eight hours and rain jacket, thermal blanket or windbreakers to protect you against harsh weather conditions. Foods with at least 1,500 to 2,000 calories are necessary for 21K and 42K participants as well as water carrier with at least 1,000 ml capacity for 21K and 42K runners while 500 ml for 5K and 10K runners are already sufficient. Do not forget to bring a working mobile phone or cellphones and take note of the contact numbers of the organizer, JOMAR which is 0947-7004977 and 0956-8540019 plus bring a whistle in case emergency is needed or you get lost along the trail. You can also bring sleeping bags if you need to make a full rest.

Medical Certificates should be presented and no refund will be allowed. Race categories and race entries are non-transferrable and littering is strictly prohibited along the race route. Respect for villagers and local people along the race track should be shown and smoking is not allowed. Be helpful to your fellow runners who are in need of assistance.

How to get to Pak-as, Otucan Sur:

From Baguio City:

  • D’Rising Sun trans-Otucan bus
    • D’Rising Sun Terminal at Sto. Niño Slaughterhouse, Magsaysay Avenue, Baguio City.
    • The Departure Time is at 7:30 AM.
    • The destination is Otucan Sur.
  • EmClean Van transport
    • EmClean Gas Station at Sto. Niño Slaughterhouse, Magsaysay Avenue, Baguio City.
    • Time of Departure is between 6:00 AM to 4:00 PM.
    • The destination is up to Abatan, Bauko.
  • Abatan-Baguio Van transport
    • La Trinidad Jeepney Terminal at Magsaysay Avenue, Baguio City
    • Time of Departure between 6:00 AM to 4:00 PM
    • The destination is up to Abatan, Bauko.

From Bontoc City:

  • Bontoc-Abatan Van transport
    • Located at PNB Compound.
    • Also located beside the Commercial Center at Bontoc Circle.
    • Time of Departure is between 7:00 AM to 4:00 PM.
    • Kindly request the driver to be dropped at Pak-as, Otucan Sur.

From Abatan, Bauko:

  • Abatan-Bontoc Van transport
    • Vans are found at the Abatan Junction.
    • Time of Departure is between 7:00 AM to 4:00 PM.
    • Kindly request the driver to be dropped at Pak-as, Otucan Sur.

Sources:

Igorot Trail Runner Facebook Page
Mount Polis Trail Run II

See The Beauty of Bontoc (not in Baguio)

Celebrate the beauty of Bontoc, Mountain Province by joining in the 109th celebration of their founding anniversary. 

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Source: https://www.facebook.com/Am-among-Festival-624010537713416/

A trail run organised in conjunction with the 109th Bontoc Foundation Day will surely captivate your trail running soul. The trail run dubbed as “Am-among Trail Run 2017” with a theme of “BONTOC @ 109: CHAMPIONING CHANGE, EMBRACING VALUES, PROSPERITY FOR ALL” will be on 17 September 2017.

It also celebrates the 13th Am-among Festival and in a trivial matter, “AM-AMONG” is a Bontoc word for  “Family or clan reunion” and there will be activities and events that will coincide with the celebration.

The trail run, organised by the Local Government of Bontoc and in partnership with Tawid MultiSports Team, will start and end at the Open Gym, Eyeb Ground in Bontoc, Mountain Province. Runners should be at the starting line at 4:00 AM. The trail run will have a target end time of 4:00 PM on 17 September 2017.

The trail run will be promoting eco-tourism in the locality of Bontoc which has many natural and man-made wonders to see, will help institute Bontoc as a hiking and running destination while promoting healthy living and advocating responsible guidance and respect of the mountains.

You have the option to choose from three distances and the registration fees is as follows:

  • 35-kilometre with a time limit 10 hours – Php 1,000.00 from 5:00AM to 3:00PM
  • 21-kilometre with a time limit of 7 hours – Php 700.00 from 6:00AM to 1:00PM
  • 12-kilometre with a time limit of 4 hours – Php 500.00 from 6:30AM to 10:30AM

Registration fees are inclusive of the following:

  • Event Shirt 
  • Finishers Token(35k, 21k)
  • Post race meal
  • Food at Aid stations
  • Trail fees

You can register at Lagalag Store in Baguio City which is specifically located at Casa Vallejo, Upper Session Road.  You can also register at the Bontoc Tourism Office which is located at Room #324, Third Floor of the Public Market

You can also register online by paying your registration via bank deposit. The following details are needed during your visit at the bank:

  • PNB Account #: 189003500013
  • Account Name: Johanna F. Padaen

After depositing at the bank, kindly scan the bank deposit slip or receipt and please send an email to: amamongtrailrun.2017@gmail.com

Kindly provide the following details:

  • NAME:
  • DATE OF BIRTH:
  • DISTANCE:
  • ADDRESS:
  • PERSON TO CONTACT IN CASE OF EMERGENCY:

All runners must be self-reliant and self-contained, with proper hydration packs enough for the chosen distance.

For security reasons, please wear your race bib at all times so that you can be easily identified and no bring your own water cups since no plastic cups will be provided at the water stations.  

Race marshals will be present from certain points of the race route and you can use trekking poles. 

As mentioned previously, cut-off times will be followed for each category and this event will push through even if it is raining unless there is a super typhoon.

No littering and bushwhacking and please show respect to the locals that you will pass through.

A medical certificate is necessary requirement for all runners and participants must be 18 years old and above as of August 2017 if participating in the 21-kilometre and 35-kilometre categories. A waiver is needed for for 13-year old runners participating in the 12-kilometre category.

Bontoc is almost 5 hours away from Baguio City or 155.2 kilometres away if you are travelling via the Baguio – La Trinidad – Bontoc Road / Halsema Highway / Mountain Trail and 6 hours away or 235.3 kilometres away if you are travelling via Tagudin – Cervantes – Sabangan Road.

There are several options to choose from in going to Bontoc from Manila. The following bus stations have routes going to Baguio and to Bontoc.

From Manila to Baguio:

  • Victory Liner (Cubao and Pasay)
  • Genesis Lines (Pasay and Avenida)
    • Php 455.00 – regular aircon buses
    • Php 715.00 – deluxe buses.
  • Dagupan Bus Lines (Pasay)

From Baguio to Bontoc:

  • GL Trans
    • Terminal is located at Dangwa Terminal which is behind Baguio Center Mall
    • Schedule of daily trips:
      • 8:00AM
      • 10:00AM
      • 1:30PM
      • 2:30PM which is the last trip
  • Rising Sun Bus:
    • Terminal is located at Slaughter Compound along Magsaysay Ave.
    • Schedule
      • Hourly schedule starting at 5:30AM  until 4:00PM
    • Fare is Php 212.00
    • Travel time is around 5 to 6 hours

From Manila to Bontoc via Banaue.

  • CODA LINES: Terminal is located at Cubao, Quezon City
    • Schedules of bus trips can be found at Codalines  Facebook page
  • Ohayami Trans: Terminal at Lacson Avenue, corner Fajardo Street, Sampaloc
    • Please visit Ohayami website
    • Bus leaves Banaue at 10:00PM with a travel time of around 9 to 10 hours

From Banaue, you can find jeepneys and vans leaving for Bontoc from 8:00AM until 2:00PM with a travel time of around 1:30 to 2 hours

Sources:

http://www.pinoytrails.com/am-among-trail-run-2017/
https://www.facebook.com/events/271568806658784/
https://www.facebook.com/Am-among-Festival-624010537713416/

The Last Stand of Yamashita 2017 Trail Run

Challenge yourself in this onerous run which is part of the Mountain Man series of Team Malaya.

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Source: Facebook Page of Team Malaya

Team Malaya Philippines is once again organizing a 2017 trail run dubbed as “The Last Stand of Yamashita” which is part of their Mountain Man series of runs.

Two categories will be part of this trail run. 21-kilometre and 50-kilometre categories. This will be held on 3 September 2017 at Kiangan, Ifugao.

Registration fees will be Php 1,500.00 for the 21-kilometre category that will be inclusive of personalized bibs, post-run meals, certificates, medals and shirts for finishers. The registration fee for the 50-kilometre category is Php 2,500.00 that will be inclusive of personalized bibs, post-run meals, certificates, medals and shirts for finishers.
There will be cut-off times for the two categories.
  • 50-kilometre category
    • Aid Station 1 (AS1) – 6 hours, 12PM (Start/finish)
    • Aid Station 4 (AS4) – 10 hours, 4PM
    • Finish line – 14 hours Total,  7PM
  •  21-kilometre category
    • Aid Station 4 (AS4) – 3 hours
    • Finish line – 7 hours, 12PM
Mandatory requirements for all runners regardless of category:
  • written waiver (to be given at the race venue
  • headlight especially for runners of the 50-kilometre category
  • fully-charged mobile phone (save the Race Director’s number which is 09057791081 and please text or call if you encounter any emergencies)
  • water carrier, bladder, or bottles with that can hold at least 1,000 ml for 21-kilometre participants and 2,000 ml for 50-kilometre runners
  • cups will not be provided in the aid stations for protection of the trails but you can just refill your hydration carriers or bottles at the aid stations and please DO NOT DRINK straight from the container
  • whistle for both 21-kilometre and 50-kilometre participants
  • rain jacket for 50-kilometre runners
  • food with 2,000 calories for the 50-kilometre runners and food with 1,000 calories the for 21-kilometre participants

Registration will be done by bank deposits. Kindly deposit using the following details:

  • Stephen Lopez Felices
  • BPI Account Number 8126 1062 94

Email a copy of your deposit slip at teammalaya@teammalaya.org or send a message at https://www.facebook.com/teammalaya.org/

Please indicate your name, category of the event you are joining and your shirt size.

The following are for references purposes on how to go to the race venue:

  • From Manila to Lagawe
    • Ohayami Trans
    • Dangwa Bus
      • (GV Florida Transport (Dangwa Transport Co.), EDSA cor Kamuning St (known as KAMIAS), Quezon City)
      • Departure Time: 10:00PM
      • Duration: 8-10hrs
      • Fare: 485 Pesos
    • Coda Lines (with shuttle service to Kiangan)
  • From Baguio City to Lagawe
    • Ohayami Bus
      • (Beside Chowking , Burnham Park, Baguio City)
      • Departure Time:
      • Duration: 8.5hrs (Via Pangasinan)
      • Fare: 350Pesos
      • From Lagawe, take a jeepney or a tricycle to Kiangan.
    • Terraces Van transport
      • (Otek St. Burnham Park, Baguio City)
      • Departure Time: 8:30AM to 6:30PM every 2-3hrs
      • Duration: 5hrs
      • From Lagawe, take a jeepney or a tricycle to Kiangan.
    • ITTAG Van transport
      • (T, Alonzo Street, Baguio City)
      • Departure Time: 7:30AM to 6:30PM, every 2-3hrs
      • Duration: 5hrs
      • Fare: 330Pesos
      • From Lagawe, take a jeepney or a tricycle to Kiangan.
  • From Baguio to Kiangan
    • Coda Lines
      • Chanum St. cor. OTEK St. (beside Rizal Monument, Baguio City)
      • VAN Departure Time: 9PM
      • Duration: 6 hours
      • Fare: 400 Pesos
The following are the available accommodations at the Hungduan, Ifugao:
  • Bugan’s Homestay – 09263802090
  • Pearl’s Hungduan Homestay – 09173071789
  • Rowena Sicat – 09162085560
  • Arrianes Homestay – 09263678511
  • Naya Flor Lodge – 09263161651
  • Giovanie’s Place – 09154156585
  • Hungduan Hostel – 09175078988

Sources:

http://teammalaya.org/the-last-stand-of-yamashita-2017/
https://www.facebook.com/teammalaya.org/

Brain Attack Awareness Run 2017

Celebrate Brain Attack Awareness Month this August 2017.

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Source: https://www.facebook.com/Strokerun/

Baguio General Hospital & Medical Center-Department of Neurology is celebrating Brain Attack Awareness Month this August 2017 by organizing a run dubbed as “UTAKBO! Takbo Laban sa Atake sa Utak” against stroke on 12 August 2017.

Registration fees for the different race categories are as follows:

  • 21 kilometre – Php 750.00 inclusive of Dri fit T-shirt, race bib, finisher’s medal and certificate.
  • 10 kilometre – Php 550.00 inclusive of Dri fit T-shirt, race bib and finishers’s certificate.
  • 5 kilometre – Php 450.00 inclusive of Dri fit T-shirt, race bib and finisher’s certificate.
  • 3 kilometre – Php 350.00 inclusive of Dri fit T-shirt, race bib,finisher’s certificate

Medals will be given to top three finishers. The youngest and oldest runner will also received medals.

Event Organizer:

  • DUDZ TUMAPANG
    Contact Information: 09175476404
    (074) 442-4216 local (689)

For registration:

  • Neuroscience Staff
    BGHMC Flavier Building
    Medicine 3rd floor, Neuroscience or
    (074) 442-4216 local (689)
  • Department of Health-CAR
    Ms. Victoria Malicdan
    09256181304
    Ms. Moida-Jade Binwag
    09192699848
  • Ms. Cheryl Alipit
    09328658256
    Great Faith Diagnostic Center
    Km.4 La Trinidad, Benguet or
    Benguet Laboratories across Sunshine Park

Registration form can also be availed at the Security Desk at Laperal Building, Session Road, Baguio City.

Sources:

https://www.facebook.com/Strokerun/