Celebrate the beauty of Bontoc, Mountain Province by joining in the 109th celebration of their founding anniversary.
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:
Finishers Token(35k, 21k)
Post race meal
Food at Aid stations
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
Kindly provide the following details:
DATE OF BIRTH:
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:
Terminal is located at Dangwa Terminal which is behind Baguio Center Mall
Schedule of daily trips:
2:30PM which is the last trip
Rising Sun Bus:
Terminal is located at Slaughter Compound along Magsaysay Ave.
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
A fun run was included in the celebration of the 108th Charter Day of Baguio City which will serve as a fund-raising charity run on 2 September 2017 for dialysis patients in Baguio City. Baguio General Hospital and Medical Center Dialysis Patients and Partners Association took note of this inclusion in the activities of for the foundation day of Baguio City and they cited Mayor Domogan and the city councilors for providing ways in assisting dialysis patients.
The Baguio Day Fun Run 2017 will be held on Saturday, 2 September 2017 and will have a schedule from 4:30 AM until 8:00 AM.
Registration forms are available at the City Sports and Recreation Office near Athletic Bowl or at the Pool area.
Registration fees are affordable for the following categories:
3K – Php 50.00
5K – Php 100.00
10K – Php 150.00
These are affordable registration fees that will help someone. Join now and be glad that you can help.
Celebrate Brain Attack Awareness Month this August 2017.
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.
Contact Information: 09175476404
(074) 442-4216 local (689)
BGHMC Flavier Building
Medicine 3rd floor, Neuroscience or
(074) 442-4216 local (689)
Department of Health-CAR
Ms. Victoria Malicdan
Ms. Moida-Jade Binwag
Ms. Cheryl Alipit
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.
This year, another Blood Donation event will happen in Baguio City. On 30 June 2017, from 11AM to 4PM at the roof deck of Abanao Square, a Mass Blood donation program will be happening. Join and save lives.