Voting for the winner of the KOTM Write-Up Contest will end on 15 June 2017.
“Like the big names in the world of trail running, our little stories needs to be told. By telling the stories how we find time to prepare for a big race despite our hustle bustle schedule, the things we learned from toeing the starting line until we crossed the finish line or until the time we raised the white flag, one way or another it will inspire someone.”
Click here for the entries in the 2017 KOTM Write-Up Contest.
Click each photo to view the full text of the entries. The top winner will get a free slot for the 2018 Mount Ugo Marathon and the first runner-up will get a free KOTM cap.
50% – Most likes on Facebook(until June 15, 2017)
50% – KOTM panel of judges
Celebrating their 4th year of running on the 28th of May of 2017 and continuing to adopt hunger mitigation among elementary students as a cause is worth becoming a hero for.
Your race does not end at the finish line. Noble Trends Unbound Foundation will be able to feed the kids stomach for 220 days and will also nourish their ’ mind and soul as well, using values and academic enhancement programs specially designed to meet perceived needs in our target location.
Join and run because there is so much that you can do to affect the lives and the future of some children.
PilipinasRun Run with Purpose Baguio is an event organized by RenderFarm Graphics.
This racing event happening on April 9, 2017 is organized by the good organizer, RenderFarm Graphics.
Registration fees for the different race categories are as follows:
5K – Php 550.00 including singlet, bib, and finisher’s medal
10K – Php 650.00 including singlet, bib, and finisher’s medal
16K – Php 750.00 including singlet, bib, finisher’s medal and finisher’s shirt
16K race route will be from Burnham Lake up to Loakan Elementary School. 10K race route will from Burnham Lake up to CJ Forestry. 5K race route will be from Burnham Lake up to Nevada Circle.
Registration started from March 16, 2017 and will end on April 8, 2017 at Toby’s SM City Baguio.
16K and 10K race will start at 5:00 AM and 5K race will start at 5:10 AM.
There will be commemmorative plates for 16K runners dubbed as “Proude Runner” plate.
AlTRA100 is an inaugural ultra-trail running event of ALTRA Running Philippines and the 2nd Leg of Conquer Ultra Series.
ALTRA100 will be happening in the highlands of Ifugao, which was designated by UNESCO as World Heritage Site in 1995 and commonly referred by Filipinos as the “Eight Wonder of the World”.
ALTRA100 will be happening on 29-30 April 2017 at Banaue, Ifugao.
Distances covered for the different race categories are the following:
100K – 102 kilometres, with a total climb of 8.060 metres and a total descent of 8.590 metres
50K – 53.8 kilometres, with a total climb of 3.590 metres and a total descent of 4.130 metres
10K – 10.5 kilometres, with a total climb of 654 metres and a total descent of 651 metres
Cut-Off time and starting point of the different race categories are the following:
100K – 32 hours starting at Awan-igid, Banaue
50K – 15 hours starting at Awan-igid, Banaue
10K – 3 hours starting at Banaue, Banaue
The 100K has an equivalent 5 UTMB points.
The 50K has an equivalent 4 UTMB points.
Registration will be until April 14, 2017.
Banaue is a town on the Cordillera mountain range in the north of the island of Luzon, in the Philippines. It is widely known as the site of the UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Batad Rice Terraces and Bangaan Rice Terraces.
There are no banks nor ATMs in Banaue because it is a very small town. The provincial capital, Lagawe, 25 kilometres south of Banaue, has a branch of Philippine National Bank and an ATM machine that dispenses only a maximum of 4,000 pesos for a single transaction.