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Tagged With: Trail Running

Cordillera Mountain Ultra 2017

I’ve been keeping it wild since Cordillera Conservation Trust started showcasing the beauty of the Cordillera for the past 3 years. It’s definitely the toughest and most scenic 50 kilometer distance with a whopping 3,000 freaking meters worth of elevation from Dalupirip to the peak of Mount Ugo. Continue reading »

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Bravehearts 2017

Bravehearts is a “newbie-friendly” race… as long as you can endure the first 3.5 kilometers climb worth 400 meters of elevation. The view does make up for the arduous task of hitting the peak of Mount Susong Dalaga as it gives you a summit view and a long ridge view of the Sierra Madre Mountain Range. Continue reading »

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Valley Trail Challenge 2016

Valley Trail Challenge had a different flavor this year. The usual pancake route turned into a mud-fest with a lot of rains in between. Each step was a struggle and it was a mental and physical challenge going over the long slippery muddy route. In other words, we had FUN! Continue reading »

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#TaleOfTheTrail Mount Mabilog (San Pablo, Laguna)

San Pablo is known for its lakes. One of its twin lakes, Pandin and Yanmbo is an access point to Mount Mabilog. Mount Mabilog is a perfect newbie-friendly trek with mostly moderate ascents except for the steep part approaching the summit. Continue reading »

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Incoming: Mount Batolusong Mountain Rockstar

When you want to be a rock star, you have to enjoy life like a rock star. Mount Batolusong Mountain Rockstar would make you feel like your on top of the world with its high altitude and scenic trails. A Rockstar’s journey is never easy but its gonna be a wild ride with endless climbs, gorgeous trails, deep ravines and a lot of picture perfect moments as you challenge yourself in the race. It’s happening at Mount Batolusong on August 7, 2016 with 12K, 25K and 50K categories available. Continue reading »

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Salomon Speed Cross 3 Unleashes the Speed on the Trails

When it comes to trail shoes, Salomon is among the top brands. I got to see that first hand when I got a Salomon Speed Cross 3 a few months ago. Speed Cross lets you focus on the run with its supreme traction and adds comfort to your run with the Ortholite support. #TrailLove Continue reading »

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#TaleOfTheTrail Tangadan Falls (San Gabriel, La Union)

Tangadan Falls is a hidden gem. It takes around one hour to go over the beautiful trail that passes through the Baroro River, the fields, the Forrest shaded reserves, the limestone formations and several cliffs coming from Barangay Duplas, Bagulin, San Gabriel, La Union. The falls is even more impressive with the mix of nature, limestone formation, the cold water dropping from above and the river basin that’s excellent for a good swim. #TaleOfTheTrail Continue reading »

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#TaleOfTheTrail Dalupirip – Bantik (Itogon, Benguet)

Dalupirip is the starting point of the Cordillera Mountain Ultra both for the 21K and 50K categories on June 5, 2016. The Dalupirip – Bantik stretch is a rolling course for most parts and ends with a vertical kilometer heading to Bantik. The beauty of the route is it goes you a view of the nearby mountain ranges and the Agno River. Continue reading »

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#TaleOfTheTrail Wawa Inigan Casile (San Mateo, Rizal)

The San Mateo area is rich with trails. Taking the trail via Wawa Dam gives you a feel-good trail that is relatively flat and has a lot of river crossings. It gives you a scenic view of the mountains of the Sierra Madre region and really a fun time exploring the rivers. Continue reading »

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#TaleOfTheTrail Camp Sinai, Pintong Bukawe, Casile, Inigan (San Mateo, Rizal)

Camp Sinai has a giant tablet of the 10 commandments. Aside from that you get a majestic view of the Siera Mountain Range with the clouds and the mountains painting a beautiful picture. The fun part of this trails is that it’s run-able but do expect a really long and challenging climb on the way back. Continue reading »

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