Be a part of a Champion’s journey and women empowerment as Girls takes over the trail. Girls Running in Trails (GRiT) is happening on August 5, 2018 with 30K, 15K, 6K, Kiddie Run and a Sub-Sandi Challenge for Male runners.
GRiT – Girls Running in Trails – embodies a strong woman who pursues an intense passion for sports through constant hard work and dedication. She is a relentless fierce warrior who rises above all boundaries and difficulties. A GRiT woman is a tough spirit who overcomes the toughest travails as she elevates and influences others with her unadulterated love for sports. More than an ardent commitment to pursue excellence in the athletic field, a GRiT woman inspires, uplifts and empowers others to always be better than their best.
It’s an All-Women trail run for Girls Running in Trails 2018 with 30K, 15k, 6k categories at August 5, 2018 inside the Eagle Ridge Golf & Country Club, Binangonan, Rizal. GRiT is now bigger and better and will have two side events: the Kiddie Run and Sub-Sandi Challenge. The event also welcomes its male friends as volunteers and pacers or as Sub-Sandi Challengers. The run aims to promote the advocacy, “Women empowering others: together we run, together we conquer!”
The run also offers a scenic new trail destination in Binangonan, Rizal. It a new trail playground for everyone to explore.
It’s All About Girls
GRiT 2018 is organized by RaceYaya for the purpose of raising funds to help, Sandi Menchi Abahan as she embarks in another big race this year. The proceeds of GRiT will support the training and racing expenses of Sandi Menchi Abahan – GRiT Ambassador – which includes the Salomon Ring of Steall Skyrace in Scotland and other activities which aim to promote and support women in the sport.
Last year’s edition gathered five hundred (500) strong women with their family and friends and male volunteers in the trails of Pintong Bukawe, San Mateo, Rizal. The net proceeds from the event helped in the financial support for Sandi Menchi Abahan’s entry to TDS-UTMB in Chamonix, France where she finished 21st among the female elite runners, and became the first Filipino/Southeast Asian runner to be present in the race leaderboard of TDS-UTMB, not to mention, a race that is mostly dominated by Europeans and Americans; it is considered as the most prestigious trail running event in the world.
It’s All About Sandi
Sandi’s dream is to become a champion She strives for excellence with steadfast resilience. Sandi has empowered and inspired women to be audacious with their dreams with her continuous performs well in local and international events. She is a natural-born athlete and started as a school track and field varsity athlete. She continued to train hard and joined races even after her stint as a student athlete and earned several significant local and international podium spots including The North Face, Miyamit Falls, Asian Skyrunning Circuit in Kota Kinabalu among others. Of course, she also had a strong finish racing with the elites at TDS Event in UTMB.
Let’s Support GRiT and let’s continue raising an International Champion in Sandi Menchi.
Date and Venue:
- Date: August 5, 2018
- Venue: Eagle Ridge Golf & Country Club, Binangonan, Rizal
Fees and Inclusions
- 30K – P1,800 (Inclusive of Event Shirt and Finisher’s Token)
- 15K – P1,200 (Inclusive of Event Shirt and Finisher’s Token)
- 6K – P1,000 (Inclusive of Event Shirt and Finisher’s Token)
- Kiddie Run – P400 (Inclusive of Special Kiddie Token)
- Sub Sandi Challenge – P1,000 (Inclusive of Event Shirt)
- Online via Race Yaya
- Event Page: GRiT Trail Run 2018