(Press Release) It is once again time to push the boundaries as the world’s number one trail running brand, Salomon, holds this year’s X-Trail Run. Held annually since 2008, the gut-wrenching event has been held in different countries around the globe including Southeast-Asian countries such as Malaysia, Singapore, Hong Kong, Indonesia, and the Philippines.
On March 23, 2013, the Salomon X-Trail Run is slated to present its annual event in a yet another premiere location. Participants can expect the trail to have a combination of different terrain surfaces including dirt, rocks, sands, and concrete paths. The 2013 race aims to set a new record as one of the most-attended trail run races in the country.
This year’s race will be held in the beautiful Hamilo Coast in Nasugbu, Batangas City. New trail routes will be created exclusively for the event, with the Salomon team projecting to attract more trail running enthusiasts and trail runners hailing from different levels.
Moreover, runners will surely enjoy the breath-taking view around Hamilo Coast. The trail sections overlooking the cove are steep and technical, with sharp and loose rocks, as well as roots and thick foliage. The view also boasts of hills, mountains, valleys, and lush greeneries – an overall perfect setting for a one-of-a-kind adventure.
The Salomon Xtrail Event has 3 categories: 6K, 12K, and 24K—all with a “Road-to-Trail” nature. The 6K category welcomes beginners to explore the world of trail running. The 12K category invites runners with basic trail running experience to level-up their game with the inclusion of technical terrain. Finishers of these 2 categories will receive a finisher’s bag with freebies. For experienced runners who are bent on exceeding their boundaries, the 24K Mountain Run will present technical ascents and varying terrains. The category will simulate ascents of Skyrunning races – an arena wherein Salomon dominates. Finishers will receive a medal, a Salomon Finishers’ bag with freebies.
The registration fee for 6K is ₱850, 12K for ₱1,100, and 24K at ₱1,300. All the runners will be given an event jersey, race bib, timing chip, and post-race meal. 12K and 24K participants get a limited Salomon Arm Band. For an additional ₱450, first 300 registrants get a bus slot from ROX to Hamilo Coast and back. For another ₱500, registrants will receive a Nathan handheld bottle until supplies last. Accommodations with special rates are also available for participants in Pico Sands Hotel at Hamilo Coast exclusive for X-Trail participants.
The Salomon Xtrail Pilipinas 2013 Race is a GREEN RUN. No disposables will be provided at the hydration stations. All participants MUST bring their own provisions.
The Salomon Xtrail Pilipinas 2013 is in cooperation with AXN & ROX, with official venue partners: Hamilo Coast, Pico Sands Hotel, and Pico Beach & Country Club. This event is sponsored by TIMEX, Gold’s Gym, Nathan, ZEM Gear, Trellis Restaurant, Coca-Cola, High 5, and Res|Toe|Run.
Registration is ongoing until March 20, 2013. Interested parties may register through the following:
- Online registration via credit card or bank deposit via Runner’s Runner – go to www.salomonxtrailpilipinas.com
- Registration centers located at 3/f Runner’s Runner Booth, ROX Bonifacio High Street and Salomon, Glorietta 3.