Salomon X-Trail Pilipinas 2015: Challenge Yourself, Run Off the Beaten Track

What’s not to love about running outdoors? Outside, you get to feel the warmth of summer on your skin, the breeze brushing through your hair, and hear the rustling of leaves, the crunching of sand, twigs, and stones beneath your feet. There’s nothing quite like it; running through a trail that takes you from road to beach to forest is immensely challenging, but the experience is definitely worth all the time, effort, and sweat.

Salomon X-Trail

Trail fanatics and running enthusiasts are sure to be thrilled once again with this year’s highly anticipated Salomon X-Trail Run. Back for another round of exhilarating action, this race is one of Salomon’s trail running race series in the Asia Pacific Region, namely in Malaysia, Singapore, Taiwan, and the Philippines.

Salomon X-Trail poster

Reputed for being a technical trail running race, the “X-Trail” branding includes a mix of different terrain & surfaces – dirt, rocks, sand and concrete paths. The past years’ Salomon Pilipinas X-Trail events were held at premier locations inside and outside Manila, boasting beautiful sceneries where mountains and coastlines merge together in the race route. 

Salomon X-Trail

Salomon X-Trail Race Categories: Showcasing the Technical Side of Trail Running

Compared to the past years’ trails, the 2015 Salomon X-Trail Run will be less difficult but more technical. This means that, especially for the longer trails, there will be some surprises along the way such as river crossings, rope handling, and others. This year, there will be four distances – 6km road to trail, 12km road to trail, and the much anticipated 24km & 32km mountain run. These are perfect for all types of trail runners and outdoor enthusiasts who want to test their skill and endurance in the sport. 

32km mountain run

  • Targeted for advanced trail runners who look for more adrenaline-filled adventures. This route involves a mixture of different terrains and technical ascents. This category simulates ascents of Skyrunning races – the arena wherein Salomon dominates. 
  • Mandatory gear for this category: Headlamp, whistle, Hydration Pack/belt. This will be checked prior to race start. No Mandatory gear, No race.
  • Registration Fee: P1,600 (with race bib, timing chip, Salomon X-Trail technical jersey, Salomon water bottle, and post-race meal. Finisher’s medal for those who finish within cut-off time.

24km mountain run

  • Targeted to trail runners who want to take their race to the next level, with technical ascents and varying terrain. This category also simulates ascents of Skyrunning races.
  • Mandatory gear for this category: Headlamp, whistle, Hydration Pack/belt. This will be checked prior to race start. No Mandatory gear, No race.
  • Registration Fee: P1,400 (with race bib, timing chip, Salomon X-Trail technical jersey, Salomon water bottle, and post-race meal. Finisher’s medal for those who finish within cut-off time. 

12km road to trail

  • The 12km “Road-to-trail” nature targets runners with basic trail running experience who want to level up and experience technical terrain.
  • Registration Fee: P1,100 (with race bib, timing chip, Salomon Xtrail technical jersey.  Post race meal will also be served.

6km road to trail

  • The 6km “Road-to-trail” category targets beginners who want to explore the world of trail running and experience a different adrenaline rush.
  • Registration Fee: P850 (with race bib, timing chip, Salomon X-Trail technical jersey. Post race meal will also be served.

Salomon X-Trail

Salomon X-Trail

Salomon X-Trail

Enjoy Breathtaking Views at Anvaya Cove

Set to ignite the passion among hardcore trail runners and newbies alike, the Salomon X-Trail Pilipinas will be held on April 25, 2015 in the breathtaking enclave of Anvaya Cove, Morong Bataan, a joint development of Ayala Land Premier and Subic Bay Development and Industrial Estate Corporation (SUDECO).

Alongside this distinct destination, new trails and new routes will be created exclusively for this event. This outstanding trail network will feature the most rugged but sophisticated course inside Anvaya Cove; the impressive cliffs and exciting view atop the indigenous Kanawan Aeta community; and the fresh air of the ocean passing through the stunning long stretch of the Pawikan-conserved beach. 

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Salomon X-Trail

Salomon X-Trail

The Perfect Partner on the Trail: The Salomon S-Lab Series

Salomon X-Trail

For those looking for the perfect pair of running shoes for the event, you’re in luck because Salomon has just released an impressive line especially designed for the trail: The Salomon S-Lab Series. As a leading trail running brand, Salomon has long established its reputation for creating products that meet the individual fit and performance needs of trail runners from all over the globe. Working closely with a team of athletes and designers, it has produced a range of excellent running shoes that are designed for enjoyment and freedom along the off-beaten track. 

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Salomon X-Trail Registration Details and Reminders

Registration is already ongoing and will end on April 20, 2014. You may register via the following:

1)     Online registration via credit card – www.salomonxtrailpilipinas.com

2)     Online registration via bank deposit – Fill up the online form & deposit payment to (Runner’s Runner Bank details).

3)     Registration Centers :

  • Salomon Store SM Aura: 4th floor, SM Aura Mall, Fort Bonifacio, Taguig
  • Salomon Store SM Megamall: 3rd floor, Bldg D, SM Megamall, Mandaluyong
  • Salomon Glorietta 3 Store: 2/f Glorietta 3, Ayala Center Makati City
  • Salomon Store SM Annex North Edsa: 2/f, SM North Edsa Annex Building, Edsa, Quezon City
  • R.O.X. Bonifacio High Street , Fort Bonifacio Taguig: 3/f Runner’s Runner Booth (Starting March 17)

Distribution of Race kits are all at ROX BHS, starting April 10 to 23 at the 3rd floor (c/o Runners’ Runner Booth).

OTHER DETAILS

Buses will be available to the first 300 participants for an additional P600. To avail, please click on the tickbox in the registration form & include payment with the race registration fee. Each registrant may avail of ONLY 1 additional seat in the bus (maximum of 2 seats per race participant). Please save the Bus Stub in your registration form/waiver. This will be surrendered upon boarding the bus on race day.

The Salomon Xtrail Pilipinas 2015 Race is a GREEN RUN. No disposables will be provided at the hydration  stations. All participants MUST bring their own provisions.

 

Salomon X-Trail Philippines

 

Facebook Account: https://www.facebook.com/salomon.pilipinas

Facebook Event Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/321484454716930/

Instagram: @salomonph

Online Registration: http://www.salomonxtrailpilipinas.com/registration/






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