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Pilipinas Trail Running Camp 2017

By Runningatom
The trail running community in the Philippines has grown a lot lately and it has also attracted a variety of participants from regular road runners, fitness enthusiasts, mountaineers, and even couch potatoes. There's no doubt that many people are being drawn into the kind of adventurous kind of experience with trail running.
However, there are currently no regular trail running clinics in the Country that will help guide those beginner participants or those who are just transitioning. Sure some of our regular running workouts can be applied to strengthen and develop our running legs for the mountains, but what about the other essential trail running preparations and techniques? Would you ask google and follow the stories and experiences from foreign races? Or would it be better to learn from our own sport veterans who have gained the experience and atmosphere of our own races?
If you rather choose the 2nd option, then you're in for a great bonding and fellowship!
Pilipinas Trail Running Camp 2017
RaceYaya, together with Adrenaline Multisport Group and Basekamp, will hold a series of Trail running camp that aims to introduce new and aspiring runners to the sports trail running, help understand the techniques of the sport, nutrition and training plans, gearing up, trail etiquette, and other essential preparations and management needed before tackling the race and during race day.
The trail running camp will be a 5-month program which includes two stay-in weekends of learning and a culminating intimate race on the final month that will create capable trail runners with life-long stewardship and love for nature.
The 1st Camp will be on February 25-26 at Basekamp, Pintong Bukawe, in San Mateo, Rizal. This will be an overnight weekend fellowship where you will learn about the basics of Trail running, which includes Road to Trail, Gearing up, Getting the right form, Attacking the uphills and downhills, and trail etiquette.
The 2nd Camp on May 6-7 at Basekamp, Pintong Bukawe, San Mateo, Rizal will also be another overnight bonding and learning experience about Trail running preparations. How to avoid injuries, First aid lesson, Nutrition/hydration preparation, Weather management, race planning and sticking to it.
The 3rd Camp will be a graduation Mini trail race where you can then apply what you have learned so far from the previous camps.
The Camp fees are as follows and you may register through Raceyaya.com. You may pay via PayPal or bank deposit.
  1. Camp 1: P2,500
  2. Camp 2: P2,500
  3. Camp 3: P2,000
Your camp fees are inclusive of an event shirt, overnight accommodation* (bed space or sharing tent space), meals, giveaways and discounts from Sponsors, raffle stub and donation to the Athlete Support Fund.
*Accommodation will be reserved on a first come, first serve basis. There will be 12 slots for bed space (six pax per room and dorm –type bed ), eight slots for hut accommodation (twin sharing mattress bed), and campsite accommodation (twin sharing tents).
For inquiries, you may contact [email protected] or 0908-813-1086. Follow the Facebook event page to get more updates. Pilipinas Trail Running Camp 2017 Pilipinas Trail Running Camp 2017 Pilipinas Trail Running Camp 2017 Pilipinas Trail Running Camp 2017 Pilipinas Trail Running Camp 2017

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