Committed to push the boundaries of outdoor experience, the world’s leading trail running brand Salomon gears up for the return of the highly anticipated Salomon X-Trail Run dubbed Run the Path of Most Resistance on 23 July 2017 at the Subic Bay Freeport Zone. An annual event organized throughout Southeast Asia (Malaysia, Singapore, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and the Philippines), the Salomon X-Trail Run instantly gained traction for its exceptional and technical trail routes that never cease to offer runners an unforgettable and fulfilling trail experience.
Locally, the Salomon X-Trail Run has been held in various premier venues throughout the Philippines quickly gaining a reputation for being the most-attended trail running event in local running history as it managed to gather over 1,000 participants.
On its 6th year, the Salomon X-Trail Run endeavors to deliver another exceptional trail running race that will empower its participants to push the boundaries of their capabilities.
Aiming to resonate with the brand’s core purpose of inspiring people to play and progress in their chosen outdoor pursuits, this year’s Salomon X-Trail Run is sure to pack a lot of enjoyable yet exhilarating obstacles ahead. Salomon X-Trail Run will consist of two race categories, namely: Fun Trail category with 6Km and 12K distances and the Mountain Run with 24K and 32K distances. Resisting limits serving as the ultimate test for the most dedicated trail runners, the Mountain Run will once again simulate the challenging ascents of skyrunning races, an arena dominated by Salomon.
The race will start at 8 AM and 8:30 AM for 32K and the 24K categories respectively. The Mountain Run will witness the country’s top trail runners go head to head in this iconic race. Positioned as challenging categories of the race and created especially for trail runners who want to take their skills to the next level, the 24K and 32K Mountain Run distances will feature technical ascents and varying terrain–from asphalt, sand, and rocks to river crossing and steep technical ascents. The route is expected to yield an adrenaline-filled adventure for the racers.
The Mountain Run participants will receive a Race Kit containing a race bib, timing chip, Salomon X-Trail technical jersey, Salomon race cap, and post-race meal, and products from sponsors.
Those who finish within the cut off time (five hours for the 24K and seven hours for the 32K) will receive a finisher’s medal.
Given the demanding nature 32K and 24K distances, participants are required to bring the mandatory gear with them such as as whistle, hydration pack or belt with at least 500 ml of water. Those with incomplete gear will not be allowed to participate in the race. For more information and updates, please visit Salomon’s Facebook Page.