PILIPINAS Trail Running Camp in San Mateo Rizal

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PILIPINAS TRAIL RUNNING CAMP provides an experience that helps ignite one’s passion for trail running.

The PILIPINAS Trail Running Camp – BEGINNER SERIES is a series of trail running learning weekends that aims to introduce new and aspiring runners to the sports. Headed by veteran trail runners, together with experts and specialists. It is a five month program which includes two stay-in weekends of learning and a culminating intimate race. Expect to gain an understanding of trail running techniques, hill running, nutrition, training plans and heat/hydration management from veterans of the sport.

The Beginner Series aims to create capable trail runners with life-long stewardship and love for nature. Part of the Series’ proceeds will be used to support deserving local athletes in their international races.

PILIPINAS Trail Running Camp 1

February 25-26, 2017
Basekamp, Pintong Bukawe, San Mateo, Rizal
Fee: P2,500

Register Here – https://raceyaya.com/

Inclusions: Event Shirt, Overnight Accomodation (Bed space or sharing tent space), Meals, Giveaways and Discounts from Sponsors, Raffle Stub and Donation to the Athlete Support Fund

TRAIL RUNNING BASICS

ROAD TO TRAIL: Listen to Wilnar Iglesia as he shares with us why he enjoys running on the trails. Wilnar is a top road ultramarathon athlete who has found a different joy in trail running.
• Sharing – Thirty minutes

GEAR UP: What are the basic gears that you will need on your first trail run? Compared to road running, you cannot just lace up and run on the trails. Our veteran runners will share their experiences and knowledge about what gear you will need before you do your first trail run, and what you might be overlooking in your first trail run.
• Lecture – One hour

START TRAIL RUNNING THE RIGHT WAY

GET THE RIGHT FORM: The lecture will focus on how to properly run when you see roots and rocks. New trail runners would usually slow down or fail to run through it properly which could result to poor landing. Jael Wenceslao will explain his tested methods of handling technical terrain without risking your safety. Jael is a roadie before he was a trail runner. A typical city guy who trains on the road and track, he will share how he deals with the surprises of trail terrains every time he escapes to the mountains. Learn how to run on roots and rocks as you run with your veteran mentors.
• Lecture and Practical applications – One hour and short run

GOING UP AND DOWN: Veteran runners will demonstrate and teach you on proper downhill and uphill running techniques. After this session, you’ll know what it takes to deal with hill running, and you might even start liking them. Run with Manolito Divina and Sandi Menchi together with other trail runners and gain that confidence in going up and down those hills.
• Practical applications

TRAIL ETIQUETTE: We will share with you what to do on the trails when in the presence of others. The common rules of the trail will be discussed. Thumbie Remigio, one of the active members and leaders of UP mountaineer and an adventure racer and traveler before trail running became a popular sport will share his experiences and the commonly accepted trail guidelines.
• Lecture and take home application

PILIPINAS Trail Running Camp 2

May 6-7, 2017
Basekamp, Pintong Bukawe, San Mateo, Rizal
Fee: P2,500

Register Here – https://raceyaya.com/

Inclusions: Event Shirt, Overnight Accomodation (Bed space or sharing tent space), Meals, Giveaways and Discounts from Sponsors, Raffle Stub and Donation to the Athlete Support Fund

TRAIL RUNNING PREPS

AVOIDING INJURIES: Trail running should keep you healthier so you can enjoy the trails longer. How do you avoid the dreaded trail runner’s injuries? ITBS? Sore Plantar? Our trail running experts will share some body mechanism insights and the ideal cross training methods for trail runners so you can enjoy the trails longer.
• Lecture and basic stretching and cross training sessions

FIRST AID: We will share with you how to handle properly a number of situations you could face on the trails.
• Lecture and on the run first aid session

TRAIL RUNNING PREPS

NUTRITION AND HYDRATION: We will share the fundamentals of nutrition for endurance running. Be on the right track so you can optimize your preparation, race-day fueling and race recovery so you can stay on the trails longer.
• Lecture

WEATHER MANAGEMENT: Heat and cold weather affects everyone. Learn how to manage it. Simon Sandoval and Alex Yap will share their experiences and knowledge with you about what gear can save you, and what you might be overlooking in your race preparation. We will have a large variety of quality gear for you to try on and run with. Simon and Alex have raced a couple of international races. They’ve been through tropical to freezing climates and have survived.
• Sharing and Lecture

PLAN YOUR RACE Race directors and veteran trail runners will shed some insight on creating a race plan that is specific to your goals. Our speakers have conquered some of the toughest local and international trail races who will share how to progress from joining short trail races to your ultimate goal races. Learn how to stick to your plan so you can be fully prepared for the big race.
• Sharing and Lecture

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