The Arayat Mountain Race will happen on 06 April 2014, Sunday 6AM, at Magalang, Pampanga, Philippines.
Mount Arayat is an extinct stratovolcano on Luzon Island, Philippines, rising to a height of 1,026 metres (3,366 ft). There is no recorded eruption of the volcano, and its last activity probably dates to the Holocene era.The mountain is considered a mystical one, the legendary home of Aung/Aring Sinukuan/Sinkuan/Suku or the Fairy known as diwata Mariang Sinukuan depending on which version of the story the readers or listeners prefer, but in ancient Kapampangan folklore as well as the research known to have been gathered by Kapampangan students of Henry Otley Beyer, it was and is the abode of Apung/Aring Sinukuan, rival of Namalyari of Mount Pinatubo, who is in varying versions, the son of Cargon-Cargon who was mortally wounded in a fight with a giant from the Zambales Mountain Range which is said to be the home of Apu Namalyari.
This is the first race on Arayat National Park following the popularity now of mountain running across the globe. This event is supported by the local government of Magalang.
Arayat Mountain Race
April 6, 2014 @ 6AM
Arayat National Park Magalang, Pampanga
12K – Php 750
Top 3 for male and female category will be receiving cash prize and medal. All runners will receive shirt and medal for finishing the race within the cut-off time. Top male and female will be entitled to a free registration of their own choice of distances (100k, 50k and 22k) in 2014 TNF100 on 04 May 2014 in Baguio City, Philippines courtesy of ROX.
Race Packet Distribution starts at 4:30AM onsite (other distribution sites will be announced if needed)
Add This Event to Calendar:
Registration Venues: Deadline: 01 April 2014
1. Fill up the online registration form
2. Send the e-copy of the deposit slip to [email protected] with your name, gender and size of shirt written on it for validation. Please keep and show the deposit slip when claiming the race packet.
BPI Bank Acct # 8763-0144-61 under Priscila Hernandez
On-site registration is allowed but limited slots only and subject to availability of shirts and medals.
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wow exciting, i’ll join this race, sa mga runners na may sasakyan pwede po makisabay, magbayad na lang ako ng pang-gas thanks.
same here, looking for a group with female joining at makikipag cheap in.
To the organizers:
Many runners are eager to join this event but have problems with transpo..Please provide shuttle service, additional fee nalang..Pretty please, thanks! :)
As requested, we will be providing 1 jeepney to take runners from Dau bus terminal to the Start line at Abe’s Farm. It will leave not later than 4:30AM of 06 April 2014 for the 6AM start. 16 seats for P/50 pesos/per head. One-way only and no return trip to Dau due to varying finish time of runners.
wow , many many thanks for your kindness!!! im so happy for this very good news, maginvite pa ko ng iba ^_^
sayang… ngayon ko lang nakita itong event na ito…dapat inagahan ang pag-post…eh next week na ang April 6…
Please check the race website for updates and course maps (with aid stations) –
How safe is it for foreigners to run in this race?
I refer to the past history of the area.
Very safe now given the relative peace and order in the area for a long time. There is a police HQ up in the peak of Arayat guarding a communication tower for 24/7. Some of them will even join the race. We have seen or met a lot of foreigners with their kids or families hiking as well. So that history is best left aptly in the “past” now.
Thanks just responding to my Filipina wife’s nervousness.
good pm, please help, im from manila, what bus terminal would i take to go to dau bus terminal?, it will be my first time to go there, and im alone, anyone can give me direction please, i will gladly appreciate thanks and God bless!!!
Kelan kaya mapapadala yung shirt?