Race Recap: Cabangan Mountain Run

 From the trails of Mount Tabulhik to chasing waterfalls, runners got the chance to witness the breathtaking view of Zambales beaches and the overlooking West Philippine Sea.

Cabangan Mountain Run

Photo by: SPDS

Beautiful, one-of-a-kind with unlimited assault. There are many scenic races in the Philippines, delivering on dense forests, moss, soft trails, river, ferns and more. But this race—both the 35K and the 12K—serve up the added bonus of passing by the beautiful and unexplored mountains of Cabangan that offer a truly unique experiences. A local go-to destination hides within an unexplored green patch on a map waiting for you to run and enjoy the scenic looks of Cabangan, Zambales. You can also see on the background photo a basin of lahar area from Pinatubo.

Photo by: SPDS

From the trails of Mount Tabulhik to chasing waterfalls, runners got the chance to see the breathtaking view of Zambales beaches and the West Philippine Sea. The route consists of different kinds of terrain, river crossings, dirt road, sharp boulders and some technical sections with 600 – 750 masl average altitude.


Some of 12k Participants (Photo by: Kat Kat)

A refreshing cold water falls along the route for 35k completed the adventure of some Runners. This area is in between tree house area to summit of Mt. Tabulhik.

Cold waterfalls break (Photo by: Poy Brillantes)

Extra Challenge – Rope Section (Photo by: SPDS)

Race Results

Here are the official race results of Cabangan Mountain Run 2018. For complete list of results, you can check the link: http://www.trailandbeyond.com/cabangan-mountain-run-2018-result. See preview below.

The winners by group photo as follow awarded by LC’s stop & chow owner, Mr. Noel Canlas and Race Director, Joel Sindanum;

35k Male Winners
35k Female Winners

12k Male Winners

12k Female Winners

Biggest Delegation Award – #teamcholoflight (Photo: Ysa Sabater)

Oldest Runner Awardee – Tay Caesar Lledo (Photo grabbed fr.his Facebook)
Pretty ladies of 12k Run

Photo-ops with RD, Charles and Ekis (Photo: Glairold)

Photo w/ Active Pinas great Videographer – Joreb Valdez & friends (PC: Glairold)

Special thanks to some of event sponsors: Altra Running Philippines, Fitbar, Lightwater, Vitaminboost, SOGO Hotel, Amihan Sports Gear, LC’s stop & chow, Trail Junkie PH, Natures Hike and Cabangan Community and LGU. Note: Photos grabbed from Glairold Recella.

Altra Running Philippines

Amihan Sports Gear

UPNR – Altra Running Philippines




Congratulations to Tabulhik Trail Runners for the successful Cabangan Mountain Run. For concerns and results correction please send e-mail at: trailandbeyond@gmail.com.

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Post Author: Jose Ramizares

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