Mount Sembrano Trail Challenge 2017

Mount Sembrano Trail Challenge is not called a trail challenge for nothing.  It starts with a long and technical 5 kilometer climb and the rest is just pure scenery. The view from the top is majestic as you run along ridges and it makes every huff and puff moment worth it.  Mount Sembrano Trail Challenge 2017 is happening on March 12, 2017 at Pililia, Rizal with 15K and 32K distances.

Mount Sembrano Trail Challenge

Mountain Trails always comes with a challenge and an overwhelming reward at the same time. Mount Sembrano Trail Challenge 2017 gives you a really tough climb that’s both long, technical and steep.  It’s really gonna be a mental challenge as you go on climbs along forested trails that seemingly last forever.  Once you see the light at the end of the forest, you’re in for a really scenic treat. Mount Sembrano is overlooking a series of Mountain Ranges at Pililia, Rizal and also gives you a view of  Laguna de Bay.

There’s a 15 kilometer distance, which is also newbie friendly and there’s a 32 kilometer distance that will give you a longer running tour of the Pililia, Rizal area.  The race is happening on March 12, 2017 and is the 2nd Leg for the grand slam of the MGM Production Trail Running Series 2017.  The 2017 edition would also be offering new routes to give even returnees a different trail experience. Get those shoes ready and take part in a challenging trail event that will keep your eyes feasted with nature’s beauty.

Race Details

Date and Venue:

  • Date: March 12, 2017
  • Venue: Brgy. Hall of Malaya, Pililla, Rizal
  • Gun Start
    • 6:00 AM March 12, 2017 (32km)
    • 6:30 AM March 12, 2017 (15km)
  • Cutoff
    • 6hrs (15km)
    • 9hrs (32km)

Fees and Inclusions

  • P 1,100.00 / 15km Mountain Run
  • P 1,350.00 / 32km Mountain Run
    • inclusive Finisher Medal, Shirt, Race Bandana, Bib Number, Post Race Meal, Freebies and Raffle


  • Period: December 01, 2016- February 17, 2017
  • Procedure:
    • Deposit the registration fee to
      • Account Name:Rayman D. delos Angeles
      • BPI Savings Acct Num: 3199-1456-56
    • Send a scanned copy of the deposit slip to with the Subject: MGM MT. SEMBRANO REGISTRATION and the following details:

      • Name
      • Gender
      • Distance
      • Size of finisher shirt.
    • Please keep and present the deposit slip when claiming the race kit on the race day.

Getting There

  • Via Commute:
    • EDSA Crossing, take jeep to Tanay, Rizal.
    • Tanay Public Market (jeep Terminal) , take jeep to Pililla
    • Barangay Hall Malaya, Pililla
  • Via Own Vehicle:
    • Follow the map starting from Ortigas Avenue (click here):

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Post Author: Franc Ramon

Franc Ramon is a Marathoner, Mountaineer and a Duathlete. He has adopted the fitness lifestyle since mid-2010 and loves sharing them in his personal blog . While he's not on the trails, the road or on an adventure, he spends his time in the finance field.

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