RUN 2 ME Race Recap

RUN 2 ME is not your ordinary Trail event but a celebration of Haring Maharot’s  Birthday and his love of  Running. The event gathered the both the veterans and the new faces of runners in the Trail Community. The combination of both road and trail surface heading to Wawa and Casile Trails makes the event more fun & memorable.       



The famous mountain of Wawa Dam

RUN 2 ME  is a post race Birthday celebration of Master Lao Ogerio whose popularly known as “Haring Maharot”. He is among the famous runners and considered “elite” in the field of Ultra Trail and road run. This status he achieved by finishing (often Champion) some of hardest local foot race like PAU: Manila-to-Baguio 250k, Runn’ Active: Manila-to-Bicol 342k ultra Race, BDM 102 and BDM 160, etc.  The event was great bonding that gather some of his personal friends and friend met during some of his races.

The Route

The race is an out-and-back trail route which started from Virginia and Boy Lodge & Resort in Brgy. San Rafael to Wawa Dam heading to Casile Trails. An approximately 7km distance of concrete route before turning the trail ascent of Sitio Wawa to Big Acacia Tree to Casile. Casile Trails featuring a wide view of Montalban’s mountain, sea of clouds and little river-crossing due to ample rain night before the event.

Clear sky and heat of Sun was overwhelming during the race

Flower makes the trail more Wilder

Usual view on Ordinary day in Sitio Wawa

Trail Run Photo highlights

We’ve gathered some of the best trail shot taken by Pinoy Trails photographer Jose Ramizares and each one does tell a different story.

  • 21k Men – Champion running for last 8km

  • Marshal & Runners together with Race Organizer (Right-most)

  • 21k Women – Champion (Avhic Gado) heading to Acacia Trees/AS2

  • Trail running always fun with Friends

  • One happy Trail Runner

  • Running is never complete without that epic Jump shot

  • “Walang Iwanan” tandem

  • Nakatakbo ka na, naka grocery ka pa!

  • Comeback Trail race of 2015 BDM 102 Champ (Mary Grace Lao)

  • King of Montalban’s Trail, Prof. Eric Solina

  • An apple a day…

The Race Results

The Official race results will be post here once available.


How was your RUN 2 ME Experience?

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Post Author: Jose Ramizares

Jose is an active online-gamer, spicy food lover, adventure-seeker and a member Running Photographers.

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