On A Trail Mission

Are you ready for your next mission? We’re On a Trail Mission with On Philippines as Trail Academy returns for another run and learn session on dirt grounds.  The mission should you choose to accept it involves running and discovering outer spaces of nature at the picturesque Mount Bidawan. This mission won’t be easy but we’ll be with you every step as the way. 

The Trail Running Camp merges a trail lecture session and a mini trail run event with pace group as follows: (Walkers, Moderate, Fast) and situation pit stop talks during the trail run.  With the paced groups, participants can go with a pace they are comfortable with and friendly to all fitness level including beginners.  The event is FREE except for a minimal guide fee of P200, which will be given directly to the guides who would be assisting the mission. You’ll have to pre-register via https://forms.gle/MhbyMsMKmTEikrem8. There are limited slots for this mission and those slots goes to the first 50 registrants. Please wait for your confirmation email before proceeding to the event.

The community feel discussion of the event will enable sharing of trail experience from participants.

Mission Details:

Date: October 2, 2022

Time: 5:00 am

Venue: Ave Maria Shrine, Poblacion, Itogon

Registration Link: https://forms.gle/MhbyMsMKmTEikrem8

Participants: 50

Registration Fees: 

  • Event Fee: Free
  • Guide Fee: P200 (To be given to local guides who will be assisting during the event)

Estimated Distance: 

Fast / Moderate Group: 10K

Walkers: 8K

Things to Bring:

  • Trail Shoes
  • Water Bottle
  • Rain Jacket 
  • Mini First Aid Kit
  • Trail Food
  • Extra Clothes 
  • Extra Cash

Duration of event: 4-5 hours

Starting point: Sacred Heart Campus Grounds, Barangay, Poblacion, Itogon, Benguet

Transportation details:

  • By Car (30-45 mins from Baguio)
    • Waze: Sacred Heart High School – Itogon
    • Take Loakan Road and make a left turn towards Balatoc Road. Upon reaching the police checkpoint at Benguet Corporation, take a sharp left and follow the main highway towards Itogon Municipal Hall.
    • Sacred Heart Highschool is located beside St. Charles Borromeo Church in Itogon
  • By Jeep
    • If you choose to commute, ride a PUJ at the jeepney terminal located at Lakandula St., in front of Shopper’s Lane, near Jollibee Magsaysay, beside Tiongsan Magsaysay. You’ll see designations in the jeepneys which should bear “Sangilo”, or “Poblacion, Itogon”. The regular fare is P50. First trip will be available at around 6-7 AM but you have to wait until the jeepney is full.
    • Due to early time of the event, there may be need to arrange with Jeep operators.
  • Shuttle service option to be provided by demand.

Inquiries at: onatrailmission@gmail.com

Contact Person:

Don Santillan


Event page:

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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 http://francramon.com . 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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