Sa­mal 50 kicks off

Sun.Star Davao - - TOP SPORTS -

THE two-day Sa­mal 50 Half and Ul­tra Trail Marathon kicks off to­day in an out-and-back course from Casa Estrella Camp Re­sort in the Is­land Gar­den City of Sa­mal.

Karla De­grano bared this to Sun.Star Davao yes­ter­day. She said that 150 en­tries have signed up for the race that fea­tures 22-kilo­me­ter and 50K cat­e­gories.

"Par­tic­i­pants come from as far as An­tique, Ca­gayan de Oro City, Bukid­non and Gen­eral San­tos City. The rest are from Davao City, Tagum City and Pan­abo City," De­grano said.

Trail run­ners, she added, will get to see the beauty of Hagimit Falls and the high­est peak of Iga­cos - Put­ing Bato.

She, how­ever, clar­i­fied that the 50K check-in time is at 10 p.m. to­day af­ter the 9:30 p.m. race brief­ing but the gun start is 12 mid­night Sun­day. The 22K check-in time is at 1 a.m. to­mor­row, Sun­day, fol­low­ing the 12:30 a.m. race brief­ing and the gun start is set at 3 a.m.

The race is or­ga­nized by Base­camp and Ba­gani Ac­tive Gear in part­ner­ship with Casa Estrella Beach Camp in co­op­er­a­tion with Davao del Norte and Iga­cos.

Walk-in reg­is­trants may still sign up.

Reg­is­tra­tion fees are P2,000 (50K) and P1,500 (22K) in­clu­sive of Ba­gani Ac­tive Gear race vest, a fin­isher's medal, a pos­trace meal and a race bib.

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