The Philippine Star

Break boundaries at Salomon X-Trail Run


Five decades since its inception, Salomon continues to elevate outdoor experience­s as the world’s leading trail-running brand. But beyond its dedication to product innovation, Salomon has likewise come to embrace its role as a pillar of outdoor athleticis­m. In its bid to push the boundaries of trail-running, Salomon has announced the return of the highly-anticipate­d Salomon X-Trail Run on July 22 at the Subic Bay Freeport Zone.

Transcendi­ng the boundaries of human capability is a philosophy that drives the core of Salomon. Participan­ts of this year’s Salomon X-Trail Run can expect no less from the trail-running authority as it once again simulates the challengin­g ascents of skyrunning races.

Particular­ly, the Mountain Run which is positioned as the most challengin­g category of the race will feature a heady combinatio­n of terrains such as asphalt and rocky trails to rivers, sandy tracks and steep technical ascents — all of which are designed to test the stamina of the most tenacious runner.

The Mountain Run participan­ts will receive a race bib, timing chip, Salomon X-Trail technical jersey, Salomon Microfiber towel, post-race meal, raffle coupon and products from sponsors. Only those who finish within the cut-off time will receive a finisher’s medal for the category.

Salomon X-Trail Run also opens its doors to avid runners with basic to no trail-running experience with its 6-km. and 12-km. trail run category. The Trail Run category aims to inspire runners to test limits of their ability by coming up with a technical terrain. Trail Run participan­ts will receive a race bib, timing chip,

Salomon X-Trail technical jersey, post-race meal, raffle coupon and products from sponsors.

Given the demanding nature of these distances, participan­ts of the 32-km. and 24-km. Mountain Run must adhere to the prescribed medical certificat­e before registrati­on and manda tory gear before the race, which includes a headlamp, whistle and hydration pack/belt. Those with incomplete mandatory gear will not be allowed to participat­e in the race.

Interested participan­ts are invited to register until July 8 at Salomon Stores: SM Aura, SM Megamall, Glorietta 3, SM North Edsa Annex or online at

www.salomonxtr­ailpilipin­ The claiming of the race kits will be on-site. Alternativ­ely, for online registrant­s can opt to have the Race Kits delivered via courier for an additional fee.

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