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Batang Philtra Program to Inspire the Next Generation of Athletes

In a significant leap forward for trail running enthusiasts and aspiring young athletes, the Philippine Trail Running Association (Philtra) proudly recognizes 101 young athletes who participated in its groundbreaking grassroots program, “Batang Philtra,” held in four exciting locations. Check the results here 10k-u19 – Batang Philtra Qualifiers Leaderboard ( This will culminate in a finals […]

Empowering the Trail Running Community: Enhancing Safety, Health, and Inclusivity Through Revised Trail Running Standards

Dear Trail Running Event Organizers, Runners and other valuable stakeholders in the sports, The thriving growth of trail running has sparked a range of valuable discussions surrounding safety, health, inclusivity, and environmental considerations. In response to constructive reviews and feedback garnered from recent events, including those within the realm of Philtra Recognized Races (PRR) and […]

Off-Road Dialogues 1: How Trail Running can be a Safe and Empowering Space for All.

We conducted a mini-survey before the talk in Instagram and asked the question: Do you think Trail Running promote an inclusive and welcoming community? 94% said Yes. Our follow up question was, Have you experienced or know of any experience when someone did not feel safe while Trail running? 65%said yes while 34% said no. […]

PHI Team Dominated Vietnam Mountain Marathon

SAPA, VIETNAM— The Philippines’ National Trail Running Team has once again demonstrated its exceptional prowess in the sport by delivering an outstanding performance at the Vietnam Mountain Marathon 2023. This prestigious event witnessed our athletes dominating the challenging 50km and 70km categories, earning them three remarkable podium finishes. Their remarkable achievements have made our nation […]

The Search for the Trail Running National Team

#PHILTRA intends to hold the Philippine National Trail Running Championship by the end of the year with the following distances: Short, Mid, Ultra 50K.The event will be a qualifying race to identify the Philippine National Team which will be developed and supported by the Association. To identify talents from the grassroots, across the country, we […]