Category Archives: Athlete

John Ray Onifa Secures Victory as 2023 Asia Trail Master Champion

John Ray Onifa has emerged triumphant as the Asia Trail Master Champion for 2023. The championship took place at the Siksorogo Lawu Trail in Indonesia on December 2, 2023. Another National Team member, Angelie Cabalo, claimed the third position among the female participants, with Nepal’s Rashila Tamang and Belgium’s Vanja Cnops securing the top two […]

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 […]

Philippines Leads Asian countries in conquering the Austrian Alpine Alps at the World Mountain Trail

At the 2023 World Mountain and Trail Running Championships in Innsbruck, Austria, the. Philippines, ranked 19th for long trail and 27th for short trail which puts the team as Asia’s Best Short Trail Team and Third Best Long Trail Team performance. The twelve-member Philippine team composed of six males and six females achieved the second-best […]

Team Philippines Gears Up for WMTRC Austria: A Journey of Dedication and Support

15 Days to the World Mountain Trail Running Championships. Click here to know more . The WMTRC is set to take place from June 6 to 10 in Innsbruck-Stubai, Austria, with four events: Vertical (an uphill race), Trail Short (44km), Trail Long (85km) and Mountain Classic (7km). The Philippines is sending 12 athletes with […]

Philippines to send its top trail runners Compete in the World Mountain Trail Running Championships

The Philippine Trail Running National Team, an affiliate member of the Philippine Athletics Track and Field Association, is set to compete in the upcoming World Mountain Trail Running Championships in Innsbruck, Austria from June 6-10, 2023. Philtra formed a national team composed of some of the best trail runners in the country who were chosen […]

Philtra Championships 2023: A Show of Athleticism and Sportsmanship in Bontoc

The Philippine Trail Running Championships, the national competition for trail running sanctioned by the Philippine Athletics Track and Field Association, has wrapped up its 2023 series in a stunning display of athleticism and sportsmanship in the beautiful yet challenging mountains in Bontoc, Mountain Province. Held from February 25-26 in the beautiful Cordillera mountain ranges in […]

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, […]