MANILA, PHILIPPINES – Merrell, a leader in outdoor lifestyle apparel and footwear, teams up with international sporting and fitness event Spartan Trail for a series of exciting races this 2022. They will be kicking off the festivities in Camp John Hay, Baguio City on March 19, 2022, beginning with a 21-kilometer half-marathon and a 10-kilometer trail run.
The obstacle-free races will see runners traverse the picturesque pine forests of Benguet, offering a breathtaking backdrop and view. This marks the first Spartan Trail event co-presented by Merrell for 2022, with the next legs happening in Anda, Bohol in April and Vigan, Ilocos Sur in September.
Competitors get push their limits and overcome every type of terrain at blinding speeds in pursuit of the largest prize purse in trail running in the world. Trail running enthusiasts and seasoned athletes can join in on the adventure by registering in Spartan Race Philippines’ website.
In compliance with Baguio’s local government unit (LGU) protocol, participants and spectators are required to have a Baguio Visita Pass and accomplish a health declaration form prior to entry in the city.
The event will likewise see the launch of Merrell’s latest trail running model, The Agility Peak 4. This cushioned, grippy trail running shoe is designed for those who want top performance and protection on even the most rugged trails. Version 4 was updated with a slightly thicker midsole made of the lighter-weight FloatPro™ foam and a new Vibram® Megagrip® outsole for even better grip on rock.