Excited for the Merrell Adventure Run

I stumbled upon Jazzrunner’s post on the Merrell Adventure Run route, and I have to say I am really looking forward to this one.    This will be my first ever trail run!

I also read the article from Philippine Star, saying that the route will include 5 consecutive mud pits and a 200-meter river traverse.  I expect to end this run exhausted, filthy, and caked in mud.  I have no illusions of breaking a PR here.  My thighs and calves will probably be sore and I would probably have scratches on my arms and legs.   I should probably bring a first-aid kit in my car!

Aside from Jazzrunner’s post, pictures of the route are also available at Merrell’s FB page.

Registration ends May 16!

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One thought on “Excited for the Merrell Adventure Run

  1. You forgot to mention the waterfall jump and the mud pits come right after some tunnel crawls. Thumbie Remigio has a youtube video of the exciting waterfall jump in his FB page. So there is a chance we will be able to wash ourselves mid-run. However I didn’t know about the 200-meter river traverse which I first read about here just now! Looks like my poor NB 610 has no escape from a watery fate hehe

    This isn’t a run-of-the-mill trail run anymore but its now an adventure run!

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