Awed, shocked and  amazed! Three words that described how i felt while running and hiking the trails surrounding Daranak Falls in baranggay Sampaloc, Tanay, Rizal. Last Sunday, i had the privilege of visiting this old town known for its gorgeous waterfalls and now for its newly discovered running trails which will be discovered and conquered for the first time by trail runners.

I was in the company of Race Organizer and Pimco President, Manny Santos, Norphyl President (Viking Trail Shoe Distributor) Cesar Valmadrid, Race Director Alvin Balderama and his assistant Christian Candava plus some guides to test run the route of the forthcoming 3rd Leg of the Tanay Discovery Trail Run at Daranak Falls on November 25.

If running trails could be awarded a star for its breath of scenery, then this place comes close to earning 10 perfect stars. Runners entered in this race will surely gasp for breath not only…

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I am Paolo Mercado for 20 years I've been riding a bike, walking a lot and running a lot. I am Kalongkong Hiker, a trail runner, mountaineer and a biker that can also write a blog of my travels, adventures and places that I visited through walking, running and biking. I write to encourage others to stay healthy and fit. #KeepOnRunning #ShareTheRoad #KalongkongHiker
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  3. gelaikuting says:

    WoW! Astig toh ah… 🙂


    • Kalongkong Hiker says:

      Tara try mo, sabay ka sa mga kasama ko or kahit 5K lang muna sayang kasi dadaanan mo cave at sa finish line naghihintay ang Falls.


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