Botak Paa-Bilisan Road Race Hits Baguio

Thursday, 16 July 2009  |  Race Announcements


The quarterly Botak Paa-Bilisan Road Race Series held in Manila will hold its third-quarter race outside Metro Manila. The first two races were held at the Bonifacio Gloabal City last March and May. The third quarter Paa-Bilisan Road Race Series shifts to Baguio for the Pines City’s centennial celebration.

This event dubbed: Botak Paa-Bilisan Road Race Series in Baguio is included in the City’s Centennial Calendar of Events. The race is organized by OlymPlus Sports with the University of Baguio Sport Head Ed Laureano as the Race Director. Scheduled for Sunday 6 September 2009 at the Lake Drive of Burnham Park, the event will have a 5km, 10km and 15km race distances.

Top three winners in each race division for male and female will receive cash awards and trophies. While the top three runners in 10 different age groups in the 10km and 15km will receive medals. There will be a total of 80 winners.

Registration forms are now available for downloading at and Filled up registration forms will be accepted at Laperal Building along Session Road, Sports Director’s Office of the University of Baguio and at the Botak Sportshop at 131 Kamuning Road in Quezon City on August 3, 2009.

Race Packets include original Botak sports running singlets along with your runner’s bib, safety pins, route map and race instructions. The race route will pass through South Drive and Loakan Road for the 15km distance.

Botak Paa-Bilisan Road Race is a quarterly road race event, in the PAA-LIGSAHAN Takbong Pambansa Running Program, open to all runners and fitness buffs that opt to choose a healthier active lifestyle. It will have a 5km run as side feature. This road race is designed to be highly competitive event with big prize money and awards.

The course will be well planned and measured to provide top runners to set new running records for the 10km distance. The winner who will set a new Philippine Record gets double the prize money and a time of sub-29 minutes will entitle the winning runner a sponsored trip to see action in one of the prestigious 10km road race in the USA.