Eco-Trail Run & Tree-Planting at Bacnotan, La Union
I woke up with the view of the surfable waves at San Juan, La Union (Kahuna Beach Resort). The scene was so inviting for a quick morning run, but because I’m running late of our scheduled IT I wasn’t able to run.
I was still determined to run, so I made another plan to run. This time not on the beach but on the trail of our next destination- Holcim Cement Plant in Bacnotan, La Union.
The route was a short 1.2K (including the cemented road during the loop).
I didn’t put on my running attire to run just a kilometer. So while my tour group (Lakbay Norte 3) started to walk through the woods, I run the trails. I run the eco-trail path thrice making a total mileage of 3.6K. Just a quick run to burn all those food bingeing we are doing the entire trip.
I ended my run by planting 5 trees in the designated tree-planting area of Holcim Bacnotan.
How I wish all mining companies are like that- very responsible and sustainable in their efforts to conserve our environment. Kudos Holcim Philippines.
Thank you also to Lakbay Norte 3 for putting this on our itinerary.
Date of Run: January 26, 2012 (Thursday)
Route: Holcim Cement Plant, Bacnotan, La Union (3 loops of 1.2k)
Distance covered: 3.6 Kilometers
Time: 27mins (8:26/km) includes some photo ops
Running Apparel: Diadora singlet, Nike running shorts, NB Minimus trail, no socks, Smith Optics shades, Nathan Quickdraw Plus Water Pack and iPod shuffle.
If you want to read more of my out-of-town runs, you can check out my RUNNING PLACES Page. It’s a collection of my rave runs from Luzon, Visayas & Mindanao.
The run was part of the Lakbay Norte 3 Trip.
Lakbay Norte 3 is an 8-day adventure trip to Rediscover Northern Luzon; organized by the North Philippine Visitors Bureau in cooperation with Manila North Tollways Corporation, Victory Liner, Mc Donalds, Petron and Universal Robina Corporation.You can read more articles about it by checking the links below:
- 7 Best Experiences accdg to Travel bloggers
- Eco-Trail Run & Tree-Planting at Bacnotan, La Union
- Photo Duel: Frozen Margarita or Strawberry Shake
- Accommodations in Northern Luzon during Lakbay Norte 3
- Spelunking Adventure at Pinagrealan Cave in Norzagaray, Bulacan
- Sportfishing at Pantabangan Lake, Nueva Ecija
- Whitewater Rafting at Chico River, Kalinga
- Surfing and Paddle Boarding in Ilocos Norte
- My Fave Foods during Lakbay Norte 3
- Photo Duel: Roads
- 4 x 4 Ride, Sand Spa and Mudpack at Puning Hotspring