Lifesaber Laban ng Lahi 2017 – One Nation, One People, One Philippines
Global 18K Team Marathon Challenge
September 10, 2017
Brgy. La Union, Cabadbaran City, Pangasinan
Laban ng Lahi is the biggest FILIPINO BAYANIHAN PROJECT (Biggest Team Marathon in the Phil.) where teams from all over the world ( teams from Igorot, Tawi-Tawi, and teams from Russia, Brunei, US, Japan, etc.) compete. Teams can win as much as PHP 4M!).
This project aims to help improve the image of the Philippines (National & Local tourism), create clear professional running career, promote UNITY THRU DIVERSITY among Filipinos hence LABAN NG LAHI, help address the pressing problems of hunger and poverty and last but not the least provide global entertainment at the remotest Philippine place possible.
“Pag tinatanong tayo kung ano ang maiisip natin pag binanggit ang mga lugar na Maguindanao, Basilan at Tawi-Tawi, ano ang nasa isip natin? Di ba puro kasamaan at bakbakan? Hikayatin natin ang ating mga kababayan natin na sumali sa bakbakan ng pag-iisa para maisulong at maiangat ang bayan natin,” Capt. Jonel Pogoy, race organizer laments. He further added that through this competition, places like these will be known to all Filipinos as safe and beautiful places worth visiting.
Capt. Jonel Pogoy speaking during the Media Launch held recently at Vikings MOA.
This is a team challenge with each team comprising of 32 members. There should at least be 3 female members in each team.
Local Participants – P2K per head or P66K per team
Foreign Participants – P3K per head or P99K per team
This is inclusive of airfare and accommodation.
This is a cross-country race with challenges along the way.
Raffle tickets will also be sold to the constituents of the represented localities worth P100 to support the participants. This will win Toyota Altis for each locality.
Prizes for Winners
First Place – Php 3M from Lifesaber
Php 1M worth of concreting project for the represented town, city or country.
Second Place – Php 800,000
One Sponsor Prize
Third Place – Php 500,000
One Sponsor Prize
Fourth to Tenth Place Prizes – Php 100,000
For more info on the mechanics of the race, go to: