Team Malaya together with the municipality of Hungduan, Ifugao brings you “THE LAST STAND OF YAMASHITA” on September 15, 2019. The event aims to relive the tracks and trails used by the Japanese army during World War II, so be part of this one of a kind historical race experience!
WHAT: The Last Stand of Yamashita
WHEN: September 15, 2019
WHERE: Mt. Napulawan, Ifugao
ORGANIZER: Team Malaya
In the 1940s, the Japanese soldiers attacked the Philippines. The Shobo Group which was assigned in Northern Luzon was personally under the command of Imperial Japanese Army General Tomoyuki Yamashita who was also known as the “Tiger of Malaya”.
Yamashita tried to rebuild his army and was forced to retreat from Manila to the mountains. Although Yamashita used delaying tactics to maintain his army the Filipino and American soldiers including the guerrillas were already in the move to put down the Japanese forces. After several months and attempts at fighting his soldiers reduced in numbers. Mt Napulawan in Hungduan Ifugao became the Last Stand of Yamashita and finally surrendered in Kiangan on September 2, 1945.
21K | 50K
- 21K – P2000
- 50K – P2800
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Inclusive of Personalized Bib, Certificate, Post Run Meal, Finishers Medal, Finisher shirt