How to Get There

How to Get There

Rizal Mountain Run 2018

BaseKamp is the old Sandugo Factory located in a small barangay called Pintong Bukawe, in San Mateo, Rizal and part of Mt. Maarat. The place is nestled above 400 meters above sea level and an hour drive from Metro Manila thru Marcos Highway and located along Sapinit Road. Mt. Maarat is a regular training ground among trail runners, mountaineers, and mountain bikers. Basekamp itself has a mountain bike course and camping ground with full facilities.

For foreign nationals who are flying in to the Philippines, your entry point in Manila is thru Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) and from there you may you may hire a van or taxi from the airport to the race site. Car rentals are also available in NAIA if you wish to drive yourself.

How to get there

Turn left to Pintong Bukawe

Turn left to Pintong Bukawe

By CAR:

  • From EDSA – turn towards Aurora Boulevard in Cubao going to Marcos Highway; or
  • From C5 – take a turn below the fly going to Marcos Highway
  • Take Marcos Highway going to Sierra Madre for 13km (30minutes from Marcos-Sumulong Highway junction)
  • Look for this arch and Turn left at Cabading Junction (13km from Marcos-Sumulong Highway junction) and go straight towards Heaven’s Gate Cemetery for 2.5 kilometers (10minutes)
  • After Heaven’s Gate Cemetery turn left and go towards Sapinit Road for 3 kilometers (10minutes)
  • If you see San Mateo Landfill junction on your right, go straight for 300meters and Basekamp will be on your left

See directions in Google Maps.

By Public Transportation

From Cubao

  • Take a Jeep in Cubao with a signboard that states it is going to (Cogeo Gate2 signboard)
  • Alight at the Cogeo Gate2 Jeepney Terminal (ride fare is 25 Pesos)
  • Take another Jeep in Cogeo Gate2 IN FRONT OF PUREGOLD with a signboard that states it is going to (Pintong Bukawe Signboard)
  • Tell the driver to stop at Sandugo Old Factory or BASEKAMP (ride fare is 35 Pesos)

From LRT Santolan Station

  • Take a Jeep in with a signboard that states it is going to (Cogeo Gate2 signboard)
  • Alight at Cogeo Gate2 Jeepney Terminal (ride fare is 17 Pesos)
  • Take another Jeep in Cogeo Gate2 IN FRONT OF PUREGOLD with a signboard that states it is going to (Pintong Bukawe Signboard)
  • Tell the driver to stop at Sandugo Old Factory or BASEKAMP (ride fare is 35 Pesos)

From Ligaya

  • Take a Jeep in with a signboard that states it is going to (Cogeo Gate2 signboard)
  • Alight at the Cogeo Gate2 Jeepney Terminal (ride fare is 16 Pesos)
  • Take another Jeep in Cogeo Gate2 IN FRONT OF PUREGOLD with a signboard that states it is going to (Pintong Bukawe Signboard)
  • Tell the driver to stop at Sandugo Old Factory or BASEKAMP (ride fare is 35 Pesos)