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Baguio : Camp John Hay's Yellow Trail

Two of my closest friends, Jules & Tan has fallen head over heels with running. They're the kind of friends that are easy to be around, friends with the same type of humor, love for adventure and level of appreciation for good food (and lots of it!), which also make them awesome travel buddies. 
Unfortunately, that meant getting dragged into their out of town running adventures. As both were training for a skyrunning event dubbed as the Akyathlon,  they needed some quality high altitude training. An accessible training ground which offers exactly that is Baguio, the Philippines' summer capital. 

We took an evening  bus  from Victory Liner Pasay (trip schedules here)  and by 9:00 AM, we had left Tuvera Lodge (FB Page here)for our first day of training. Camp John Hay (CJH) which can be reached by a 15-minute walk on quick strides, was nearest from the lodge. 
CJH's Yellow Trail was our playground for the day. It is used by horse riding operators and has also gotten popular …