■ Ofelia C. Empian
Sports activities are lined up for this year’s Adivay Festival set in the different municipalities of Benguet this November to December.
First is the 6th Adivay Golf Cup at the Pinewoods Golf & Country Club in Baguio City where golfers from in and out of the province competed on Nov. 10 to 11.
The adrenaline-pumping action of various motorcycle riders will be tested once more in the 2nd Adivay Enduro Challenge on Nov. 18 to 19 at the Piripin Bato in Barangay Pico, La Trinidad.
Simultaneously, the Adivay arnis will happen at the Capitol covered court while the Adivay Benguet employees’ darts competition will be ongoing at the Ben Palispis Hall.
Also, the inter-municipal indigenous peoples’ games are set on Nov. 15 at the trade fair area in Wangal, La Trinidad while the inter-local government unit basketball championship will be at the Capitol gym on Nov. 17.
On Nov. 26, the 2nd Hari ng Ahon Bike Challenge organized by All Out Multisport will commence at the Ambuklao Dam in Bokod, Benguet to Beckel, La Trinidad.
The first leg of this exhilarating series will kick off at 4 a.m. along the iconic Kennon Road, followed by equally exciting stages along Ambuklao Road, Quirino Highway, and Asin Road.
The climax of the bike challenge awaits in the form of a challenging Criterium and Team Time Trial for the fourth and final stage.
The 1st Adivay Invitational Dancesports competition is expected to draw dancesports athletes from Benguet and elsewhere and will be happening at the capitol covered court on Nov. 26.
The annual provincial employees Adivay bike ride will also roll on Nov. 28 in Bokod and Nov. 29 at Kabayan.
December acti-vities to look forward to are the Adivay bodybuilding on Dec. 2 at the Ben Palispis Hall, the Kasibulan grassroots football event on Dec. 2 to 3 at the Benguet State University grounds, and the Adivay Explosion MMA at the Benguet Sports Complex gym on Dec. 9.