With more than 80 athletes who joined, the 3rd season start of the SMART Blue Knights Track League Season 3 went on a bang during its initial leg at the Fr. Martinez Sports Center Track Oval, Ateneo de Davao University on 16-July. Athletes from different schools in clubs in Davao Region, Cagayan de Oro City, and Koronadal City showcased their talents in Track and Field (Athletics)


Atty Rebo Saguisag

This season the SMART BKTL is duly recognized by the Philippine Sports Commission as its sole partner in Mindanao on its “Weekly Relay” program. The weekly relay is done in different cities in the Philippines like Manila, Bacolod City, and Iloilo City. Making the participants of the BKTL to qualify to the Weekly Relay finals in Manila on November 2016.

Eduard Moritz Leuenberger during the 4x100m Relay

Gracing the events is Mr. Arnold Rellosa- Mindanao Region Head for SMART, Atty. Rebo Saguisag- UAAP Basketball Commissioner, and Ms. Katherine Khay B. Santos- Philippine Team Member on Women’s Long Jump. The guests inspired the young and promising athletes of Mindanao to be more passionate on their interest in Athletics and continue to work hard on their training and studies.

Mr Arnold Rellosa of SMART on his inspirational talkCoach Noli Ayo, Atty Rebo, and Ms Katherine Khay Santos

BKTL is not only an Athletics event but it gives change for homegrown athletes to meet the current icons in Philippine Athletics. During the noon break, Ms. Katherine Khay Santos shared skills for warm-up and drills and athletes had the time to interact with her during the event. Truly empowering national athletes to be in touch with their fans and followers. BKTL is thankful to its premier partner SMART, Keepsakes Café, Gintong Saging, and Piccola Bakeshop. The event is also supported by the Ateneo de Davao Track Team Varsity Parents Council.

Andrea Anabella de Guia of Dna Carmen NHS, Toril Davao City

We teach athletes to lead a true Christian Athlete life

The next leg of the Blue Knights Track League Season 3 will be on 06-August and the event will be running the whole season leading to its grand finals on February 2017.