MT. HAMIGUITAN TRAIL RACE

October 27, 2018 – Saturday 5am, San Isidro, Davao Oriental, Philippines

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MT. HAMIGUITAN TRAIL RACE

Mt. Hamiguitan is the only mountain in the Philippines under UNESCO World Heritage Site and ASEAN Heritage Park. The mountain was also known as sanctuary of bonsai trees and home of famous Philippine Eagle PAMANA.

3rd Edition of Mt. Hamiguitan Trail Race will be on October 27, 2018 @ Brgy. Talisay, San Isidro, Davao Oriental, Philippines. Schedule is also in celebration of Asian Heritage Site of Mt. Hamiguitan.

Distances & Gunstart

50km (Professional) – 5AM

25km (Beginners) – 6AM

Accomodation

*At The Venue, it's for free with water and comfort rooms, just bring tent

*HUYA'ANAN Hotel
Proper San Isidro Municipality
OIC Ms. Darlene Bonete +63-9353633768 / +63-9067718396

*GERONA Beach Resort
Along the highway of San Isidro
OIC Ms. Cheryle Gerona +63-9296238904 / +63-9072142982 / +63-9152482309

Course Description

* 100% Technicalities
* 25km out & back route to complete the 50km Mt. Hamiguitan Trail Race
* 34km single track trail (17km out & back mountain trail)
* 14km dirt road trail (7km out & back)
* 2km pavements (1km out & back road) near Mt. Hamiguitan Eco-Park
* 30x river crossing for 50km (15x out & back)
* 24x river crossing for 25km (12x out & back)
* Forest and open trail
* Cliff and ridges running/trekking for 50km & 25km
* Lots of Drinkable Springs & Natural Swimming Pool, haha!
* Starting Point: 15m Above Sea Level (ASL) only, 20m away from shoreline
*Highest Point: 800m ASL – Mt. Hamiguitan Trail Race Peak @ Siete Altares 1km+ below Mt. Hamiguitan summit
* Temperature: Windy and cold at the forest and ridges

Technical Route

*50km Category
Start/Finish Brgy. Talisay Covered Court – Sitio Tingaw – Tingaw Mountain Ridge (1st & 4th mountain) – Maputi Bridge - Lahi Hanging Bridge - Bitaogan Dam – Cawa-cawa Waterfalls - Nakrisma Ridge - Mt. Hamiguitan Mangla Ridge - Siete Altares (2nd & 3rd mountain) - Mt. Hamiguitan Natural Museum (EcoPark) – Mantalinga Ridge - Magtalinga Peak (50km turning point)

*25km Category
Start/Finish Brgy. Talisay Covered Court – Sitio Tingaw – Tingaw Mountain Ridge (1st & 2nd mountain) – Maputi Bridge - Lahi Hanging Bridge - Bitaogan Dam Bajada (25km turning point)

Aid Station

*50km Category (7 AS)
-AS 1 (2x around 8km+ from gunstart) – Maputi Bridge
-AS 2 (2x around 12km+ from gunstart) – Bitaogan Dam
-AS 3 (2x around 19km+ from gunstart) – Siete Altares
-AS 4 (around 25km+ from gunstart) - Magtalinga Peak

*25km Category (3 AS)
-AS 1 (2x around 8km+ from gunstart) – Maputi Bridge
-AS 2 (around 12km+ from gunstart) – Bitaogan Dam

Note: Every Aid Station has its own medics or first aider; do not hesitate to ask for assistance. The organizer don’t offer any food or trail food with wrappers like chocolates, better bring your own and put it on a ziplock or plastic bag. Thank you.

DNF Point

* At Mt. Hamiguitan Natural Museum (EcoPark)
* At Cawa-cawa Waterfalls
* At Maputi Bridge

Note: DNF Fee is only P100 the nearest and P200 the farthest for your own “habal-habal” ride going back to start/finish or Brgy. Talisay proper.

Cut-Off Time

50km Category (15H to FINISH)
* 0500 – 1400 – 9 Hours, Gunstart to Nanay's Kubo Ulingan – turning point
* 1400 – 2000 – 6 Hours, Nanay's Kubo Ulingan to finish line

25km Category (9H to FINISH)
* 0600 – 1100 – 5 Hours, Gunstart to Bitaogan Dam turning point
* 1100 – 1500 - 4 Hours, Bitaogan Dam turning point to finish line

Note: Cut-off times are strictly implemented; this is for your own safety.

Requirements

50km Category (15H to FINISH)
* 0500 – 1400 – 9 Hours, Gun start to Magtalinga Peak (50km turning point)
* 1400 – 2000 – 6 Hours, Magtalinga Peak to finish line

25km Category (9H to FINISH)
* 0600 – 1100 – 5 Hours, Gun start to Bitaogan Dam (25km turning point)
* 1100 – 1500 - 4 Hours, Bitaogan Dam to finish line

Note:Cut-off times are strictly implemented; this is for your own safety.

Mandatory Checklist

50km Category
* Hydration Pack – at least 1.5 liters
* Headlamp – with extra battery
* Whistle – remember the drill
* Wind Breaker – water proof
* Trail Food – with ziplock and last from AS to AS
* Cellphone – with load and fully charge battery
* Extra Money for emergency & local snacks
* MedKit – for LBM, stomachache, headache, etc.

25km Category
* Hydration Pack – at least 1 liter
* Headlamp – new battery* Whistle – remember the drill
* Trail Food – with ziplock and last from AS to AS
* Cellphone – with load and fully charge battery
* Extra Money for emergency & local snacks
* MedKit – for LBM, stomachache, headache, etc.

Entry Fee

For Local Registration (PHP)
*50km Category – P2,700
*25km category – P1,600

For International Athletes (USD)
*50km Category - $65
*25km Category - $45


Strictly Limited Slots!!!

*50km Category – 100 slots only
*25km category – 100 slots only

RULES & REGULATION

1. "RULES ON PAYMENT”
* No refund of registration fee.
* No transfer of slot or selling of slot without knowledge of organizer.
* No upgrade or downgrade of category on the race day or registration cut-off.
* No alibi shall be entertained -lost of deposit slip, etc.
* Sending fake deposit slip and lacking the amount paid is subject for absolute disqualification (DQ) and banning in the entire running community.
* Upon payment, do not give task to the organizer or race official to book your flight, hotels, etc. This act is subject for absolute disqualification (DQ).
* Upon payment, make sure to submit all necessary requirements. Failure to comply one is not consider as registered runner.
* Upon payment, do not text or call constantly the organizer and race official for your registration. You need to scan email the deposit slip, other requirements, etc. and wait for the confirmation response within 24 hours.
*Upon payment, there is no refund for 50km entrant who did not qualify (no 21km trail finisher proof or did not inform the Race Director) and yet made the payment, sorry mate no exception.

2. "RULES ON RACEDAY"
* The race will proceed rain or shine.
* On check-in, no entry form (with signature), no current medical certificate, no racebib, and other necessary docs, no run. Mandatory Gear check-in will be on your Race Kit Claiming on 26th October, 2018 (Friday) around 3-6pm at Brgy. Talisay covered court, our venue.
* No hydration pack for 50km and 25km, no run.
* No mandatory equipment, no run.
* No ziplock for their trailfood, no run. Let us avoid a single drop of wrapper or garbage in the wild and on the race route.
* No pacer allowed; you are your own! Except if you have previous history of illness, inform the Race Director prior to race proper!
* No support crew shall be allowed within the race route. Let us all be glad and thankful to our race officials and locals who prepared the nutrients, fluids and essentials at the Aid Stations (AS). Your team, friends, family and relatives are all welcome to celebrate with you at the finish line.
* No trail cutting or shortcuts, runners should run on designated markers only. This will prevent maximum impact, caught violating is absolutely disqualified and out of the course.
* No race bib, no run. Your bib must be worn and visible all the time.
* No drop-off baggage for 50km runners, only baggage counter near the starting line.

Note:You can use trekking pole but I advise 2. This will avoid side/joint pain and trail imbalance. If you decide not to continue, you should inform the visible crew and walk to the nearest AID Station or DNF Point (see DNF point at Race Details) for your own safety and transport. If you have complain or protest against cheating, violation of rules and misconduct (ex. contacts, shouting on trails, tampering of markers, disrespect to the locals and personnel, etc.) you should put it into writings within 1 hour you cross the finish line and pay the LOYALTY Fee of P700.

3. "RULES ON CHECKPOINTS"
* 50km & 25km runners should check-in their respective bib number 1-2 hours before gun start.
* 1st Checkpoint @ Aid Station 1 at Maputi Bridge around 8km from gunstart. 50km and 25km runners should present their bib number at the assigned Race Official and make sure it's recorded before leaving.
* 2nd Checkpoint @ Aid Station 2 at Bitaogan Dam or around 12km+ from gunstart. 50km runners should present their bib numbers and make sure it's recorded before leaving. This is the Turning Point of 25km category.
* 3rd Checkpoint @ Aid Station 3 at Siete Altares or around 19km from gun start. 50km runners should present their bib numbers and make sure it's recorded before leaving.
* 4th Checkpoint @ Aid Station 4 at Magtalinga Peak or around 25km from gunstart. 50km runners should present their bib numbers and make sure it's recorded before leaving. This is your Turning Point!
* 5th Checkpoint @ the Finish Line. 50km & 25km runners should present their bib numbers to the Race Official right after crossing the finish line.
* Do not forget to get your loom band at Aid Station 2 for 25km runners and Aid Station 4 for 50km runners.

Note:No bib or lost of bib number are not allowed to run the entire race course! Only the time of cut-offs are made to be final -for Race Result and for your personal/course record, nothing more nothing less.

4. "POWER OF RACE DIRECTOR, RACE OFFICIAL & PERSONNEL”
* The Race Director can stop the race at any moment for the safety of runners and participants.
* The Race Director can change, postpone or cancel the race schedule due to typhoon, fire, force majeure, etc. for the safety of runners and other participants.
* The Race Director, Race Officials and Personnel can change the designated post, checkpoints, turning points, etc. due to bad weather for the safety of runners and other participants.
* The Race Director can change the venue (start & finish), race course, aid station location, assigned crew and marshals for the benefit and safety of runners and other participants.
* The Race Director can impose disqualification to those runners who started late and run the course without prior consent.
* The Race Director, Race Officials and Personnel can impose disqualification to any runners who caught cheating, riding a “habal-habal”, bike, off-road jeep, personal vehicle or any means of transportation. (ex. horse, cow, carabao, etc.)
* The Race Director, Race Officials and Personnel can impose disqualification who are caught tampering the trail markings (changing and taking off), disrespect to race officials and fellow runners, shouting on trails, and other misconduct.

Payment Procedure

* Deposit: BPI Savings Account – 2149 1983 53
* Swiftcode: BOPIPHMM
* Branch Address: BPI Bank Matina Branch, Davao City, Philippines, 8000
* Account Name: Romualdo B. Calbes
* Holder Address: Ma-a Davao City, Philippines 8000
*Via PAYPAL r.calbes@gmail.com for International Athletes

Inclusion

*Trekking Fee
*Event & Finisher Shirt (Asian sizes XS, S, M, L, XL) – both categories
*Finisher's Medal - 50km & 25km Categories
*Trophies – top 3 finishers (male & female) – both categories
*Logistics (hauling, food, fluids, etc)
*Trail Fee (markings, enhancement, etc)
*Meal & AS Food
*International Trail Running Association (ITRA) in Europe Performance Points 50km runners only
*Ultra Trail du Mont Blanc (UTMB) in France Qualifying Points, 50km for 2 points
*Top 3 Winners (male & female) both categories will receive gift items from Tagakan Purselas
*No cash prize!

Registration

1. Email your deposit/payment slip to verticaltosky@gmail.com

2. We will send you a confirmation email along with your waiver and reference number that you need for the registration form.

3. Fill out the form completely through the link below and submit.

Registration Form

4. You will then receive an email from V2S for the status of your registration within 24 hours.

ITRA Course Profile

50km Category – 2,390 meters gain/loss (Contact RD for GPX File)