To qualify for the 50K category, a participant:
- Must have finished at least one half-marathon (21 Km) or longer race either on road or trail within a year prior to race day. Result must be verifiable on the internet.
- Must be 18 years or older on race day. If under the age of 18, a written letter of consent from the parent or legal guardian is required.
- Must be physically fit and in good health.
AID STATIONS, CHECKPOINTS & CUT-OFF TIMES
Intermediate cut-off time are in place for safety of runners and will be strictly enforced by checkpoint marshals. Runners must leave the aid station before the designated cut-off time to remain in the race. If you miss the cut-off time, you will be retired from the race, and will not be allowed to continue.
The following mandatory equipment must be carried at all times during the race. Random spot checks may be performed at any time, and time penalties or disqualification imposed for non-compliance depending on severity. Mandatory equipment will be checked during distribution of race kits.
||Must be clearly visible in front
||1 liter minimum capacity
||1 liter minimum
||Personal nutrition, sufficient for the distance between Aid Stations.
|Trail Running Shoes
||Sandals/slippers and road shoes are not permitted for safety reasons.
||Protection from rain and wind
||For calling attention
|Basic First-Aid Kit
||For treating minor wounds and injuries
||Fully charged and able to make/receive calls and text messages. Save the following emergency contact numbers on your phone: +63 922 847 6724 / +63 918 919 1416
|Drinking Cup / Feeding Utensils
||For hot soup and drinks. No cups, bowl & spoon will be provided at the Aid Stations.
|2 sets of headlamp and/or flash light with spare batteries
|Emergency Blanket / Space Blanket / Thermal Blanket
|Reflective Vest and/or Blinking Lights
||For visibility at night
The following items are recommended and/or optional:
|Hydration Salt / Electrolytes
||To stop dehydration and prevent cramps. Should be taken as prescribed.
||There will be food and drinks at the aid stations. However, you may bring your personal preferred nutrition.
|Petroleum Jelly / Anti-chafing cream
||To protect against chafing & blistering
||Protection against the sun. Apply before and during race.
||Protection against UV rays
|Hat / Scarf
||Protection against the sun, rain & cold at night
||Protection against the wind. Should not replace the mandatory rain jacket.
|Long-sleeved shirt / Arm Sleeves
||Protection against the sun & cold at night.
||Can be used as protection from sharp grasses and insects.
||Highly recommended! Especially useful for balancing on narrow paths such as rice paddies, and steep climbs.
||May aid in checking navigation or if lost
||To aid in following the course
||To keep “stuff” out of your shoes, and they provide protection from scrapes and abrasions caused by trail debris, branches or rocks.
||You may also purchase food and drinks from local stores.